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Greenpeace European Unit is part of the international Greenpeace network, active in over 55 countries worldwide and with more than three million supporters. Based in Brussels, we monitor and analyse the work of the EU institutions, expose deficient EU policies and laws, and challenge EU decision-makers to implement progressive solutions. We value our independence and do not accept donations from governments, the EU, businesses or political parties.

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CETA: MEPs put European Parliament on the wrong side of history

Press release | February 15, 2017 at 9:55

Strasbourg/Brussels – Support for the controversial EU-Canada trade and investment protection deal – known as CETA – puts the European Parliament on the wrong side of history, warned Greenpeace.

Activists keep justice afloat as CETA threatens to sink democracy

Press release | February 15, 2017 at 8:46

Strasbourg/Brussels – Eleven activists kept a sinking statue of lady justice afloat in the icy waters surrounding the European Parliament in Strasbourg, ahead of a crucial vote on a controversial EU-Canada trade and investment protection deal.

Commission revises EU decision-making rules in move to avoid blame

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 18:22

Brussels – Today the European Commission presented a proposal to revise the decision-making rules under the so-called “comitology” procedure that is used, among other things, for approvals of products such as pesticides and GMOs. The proposal...

Environmental and health organisations launch European citizens’ initiative to ban...

Press release | February 8, 2017 at 11:20

Brussels – Campaigners and activists met in Brussels and other European cities (Madrid, Rome, Berlin and Paris) today to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to ban glyphosate, reform the EU pesticide approval process, and set mandatory...

EU energy plans won’t meet Paris climate commitments

Press release | February 1, 2017 at 11:45

Today the European Commission releases its report on the progress of the European Union’s energy plans, the ‘State of the Energy Union’. Greenpeace has criticised the EU’s energy plans as inadequate to meet the challenge of climate change and the...

Commission fails to muster support for 3 GMOs

Press release | January 27, 2017 at 12:30

Brussels – National government representatives voting today did not provide the support needed by the European Commission to approve two new genetically modified (GM) crops and extend approval of the only GM crop currently grown in the EU. The...

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