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MIL-OSI Europe: Centres of expertise and support to respond to special needs of children and young people

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Centres of expertise and support to respond to special needs of children and young people

Source: Government of FinlandChildren and young people with special needs are often clients of many services, such as child welfare services and specialised medical care. Often they also need special support for their schooling and later education. Various authorities should actively cooperate to respond to the needs of these children and young people and to […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Finland to step up efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, Employment, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Gambling policy, Government of Finland, Intelligence, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scandinavia, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Finland to step up efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

Source: Government of FinlandThe Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which is an international body active in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, has published its Mutual Evaluation Report of Finland. The FATF states that the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing is overall at a relatively good level in Finland, but there […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Social insurance agreement signed with Japan

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Annika Strandhäll, Article, Brazil, Business, Canada, Chile, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Government of Sweden, India, international, Israel, Japan, KB, Korea, Labour, MIL OSI, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Scandinavia, Social insurance, Sweden, Trade, Turkish Government, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Social insurance agreement signed with Japan

Source: Government of Sweden “The world is getting smaller, and labour market mobility is increasing year on year. Japan is one of our largest trade partners outside the EU, and around 3 000 Swedes work in Japan. This agreement not only increases security for the individual, it is also beneficial for businesses in both countries”, […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Formation of the government after the Finnish parliamentary elections

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Government of Finland, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Formation of the government after the Finnish parliamentary elections

Source: Government of FinlandParliamentary elections were held in Finland on 14 April 2019. The process of forming a new government begins after the organising of the new Parliament and the State Opening of Parliament.A representative of the parliamentary group that gained the most seats in Parliament at the election will invite the representatives of the […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Knowledge about market-distorting state aid helps in ensuring an equal playing field for Finnish companies

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Business, China, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Finland, Government of Finland, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Scandinavia, Trade, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Knowledge about market-distorting state aid helps in ensuring an equal playing field for Finnish companies

Source: Government of FinlandHarmful government support for businesses granted by non-EU countries, such as China, have a direct impact on Finnish companies operating both in the EU and on global markets. In order to ensure an equal playing field for companies, the European Commission, Finnish ministries and the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) hope that […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Nordic ministers for the environment and climate call for a global framework on marine litter

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Government of Norway, KB, MIL OSI, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Nordic ministers for the environment and climate call for a global framework on marine litter

Source: Government of Norway During the meeting of the Nordic Council of Environment and Climate Ministers in Reykjavik, the Nordic ministers agreed to work for a global agreement combatting marine litter. Norwegian Minister of Climate and the Environment, Mr. Ola Elvestuen, initiated the Nordic ministerial declaration. – I am pleased that my Nordic colleagues have […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Agreement between the Kingdom of Sweden and Japan on social security

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Government of Sweden, Health, international, Japan, KB, Legal document, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Social insurance, Sweden  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Agreement between the Kingdom of Sweden and Japan on social security

Source: Government of Sweden From: Ministry of Health and Social Affairs The agreement coordinates the Swedish and Japanese public old-age, survivors’ and disability pensions systems (for Sweden, sickness and activity compensation), and governs whether a person must be insured for such benefits in Sweden or Japan. As the agreement coordinates the Swedish and Japanese regulatory […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Statement by Equal Rights Coalition on the situation in Brunei

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, CTF, Democracy and human rights, Denmark, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Finland, Foreign and security policy, France, Germany, Government of Sweden, Human Rights, Iceland, international, Israel, Italy, KB, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, NATO, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Statement, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Statement by Equal Rights Coalition on the situation in Brunei

Source: Government of Sweden The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code.  As part of the full implementation which became effective on April 3, 2019, provisions have been introduced prescribing a range of penalties including amputation of limbs, whipping […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Icelandic authorities welcome decision to declare the wordmark “Iceland” invalid

By   /  April 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Government of Iceland, Iceland, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Icelandic authorities welcome decision to declare the wordmark “Iceland” invalid

Source: Government of IcelandIcelandic authorities have welcomed the ruling by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) that the wordmark registration of “Iceland”, which had been registered in the European Union by the British retail chain Iceland Foods Ltd., is invalid in its entirety. The enterprise has been given two months to appeal the decision.  […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Norway calls for civilian rule and reforms in Sudan

By   /  April 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Canada, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Government of Norway, KB, MIL OSI, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Norway calls for civilian rule and reforms in Sudan

Source: Government of Norway A peaceful transition to civilian rule in Sudan is crucial. Norway appeals for reforms in Sudan. ‘A military council does not reflect the Sudanese people’s legitimate demands for democracy. We urge the transitional military council to quickly establish a transitional civilian rule,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide. Norway […]

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