Tag: Colombia

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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MEPs to assess the situation in #Syria, Colombia and DRC

MEPs to assess the situation in #Syria, Colombia and DRC

The latest developments in Syria, including failed US-Russia attempts to revive the ceasefire followed by the Russian-backed Syrian government offensive against Aleppo, will be debated on Wednesday, October 5, at 15.00. Following this, MEPs will take stock of Colombia’s referendum vote narrowly rejecting a peace deal with the rebel group FARC. Later, MEPs will also […]

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#Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

#Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it. The deal was signed last week by President Juan Manuel Santos and Farc leader Timoleon Jimenez after nearly four years of negotiations. But it needed to be ratified by Colombians in order to […]

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#Burkinis, #borders and #Brexit – unfortunate new symbols of a fragile and fearful Europe

#Burkinis, #borders and #Brexit – unfortunate new symbols of a fragile and fearful Europe

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Europe gets back to serious work, there is much to discuss, and much to do. Problems abound. Europe faces a host of challenges – many internal, some external – and next year won’t be any easier. Brace yourselves for an autumn and winter of discontent, writes Friends of Europe. The world kept turning as […]

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#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research findings released in Brussels today reveal the role children can play in building peace and reducing violence around the world.   The report found that the involvement of children and young people in peacebuilding increases peaceful cohabitation, reduces discrimination and violence, and increases support to vulnerable groups. The report launch is being hosted by the Permanent Representation […]

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#Refugees: EU-NATO coordination set to deepen, say Mogherini and Stoltenberg

#Refugees: EU-NATO coordination set to deepen, say Mogherini and Stoltenberg

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

EU and NATO coordination has started to tackle the refugee crisis and will be further deepened, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told MEPs and national MPs in the Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday 24 February. “European and national parliaments can play a crucial role in these times and […]

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