conflict minerals – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Fri, 03 May 2019 08:09:04 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png conflict minerals – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals – sources https://www.euractiv.com/section/batteries/news/tesla-expects-global-shortage-of-electric-vehicle-battery-minerals-sources/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/batteries/news/tesla-expects-global-shortage-of-electric-vehicle-battery-minerals-sources/#comments Fri, 03 May 2019 07:16:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1337379 https://www.euractiv.com/section/batteries/news/tesla-expects-global-shortage-of-electric-vehicle-battery-minerals-sources/feed/ 1 EU conflict minerals bill still three years from becoming reality https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-conflict-minerals-bill-still-three-years-from-becoming-reality/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-conflict-minerals-bill-still-three-years-from-becoming-reality/#respond Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:13:08 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1221983 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-conflict-minerals-bill-still-three-years-from-becoming-reality/feed/ 0 Towards a tech future free from human rights abuses https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/towards-a-tech-future-free-from-human-rights-abuses/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/towards-a-tech-future-free-from-human-rights-abuses/#respond Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:48:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1151768 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/towards-a-tech-future-free-from-human-rights-abuses/feed/ 0 MEPs demand tough rules for textiles importers https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/meps-demand-tough-rules-for-textiles-importers/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/meps-demand-tough-rules-for-textiles-importers/#respond Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:46:46 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1141515 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/meps-demand-tough-rules-for-textiles-importers/feed/ 0 Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-binding-law-on-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-binding-law-on-conflict-minerals/#respond Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:50:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1128244 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-binding-law-on-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0 EU agrees to compulsory checks on conflict mineral imports https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/eu-agrees-compulsory-checks-on-conflict-mineral-imports/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/eu-agrees-compulsory-checks-on-conflict-mineral-imports/#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:22:16 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1064151 EURACTIV France reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/eu-agrees-compulsory-checks-on-conflict-mineral-imports/feed/ 0 Global Witness: Conflict mineral import loopholes would pay for 6,000 AK-47s https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/global-witness-conflict-mineral-import-loopholes-would-pay-for-6000-ak-47s/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/global-witness-conflict-mineral-import-loopholes-would-pay-for-6000-ak-47s/#respond Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:42:43 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1058575 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/global-witness-conflict-mineral-import-loopholes-would-pay-for-6000-ak-47s/feed/ 0 Corporate accountability: Is the EU ready to listen? https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/corporate-accountability-is-the-eu-ready-to-listen/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/corporate-accountability-is-the-eu-ready-to-listen/#respond Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:57:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1051838 https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/corporate-accountability-is-the-eu-ready-to-listen/feed/ 0 Europe’s unique chance to clean up its trade in minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/#respond Wed, 15 Jun 2016 03:33:44 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=996204 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/feed/ 0 Dear Dutch Presidency, we need effective law on conflict minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-dear-dutch-presidency-we-need-effective-law-on-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-dear-dutch-presidency-we-need-effective-law-on-conflict-minerals/#respond Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:08:35 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=994744 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-dear-dutch-presidency-we-need-effective-law-on-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0 EU countries must not weaken plan to stop conflict minerals trade https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/eu-countries-must-not-weaken-plan-to-stop-conflict-minerals-trade/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/eu-countries-must-not-weaken-plan-to-stop-conflict-minerals-trade/#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2016 04:16:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=957089 It is a sobering fact that your smart phone might contain conflict minerals. Even more so that EU member states are in the process of scaling back proposals that can help stop this, writes Léonard Santedi. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/eu-countries-must-not-weaken-plan-to-stop-conflict-minerals-trade/feed/ 0 EU institutions still divided over conflict minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-institutions-still-divided-over-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-institutions-still-divided-over-conflict-minerals/#respond Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:06:16 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=890429 EURACTIV France reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-institutions-still-divided-over-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0 Cameroon involved in Central Africa ‘blood diamond’ traffic, UN says https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/cameroon-involved-in-central-africa-blood-diamond-traffic-un-says/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/cameroon-involved-in-central-africa-blood-diamond-traffic-un-says/#respond Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:29:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=878366 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/cameroon-involved-in-central-africa-blood-diamond-traffic-un-says/feed/ 0 Parliament votes for tougher conflict minerals regulation https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-votes-for-tougher-conflict-minerals-regulation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-votes-for-tougher-conflict-minerals-regulation/#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 07:34:10 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=871916 EURACTIV France reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-votes-for-tougher-conflict-minerals-regulation/feed/ 0 Conflict minerals: Will Europe be on the right side of history? https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/conflict-minerals-will-europe-be-on-the-right-side-of-history/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/conflict-minerals-will-europe-be-on-the-right-side-of-history/#respond Tue, 19 May 2015 08:03:40 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=871716 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/conflict-minerals-will-europe-be-on-the-right-side-of-history/feed/ 0 Battle lines drawn as EU Parliament votes on ‘conflict minerals’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/battle-lines-drawn-as-eu-parliament-votes-on-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/battle-lines-drawn-as-eu-parliament-votes-on-conflict-minerals/#respond Mon, 18 May 2015 08:33:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=871640 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/battle-lines-drawn-as-eu-parliament-votes-on-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0 US firms negligent in reporting ‘conflict minerals’, study claims https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/us-firms-negligent-in-reporting-conflict-minerals-study-claims/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/us-firms-negligent-in-reporting-conflict-minerals-study-claims/#respond Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:57:06 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=870303 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/us-firms-negligent-in-reporting-conflict-minerals-study-claims/feed/ 0 Parliament adopts relaxed measures on conflict minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-relaxed-measures-on-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-relaxed-measures-on-conflict-minerals/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:23:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=869464 EURACTIV France reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/parliament-adopts-relaxed-measures-on-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0 Stopping complicity in funding conflicts https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/stopping-complicity-in-funding-conflicts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/stopping-complicity-in-funding-conflicts/#respond Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:52:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=865287 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/stopping-complicity-in-funding-conflicts/feed/ 0 EU must give assurances on the morality of trade in natural resources https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-must-give-assurances-on-the-morality-of-trade-in-natural-resources/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-must-give-assurances-on-the-morality-of-trade-in-natural-resources/#respond Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:29:04 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=858054 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-must-give-assurances-on-the-morality-of-trade-in-natural-resources/feed/ 0 EU drafts conflict minerals law, with opt-in clause https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-drafts-conflict-minerals-law-with-opt-in-clause/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-drafts-conflict-minerals-law-with-opt-in-clause/#respond Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:54:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842891 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-drafts-conflict-minerals-law-with-opt-in-clause/feed/ 0 The EU must seize the opportunity to keep conflict minerals out of Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-must-seize-the-opportunity-to-keep-conflict-minerals-out-of-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-must-seize-the-opportunity-to-keep-conflict-minerals-out-of-europe/#respond Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:25:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842959 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-must-seize-the-opportunity-to-keep-conflict-minerals-out-of-europe/feed/ 0 EU readies voluntary conflict minerals scheme https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-readies-voluntary-conflict-minerals-scheme/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-readies-voluntary-conflict-minerals-scheme/#respond Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:08:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=833165 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-readies-voluntary-conflict-minerals-scheme/feed/ 0 EU conflict minerals law hangs in the balance https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-conflict-minerals-law-hangs-in-the-balance/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-conflict-minerals-law-hangs-in-the-balance/#respond Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:25:07 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=832494 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-conflict-minerals-law-hangs-in-the-balance/feed/ 0 Auditors slam effectiveness of EU’s €1.9 billion aid to Congo https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/auditors-slam-effectiveness-of-eu-s-1-9-billion-aid-to-congo/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/auditors-slam-effectiveness-of-eu-s-1-9-billion-aid-to-congo/#respond Wed, 02 Oct 2013 08:39:23 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=832108 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/auditors-slam-effectiveness-of-eu-s-1-9-billion-aid-to-congo/feed/ 0 Addressing human rights abuses from gold mining without stigmatisation https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/addressing-human-rights-abuses-from-gold-mining-without-stigmatisation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/addressing-human-rights-abuses-from-gold-mining-without-stigmatisation/#respond Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:20:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=841272 https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/addressing-human-rights-abuses-from-gold-mining-without-stigmatisation/feed/ 0 EU’s soft power in Congo toothless on ‘conflict minerals’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-s-soft-power-in-congo-toothless-on-conflict-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-s-soft-power-in-congo-toothless-on-conflict-minerals/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2013 07:29:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=829127 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/eu-s-soft-power-in-congo-toothless-on-conflict-minerals/feed/ 0