Advocacy

Press release-EU political agreement on conflict minerals is not sufficient to ensure responsible mineral sourcing

2016/06/16

After months of negotiations, EU institutions have reached agreement on a law designed to make sure that minerals entering the EU have been sourced responsibly and without funding conflict and human rights abuses. The agreement represents a first step in the right direction, but the law ultimately r 

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NEW REPORT - EU Must Act in Support of Fair and Open Electoral Process in Democratic Republic of Congo

2016/06/02

EU Must Act in Support of Fair and Open Electoral Process in Democratic Republic of Congo   BRUSSELS, June 2, 2016 – The European Union can play an essential role in keeping the ongoing political turmoil in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from escalating into a national and regio 

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UN Security Council should authorize robust UN Police Deployment to Protect the Burundian Population

2016/04/27

As Burundian, African and International NGOs deeply concerned by the human rights situation in Burundi, we strongly urge the UN Security Council to authorize the deployment of a robust police protection and monitoring presence as soon as possible. 

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