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MIL-OSI Europe: Defence Minister Niinistö to Japan

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Aviation, CTF, Defence, Defense, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, Intelligence, Japan, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, United States Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Defence Minister Niinistö to Japan

Source: Government of FinlandMinister of Defence Jussi Niinistö will make a working visit to Japan on 3 to 7 February 2019. Japan’s Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya who took on the post in October 2018 will host the visit. His predecessor Itsunori Onodera visited Helsinki, on invitation by Minister Niinistö, in May 2018.In the official […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: No changes in responsibility for production of explosives for Defence Forces – expansion of partnership examined with Nammo Lapua Oy

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: No changes in responsibility for production of explosives for Defence Forces – expansion of partnership examined with Nammo Lapua Oy

Source: Government of FinlandThe Ministry of Defence has led a study in which the Defence Forces’ explosives production would have been developed by expanding its partnership with Nammo Lapua Oy. The study examined the transfer of responsibilities relating to explosives production, product rights and product safety, and the transfer of the Haapajärvi and Keuruu units […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Minutes – Thursday, 31 January 2019 – Brussels – Provisional edition

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Budget, Crude, CTF, Culture, Denmark, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Finland, Gas, Investment, Iran, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Minutes - Plenary, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Minutes – Thursday, 31 January 2019 – Brussels – Provisional edition

Source: European Parliament 2 Minutes  449k  79k Thursday, 31 January 2019 – Brussels Provisional edition MINUTES THURSDAY 31 JANUARY 2019 IN THE CHAIR: David-Maria SASSOLI Vice-President 1.  Opening of the sitting The sitting opened at 9.02. 2.  Request for waiver of immunity The Portuguese authorities had forwarded a request to waive the immunity of José Manuel Fernandes […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: At a Glance – Plenary round-up – Brussels, January II 2019 – 01-02-2019

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: At a Glance – Plenary round-up – Brussels, January II 2019 – 01-02-2019

Source: European Parliament Plenary round-up – Brussels, January II 2019 01-02-2019 Highlights of the January II plenary session included the Future of Europe debate with Juha Sipilä, Finland’s prime minister, and the latest debate on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Members also debated the rule of law and fundamental rights in Hungary, and how […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Court of Justice of the European Union: eleven members appointed

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Council of the European Union, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, France, Institutional affairs, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Sweden, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Court of Justice of the European Union: eleven members appointed

Source: Council of the European Union . Two judges and an advocate general were appointed to the Court of Justice. In addition, eight judges have been appointed to the General Court. Appointments to the Court of Justice  As part of the 2018 partial renewal of the composition of the Court of Justice, which saw the […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Replies received to invitations to tender for HX Fighter Programme

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, British, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, France, Government of Finland, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, Sweden, Technology, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Replies received to invitations to tender for HX Fighter Programme

Source: Government of FinlandThe Finnish Defence Forces’ Logistics Command sent the invitations to tender in spring 2018 for the HX Fighter Programme and have now received replies from five aircraft manufacturers.The aim of the HX Fighter Programme is to replace the operational capability of the Finnish Air Force F/A-18 C/D Hornet fleet, scheduled to be […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Debates – Wednesday, 30 January 2019 – Brussels – Provisional edition

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Australia, Banking and Finance, Brexit, British, Budget, Business, Canada, Chile, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crime, Crude, CTF, Cuba, Culture, Debates - Plenary, Defence, DJF, Donald Trump, Economy, Education, England, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Exports, Finland, Fiscal Updates, Fisheries, France, Gas, gun control, Human Rights, Imports, Inflation, Intelligence, International Criminal Court, International Law, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Justice, KB, Labour, Latin America, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, Norway, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Political Parties, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Social Media, Sweden, Technology, Terrorism, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Debates – Wednesday, 30 January 2019 – Brussels – Provisional edition

Source: European Parliament Debates  3410k Wednesday, 30 January 2019 – Brussels Provisional edition     PRESIDENZA DELL’ON. ANTONIO TAJANIPresidente   1. Resumption of the session     Presidente. – Dichiaro ripresa la sessione del Parlamento europeo, interrotta il 17 gennaio 2019.   2. Opening of the sitting   (La seduta è aperta alle 15.07)   3. Formal sitting […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Foreign Minister Soini to informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers in Bucharest

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, China, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Germany, Government of Finland, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Scandinavia, Syria Conflict, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Foreign Minister Soini to informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers in Bucharest

Source: Government of FinlandMinister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will participate in an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich) in Bucharest on 31 January–1 February. The topics on the agenda of the two-day meeting will be the EU’s Eastern Partnership, China, Venezuela, and Syria.On Thursday, ministers will discuss the EU’s Eastern Partnership. Finland considers […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: EU-Japan trade agreement enters into force

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Denmark, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Finland, France, Germany, Imports, Investment, Italy, Japan, KB, Labour, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Social Media, Sweden, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EU-Japan trade agreement enters into force

Source: European Union President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said: “Europe and Japan are sending a message to the world about the future of open and fair trade. We are opening a new marketplace home to 635 million people and almost a third of the world’s Gross Domestic Product, bringing the people of Europe […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Finnish Prime Minister calls for a more united EU of concrete actions  

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Immigration, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Finnish Prime Minister calls for a more united EU of concrete actions  

Source: European Parliament 2 Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä debated the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday. In his speech to MEPs, Finnish Prime Minister Sipilä expressed his support for the “kind of EU that proves its credibility through concrete action”. He highlighted that the way to win back […]

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