The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) – Vacancy Announcements

first_imgDeadline: 7 February 2020Open to: civil servants from national administrations and personnel from international organisations, the private sector and civil societyVenue: Brussels, BelgiumDescriptionThe Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA 2006) is a modern and comprehensive regional free trade agreement, designed as an integral part of the pre-accession agenda. It provides a strong legal basis for policy formulation and implementation in key areas related to trade and investment. The successful implementation of the Agreement to date with full liberalisation of trade in goods has substantially contributed to the creation of a free trade area in South East Europe. The CEFTA Parties have agreed on an ambitious agenda to further contribute to economic growth.The Secretariat of CEFTA 2006 was established in Brussels, Belgium, in September 2008 in accordance with the Article 40.2 of the Agreement. The overall role of the Secretariat is to provide technical and administrative support to the Joint Committee, Chair in Office and anybody established by the Joint Committee.A specially appointed Selection Committee is now seeking applications for the following positions:• Head of Administration• Procurement Officer• Accountant• Junior Technical Expert Trade Facilitation• Junior Technical Expert Trade in ServicesA detailed job descriptions and application forms are available at:Head of Administration – Application linkProcurement Officer – Application linkAccountant – Application linkJunior Technical Expert Trade Facilitation – Application linkJunior Technical Expert Trade in Services – Application linkEligibilityEligible applicants include civil servants from national administrations and personnel from international organizations, the private sector and civil society.BenefitsThe successful candidates will be offered a competitive contract by the CEFTA Secretariat.How to Apply?For more information, please visit the official website. Pocket The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) – Vacancy Announcements Share 0 Reddit January 9, 2020 Published by Bojana +1 Apply for the Ernest Solvay Fund 2021 Understanding EU-Russia Relations – 5 Week Online Training → Tweet EU RESOURCE MOBILISATION COORDINATOR Similar Stories THE “DOC NOMADS” JOINT MASTER DEGREE IN DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTING ← Eni Scholarships at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford LinkedIn 0last_img read more

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Daily Postcard: Picnic Area Behind LAMC

first_imgDaily Postcard: Staff take a relaxing break under the cooling shade of tall trees in the picnic area behind Los Alamos Medical Center Thursday afternoon on West Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.comlast_img

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Property share prices rise

first_imgProperty share prices received a boost this morning after British Land revealed a strong set of quarterly results. British Land’s 7.1% rise in net asset value in the three months to 30 June helped Hammerson’s shares increase 1.4%, Land Securities’ 0.3% and Liberty International 0.8%.The NAV rise to 1592p was driven by a 3.5% increase in the value of the company’s £19.4bn property portfolio in line with Investment Property Data of 3.6%. Best performances were City offices which rose 4.8%, individually Broadgate by 4.2% and Regent’s Place by 3%. West End offices which rose 4%. Retail warehouses – 22% of the company’s overall portfolio – increased by 3.6%. BL’s shopping centres rose by 2.8% – Meadowhall rose in value by 2.6%. Department stores rose by 2.3% and high street retail by 1.2%. British Land chief executive Stephen Hester said: ‘Greater sectoral differentiation is evident this quarter as office yields – particularly in London – continue their sharp downward movement in anticipation of cyclical acceleration of rental growth. Retail property returns, while still strong, are slowing after their outperformance of recent years.’last_img read more

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Beware ‘get-rich-quick’ solicitors, SRA to warn public

first_imgThe Solicitors Regulation Authority will send out notices ‘as widely as possible’, including to national newspapers, to warn the public against being duped by solicitors involved in fraud, its board has decided.The SRA revealed yesterday that it would warn clients over becoming involved in investment schemes that are ‘too good to be true’. The notice opens with the headline: ‘Beware the latest “get-rich-quick” scams.’It said fraudsters were using solicitors, sometimes as ‘co-conspirators’, to give credibility to their schemes. These include property development, diamond trading and ‘land banking’.The warning notice could be published as early as next week.A notice was published on the SRA’s website last month warning firms on getting involved in such schemes but the latest notice is designed to get the public’s attention and promote the message across the media.According to the SRA: ‘The public suffer substantial losses from these schemes. They take misplaced comfort from the involvement of a law firm that is not acting for them.’The SRA noted there had been an ‘increasing tendency’ for firms to pass substantial sums through their client accounts as part of facilitating investment schemes.A draft notice has been finalised but may receive some ‘final tweaks’ before being sent out to publications, board members told the Gazette.The SRA said it was aware of continuing cases where consumer losses were more than £100m.David Middleton, the SRA’s executive director, legal and enforcement and post-enforcement, who presented the paper to the board, said there were serious instances whereby solicitors had ‘facilitated the wrongdoing of others’.Speaking to the Gazette after the meeting, Jane Malcolm, executive director, external affairs, said the regulator was aware the vast majority of solicitors were not involved in such schemes – but that even a few could do a lot of damage.last_img read more

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Yanks, Nats kneel in Black Lives Matter salute; Fauci’s toss

first_img Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV The Nationals and Yankees knelt in unison before the first game of the baseball season as part of an opening day ceremony Thursday night that featured references to the Black Lives Matter movement, the coronavirus pandemic — including an off-the-mark first pitch by Dr. Anthony Fauci — and the home team’s 2019 championship.Players from both clubs wore T-shirts saying Black Lives Matter during batting practice, and the letters “BLM” were stenciled into the back of the mound at the center of the diamond.In a poignant reference to the racial reckoning happening in the U.S., players and other members of both teams held a long black ribbon while standing spaced out along the two foul lines. After they placed the ribbon on the ground, everyone then got on their knees.They all then rose for a taped performance of the national anthem.That followed a series of videos: about Black Lives Matter, showing major league players such as New York’s Aaron Judge and Washington’s Howie Kendrick; about the Nationals’ postseason run; about the COVID-19 outbreak.Without any spectators present to appreciate the celebrations, flags noting the franchise’s first title were raised beyond right field and above the scoreboard, and “2019 World Champions” was written on a red mat that was wrapped around the batter’s boxes during pregame introductions.Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, was invited by the Nationals to throw out the ceremonial first pitch — a fitting choice during the current medical crisis. Wearing a mask on the mound, Fauci sent his toss well wide of home plate, and the ball bounced past his “catcher,” Washington reliever Sean Doolittle.Afterward, Fauci and Doolittle tapped gloves, instead of shaking hands.Image credits: AP COMMENT Associated Press Television News center_img Last Updated: 24th July, 2020 06:28 IST Yanks, Nats Kneel In Black Lives Matter Salute; Fauci’s Toss Players from both clubs wore T-shirts saying Black Lives Matter during batting practice, and the letters “BLM” were stenciled into the back of the mound at the center of the diamond WATCH US LIVE First Published: 24th July, 2020 06:28 IST FOLLOW USlast_img read more

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Nigeria beat Iceland to keep Argentina’s World Cup alive

first_img 22/06/2018 NGA Nigeria mantiene a Argentina en la pelea 1-0, minuto 49. Musa. Contra de Nigeria llevada por Moses por banda derecha que finaliza con un centro al área. Allí controla espectacularmente Musa en el aire y, con la derecha, ‘fusila’ al meta islandés. 2-0, minuto 75. Musa. Con la derecha, desde dentro del área, después de una jugada individual por banda izquierda después de una asistencia de Omeruo. Lionel Messi and Co. were beaten by Croatia on Thursday to leave them with one point from their opening two games and on the brink of an elimination.  David Salinas Nigeria ISL @flytoapia Nigeria will also qualify if they win the game. In the event of a draw, Nigeria will still qualify unless Iceland win — in which case goal difference will once again determine second place.  Nigeria’s 2-0 win against Iceland has given Argentina hope of making the last 16 of the World Cup despite their nightmare start to the tournament.  2-0 Partido de la Fase de Grupos (segunda jornada del grupo D) disputado en el Volgograd Arena ante 40.904 espectadores. Uzoho; Omeruo, Ekong, Balogun; Moses, Etebo (90. Iwobi), Mikel (c), Ndidi, Idowu (46. Ebuehi); Musa e Iheanacho (85. Ighalo). CESTcenter_img Goles Iceland need to win and hope Nigeria don’t win, which will leave them vying for a place in the last 16 on goal difference.  However, Nigeria’s win means there’s now all to play for in the final round of fixtures, with three teams still able to progress with Croatia.  Upd. at 21:09 Matt Conger (Nueva Zelanda). Mostró tarjeta amarilla a Idowu (m. 44) por derribar a Bodvarsson. If Argentina beat Nigeria and Iceland fail to beat Croatia, they will make the last 16. If they and Iceland both win, it will come down to goal difference between the two sides.  IN SPORT.ES Islandia MATCH FACTS Fase Grupos · Jornada 2 Incidencias Halldorsson; Saevarsson, Arnason, R. Sigurdsson (65. Ingason), Magnusson; Gislason, Gunnarsson (c) (87. A. Skulason), G. Sigurdsson, Bjarnason; Bodvarsson (71. Sigurdarson) y Finnbogason. Árbitro Ahmed Musa scored both the goals for the Africans as they beat Iceland, who missed a penalty through Gylfi Sigurdsson as Group D was opened up.last_img read more

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Leafs restore power to power play to dump Spokane 5-1

first_imgA bit of tweaking to the power play proved to be the difference as Nelson struck for three extra-strength goals en route to a 5-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Spokane Braves Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.The win was the first in a home-and-home series between the two Murdoch Division clubs.The rematch is Sunday in the Lilac City.Trailing 1-0 after one period, Nelson went to work in the second frame, scoring two special-teams goals to take over the game.“I like the way we worked out power play tonight,” said Leaf coach Dave McLellan. “We re-worked (power play) this week. . .. I like the fact we had traffic at the net and battled hard throughout.”“We dressed three lines, but really only played two-and-a-half for most of the game,” McLellan added. “So you’ve got to give our guys a lot of credit for tonight’s win.”Rayce Miller scored twice to spark the offence — both goals coming on the power play.Matt MacDonald, on a highlight reel goal, unassisted, Timothy Nichols and Sam Weber also scored for Nelson.Sean Collins gave Spokane a 1-0 lead.Nelson out shot the Braves 46-38 in the game to make a winner out of Leaf netminder Joey Karrer. The lone goal came off a teammate’s skate late in the first period.Nelson, 22-10-2-1, remains five points behind Murdoch leading Beaver Valley Nitehawks.The defending KIJHL champs, which suffered a 2-1 road loss Friday to Spokane, pounded Grand Forks 12-3 Saturday in Fruitvale.BLUELINES: Nelson played the game with only 14 skaters, including Kootenay Ice affiliate player Ainge McGeady Bruce. The Leafs hope to have defenceman Patrick Croome and winger Dylan Williamson back in the lineup next week. Forward Michael Rand, out of the lineup with a chest infection, could be back for Sunday’s game in Spokane. . . .Leaf coach Dave McLellan continued to work the phone right up until the BC Hockey roster midnight deadline Saturday with no luck.last_img read more

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McArthur, Bulfone squad top Tournament of Roses — Avis, McIvor win Low Net

first_imgMcArthur and Loretta Bulfone edged out the Granite Pointe duo of Dorothy Garland and Sue Moisey by one stroke for the Low Gross title.Morven Douglas and Rose Donaldson of Granite Pointe finished third at 86.Granite Pointe pair of Tammy Avis and Sherry McIvor won the Low Net title with a round of 64.The score was one shot better than Myrna Bauline and Kim Soon Im.Bev Poole and Laurie Hepple took third with a 68.The tournament scores were very close, highlighted by ten tie-breaking situations.  FLIGHT ONE WINNERS     First Low Gross – Dorothy Garland and Sue Moisey ( 84 )     First Low Net – Myrna Bauline and Kim Soon Im ( 65 )     Second Low Gross – Morven Douglas and Rose Donaldson ( 86 )     Second Low Net – Bev Poole and Laurie Hepple ( 68 )     Third Low Gross – Roma Crispin and Carol Reay ( 87 )     Third Low Net – Shirley Wolbaum and Lynne Foster ( 68 )     Fourth Low Gross – Ann Renee Pettyjohn and Michelle Palm ( 91 )     Fourth Low Net – Becky Allen and Sherry Hartridge ( 71 )  FLIGHT TWO WINNERS     First Low Gross – Ruth O’Bryan and Kathy Tencza ( 91 )     First Low Net – Marcia Marinas and Loril Harding ( 66 )     Second Low Gross – Kathy King and Barb Pyett ( 96 )     Second Low Net – April Biscaro and Darlene Jones ( 67 )     Third Low Gross – Gerry Mowatt and Bev Stevens ( 96 )     Third Low Net – Lynne Cranna and Roxy Stevenson ( 68 )     Fourth Low Gross – Gwen Acres and Karen McGinnis ( 98 )     Fourth Low Net – Ann Smithson and Lorraine May ( 68 ) The team of Diony McArthur and Loretta Bulfone fired a round of 82 to capture the Low Gross prize at the recent Tournament of Roses at the Granite Pointe at Nelson Course.The Tournament of Roses is an 18-hole team affair with players playing with a partner to determine the top winner in Low Net and Low Gross categories.last_img read more

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Leafs roll into November first in the Murdoch Division

first_imgNelson starts November with a light schedule, playing only one game this weekend at home when Kamloops Storm visit the NDCC Arena for a 7 p.m. puck drop.The Storm have been struggling to start the season, opening the first part of the Junior B campaign with a 4-10-0-01 record.Nelson hosts Grand Forks Border Bruins Tuesday at the NDCC Arena before setting out to play road games in Spokane and Fernie the following weekend. The Border Bruins sit fourth in the Murdoch Division with a 7-6-0-0-1 record. Nelson has won both meetings this season between the two Murdoch rivals.No player moves planned on the horizonTwo months into the season, Leafs coaching staff appears to be happy with the core group in the dressing room.DiBella said management is happy with the group they have and doesn’t see any moves pending in the near future.The only player managing injury is defenceman Ryan Quinn Neilsen-Webb, who DiBella said is a game-time decision and will be re-evaluated prior to puck drop.KIJHL Three StarsThe KIJHL announced its three stars for the past week.Kayson Gallant of Kelowna Chiefs earns first star with six goals for seven points in wins over Spokane Braves and Sicamous Eagles.Second star is goalie Eric Scherger of Summerland, backstopping the Steam to a pair of wins.Third star is Josh Dalquist of Creston Valley Thunder Cats. Leaf fans are hoping whatever the hockey club was eating or drinking during the month of October is secretly packed away in a secure vault to be rationed throughout the remainder of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.Because the past month saw the Green and White go undefeated, and race from the bottom to the top of the Murdoch Division standings.“The secret has been confidence and buy in,” Leaf assistant coach Adam DiBella told The Nelson Daily when asked about the October turnaround.“This team loves to learn and (players) are eager to improve,” DiBella added. “They are playing each night with discipline regarding the system that is being asked of them.”After struggling to open the season against teams from Eddie Mountain Division, and suffering numerous overtime losses to the Okanagan Conference, the Leafs picked it up in October, going undefeated against Murdoch Division opponents — including a 3-1 decision last weekend against Beaver Valley.“Any time you can get a win in BV’s rink is big,” said DiBella after Leafs passed the test against KIJHL heavyweight. “Their rink is so tough to play in, so any time you can walk away with two points is a good feeling.”Of course, in sport there’s a tendency to read your own press clippings and forget about what was done to achieve the past month’s success. Which is not lost with the coaching staff.“We will be taking a business-like approach into every game,” DiBella said. “Every game starts at 0-0 and its up to the coaching staff to prepare and the players to execute. We will have them ready to work hard for 60 minutes every night.”last_img read more

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Kamal Nath unnerves BJP leaders through probes

first_imgBHOPAL: There is no end to the cold war between the Congress and the BJP. Kailash Vijayvargiya, general secretary of BJP and a powerful leader of Madhya Pradesh said that his party would soon initiate mission Madhya Pradesh but the mission will be launched only after the party wins the confidence vote in Karnataka Vidhan Sabha and normalcy is restored there.After Karnataka his party will launch another mission targeting Congress government in Madhya Pradesh. Talking to newsmen in Jaipur he had said, “It is not our wish to make a government fall. But the Congress MLAs have uncertainty in themselves.” Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’He had said that the Congress MLAs had no confidence in their leadership and were marred by division. Therefore, they felt that the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is far better. The BJP leader had further said that the Congress and its governments were falling due to their own works. But after reaching Bhopal, he changed his stance and tried to explain what he really meant when he talked about next mission- his target West Bengal. Observers feel that Vijayavargiya is feeling uncomfortable because the Kamal Nath government has decided to order an enquiry into the massive irregularities in the disbursement of old age pension which happened when he was mayor of Indore. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KA three member cabinet sub-committee has been constituted to decide what should be the terms of enquiry and other issue related to irregularities. The sub-committee is headed by Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot. Two other members of the committee are Kamleshwar Patel and Mahendra Sisodia. It may be mentioned here that former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan constituted a judicial commission with Justice NK Jain as its chief to enquire into the irregularities. But commission’s report was not placed on the table of the Vidhan Sabha and no follow up action was taken. The commission found several irregularities in the payment of pension. The Nath government has also decided to order a fresh enquiry in VYAPAM scam. Among others, this enquiry will affect Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The stare government has also decided to order enquiry in the scandal relating to what is known as e-tendering and the probe will mainly affect former BJP minister Narottam Mishra. Commenting on government’s decision to hold enquiry against him, Mishra said “I will quit politics if found guilty in e-tendering scam”.last_img read more

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