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Highlights - Gender Mainstreaming - Interparliamentary Meeting - 29.11.22 - Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

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Gender Mainstreaming - Interparliamentary Meeting - 29.11.22

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  • Gender Mainstreaming - Interparliamentary Meeting - 29.11.22
    On Thursday, 08 December 2022, the FEMM Committee will hold an Inter-parliamentary Committee Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming.
  • The purpose of the event is to exchange views with representatives of national parliaments on matters related to gender equality in the context of parliamentary life, with a special emphasis on gender mainstreaming in Parliaments.
  • There are two main topics chosen for this event: "Anti-harassment protocols, their implementation and sanctions" and "Gender Action Plans".
  • Introductory remarks will be delivered by Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chair of European Parliament's High Level Group on Gender Equality and Diversity.

100% NORG SNOW GOGGLE WINS 2022 ISPO AWARD

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SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% is proud to announce that the Norg Snow Goggle has won the 2022 ISPO AWARD for Design and Innovation. The Norg is the flagship model in the 2022-23 Snow Goggle Collection, which made its global debut last month.  Norg is equipped with 100% proprietary 3DPlane Molded Lens Technology first introduced in 2019 with their revolutionary MX & MTB goggle, the Armega.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --100% is proud to announce that the Norg Snow Goggle has won the 2022 ISPO AWARD for Design and Innovation.
  • The Norg is the flagship model in the 2022-23 Snow Goggle Collection, which made its global debut last month.Norg is equipped with 100% proprietary 3DPlane Molded Lens Technology first introduced in 2019 with their revolutionary MX & MTB goggle, the Armega.
  • 100% CEO and Co-founderLudo Boinnard said, "When we began building our new Collection of Snow Goggles over 2 years ago, we focused on the features that matter most to skiers and snowboarders.
  • The introductory styles Norg , Snowcraft , and Okan are purpose-built to enhance the on-snow experience for riders of all levels.

Intesa Sanpaolo: fourth Energy Report presented at EU Parliament

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BRUSSELS, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth 'MED & Italian Energy Report' was presented yesterday, December 1, at the European Parliament.

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  • BRUSSELS, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth 'MED & Italian Energy Report' was presented yesterday, December 1, at the European Parliament.
  • This year's report is entitled 'Alternative fuels: a strategic option for the Euro-Mediterranean area?'
  • After introductory speeches by the three MEPs and the Head of European Regulatory and Public Affairs at Intesa Sanpaolo, Francesca Passamonti, the 2022 Report was presented by Massimo Deandreis, General Manager of SRM, and Ettore Bompard, Director of the [email protected] Energy Center, Politecnico di Torino.
  • The report findings were discussed among the speakers: representatives of Italian and European institutions, international trade associations, the energy industry and energy-related infrastructures.

Leonardo event in Brussels on the role of European Defence between innovation and sustainability

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The event, dedicated to the theme The path towards European Defence between global challenges and technological sovereignty, was attended by the CEO of Leonardo, Alessandro Profumo, the European Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, while the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, sent a video message.

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  • The event, dedicated to the theme The path towards European Defence between global challenges and technological sovereignty, was attended by the CEO of Leonardo, Alessandro Profumo, the European Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, while the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, sent a video message.
  • Innovation and sustainability are two sides of the same coin.
  • European defence needs to be rooted in European defence industrial competence and a resilient supply chain to enable a degree of European sovereign capability, he said.
  • The event concluded a day of appointments opened by the presentation of the report on 'The economic impact of the European aerospace and defence industry,' by the European Association of Aerospace, Security and Defence Industries (ASD), chaired by Mr. Profumo.

Irish Supervisory Authority announces decision in Facebook “Data Scraping” inquiry

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- Legal Reference: GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default (Article 25 GDPR).

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  • - Legal Reference: GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default (Article 25 GDPR).
  • Summary of the Decision
    Origin of the case
    The Irish Supervisory Authority, SA commenced this inquiry on 14 April 2021, on foot of media reports into the discovery of a collated dataset of Facebook personal data that had been made available on the internet.
  • The material issues in this inquiry concerned questions of compliance with the GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default.
  • For further information: Data Protection Commission announces decision in Facebook Data Scraping inquiry

AWS Validated Intetics as Amazon EC2 for Windows Server Partner for Technical Proficiency and Proven Client Success

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NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For demonstrating technical proficiency and proven client success, Intetics , a leading global technology company, achieved the AWS Service Delivery designation for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) for Windows Server.

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  • NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For demonstrating technical proficiency and proven client success, Intetics , a leading global technology company, achieved the AWS Service Delivery designation for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) for Windows Server.
  • Since 2018, Intetics has been an APN Standard Consulting Partner within the AWS Partner Network (APN).
  • Intetics has undergone rigorous technical validation and assessment of its AWS solutions and practices to guarantee that clients experience on-demand scalability, access technical subject matter experts, and leverage AWS to boost business processes.
  • With the new status of Amazon EC2 for Microsoft Windows Server Delivery Partner, the company proceeds to help businesses plan, implement, and manage cloud migration and modernization of Windows-based solutions.

Press release - EP President Metsola launches “Generators of Hope” campaign to help Ukraine

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EP President Metsola launches Generators of Hope campaign to help Ukraine

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  • EP President Metsola launches Generators of Hope campaign to help Ukraine
    To provide Ukraine with power generators, EP President Metsola and Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence and President of Eurocities, launched the Generators of Hope campaign today.
  • Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament, and Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence and President of Eurocities - the network of Europe's more than 200 largest cities - launched on Wednesday the Generators of Hope initiative.
  • The campaign calls on cities to donate power generators and transformers to help Ukrainians get through the harsh winter ahead.
  • During the press conference announcing the campaign, EP President Roberta Metsola said:
    The European Parliament and the EU have shown remarkable solidarity with Ukraine on the humanitarian, military and financial front.

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Regulation (EEC) No 1108/70 of the Council introducing an accounting system for expenditure on infrastructure in respect of transport by rail, road and in[...]

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Adopts its position at first reading, taking over the Commission proposal;

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  • Adopts its position at first reading, taking over the Commission proposal;
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  • Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;
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  • Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.
  • The Regulation has been amended many times, nevertheless, it partly overlaps with more recent data collection rules in force, e.g.
  • In accordance to the Regulation (EEC) No 1108/70 every year the Commission should submit a summary report with the main statistics about transport infrastructure expenditure and use.
  • The definitions and classifications used in the Regulation have become obsolete, many concepts and classifications are outdated or incompatible with the current classifications.
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 851/2006 specifying the items to be included under the various headings in the forms of accounts shown in Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 1108/70.
  • Therefore, the Commission Regulation (EC) No 851/2006 has become obsolete too.

Newsletters - Newsletter 8 December 2022 - Special Committee on foreign interference in all democratic processes in the European Union, including disinformation (INGE 2)

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Newsletter 8 December 2022

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Newsletter 8 December 2022
The meeting of 8 December 2022 will have two main topics; the first one on "Chinese overseas police service stations in the EU" with Safeguard Defenders, and the second one will be the exchange of views with Josep Borrell, Vice-President of the European Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

Press release - Sakharov Prize 2022: interviews with representatives of the Ukrainian people

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The award ceremony for this years Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, conferred upon the brave people of Ukraine, will be held on 14 December at noon.

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  • The award ceremony for this years Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, conferred upon the brave people of Ukraine, will be held on 14 December at noon.
  • Read more about the European Parliaments 2022 Sakharov Prize here.
  • Press seminar
    Journalists can also participate in a hybrid press seminar with this years Sakharov Prize laureates and finalists on Tuesday, 13 December, 9.30 11.30 CET.
  • Representatives of the other finalists for the 2022 Sakharov Prize will also be in Strasbourg during the award ceremony week.