White House – sanctions re North Korea;
Maritime Cyber security Symposium – 2-3 March; and
EC – smuggling of migrants in cargo ships.
January 6, 2015
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White House – sanctions re North Korea
President Obama issued an Executive Order [located at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/02/executive-order-imposing-additional-sanctions-respect-north-korea ] imposing even more sanctions against North Korea. (1/2/15). Note: Among other things, Kim Jong-un has been stricken from the White House Christmas Card list.
Maritime Cyber Security Symposium – 2-3 March
The American Military University (AMU), Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence, US Coast Guard, and Rutgers University are co-sponsoring the Maritime Cyber Security Learning Seminar and Symposium at Rutgers University on 2-3 March [located at http://www.ccicada.org/2014/12/08/maritime-cyber-security-learning-seminar-and-symposium-at-ccicada-at-rutgers-university-march-2-3-2015/ ]. (1/5/15).
EC – smuggling of migrants in cargo ships
The European Commission (EC) posted the statement of Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship [located at http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-15-2920_en.htm?locale=en ] on the smuggling of migrants in cargo ships. (1/2/15).
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