[JURIST] Twenty-three EU member states on Monday signed [press release] a joint notification [text, PDF] for the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), a long sought after pact which will facilitate states working together more closely on defense security and defense policy matters. The idea of cooperation in defense security and defense policy was introduced in the Lisbon Treaty [official website] in 2007. The signed notification to the High Commissioner and European Council is the first step in achieving full implementation of a unified defense framework. The notification describes PESCO's objective, in part, as:PESCO is an ambitious, binding and inclusive European legal framework for investments in the security and defence of the EU's territory and its citizens. PESCO also provides a crucial political framework for all Member States to improve their respective military assets and defence capabilities through well-coordinated initiatives and concrete projects based on more … [Read more...] about EU: 23 member states sign joint notification for defense security pact
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EUGeneral Data Protection Regulation Discussion BroadcastThe Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor and the Rapporteur for the Data Protection Regulation have discussed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They noted that the timeline that had been set for the end of 2015 was nearing, but there was optimism that there could be political agreement in this time. There are still some core compromises needed: for example, in relation to the requirement for a mandatory data protection officer, the question of consent and other grounds for processing data (in particular legitimate interests for processing), but the position is moving toward a consensus. All parties foresee that the implementation period will be two years once the regulation is finalised.EU Agency for Fundamental Rights Report on SurveillanceThe EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its report focussing on the legal framework governing surveillance by intelligence powers. The report also … [Read more...] about EU Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 23 November 2015
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The National Assembly’s upcoming sixth session will vote on ratifying the resolution and related documents on Vietnam’s joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Office, sheds some light on the procedures Vietnam needs to complete to ratify the deal. Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Chairman of the NA Office What is the NA’s timetable regarding the CPTPP approval? On November 2, 2018 the State President will present a statement seeking the NA’s approval for the CPTPP and related documents. Later on, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, on behalf of the prime minister, will deliver a comprehensive report about what the CPTPP and relevant documents are. Then, Chairman of the NA Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau will present an investigatory report about ratifying the CPTPP and NA delegates will discuss this content in … [Read more...] about CPTPP likely to be approved in mid-November