Coronavirus strengthens case for new EU textile laws
As the European Commission is poised to start developing a new ‘comprehensive strategy for textiles’ in the coming months, Emmaus Europe and a group of more than 60 civil society organisations have set out their vision for the global Textile, Garments, Leather and Footwear (TGLF) sector.
Circular economy / The environment
Covid-19: Let’s shelter the exiles instead of locking them up at the borders
In a press release dated April 2, Migreurop members denounce the inhuman conditions in which exiles are detained in the european “sorting camps” on the Greek islands.
Defending human rights / Migration
Call on the European Council for the protection of the most vulnerable against Covid-19
Emmaus Europe and the other members of EAPN (European Anti-Poverty Network) call on European leaders to put a clear emphasis on protecting the most vulnerable from Covid-19 in a letter to the European Council of March 26 2020.
Tackling Poverty / Solidarity
A large solidarity march on the border of France and Italy
On 7 March several hundred people gathered in Briançon – Montgenèvre, in the French Alps, to support those doing outreach work and to denounce rights violations on the border of France and Italy.