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Joint NGO letter to President Tusk ahead of 18th EU-China Summit (06/07/2016) Ahead of the 18th EU-China Summit in Beijing on 12 and 13 July 2016, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), Human Rights in China (HRIC) and Amnesty International (AI) urge President Tusk to ensure that human rights remain at the centre of EU-China relations.

Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

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Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative on Foreign Policy and Vice President of the Commission (HR/VP)
Mr. Igor Driesmans, Member of Cabinet, HR/VP
Ms. Alina Butuliga, Member of Cabinet of the President of the European Council
Mr. Ellis Mathews, Head of China Division, European External Action Service (EEAS)
Ms. Joelle Hivonnet, Senior Policy Officer, China, EEAS
Ms. Friederike Tschampa, Policy Officer, Human Rights and Multilateral Diplomacy, EEAS
Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Ms. Caroline Stein, Political advisor to the EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Mr. Jo Leinen, Member of European Parliament, Chair of Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China
Council Working Groups on Asia (COASI) and Human Rights (COHOM)

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Strong commitments on business and human rights must translate into meaningful ... (01/07/2016) Amnesty International welcomes the Council Conclusions on Business and Human Rights adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 20 June 2016. In particular, the organisation welcomes the emphasis placed on the need to ensure corporate respect for human rights and human rights due diligence, access to remedy, business transparency and support to human rights defenders. To be meaningful, the ... Open letter to the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union and ... (13/06/2016) An open letter from 130 civil society organisations including Amnesty International calling on European Union member states to adopt a strong law on conflict minerals, and which requires European companies to act with due care when buying minerals or products that may be linked to conflict or human rights abuses.

The Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Member States of the European Union

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