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European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,European Union,Statistics,Terrorism

https://www.europol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/publications/europol_tesat_2016.pdf

Latest annual report which provides a review of the failed, foiled, and successful terrorist attacks that took place within the European Union during 2015.  Includes chapters on Jihadist, ethno-nationalist and separatist, left-wing and anarchist, and right-wing terrorism, statistical annexes, and a section on new legislation aimed at terrorism prevention in EU countries.  From Europol

 

Brexit: What Happens Next?

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Headlines

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7632/CBP-7632.pdf

Answers a series of questions following the British vote to exit the European Union such as what will happen in the coming months, will immigration be affected, what are the options for Scotland, and will EU law still have effect in the UK?  Also provides links to many related reports.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 07632

 

Refugee Law and Policy

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/refugee-law/index.php?loclr=bloglaw

Describes the law and policy on refugees and other asylum seekers in 22 countries and the European Union.  Includes laws and regulations governing the admission of refugees, processes for handling them, assistance provided to them, requirements for naturalization, and whether policies have been affected by recent emergencies.  From the Law Library of the Library of Congress

 

A Short Guide to the EU Referendum

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,European Union,Great Britain

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7591/CBP-7591.pdf

Might change if Britain votes to remain, what the impact of withdrawal might be,  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 07591

 

Open Digital Science: Final Study Report

Categories: European Union,Science/Technology

http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/dae/document.cfm?doc_id=16018

Describes new and open practices in science, research and innovation that make extensive use of digital technologies.  Explores whether radically different scientific practices based on digital technologies are emerging, what they consist of, and how they are changing the relation of science and society.  Focuses on six futuristic scenarios to depict impact of new practices.  From the European Commission

 

All European Scientific Articles to be Freely Accessible by 2020

Categories: European Union,Science/Technology

http://english.eu2016.nl/binaries/eu2016-en/documents/press-releases/2016/05/27/all-european-scientific-articles-to-be-freely-accessible-by-2020/press-release-all-european-scientific-articles-to-be-freely.pdf

Press release about outcome of meeting of European Union Competitiveness Council in Brussels in May 2016 that determined that scientific publications on the results of research supported by public funds must be freely accessible to everyone by 2020.  From the European Union

 

Reading List on UK-EU Relations 2013-16: Reform, Renegotiation, Withdrawal

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Treaties

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7220/CBP-7220.pdf

Presents a list of readings including books, journal articles, law blogs, news articles, press releases, official publications and more on the topic.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 07220

 

EU Referendum: The Process of Leaving the EU

Categories: European Union,Great Britain

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7551/CBP-7551.pdf

Looks at some of the issues likely to confront the United Kingdom during a withdrawal process from the European Union.  Covers the withdrawal process, the status of the UK during the process, transitional arrangements, and the future relationship with Europe.  House of Commons Briefing Paper CBP-7551

 

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