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19 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know…Seven years ago, on the 4th January 2010, President Obama signed a Proclamation declaring January the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. For the then President « fighting modern slavery and human trafficking is a shared responsibility ». He asked all Americans « to educate themselves...

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11 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know about the Maltese priorities for the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (2017) ?  The Maltese priorities concern a lot of issues, including security and social inclusion. For social inclusion, amongst the key objectives are : - Continuing to combat gender-based violence by exchanging the...

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15 Dec ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

In December 2015 the European Commission published a Draft Directive on Combating Terrorism (the “Terrorism Directive”) replacing the EU's 2002 Framework Decision on combating terrorism (2002/475/JHA). The Directive aims to complement existing anti-terrorism legislation, and includes specific provisions in relation to the rights of victims of terrorism. Under the proposed Directive...

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