Trade Trade

EU deforestation plan should expand commodities list, protect human rights, lawmakers say

By Giulia Bedini
  • 18 Nov 2021 11:51
  • 18 Nov 2021 11:51
A new European Commission proposal to tackle trade-related deforestation and forest degradation should cover more commodities and put more emphasis on human rights, lawmakers from the European Parliament’s environment committee argued today.

“The range of products and commodities covered is incomplete,” said Delara Burkhardt, a German member from the center-left Socia

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