Advocacy

DR Congo: Not words, only EU action and targeted sanctions can prevent further escalation of violence

2016/09/22

Press Release   In order to prevent a dangerous increase of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after two days of political turmoil in Kinshasa, the European Union (EU) must take stronger and more concrete action by applying targeted sanctions - including visa bans and assets f 

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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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