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European Union Parliament Moving Forward on Conflict Minerals Legislation

During the last week of January, I met with policy advisors for the European Parliament (EP) Socialists & Democrats (S&D), Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and European People’s Party (EPP) to discuss the EU conflict minerals legislation. In each of the meetings, I introduced IPC’s EU Conflict Minerals White Paper which supports […]

EU MEPs and NGOs Call for Mandatory EU Conflict Minerals Requirements

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade held a hearing to discuss proposed legislation on conflict minerals. The hearing “Trade in Minerals Originating in Conflict-Affected and High Risk Areas,” was well attended, with most speakers supporting of a wider product scope than EU Commission’s (EC) proposed legislation which focuses on […]