Politics of the European Union too often have damaging consequences for developing countries. Fair Politics EU wants to give developing countries a fair chance at development. - Fair Politics NOW!
Lola Sánchez Caldentey fairest MEP of 2015-2016
Lola Sánchez Caldentey (GUE/NGL) won the ‘Fair Politician of the Year’ Award 2015-2016. Among the 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), Sánchez Caldentey paid the most attention to Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) and put the most effort into enhancing Fair Politics. She focused on themes such as TTIP, tax evasion and corporate social responsibility. - 08-07-2016
Fairer ACP-EU relations in the future
Norbert Neuser (S&D), member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development, wrote a draft report about the ACP-EU relations beyond 2020. In his draft report Neuser pleas for a new agreement which considers a central role for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and more human and environmentally friendly Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). - 08-07-2016
EU Emission Trading System should support developing countries
Jordi Sebastià (GREENS/EFA), member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development, wrote a draft opinion for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety about the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). In his draft opinion he pleas for more attention and available funds from the EU Emission Trading System for developing countries for those countries to adapt to the impact of climate change. - 08-07-2016