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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Another journalist murdered in the EU and the need for increased protection of journalists and whistle-blowers – P-005126/2018

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Another journalist murdered in the EU and the need for increased protection of journalists and whistle-blowers – P-005126/2018

Source: European Parliament The brutal murder of the Bulgarian journalist Victoria Marinova is the latest in a string of assassinations of journalists in the EU over the past year. It follows the murders of Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta and Ján Kuciak in Slovakia. The most significant and worrying aspect of these murders is that […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – VP/HR – Impact of the unsuccessful agreement with Iran on European businesses – E-004895/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Iran, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – VP/HR – Impact of the unsuccessful agreement with Iran on European businesses – E-004895/2018

Source: European Parliament The agreement concluded between Iran and the global powers three years ago gave rise to a number of hopes and expectations which, it now appears, are to be completely dashed. One of the groups that have been let down are European companies, to whom you promised a great deal in regards to […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Potential impact of Article 12 of the proposed Digital Single Market directive on contractual freedom and negotiation positions – E-004912/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, Labour, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Potential impact of Article 12 of the proposed Digital Single Market directive on contractual freedom and negotiation positions – E-004912/2018

Source: European Parliament Contractual freedom is a key starting point for most contractual relationships. It is usually only limited in order to protect the weaker contractual party, such as an employee in the case of labour legislation or a tenant for legislation concerning residential leases. It is also widely recognised, including in the Commission’s proposal […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Increasing number of victims of the West Nile virus – E-004955/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  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 – Increasing number of victims of the West Nile virus – E-004955/2018

Source: European Parliament According to a recent weekly surveillance report by the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, there has been an outbreak of the West Nile virus in Greece. Recently, eleven people have died from the disease. In all, there have been one hundred and seven reported cases: nineteen are hospitalised in various […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Digital development in rural areas – E-005005/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Digital development in rural areas – E-005005/2018

Source: European Parliament Digital technology is an important factor in improving communications in European rural areas, but it also adds to their attractiveness: by developing tourism and precision agriculture, telemedical consultations, etc. In this context, can the Commission review its actions in support of the digitisation of rural areas by giving examples of concrete achievements? […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Sign language rights – E-004990/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Health, Iceland, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Sign language rights – E-004990/2018

Source: European Parliament Using the example of the Icelandic Parliament, which unanimously approved a bill on 27 May 2011 recognising Icelandic Sign Language as an official minority language with constitutional rights and as the first language of the deaf people of Iceland: Does the Commission agree that all EU Member States should provide the same […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – VP/HR – EU’s position on Iran in light of recent events – E-004894/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, France, Gas, Iran, KB, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – VP/HR – EU’s position on Iran in light of recent events – E-004894/2018

Source: European Parliament Just under one month ago, France decided to restrict its diplomatic relations with Iran following the foiled bombing bomb attack in Paris, in which an accredited Iranian diplomat in Vienna played an active role. The fact that an Iranian diplomat took part in terrorist activities on European soil is outrageous and should […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Turkey’s blatant violation of Cyprus’s sovereign rights by blocking fishing and seizing a Cypriot fishing vessel – E-004898/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, fish, Fisheries, gun control, International Law, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Turkish Government, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Turkey’s blatant violation of Cyprus’s sovereign rights by blocking fishing and seizing a Cypriot fishing vessel – E-004898/2018

Source: European Parliament Turkey is continuing to violate Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) at an undiminished rate, and is flagrantly breaching the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus by blocking fishing rights and illegally seizing a Cypriot fishing vessel. Turkey has repeatedly blocked the movement of Cypriot fishing vessels around Cyprus, and is still […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Our pensions: the Commission and Pakistan are costing us huge sums of money – E-004940/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Africa, AM-NC, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, fish, France, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Turkish Government, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – Our pensions: the Commission and Pakistan are costing us huge sums of money – E-004940/2018

Source: European Parliament According to the Commission[1], in France the average net pension is set to decrease until 2060[2]. As far as retirement age is concerned, from 1 January 2019 a new reform will cut, by 10%, the pensions of employees who do not continue to work for an additional year after having reached the age […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – 150,000 homeless in France and EUR 61 billion for Africa – E-004941/2018

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Africa, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, France, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Kingdom, Written question  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – 150,000 homeless in France and EUR 61 billion for Africa – E-004941/2018

Source: European Parliament France’s contribution to the EU’s budget is estimated at EUR 21.5 billion in 2019, compared with EUR 17.9 billion in 2017[1]. Over the period 2014 to 2020, the Commission is planning to invest some EUR 42 billion in Africa, mainly in the form of grants. Brussels is already proposing to increase this figure to EUR 61 […]

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