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17 March 2023

Council of Europe Summit from 16 to 17 May 2023, in Reykjavik, Iceland

The fourth Summit of the Council of Europe is an important opportunity to strengthen European rights. While this summit is taking place in reaction to the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, other topics will be discussed, such as strengthening pan-European cooperation or combating violence against women. The upcoming hearings before the ECtHR on the obligations of Member States regarding CO2 emissions and global warming illustrate the importance of putting the right to a healthy environment on the agenda of this Summit.

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21 May 2021

The Global Pact Coalition is gaining momentum

Since its launch in February 2021, the Global Pact Coalition hasn’t stopped growing. It now counts 740 members, including international NGOs, high-level officials, businesses and renowned jurists. Let’s dive into the details of this tremendous expansion.

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10 May 2021

We’re Launching “Pathway to the 2022 Declaration”: A Blog by Jurists for Diplomats

in 2022, governments from around the world will adopt a high-level political declaration on the environment. For it to be as ambitious as possible, we have teamed up to form Pathway to the 2022 Declaration, a Blog by Jurists for Diplomats.

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24 October 2018

27 Members of the European Parliament support the Global Pact for the Environment

On October 23rd, 2018, 27 Members of the European Parliament of all nationalities and political groups have decided to unite their voices, beyond political divisions …

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10 June 2018

Mention of the Global Pact in the 2018 G7 Summit Communique

The final Communique of the G7 Summit, held in Charlevoix (Quebec – Canada) on 9 June 2018, makes an explicit mention of the Global Pact …

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19 March 2018

Recommandation for a European Council Decision for the negotiations on the Global Pact for the Environment

The European Commission presented, on 19 March 2018, a recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the Commission to negotiate, on behalf of the Union, a Global Pact …

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11 January 2018

France and China common declaration mentions the Global Pact

French President, Emmanuel Macron, was on a State visit in the People’s Republic of China from 8 – 10 January 2018 …

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