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15th Apr 2024

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MEPs back deal on corporate sustainability reporting

MEPs in the legal affairs committee backed a provisional deal on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) on Thursday, endorsing the previous agreement between the EU Parliament and member states reached in June. MEPs will hold the final plenary vote in autumn. The CSRD will oblige businesses to report on environmental, social and working standards, as well as on human rights, anti-corruption and bribery matters.

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EU puts Sudan war and famine-risk back in spotlight

The EU is hoping to put the international spotlight back on Sudan amid a war where half the population is at risk of famine. And Josep Borrell, EU foreign policy chief, also warned of Russia's presence in the country.

Opinion

Private fears of fairtrade activist for EU election campaign

I am not sleeping well, tossing and turning at night because I am obsessed about the EU election campaign, worried by geopolitical tensions, a far-right next parliament, and a backlash against the Green Deal, writes Sophie Aujean of Fairtrade International.

Agenda

EU special summit, MEPs prep work, social agenda This WEEK

EU leaders gather in Brussels for a special two-day summit this week, while MEPs will prepare for the last plenary session of the legislature. In Italy, G7 foreign affairs ministers will convene from Wednesday to Friday.

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