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MIL-OSI Europe: Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality – Hosts’ summary and reflections

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Ann Linde, Article, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Gender Equality, Government of Sweden, international, International development cooperation, Isabella Lövin, Margot Wallström, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scandinavia, Sweden, Trade and investment promotion  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality – Hosts’ summary and reflections

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality – Hosts’ summary and reflections The Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality was held on 15–17 April 2018 and gathered more than 700 participants from over 100 countries and a multitude of sectors and functions. The discussions covered a broad range of areas and focused on […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: One-year anniversary of the UN Ocean Conference – renewed initiatives to save the world’s oceans

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, English, Environment, Environment and climate, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Fiji, Government of Sweden, international, Isabella Lövin, Karolina Skog, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Open Source Intel, Press release, Scandinavia, Sweden, The Ocean Conference  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: One-year anniversary of the UN Ocean Conference – renewed initiatives to save the world’s oceans

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: One-year anniversary of the UN Ocean Conference – renewed initiatives to save the world’s oceans In connection with the one-year anniversary of the UN Ocean Conference in New York co-chaired by Sweden and Fiji, the Government has decided to finance a number of new international ocean projects. To continue demonstrating […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Reminder: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Crime, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Government of Sweden, international, Margot Wallström, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Press release, Scandinavia, Sweden  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Reminder: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Reminder: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states On 18 June, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will head a ministerial meeting in Stockholm of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS). The meeting agenda will mainly focus on the future role of Baltic Sea cooperation, […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Aid, Article, Civil Society, Culture, Education and research, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Government of Sweden, international, International development cooperation, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Municipalities and county councils, Open Source Intel, Public health and sport, Regional growth, Scandinavia, Sweden, The EU-representation, Transport and infrastructure, Youth policy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation The Barents cooperation has laid the foundation for far-reaching people-to-people cooperation and high-level political dialogue in the European Arctic. The 25th anniversary of cooperation was marked by a seminar at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the European Union on 5 June to highlight […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Brexit impact on cross-border crime co-operation

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Aid, Brexit, Crime, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, international, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, Terrorism, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Brexit impact on cross-border crime co-operation

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s police and prosecutors could face “complex and far-reaching” challenges in tackling cross-border crime after Brexit, a new paper has highlighted. The latest in the series of ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’ papers details the impact of withdrawing from the EU’s cross-border security, law enforcement and criminal justice co-operation measures without putting effective […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence, Defence Studies, Education, English, Feature, Human Rights, Intelligence, international, Japan, Korea, Massey University, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, north korea, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Politics, Republic of Korea, Russia, Security, Singapore, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?

Source: Massey University US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un (image/Wikimedia Commons) This week’s watershed summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a mixed success, top-heavy with imagery and ‘smile diplomacy’ but light on concrete initiatives and promises, says Asia politics specialist Dr Marc Lanteigne.  “Although […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  A Feminist Government, Article, Civil Society, Democracy and human rights, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Gender Equality, Government of Sweden, international, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Sweden, Sweden in the UN Security Council, Sweden’s work in the European Council, The EU-representation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries According to a new report from the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, the space for women’s rights defenders is shrinking in many countries. On 5 June, Sweden’s Permanent Representation to the European Union showcased the report at a meeting with the Kvinna […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  Crime, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Government of Sweden, international, Margot Wallström, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Press release, Scandinavia, Sweden  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Margot Wallström to welcome foreign ministers from Baltic Sea states On 18 June, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will head a ministerial meeting in Stockholm of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS). The meeting agenda will mainly focus on the future role of Baltic Sea cooperation, common […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Awards and appointments, China, Christchurch, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Culture, Education, English, Extramural, international, Japan, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, School of Humanities, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

Source: Massey University Chelsea Higgins receiving her award from the Japanese Ambassador Mr Toshihisa Takata Chelsea Higgins (right) with homestay family in Japan Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages student Chelsea Higgins. […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: State Secretary Ulrika Modéer gets top job at UNDP

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Government of Sweden, international, International development cooperation, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Press release, Scandinavia, Sweden, Sweden and the UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: State Secretary Ulrika Modéer gets top job at UNDP

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: State Secretary Ulrika Modéer gets top job at UNDP United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has today appointed Ulrika Modéer Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). As part of the UNDP leadership, Ms Modéer will lead the strategic […]

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