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UN Declaration on Peasants Rights adopted by majority vote in the UN HR Council on 28 September 2018.

The UN Declaration on Peasants Rights has been adopted by majority vote in the UN HR Council on 28 September 2018. It will now be handed on to the UN Plenary in December 2018. See text of the adopted UN Declaration: https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/WGPleasants/Session5/A-HRC-...

Event: Missing Pathways to 1.5°C: The role of the land sector in ambitious climate action

INVITATION What role do forests, land and food systems play in limiting warming to 1.5 degrees? And what can the EU do about it? Fern and ACT Alliance EU would like to invite you to consider these questions at our launch event of the CLARA report: Missing Pathways to 1.5°C: The role of the...

We are recruiting - Middle East Policy Officer

We are seeking to recruit a committed individual to act as Middle East Working Group Policy Officer and to lead its advocacy work with a view to generating and securing political support for EU initiatives aimed at: - Ensuring compliance with international law by all parties to the Israeli-Palest...

Sustainable Development, not EU immediate interests must guide the successor of the Cotonou Agreement

Brussels, 28 September 2018 – Today, the European Commission officially launched the negotiations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP) on a new partnership agreement which will succeed the Cotonou Agreement. CONCORD, the European Confederation of Development N...

Search and Rescue versus ’Fortress Europe’

ACT Alliance EU Blog Post:  7 Aug 2018  The European Union has been facing many external and internal conflicts and controversies due to its recent issues with search and rescue (SAR) operations on the Mediterranean, and with how the rescued third country nationals are allocated among the EU Memb...

European Council’s measures on migration: ineffective, costly and against Human Rights

Brussels,  29 June 2018 – CONCORD, the European Confederation of development NGOs and ACT Alliance EU are worried by the political directions endorsed by the European Council’s decisions to continue lowering the number of migrants’ arrivals to Europe. Putting all the stakes in ring-fencing the EU  a...

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