As host country to several of the European Union’s institutions, Belgium is a key place for the PWYP campaign. Over a third of the world’s private extractive companies are listed in the EU.
Coalition of the Flemish North-South Movement – 11.11.11
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12 June 2013 – The European Parliament voted through the Accounting and Transparency Directives by a huge majority. These oblige all EU listed, and large non-listed, companies to publish what they pay to the governments where they operate. You can read PWYP’s press release here
9 April 2013 – A milestone for PWYP as the EU reaches a deal on the EU Accounting Directive for country- and project-level reporting for extractive companies. You can find out more by reading PWYP’s press release.
March 2013 – The Third Annual Raw Materials Conference took place in Brussels.
April 2012: open letter to president Kabila of DRC protesting against activities of oil exploration in the Virunga park (the oldest park in Africa, recognized as World Heritage Site)