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#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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#EGF: Budget MEPs approve €856,800 in job-search aid for 250 redundant workers in #Spain

#EGF: Budget MEPs approve €856,800 in job-search aid for 250 redundant workers in #Spain

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A proposal to grant Spain €856,800 in EU aid to help find new jobs for 250 former car workers who were made redundant by 29 firms making motor vehicle parts in the Valencia region was approved by the Budgets Committee on Thursday. The European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) aid still needs to be approved by […]

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#Panama attorney Ismael Gerli Champsaur indicted for forgery, but his victims are still in jail

#Panama attorney Ismael Gerli Champsaur indicted for forgery, but his victims are still in jail

| November 3, 2016 | 20 Comments

In October 2016, the Panamanian Prosecution Office of District N15 officially indicted Ismael Gerli Champsaur (pictured), a Panamanian attorney and partner of law firm Gerli&Co, with forgery of public documents. At first glance, this indictment does not seem to be importance, save possibly for the local news. However, the stakes are significantly higher: a whole […]

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Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today (28 October), after five years of negotiations, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) agreed to establish a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea Region – the first major MPA in the history of the Antarctic. Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Commissioner Karmenu Vella expressed his deep satisfaction […]

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#Russia warships will not refuel in #Spain

#Russia warships will not refuel in #Spain

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Russia has withdrawn a request for three warships to dock at the Spanish port of Ceuta for refuelling, following concern among NATO allies. The Spanish foreign ministry says the stopovers have now been cancelled. Spain had been under pressure from NATO allies not to allow the refuelling of the Russian warships bound for Syria. Russia’s […]

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Between hope and fear: Future of #Jewish communities in Europe

Between hope and fear: Future of #Jewish communities in Europe

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anti-Semitism continues to be a problem in Europe with every fifth Jew having experienced verbal or physical violence. On 27 September MEPs and representatives from Jewish communities gathered in the European Parliament to debate anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe. “Jewish friends and neighbors, we stand with you against those who spread hatred,” […]

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#REGI and ECON to debate possible suspension of structural funds for Spain and Portugal with the #Commission

#REGI and ECON to debate possible suspension of structural funds for Spain and Portugal with the #Commission

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Should EU Structural and Investment Funds for Spain and Portugal be suspended, following Council’s 12 July decision to trigger the ‘excessive deficit’ procedure? MEPs from the Regional Development and Economic Affairs committees will debate a possible suspension of structural funds for Spain and Portugal with the EU Commission in Strasbourg on Monday 3 October, in […]

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