More Trade News in Brief Week 24 (11 – 16 June 2013)

 
* Israel & Columbia Signed FTA
 
10 June 2013, Jerusalem
 
Israel and Columbia signed a free trade agreement (FTA).
 
Read more here.
 
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* New EU Open Data Rules
 
13 June 2013, Brussels
 
The EU’s Parliament adopted the updated EU rules on the re-use of public sector information.
 
The aim of the rules is to make it easier for businesses to obtain access and permission to re-use government-held information.
 
Check here for more.
 
 
Open Data website.
 
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* Investor Education Gateway
 
 4 June 2013, Madrid
 
IOSCO revealed its new website feature – the Investor Education Gateway.
 
 This online tool is an education initiative and aims to enhance the sharing of investor education information.
 
Check here the new initiative.
 
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* A Common European Asylum System
 
12 June 2013, Strasbourg
 
EU adopted updated rules on asylum applications; these include common procedures, the creation of a basic set or rights for asylum seekers arriving in the EU and a proposal to stop transfers to member states struggling to cope with the number of asylum seekers and related responsibilities.
 
Kindle read the press release here.
 
DG Home Affairs website.
 
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  1. #1 by skywanderer on June 15, 2013 - 5:08 PM

    Any news on the outcome of recent Bilderberg ‘retreat’? As Einstein famously put: only “God’s” thoughts are interesting, the rest are details …

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  2. #3 by carlarweir on June 15, 2013 - 6:18 PM

    Reblogged this on Carl A R Weir's Blog.

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  3. #5 by ismailwarsame on June 16, 2013 - 4:58 PM

    Reblogged this on ismailwarsame.

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