News from ESC
We are sorry to hear that Michèle Rivasi is no longer with us. She died suddenly at the age of 70 due to a heart attack on 29 of November. She has been a French Member of the EU Parliament in the Greens/European Free Alliance since 2009 and has been known for supporting many causes to protect public health and the environment.
SAR limits of mobile phones are supposed to protect consumers’ health. But what is the value of SAR limits if exceedances of the limits are not made known to the public right away?
This Global Education Monitoring Report has been prepared by an independent team hosted by UNESCO. It was released in 2023. The report is designed to give an overview of how the countries are doing with regard to implementing the UN Sustainability Development Goals.
We are very pleased to announce that Europeans for Safe Connections is now officially registered as VZW (Association without profit objective) in Belgium. We have already opened the door to the European Parliament by being at the centre of a workshop held on Feb. 7, 2023, organised by EU politician Michèle Rivasi.
Members of the ESC were invited to a White Zone conference in the south of Belgium on Saturday 17 June. Hosted by David and Guy from Mavieenmodeavion and Un lieu de vie pour EHS ASBL. We report on this very interesting event.
A major event was the visit of the newly established NGO Europeans for Safe Connections to the European Parliament on Tuesday 7 February. ESC took part in a workshop organised by MEPs Michele Rivasi, Anne-Sophie Pelletier and Ivan Sincic, together with citizens from all over Europe who had made the long journey to Brussels.
Europeans for Safe Connections welcome the initiative of northern countries to write a Nordic Appeal. We advise as many countries as possible to send this appeal to their local authorities. We added questions so that authorities are obliged to answer. We will publish their answers on our webpage.
Europeans for Safe Connections welcomes this new scientific authority on the RF EMF field. The industry independent ICBE-EMF is dedicated to ensuring that humans and other species are adequately protected from the harmful biological effects of electromagnetic fields.
German court clarifies – property owners of base station antennas could be held liable for EMF-related damages
This is a warning for municipalities and private property owners. The Münster Regional Court has confirmed that not only the operator of the mobile radio system, but also the landowner is liable for EMF- related damage caused by the operation of mobile transmitters.
Europeans for Safe Connections draws attention to the recently published research by Nordhagen and Flydal. It finds that the latest by ICNIRP recommended limits to protect against radiation from wireless communication do not meet the basic requirements of scientific quality.
Since a few decades a certain part of the human population has been living on the edge of society. All over the world these people have mentioned the same cause. They hide in their homes and summer cottages, in the countryside, in caravans in the woods and some even flee abroad. But they are there and their numbers are growing.
Citizens united to change EU rules on 5G. Citizens’ concerns range from huge energy consumption to data theft and cancer – all linked to the roll-out of 5G and the ‘Internet of Things’, without the consent of citizens. That’s why our European Citizens’ Initiative is being launched on 1 March in all 27 EU countries.
The Aarhus Regulation, regulating access to justice in environmental matters, has been updated tomake it even easier to “strengthen the capacity of European civil society and the general public to scrutinise decisions affecting the environment”. Will this pave the way for better environmental regulation of mobile communications?
The European Commission decided to admit our European Citizen’s Initiative Stop (((5G))) – Stay connected but protected and registered it on 7 October 2021. This initiative will give a voice to the millions of European citizens that are worried about the seemingly unstoppable deployment of 5G and all its unwanted effects.
This August a new European Citizen’s Initiative was submitted at the European Commission by Europeans for Safe Connections. They took the initiative to request the EU Commission to make better legislation to protect the environment, privacy or health from the adverse effects of wireless communications such as 5G and IoT.