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The Greenpeace European Unit is based in Brussels, where we monitor and analyse the work of the institutions of the European Union (EU), expose deficient EU policies and laws, and challenge decision-makers to implement progressive solutions.

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Gene-editing – questions and answers

Publication | April 25, 2016 at 14:42

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Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense US lobbying

Publication | April 21, 2016 at 10:01

The European Commission has shelved a legal opinion confirming that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) produced through gene-editing and other new techniques fall under EU GMO law, following pressure from the US government. A series of...

Complaint to the European Commission concerning alleged breach of Union law

Publication | April 19, 2016 at 14:00

Seven Polish and international NGOs lodged a complaint with the European Commission as Polish minister breaches EU law and approves logging in Białowieża Forest

Joint NGOs letter to Commissioner Andriukaitis

Publication | April 11, 2016 at 14:55

UPDATED 23 June 2016

Tackling illegal logging, deforestation and forest degradation

Publication | March 30, 2016 at 10:00

This briefing is the contribution of a group of non-governmental organisations to the policy debate related to the evaluation of the European Union Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, the review of the EU Timber...

New techniques of genetic engineering

Publication | March 16, 2016 at 17:08

The European Commission is considering whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that have been produced through a range of new techniques should be excluded from the European Union’s GMO regulations.

EU prepares to brush aside glyphosate herbicide safety concerns

Publication | March 3, 2016 at 13:54

On 8 March, a meeting of EU government experts in Brussels is expected to support the European Commission’s proposal to grant a new 15-year lease to glyphosate, the world’s most used weedkiller, despite World Health Organisation (WHO) cancer...

TTIP Q&A – unpacking EU-US trade talks

Publication | February 17, 2016 at 11:00

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