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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Putting an end to profits from the trade of minerals being used to fund armed conflicts while promoting responsible sourcing from conflict-affected areas is the aim of the European Parliament’s Report on an EU system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] MEPs gave their input to the upcoming summit in Wednesday’s debate with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, and Latvian Secretary of State for European Affairs Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px" background_image="" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" use_as_box="" type="full_width" anchor="" text_align="left" background_color="" background_image="" section_height="" border_color="" row_negative_margin="" side_padding=""...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]European automotive supplier body, CLEPA, says it will take its pro Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) message to Washington next month. The component association says it believes adoption of TTIP by the European Union (EU) and the US could see huge increases in parts and...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, the European Commission has adopted its strategy for a European Energy Union. Energy is used to heat and to cool buildings and homes, transport goods, and power the economy. But with ageing infrastructure, insufficiently integrated markets, and uncoordinated policies, our consumers, households and businesses...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]European business and advocacy groups have expressed strong support for a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement that should not only aim at full tariff liberalisation but also strive for a substantial reduction of existing non-trade barriers (NTBs) between the two trading partners....

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with € 1.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to help 257 former workers of Saint-Gobain Sekurit Benelux to find new jobs. The amount proposed for Poland is €115,205 to help 50 former workers of Zakłady...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Climate and Energy framework The Council held a policy debate on the 2030 Climate and Energy framework, in the follow-up to the October European Council conclusions. It focused on the new governance process, which will underpin the implementation of the framework and help ensure that the...