Parliament improves its strike force in the intelligence business

Parliament improves its strike force in the intelligence business

The Parliamentary Intelligence Delegation (DPR) wants to strengthen its financial and
Control resources. To do this, the DPR will recruit military and civil intelligence specialists. It will also sign information exchange agreements, on non-national subjects,
with European parliamentary committees.

 

Institutional Reforms: “Regional Parliaments” staffed by local votes prerogatives?

Institutional Reforms: “Regional Parliaments” staffed by local votes prerogatives?

The Elysée Palace still working on an institutional reform of the legislative process. With, in particular, a possible merger of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (EESC) and
of the Senate.

 

The (not very) Syrian refugees from the Sorbonne!

The (not very) Syrian refugees from the Sorbonne!

A university scholarship programme, funded by Qatar in 2015, was to give about 100 Syrian refugee students the opportunity to continue their studies at the prestigious Sorbonne University. Three years later, the overwhelming majority of Syrian students were expelled from this programme under conditions considered by some to be “arbitrary and discriminatory”. At the same time, the nature and objectives of the program has changed, opening up to refugees of other nationalities, or even to students who would not even be refugees!

 

Renewal at the financial prosecutor’s office

Renewal at the financial prosecutor’s office

Eliane Houlette, the prosecutor in charge of the financial prosecutor’s office, will retire. The name of Bruno Dalles, the current head of Tracfin, is mentioned to replace her.

 

Sarkozy’s Lybian case: the Djibouti chapter!

Sarkozy’s Lybian case: the Djibouti chapter!

The judicial part of the Libyan case of former President Nicolas Sarkozy is now being extended to Djibouti.