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Article – Coming up in Parliament: vaccines, circular economy, migration

All of the parliamentary committees are meeting: read on for a few of the highlights.Vaccines are back on the environment committee’s agenda on Tuesday when Emer Cooke, the director of the European Medicine Agency (EMA), talks to MEPs about authorisation, availability and deployment. On Wednesday, the committee will vote on the EU's Circular Economy Action Plan to cut waste and encourage the production of more sustainable goods. The migration situation on the Greek islands and a pilot project for a new reception and identification system are on the civil liberties committee's agenda on Wednesday, while MEPs will discuss the issue of unaccompanied minors with religious and non-confessional organisations on Tuesday, The legal affairs committee will vote on Wednesday on proposals to make it compulsory for EU companies to deal with human rights, environmental and governance failures, ahead of new corporate accountability rules to be set out later in 2021. President David Sassoli will host a ceremony in the Parliament marking Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday morning. At 8pm CET the House of European History will have a live concert by the Sturm und Klang ensemble. If you would like to watch live, register here.Let's block ads! (Why?)

Press release – European Parliament to commemorate 76 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

The European Parliament will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a virtual ceremony, 76 years after the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp was liberated on 27 January 1945. You can follow the ceremony live here.The ceremony will be opened at 10.00 with a speech by the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli and a performance of traditional Yiddish songs by Gilles Sadowsky (clarinet) and Hanna Bardos (voice). This will be followed by remote speeches from the President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow, Mr Pinchas Goldschmidt and from Mr Gyula Sárközi, dancer, choreographer and representative of the Roma community. The commemoration will conclude with a minute of silence in honour of the victims of the Holocaust and the prayer El Maleh Rahamim, recited by Israel Muller, Chief Cantor of the Great Synagogue of Europe in Brussels. *** Pinchas Goldschmidt (born 21 July 1963 in Zurich/Switzerland) has been the Chief Rabbi of Moscow since 1993, serving at the Moscow Choral Synagogue. He also founded and has been the head of the Moscow Rabbinical Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) since 1989. Since 20011, he has served as President of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER), which unites over seven hundred communal rabbis from Dublin to Khabarovsk. Gyula Sárközi (born 12 January 1962 in Budapest/Hungary) is a dancer, ballet master and choreographer as well as founder of the Madách School of Musical Dance and Vocational High School. From 1982 to 2009, he worked at the Hungarian State Opera House as soloist and ballet master. In 2001, he founded the Madách School with the aim of training professional musical dancers. Coming from a poor Roma family, Mr Sárközi considers it important to support disadvantaged children in their education.Let's block ads! (Why?)

BCSP Announces Award of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

BCSP Announces Award of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the organization's most prestigious awards. Jan 25, 2021 The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the organization's most prestigious awards. Thomas Cecich, CSP received the BCSP Lifetime Achievement Award. Tricia Kragerer, CSP received the CSP Award of Excellence; Umair Shahab Shahid, CSP, ASP the ASP Award of Excellence; Steven Mercer, CSP, ASP, OHST the OHST Award of Excellence; Jordan Hollingsworth, CSP, CHST the CHST Award of Excellence; and Sondra Lavoie, CHST, STS the STS Award of Excellence. There were many submissions sent to the BCSP Awards Committee from a multitude of exceptional safety practitioners. After deliberating, these six outstanding recipients received their awards today, January 21, 2021, as part of a virtual awards ceremony. BCSP is proud of the work of these certificants and enjoys joining with colleagues in sharing appreciation of excellence in safety professionalism by honoring these certificants' leadership, knowledge, expertise, and commitment to the advancement of safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) practice. Upon receiving his award, Cecich thanked BCSP, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), those whose safety he has ensured throughout his career, his colleagues in the safety profession, and his wife, Erica Cecich. "There are times when it is very difficult being a safety professional; however, throughout my career, I've always been able to be refreshed by our network of like-minded professionals. I can't personally thank everyone who has helped me achieve this honor, but I can thank you for being a part of a professional body that has helped me achieve much more than I could have individually." BCSP is proud to recognize these award recipients who contributed a great amount to the SH&E profession. We thank those who submitted nominations, encourage future submissions, and appreciate all efforts to advance safety practice. Let's block ads! (Why?)

Πρόσωπο-«κλειδί» επικοινώνησε με την ΕΛ.ΑΣ. για την 38χρονη Κινέζα που βρέθηκε νεκρή σε βαλίτσα

Ραγδαίες είναι οι εξελίξεις όσον αφορά τη δολοφονία της 38χρονης Κινέζας, το πτώμα της οποίας είχε βρεθεί γυμνό και κακοποιημένο ...