Delegation to Ghana

 

Working together in Ghana

Environmental Component

Environmental Component

Mercury amalgamation, which is used in the traditional gold separation process, is bad for health and the environment. Ghanaian miners are trained in alternative gold extraction processes adapted to Ghanaian conditions through EU support.

More...
 
 

Top News from the European Union

23/12/14 - JOINT STATEMENT BY CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION OF SEAL PRODUCTS FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF CANADA pdf - 45 KB [45 KB]

Having regard to the values, interests, culture, and traditions of indigenous communities; Recognising that the hunting of seals by indigenous communities of Canada has been an integral part of their tradition, culture, and identity since time immemorial and that they rely on the seal hunt for the direct necessities of life and to sustain their communities economically through the income it generates; Recalling that the European Union's regulations on trade in seal products seek to ensure that the fundamental economic and social interests of indigenous communities which hunt seals for their subsistence will not be adversely affected;

All news