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6 Amendments of Antoni COMÍN I OLIVERES related to 2020/2134(INI)

Amendment 5 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1
1. Stresses that developing countries are the most exposed to climate change, and that their human rights activists and environmental defenders are particularly subjected to threats, repression and judicial persecution for defending their land, heritage and environment from the consequences of the exploitation of natural resources; considers that the protection of human rights defenders should be a prominent objective within the thematic pillar of the new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 23 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2
2. Is deeply concerned about the increased criminalisation and persecution of environmental activists in developing countries by governments and multinational companies that are investing in the exploitation of natural, non- renewable resources, thus contributing to deforestation, loss of biodiversity and human rights violations, mostly affecting indigenous peoples; invites the Commission to introduce a duty to protect these groups in its upcoming legislative proposal on business due diligence;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 42 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 3
3. Believes that in the next few years climate change will create more environmental migrants from developing countries, and that in order to better protect their human rights, environmental refugee status needs international recognition; calls on the Commission to submit a legislative proposal to grant temporary or subsidiary protection to persons who may have had to temporarily move to the EU because of the catastrophic effects of climate change;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 70 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 6 a (new)
6a. Calls on the Council and the EEAS, within the framework of the common foreign and security policy, to implement a consistent policy to protect human rights defenders, using the same language and taking the same measures in relation to all States where human rights defenders are under attack;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 74 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 6 b (new)
6b. Calls on the Council and the EEAS to strengthen the application of their guidelines on support for human rights defenders, to take systematically into consideration measures to protect human rights defenders and, in addition to reacting to specific situations, to develop a long-term strategy to protect human rights defenders as effectively as possible;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 77 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 6 c (new)
6c. Considers that the Council and the EEAS should present an annual report to the European Parliament on EU action on protecting human rights defenders;
2020/10/16
Committee: DEVE