In this legal briefing ClientEarth explores the issues surrounding the Commission’s withdrawal from the international mercury negotiations which threaten to leave the EU without any meaningful representation.

The briefing explains why it is the Commission’s legal duty to negotiate in Stockholm. The briefing also explains some thorny issues surrounding potential disputes on competence between the Commission and the Council, which urgently require resolution by way of an opinion from the European Court of Justice.

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Published May 24, 2010
Found in Climate