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27 November 2015 – The 17 November 2015, parliamentarians of the LIBE Commission and European ministers reached an informal agreement on the draft directive on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purpose of research, studies, pupil exchange, remunerated and unremunerated training, voluntary service and au pairing.
27 November 2015 – The outcome of the Valletta Summit on migration (11-12 November) is a common declaration and a plan of action articulated around 5 core points: migration-development nexus, asylum, fight against irregular immigration, readmission and legal migration.
30 November 2015 – The “Stop TTIP” petition reached 3 millions signatures in Europe while on the other side of the Atlantic was held the 11th round of negotiations on the TTIP. Big news, the European commission has finally provided a public record of the discussions and expressed the changes they wish to incorporate in the treaty.
30 November 2015 – After the attacks of 13 November in Paris, there is a big risk to see Europe getting trapped in a liberticide downward spiral. Passenger Name Record (PNR) at the EU level, international surveillance bill in France, surveillance bill in the UK, all these texts are presented as effective and necessary to fight against terrorism, and yet, nothing is less certain.
26 November 2015 – KISA deplores the link that some international and Cypriot media are establishing between refugees and terrorists. On the island of Cyprus, the migrants from the base of Dhekelia are the most concerned. Several news have been published recently, of which one commented on the “suspicious” disappearance of five migrants from the camp, linked them directly to terrorist organisations and declared them ‘dangerous’ for the inhabitants of the island.
17 November 2015 – According to the Government, the association No Border would have prompted migrants to rebel against the security forces, urging them to block the trucks going to England or to refuse alternative accommodation proposals.
06 November 2015 – A decision of the examining magistrate clarifies that the current organisational structure of the Las Palmas CIE does not meet the regulations in force (Law LO 472000 on foreigners and regulation RD 162/2014 on CIE). According to the law in force, the camp must have medical staff, social and cultural assistance and conclude agreements with lawyer associations in order to establish legal aid services.
03 November 2015 – It has now been two years since Piotr Piskozub died in the shelter where he spent the night after he went out of the hospital in Seville on 02 October 2013. The medico-legal autopsy indicates that he suffered from tuberculous pneumonia, kidney and liver diseases, and that his body weight was only 12,6kg / m2. How could the hospital not realise the seriousness of his case a few hours only before his death?
The conference aims at exploring new ideas for guaranteeing the conditions of the « living together » in Luxembourg and to improve the exercice of fundamental rights at the local level. » starting with the analysis of problems and good practices in Luxembourg as well as elsewhere in the country and in Europe.