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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Annulment of EFSA decisions on access to glyphosate toxicity and carcinogenicity studies – E-001748/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Annulment of EFSA decisions on access to glyphosate toxicity and carcinogenicity studies – E-001748/2019

Source: European Parliament On 7 March 2019 the General Court of the European Union annulled the EFSA decisions refusing access to the toxicity and carcinogenicity studies on glyphosate, which has been on the list of active substances since 1 July 2002; the listing was later renewed until 15 December 2022. The Court clearly stated that […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Human rights violations and conservation enforcement in Africa and Asia – E-001756/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Human rights violations and conservation enforcement in Africa and Asia – E-001756/2019

Source: European Parliament Following the recent Buzzfeed investigation into widespread human rights violations linked to conservation enforcement in Africa and Asia, we would like to enquire about what measures the Commission has in place to ensure that EU overseas aid is not implicated in this scandal.[1] Specifically, we refer to a letter to Commissioner Mimica, […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Search and rescue and entering Libyan ports – E-001793/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Immigration, KB, law, Legal, Libya, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Search and rescue and entering Libyan ports – E-001793/2019

Source: European Parliament The Commission recently referred to the ‘success of the Libyan Coast Guard, which saved 15 358 people in 2018 (IOM data), taking them back to Libya. Most of the people rescued landed at the ports of Tripoli, Homs (19 %) and al-Zawiya (11 %)’. On the basis of these data, the Italian Government, represented […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – ‘La Piave’ cycle path – E-001792/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – ‘La Piave’ cycle path – E-001792/2019

Source: European Parliament In 2013, the idea of building a cycle and pedestrian path on the flood plain of the River Piave was put forward, in order to promote the environment, nature and landscape of an important part of the Treviso area. Following the assessment of environmental implications carried out in compliance with the EU […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Tariff-rate quotas in bilateral trade agreements – E-001817/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exports, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Kingdom, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Tariff-rate quotas in bilateral trade agreements – E-001817/2019

Source: European Parliament The withdrawal of the UK from the EU will have a severe knock-on effect on importers of certain goods, such as importers of bananas from the ACP countries. This is due to the fact that no apportionment of bilaterally negotiated tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) from the EU’s free trade agreements has been planned. […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – The need for an EU body to ensure the implementation of guidelines for treating rare disorders – E-001796/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – The need for an EU body to ensure the implementation of guidelines for treating rare disorders – E-001796/2019

Source: European Parliament In recent years, European care and treatment guidelines have been developed in a number of areas, including for rare disorders such as phenylketonuria (PKU). These guidelines are usually jointly developed by healthcare professionals, patients and researchers and aim to ensure the best possible management and outcome of the conditions they apply to. […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – One in five deaths caused by poor diet – E-001798/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – One in five deaths caused by poor diet – E-001798/2019

Source: European Parliament According to a new international scientific study, poor and unhealthy diets are responsible for one in five deaths worldwide, claiming more lives than smoking or high blood pressure.  The highest number of diet-related deaths (more than half of the total) are linked to the consumption of large quantities of salt (three million […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Use of Article 116 of the TFEU in the context of tax reform proposals – E-001797/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Use of Article 116 of the TFEU in the context of tax reform proposals – E-001797/2019

Source: European Parliament In May 2017, President Juncker committed before Parliament to using Article 116 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) to overcome difficulties in achieving unanimity on certain tax files in the Council. Many are stalled there, in particular the proposals for a digital services tax (DST) and a […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Europe Day – E-001806/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Europe Day – E-001806/2019

Source: European Parliament Europe Day is held on 9 May every year to celebrate peace and unity in Europe, and marks the anniversary of the historic Schuman Declaration. A campaign began earlier this year to make Europe Day a public holiday across the European Union. Can the Commission provide an update on what measures it […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Sexual assault in Sierra Leone – E-001803/2019

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Sexual assault in Sierra Leone – E-001803/2019

Source: European Parliament In February 2019, Sierra Leone declared a national emergency regarding sexual and gender-based violence after it came to light that recorded cases of rape and assault had doubled during the previous year. President Julius Maada Bio announced the national emergency following a series of high-profile assaults, one third of which were on […]

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