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10. February 2021

COMECE contributes to EU consultation on mandatory due diligence

Webnews, 10/02/2021

COMECE welcomes EU’s proposed initiative to hold businesses liable for human rights violations and environmental harm throughout their supply chains, and calls for an ambitious approach in providing victims of corporate abuses with effective access to justice. The contribution was jointly elaborated with CIDSE, Pax Christi International and Justice & Peace Europe.

20. January 2021

COMECE meets with EU Commissioner Várhelyi: “the Mediterranean as a place of peaceful encounters”

Press Release, 20/01/2021

A COMECE delegation met with Mr. Olivér Várhelyi, EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, on Monday 18 January 2021, to offer policy recommendations on a people-centred and fair future Southern Partnership. The document presented to the EU Commissioner was elaborated by COMECE in dialogue with local Church authorities.

30. November 2020

Future EU-Africa partnership: Local communities play a key role in building resilience and human security

Webnews, 30/11/2020

"The human dimension could still be further strengthened in the actions put forward by the European Union in its partnership with Africa, on peace and security in particular”, stated Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, General Secretary of COMECE, on the occasion of the Webinar on the role of local communities in fostering human security and resilience in the future EU-Africa partnership, held on Thursday 15 October 2020.

13. November 2020

COMECE calls for a people-centred, sustainable and multilateral EU Arctic policy

Webnews, 13/11/2020

COMECE contributed to the EU public consultation on the future EU Arctic policy, highlighting the EU’s responsibility to ensure a  sustainable and peaceful  Arctic  that puts its  people  in the focus. The contribution was jointly elaborated with Justice & Peace Europe in dialogue with regional Church actors.

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