Conflict Minerals: we need an integrated EU approach

“Breaking the link between mineral extraction and trade and the financing of armed conflicts is the aim of a European Parliament Report drafted by Iuliu Winkler MEP on self-certification of importers of minerals and metals originating in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The European Parliament today voted to start an informal trilogue with its co-legislators without closing the 1st reading of the Report. (…)”