Three years after the Coup: EU’s Actions for Freedom and Dignity in Myanmar
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Three years after the Coup: EU’s Actions for Freedom and Dignity in Myanmar

Three years after the coup: Eu’s ACTIONS FOR FREEDOM AND DIGNITY IN MYANMAR February 1st marked the sad third anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar. Since then, thousands of activists and trade unionists have been arbitrarily arrested, tortured, killed, and exposed to “abuses that amount to crimes against humanity” (Human Rights World Report 2023)….

A Global Just Transition that leaves no one behind…EU borders
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A Global Just Transition that leaves no one behind…EU borders

“Developing countries produce raw materials and agricultural products for the Global North, often at the expense of local indigenous communities and small farmers. Lithium, crops, grains, are often produced by them at the cost of indigenous and local communities. They export crude oil but must buy gasoline.” Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme…

SOLIDAR co-signs a joint letter calling to support the consideration for social and due diligence aspects under the ESPR
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SOLIDAR co-signs a joint letter calling to support the consideration for social and due diligence aspects under the ESPR

In this letter, SOLIDAR, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and other partners call on EU Member States and the Council to support the provisions concerning social and due diligence dimensions within the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR), which were approved with a large majority by the European Parliament in July 2023. Ecodesign is an approach…

How the political agreement on the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum fails the solidarity and human rights test
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How the political agreement on the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum fails the solidarity and human rights test

A political agreement was found on the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum on 19  December after intense weeks of trilogues. The worrying outcome weakens considerably the European asylum system instead of addressing its shortcomings. If adopted, the 5 regulations of the Pact will in summary, create more walls, lower protection and fundamental rights standards and…

“Protect, strengthen, prepare”: The Belgian Presidency’s priorities outlined
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“Protect, strengthen, prepare”: The Belgian Presidency’s priorities outlined

With the slogan “protect, strengthen, prepare” Belgium takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The land of Manneken Pis will hold the Presidency in the first half of 2024, from 1 January to 30 June and has identified 6 general priorities that will guide its Presidency: In the field of Education…

CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights
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CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights

CSOs RESPOND TO BIG DIGITAL PLATFORM’S NARRATIVE AND CALL FOR A DIRECTIVE THAT UPHOLDS SOCIAL RIGHTS Ahead of the trilogue discussion on the Directive for improving working conditions in platform work on 12th December, SOLIDAR joined forces with Social Platform the European Youth Forum and CECOP and published a statement in which we stress that…

Upholding the right to asylum and ensuring unconditional solidarity with all people on the move
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Upholding the right to asylum and ensuring unconditional solidarity with all people on the move

SOLIDAR has a diverse membership of over 50 civil society organisations based in 26 countries. Our member organisations include popular education associations, trade unions, independent think tanks, migrant-led organisations working to advance social justice through a just transition. One aspect of our vision for social justice is a governance of migration based on the respect of fundamental rights and solidarity,…