Publications

9 December 2019

An obscure investment agreement, the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), threatens to undermine bold climate action to transform Europe’s energy system.

But as negotiations begin for the reform of the treaty, this paper asks, is it beyond repair? When it comes to ending its protection for fossil fuels, and scrapping investor rights for climate-damaging industries, the 'modernisation' could be doomed to fail.

4 December 2019

Civil society organisations have a critical role to play in a healthy democracy - bringing people’s voices to decision-making, and holding governments, institutions and corporations to account.

Regrettably civil society rights are under threat globally, including in Europe.

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