Archive for: November, 2016

 
European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA

European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA

Joint Statement : 455 European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA Download the PDF version November 2016 We, the undersigned civil society organisations from Canada and Europe, hereby express our deep concern about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. During the long process of the deal’s negotiations and legal check, we repeatedly pointed out major problems with the CETA text. We provided concrete inputs, which could have triggered a shift towards a more transparent and democratic trade policy with the protection of the environment and people’s fundamental rights at its Συνέχεια →

 
A short summary of the conference GEF-16-13 in Athens

A short summary of the conference GEF-16-13 in Athens

ΕΛ On Saturday September 24 our conference entitled “Refugees in Europe of closed borders – Political and social dimensions of the refugee problem at Greek and European level” was held in the hall of the Industrial Chamber of Athens (BEA). This event took place in the framework of the European program “Policies for the refugee and immigration issue” and was organized by the Green European Foundation with the support of Green Institute, Greece. At a time when the refugee crisis continues to test the resilience of the humanitarian reflexes of the West, but especially the human limits of the millions Συνέχεια →