European Parliament: Questions and Answers on Virunga, what next?

…. How can the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) be considered by the European Commission as properly conducted when one of the oil companies having the biggest oil concession in the Virunga National Park is the entity providing the information to the Government? Could this be considered the “best tool to inform Government decision-making and therefore… Read More

MARCH 2012: European Commission & Virunga National Park

Question for written answer E-003312/2012  to the Commission Rule 117 Struan Stevenson (ECR) Subject: Virunga National Park Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – Africa’s oldest national park, a World Heritage Area under the UNESCO Convention and home to the last mountain gorillas – is under imminent threat. Ignoring the UNESCO… Read More