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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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Letter to HRVP Federica Mogherini: Human rights must be at the centre of ... (19/05/2016) Ahead of HRVP Federica Mogherini's forthcoming visit to Mexico, Amnesty International is writing to call on her to ensure that human rights remain at the centre of exchanges with Mexican counterparts and of relations between the European Union and Mexico at this crucial moment.

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission (HRVP)

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