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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 12-11-30

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


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  • [01] Safety of offshore oil prospection on the agenda of EU Energy Council
  • [02] House to host Chairpersons of Human Rights Committees Conference

  • [01] Safety of offshore oil prospection on the agenda of EU Energy Council

    The safety of offshore oil and gas prospection, exploration and production activities, will be among the issues to be discussed at the EU Energy Council.

    The Council will take place Monday in Brussels and will be chaired by Cypriot Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Neoclis Sylikiotis.

    Ministers will be informed, in public session, on the state of play on a proposal for a regulation on safety of offshore oil and gas activities, aimed at reducing the risk of a major accident in the EU offshore oil and gas sector and limiting the consequences, should such an accident nonetheless occur..

    The Council will take note of a progress report on the follow-up to the February 2011 European Council`s conclusions on energy and will hold an exchange of views on the progress achieved.

    [02] House to host Chairpersons of Human Rights Committees Conference

    The House of Representatives will host December 2-3 here a Conference of the Chairpersons of Human Rights Committees of EU member states parliaments, candidate and under accession countries and the European Parliament, in the context of the parliamentary dimension of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union, during the second half of 2012.

    During the Conference, to be presided by Chairman of the Standing Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities between Men and Women Sophoclis Fittis, participants will focus on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, the Need to Reconcile family life and professional activities and the issue of Protecting human rights in times of crisis - economic crisis or threats to security.

    The first session of the Conference will focus on The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU and will be addressed by Kinga Göncz, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament. Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Sotiroula Charalambous will address the second session on the need to reconcile family life and professional activities


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