Browsing: EU Parliament EACOP joint motion

At the just concluded 7th Uganda Oil and Gas Summit, where investments in fossil fuels projects was discussed, the Managing Director of East African Crude Oil Pipeline Limited (EACOP) renewed commitments and assurances that the crude oil export pipeline project is compliant with international human rights, environmental and social requirements standards even as EACOP legal shareholding faces a challenge in Europe.

Europe is now focusing on green and climate friendly projects, pushing many countries to shift without offering viable alternatives.

As if it was not clear, the EACOP for now is forging ahead, with or without the “approval” of the European Union and its institutions, namely the EU Parliament. The crude oil export pipeline is one of the major projects in East Africa in recent times.

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On September 14, 2022, the EU Parliament issued a Joint Motion for a Resolution …