Mongolia has one of the world’s fastest growing economies because of the minerals it owns, but nearly a third of the population still lives in poverty. It could become one of those countries that suddenly became very wealthy but its people remained very poor, the so-called ‘resource curse.’
The European Commission plans to decide on a EURATOM loan for Ukraine's nuclear programme even though it is in breach with the Espoo Convention. This basically means that despite the risks there was no environmental impact assessment and that neighbouring countries were not consulted. (Read more details in our press release from April.)
While EU energy officials met on Monday, June 6, to discuss the shape of the Energy Union, we were joined by friends from WeMove.eu, equipped with your signatures and personal comments that you left while signing the petition.