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.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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 …


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

    Reblogged this on Carl A R Weir's Blog.


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

    Reblogged this on ismailwarsame.


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