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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Migrants recruited by the Nigerian mafia in Italy – E-004381/2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Italy, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Migrants recruited by the Nigerian mafia in Italy – E-004381/2018

Source: European Parliament In Italy — more specifically in Turin — the Nigerian mafia (notably the ‘Eiye’ and ‘Maphite’ groups) is using its criminal power to force migrants and ‘illegals’ to act as drug dealers for drugs from Colombia. There is also evidence that Nigerian criminal associations and their modus operandi have become more widespread […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – South Africa: jobs for South Africans – E-004442/2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Africa, Economy, Employment, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Immigration, Investment, Justice, Labour, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Kingdom, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – South Africa: jobs for South Africans – E-004442/2018

Source: European Parliament According to the white paper on international migration issued by the South African authorities(1), countries which manage immigration effectively apply the principle of keeping risks outside their borders. The courts often take decisions on migration policy, resulting in troubling rulings such as the 2004 Watchenuka judgment, which authorises asylum-seekers to work and […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Tobacco poisoning – E-004466/2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Education, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Tobacco poisoning – E-004466/2018

Source: European Parliament When the proper safety procedures are not adhered to, the risk of tobacco poisoning for tobacco farmers is high. Zimbabwe, in particular, has experienced a large number of tobacco poisoning cases, which can be attributed to a lack of education about the condition and a lack of funding for the proper preventive […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – Promoting fairness and transparency in the online platform environment – 21-09-2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Business, Commerce, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – Promoting fairness and transparency in the online platform environment – 21-09-2018

Source: European Parliament 2 Promoting fairness and transparency in the online platform environment 21-09-2018 How to promote fairness and transparency in the online platform environment? The Commission’s answer to this question can be found in its recent legislative proposal. It stipulates that providers of online intermediation services (e.g. Amazon) and online search engines (e.g. Google […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Report – Setting out the conditions and procedure by which the Commission may request undertakings and associations of undertakings to provide information in relation to the internal market and related areas – A8-0286/2018 – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Fiscal Updates, fish, Fisheries, Health, IMCO, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, NATO, Open Source Intel, report, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Report – Setting out the conditions and procedure by which the Commission may request undertakings and associations of undertakings to provide information in relation to the internal market and related areas – A8-0286/2018 – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Source: European Parliament Ms Anneleen Van Bossuyt Chairwoman Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection STRASBOURG Subject:  Opinion on the legal basis of the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting out the conditions and procedure by which the Commission may request undertakings and associations of undertakings to provide […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – 27 September: Presentation of Sakharov Prize 2018 nominees – Committee on Development

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Africa, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, DEVE, Education, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Highlights, Immigration, Iran, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – 27 September: Presentation of Sakharov Prize 2018 nominees – Committee on Development

Source: European Parliament 24 September: Diaspora hearing, Burundi, Education, Oceans and Oversea Territories 14-09-2018 – 12:45 On Monday 24 September, 15:00-16:30, the Committee on Development will hold a public hearing on “Engaging the African diaspora to promote effective development cooperation policies”, chaired by MEP Cécile Kyenge. Following the hearing (16:30-19:00), the Committee will vote on […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – Regulating Unfair trading practices – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  AGRI, Culture, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Forestry, Health, Highlights, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Highlights – Regulating Unfair trading practices – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Source: European Parliament The powers and responsibilities of our Committee include the following policy areas: the common agricultural policy (CAP), animal health and welfare, plant health, agricultural products quality, forestry and agroforestry. In addition to its legislative work, our Committee monitors the implementation of the CAP, and other important issues such as food security. In […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: In-Depth Analysis – EU asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration: Recent developments – 21-09-2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Immigration, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: In-Depth Analysis – EU asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration: Recent developments – 21-09-2018

Source: European Parliament 2 EU asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration: Recent developments 21-09-2018 This publication takes stock of recent EU developments in the area of asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration. It discusses key initiatives put forward by the EU in order to respond to migratory challenges, focusing on three major aspects: […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – Amending capital requirements: The ‘CRD-V package’ – 21-09-2018

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Banking, Banking and Finance, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Briefing – Amending capital requirements: The ‘CRD-V package’ – 21-09-2018

Source: European Parliament 2 Amending capital requirements: The ‘CRD-V package’ 21-09-2018 In June 2018, the Parliament’s Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) voted its report on the legislative proposals amending the current Capital Requirements Directive and Regulation (the ‘CRD-IV package’) which set the prudential framework for financial institutions operating in the EU. The Council (Ecofin) […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Humanitarian emergency in Venezuela was central debate of the EuroLat plenary  

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Aviation, Brazil, Central America, Chile, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Culture, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Immigration, Justice, Latin America, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Humanitarian emergency in Venezuela was central debate of the EuroLat plenary  

Source: European Parliament 2 The 11th plenary session of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat), held in Vienna, finished with twelve reports approved and an intense political debate on Venezuela. The humanitarian crisis resulting from the massive emigration of more than two million Venezuelan citizens and the next elections in Brazil following the ruling of […]

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