Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Failure to implement the peace agreements in Colombia – E-002295/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, Culture, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Failure to implement the peace agreements in Colombia – E-002295/2018

Source: European Parliament The EU Delegation in Colombia works closely with the Government, FARC(1), and the international community, to support implementation of the agreement, and in particular, on the areas where the EU has a special role: comprehensive rural reform, reincorporation of ex-combatants and the new Special Investigation Unit in the Prosecutors Office. On rural reform, […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Law allowing roads to be built in the Amazon rainforest in Peru – E-001215/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Forestry, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Law allowing roads to be built in the Amazon rainforest in Peru – E-001215/2018

Source: European Parliament The rights of indigenous peoples, environment protection, sustainable exploitation of natural resources and their environmental impact are an integral part of our regular dialogue with third countries, including Peru. The EU raises regularly the issue of rights of indigenous peoples with the Peruvian authorities in the context of the EU-Peru Human Rights […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – EU-Taiwan BIA – E-002406/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, China, Economy, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – EU-Taiwan BIA – E-002406/2018

Source: European Parliament The Commission remains committed to implementing both the communication ‘Trade for All’ (adopted in October 2015) and the EU Strategy on China of July 2016 — i.e. to explore launching negotiations on investment with Taiwan, building on the investment provisions under negotiation with China. For this purpose, an EU-Taiwan Working Group on Investment was created in […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Business Park in Mantoudi, Euboea – E-002387/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, Answer to a written question, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Business Park in Mantoudi, Euboea – E-002387/2018

Source: European Parliament There is no EU legislation defining or regulating Type A or B Business Parks. This characterisation is done on the basis of national legislation. In accordance with Regulation 1083/2006(1), assistance under the Structural Funds is provided according to an approach of complementarity and partnership between the Commission and Member States, with due […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Investigation into the alleged chemical attack in Syria – E-002296/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Investigation into the alleged chemical attack in Syria – E-002296/2018

Source: European Parliament The supervision of the destruction of chemical weapons is the responsibility of the Organisation for the Prohibition of the Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The European Union (EU) has supported the destruction of the Syrian chemical stockpiles, by contributing to a Trust Fund established by the OPCW. It has also contributed to the work […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Dumping at sea of debris containing asbestos-bearing rock and other substances in connection with the ‘Gronda di Ponente’ project – E-002765/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Italy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Dumping at sea of debris containing asbestos-bearing rock and other substances in connection with the ‘Gronda di Ponente’ project – E-002765/2018

Source: European Parliament The Commission is not informed about the infrastructure project mentioned by the Honourable Member and cannot state whether an impact assessment should be carried out in relation to possible effects on the site of Community importance (SCI) IT1332477 ‘Fondali Arenzano’. In accordance with Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive, it is a duty […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Uncontrolled discharges in Grixoa (Galicia) – E-002697/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Uncontrolled discharges in Grixoa (Galicia) – E-002697/2018

Source: European Parliament The Commission is not aware of the situation referred to by the Honourable Member. The Water Framework Directive(1) and the Groundwater Directive(2) require Member States to comply with the principle of non-deterioration (of the status of bodies of surface water and groundwater) and to take measures to prevent and limit inputs of […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Calabria regional operational programme 2014-2020: major project: multimodal system linking Lamezia Terme Airport – Lamezia Terme Central Station – Germaneto – Catanzaro Lido – E-002581/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Italy, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – Calabria regional operational programme 2014-2020: major project: multimodal system linking Lamezia Terme Airport – Lamezia Terme Central Station – Germaneto – Catanzaro Lido – E-002581/2018

Source: European Parliament The Calabria region has stipulated a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rete Rerroviaria Italiana (RFI), the rail infrastructure manager, in order to prepare and implement the project entitled ‘Airport — Lamezia Terme Central Station — Germaneto — Catanzaro Lido’. Following this MoU, on November 2017, RFI finalised a feasibility study, considering various options. […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Iran compulsory dress code – E-002815/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Iran, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – VP/HR – Iran compulsory dress code – E-002815/2018

Source: European Parliament The wave of protests in December 2017 which were driven mostly by economic and social grievances, have sparked a debate in the country on several issues including on the compulsory Islamic dress code for women. President Rouhani appealed for greater personal freedoms at the annual celebration of the Islamic Revolution on 11 February 2018 and […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – National Constitutions v. EU law. – E-002471/2018

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Answer to a written question, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Justice, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Answer – National Constitutions v. EU law. – E-002471/2018

Source: European Parliament In Declaration no 17 concerning primacy(1), the Conference of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States which has adopted the Treaty of Lisbon has recalled that, in accordance with well settled case-law of the Court of Justice dating back to 1964(2), Union law has primacy over the law of Member […]

Read More →