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New leaked documents show Five EU Member States shamelessly attempting to quietly institutionalise ISDS throughout Europe

Leaked Documents show Five EU Member States shamelessly attempting to quietly institutionalise ISDS throughout Europe

Press Release – Thursday 19th May, 2016 

Amsterdam / Berlin / Brussels / Paris / Vienna

In an astonishing move which ignores the opinion of millions of citizens who oppose ISDS, the governments of Austria, France, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands (AFFGN) have made a …

PR: Conflict Minerals: Almost 42.000 Europeans demand a mandatory regulation

PR: Conflict Minerals: Almost 42.000 Europeans demand a mandatory regulation

Date: 4th April 2016

Brussels

On April 5th EU Parliament and Commission will meet in Brussels with the Dutch Council Presidency for their second trialogue negotiation over a conflict mineral regulation. Before the meeting the Stop Mad Mining network will hand over the petition “Tackling the trade in …

European companies able to reap rewards from deadly conflict mineral trade

European companies able to reap rewards from deadly conflict mineral trade

as pdf (deutsch / englisch), more information are available here (englisch)

The European Union is failing to stifle a deadly trade in conflict minerals, a coalition of rights groups including Global Witness and Amnesty International warned today, weeks before new legislation will be discussed in …

Leaked trade document exposes dangerous EU energy proposal

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH EUROPE, OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL, POWERSHIFT, SIERRA CLUB
PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A leaked European Union document published today by the Washington Post exposes the dangerous direction the trade deal between the U.S. and the EU is taking when it comes to raw material and energy.

The leaked position paper reveals that …

Press release: EU concerns about investment in Canada trade deal: More reason to include leaked CETA text in review of investor-state dispute settlement

Press Release – PowerShift (Germany)/Council of Canadians (Canada)

EU concerns about investment in Canada trade deal: More reason to include
leaked CETA text in review of investor-state dispute settlement

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Brussels, 14 March 2014 — New analysis of a controversial leaked investment chapter from the
ongoing Canada-EU trade negotiations has prompted the European Commission to rethink key
investor rights language in …