Isabelle Brachet

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 The European Commission released last week a reflection paper on harnessing globalisation. This aims at kicking off a debate on how the EU and its Member States can shape globalisation in a way...
Harnessing Globalisation
 The Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) shared in Brussels today elements from the Global Outlook and Policy Priorities of the organisation, to be presented next week in...
Christine Lagarde sharing Global Outlook and Policy Priorities of the IMF, Bruss
Business and human rights event in the European Parliament, March 2017By Jérôme Chaplier, Coordinator of the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) and Isabelle Brachet, Europe Advocacy...
 International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and ActionAid  1.      Changing context and challengesDEVCO announced that the EU’s Aid for Trade Strategy “is...
Local poultry trade, Community of Marracuene, Mozambique
By Mary Collins, Senior Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, European Women's Lobby & Isabelle Brachet, Europe Advocacy Coordinator, ActionAid This week, the European Investment Bank (EIB) held...
 We need a new approach to corporate governance. Companies cannot just be a vehicle to create shareholders’ value – i.e. to pay high returns to those holding the capital. They must be...
 The President of the European Commission made a much-awaited speech in the European Parliament today, the so-called State of the European Union address. This annual event is supposed to show...
Common statement by 177 European and national Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions Europe is at a crossroads, and the future of European cooperation and the benefits it brings are at...
This week, the 28 member states of the European Union adopted their position on business and human rights. The Dutch presidency of the EU has made this theme a priority, and with these Council...
This week, the Development Committee of the European Parliament declared its position on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, a big Public-Private Partnership launched by the G8 in 2012...