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MIL-OSI Europe: Norway to provide NOK 345 million for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Afghanistan, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, Education, Employment, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Government of Norway, Health, Iraq, KB, MIL OSI, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Sri Lanka, Syria Conflict, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Norway to provide NOK 345 million for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019

Source: Government of Norway Norway is maintaining a high level of support for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019, with an allocation of NOK 345 million. ‘It is difficult to say how many lives the Mine Ban Treaty has saved, but we know that each of the nearly 52 million stockpiled anti-personnel mines that have so […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Sri Lanka: President must halt 13 imminent executions for drug-related crimes

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, Death Penalty, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Sri Lanka  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Sri Lanka: President must halt 13 imminent executions for drug-related crimes

Source: Amnesty International – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena must immediately halt plans to execute at least 13 prisoners convicted of drug-related crimes, Amnesty International said today. Preparations are reportedly underway to execute death row prisoners as part of the so-called National Drug Eradication Week, between June 21 and July 1. The executions would be […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: UN Human Rights Council 41: Statement under Item 2

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of the United Kingdom, great britain, Hong Kong, Human Rights, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Trade, UK Government, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: UN Human Rights Council 41: Statement under Item 2

Source: UK Government The Human Rights Council takes place in Geneva. Thank you Mr President The United Kingdom welcomes the High Commissioner’s report. We express our deep condolences for the many people killed in the appalling attacks in Sri Lanka over Easter. We stand in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and stress the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: ABS releases 2018 travel export data

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Trade and Investment Commission, China, CTF, data, Economy, Education, English, Exports, Hong Kong, India, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Nepal, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Thailand, Tourism, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: ABS releases 2018 travel export data

Source: Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade Login to the MIP Subscribe ABS releases 2018 travel export data 21 Jun 2019 Key results for education related travel by market, sector, and each state and territory: Top markets The total education export earnings increased by 16.5 per cent to $35.2 billion in 2018 Nepal experienced […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Strengthening the U.S.-Kenya Trade Relationship to Grow U.S. Agricultural Exports to East Africa

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, america, Americas, Asia, Asia Pacific, Banking and Finance, Business, Canada, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, English, Exploration, Exports, fish, France, Gas, Germany, Imports, India, Indonesia, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Malaysia, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploration, Russia, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Technology, Thailand, Trade, United Kingdom, United States, United States Federal Government, United States of America, USA, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Strengthening the U.S.-Kenya Trade Relationship to Grow U.S. Agricultural Exports to East Africa

Source: US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service Printer-friendly PDF Kenya is an emerging middle-income country and has one of the best performing economies in sub-Saharan Africa. It serves as the commercial hub for East Africa, with coastal ports that allow for imports to be received and transported to landlocked neighbors. Kenya relies heavily on […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Reps. Ilhan Omar, Bill Johnson and Jim McGovern Urge U.S. to Support Post-War Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Crime, CTF, Defense, DJF, English, Human Rights, Intelligence, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Security, Sri Lanka, Terrorism, Trade, United States, United States House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives – Representative Ilhan Omar (DFL-MN), United States of America, United States Security, US Congress, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Reps. Ilhan Omar, Bill Johnson and Jim McGovern Urge U.S. to Support Post-War Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Ilhan Omar (DFL-MN) WASHINGTON – Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Jim McGovern (D-MA) sent a letter today urging the U.S. State Department to assert the need for the respect for religious minorities, respect for due process and the rule of law in Sri Lanka […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: ABS have released 2018 travel export data

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, China, CTF, Economy, Education, English, Exports, Hong Kong, India, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Nepal, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Thailand, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: ABS have released 2018 travel export data

Source: Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade Login to the MIP Subscribe ABS have released 2018 travel export data 21 Jun 2019 Key results for education related travel by market, sector, and each state and territory: Top markets The total education export earnings increased by 16.5 per cent to $35.2 billion in 2018 Nepal […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Day Showcases Innovations in Sustainable Land Management

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, International Negotiations, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNDP, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Day Showcases Innovations in Sustainable Land Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 June 2019: As the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) marked its 25th anniversary, numerous commemorative events took place to celebrate the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17 June. Various initiatives announced on the Day, which was themed ‘Lets Grow the Future Together,’ focused on advancing sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: PM throwing away billions by short-changing preschool

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Education Union, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Economy, Education, English, Investment, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Trade, Unions, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: PM throwing away billions by short-changing preschool

Source: Australian Education Union The Morrison Government is throwing away billions of dollars of national economic benefit by failing to guarantee ongoing funding for fifteen hours per week of preschool for Australia’s 700,000 three- and four-year-old children. A new report has shown that for every dollar invested in early childhood education Australia receives two dollars […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Beyer Offers Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition System Amendments

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, CTF, Defense, DJF, English, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Privacy, Security, Sri Lanka, Technology, Trade, United States, United States House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives - Representative Don Beyer (D-VA), United States of America, United States Security, US Congress, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Beyer Offers Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition System Amendments

Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) Rep. Don Beyer this week offered two amendments to a House appropriations bill which would plot a new course for federal policies regarding artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition systems. One amendment would bar federal funds from being used to purchase facial recognition technology […]

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