Archive: October 2009

Oct. 04

Irish approve Lisbon Treaty

“Ireland’s strong support for the EU treaty in its second referendum has sparked widespread relief in Brussels as well as a flurry of activity as European politicians consider the next moves for complete ratification of the treaty.”

Oct. 04

Solana comments on Irish vote

Oct. 07

EU asks Solana to stay on with treaty under cloud

“Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt asked the EU’s top diplomat (Javier Solana) Wednesday to remain in his job until the end of the month, amid doubts over when the bloc’s reform treaty will enter force.”

Oct. 07

Launch of the ESDP Webzine

Oct. 07

Brussels welcomes US move toward global governance of internet

Oct. 11

Pressure on Czechs after Poland signs EU treaty

“Polish President Lech Kaczynski signed the European Union’s reform treaty into law on Saturday, leaving the Czech Republic as the only country still to ratify the document.”

Oct. 11

Solana congratulates Obama on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct. 11

Mitchell meets with Israeli PM in J’lem

Oct. 13

Report suggests Solana’s term will be extended beyond October — What Holly Thinks

For those of us who have been following the theory that the 70th Week of Daniel began Jan. 1, 2007, things keep getting more interesting.

Oct. 13

‘EU makes its mark on the world stage’ — Guardian article written by Javier Solana

Oct. 14

Solana criticizes Czech president

Oct. 15

Theologians dialogue to advance unity in divided world

Oct. 15

ELCA bishops urge Obama to stay committed to Mideast peace efforts

Oct. 15

AoC president congratulates Obama on Nobel win

Oct. 15

New AoC video features Barack Obama, Ban Ki-moon and Desmond Tutu

Oct. 19

Global Government and the Copenhagen Conference — What Holly Thinks

World leaders will gather in Copenhagen in December to sign a UN pact to fight climate change. But that’s not their real agenda, according to Christopher Monckton, former science adviser to Margaret Thatcher.

Oct. 19

Gordon Brown warns of climate catastrophe

Oct. 23

EU foreign minister to have ‘sweeping powers’

“The EU’s new foreign minister will have sweeping powers to conduct foreign policy, propose his own budget and name his own staff independently of other EU institutions, according to the latest EU presidency blueprint.”

Oct. 24

Exclusive interview with Javier Solana

“For exactly 10 years Javier Solana has represented the ‘international face’ of Europe; 10 years in which he has closely followed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with all its turns and crises; a decade in which, to a great extent he was the answer to the famous question of Henry Kissinger: ‘Who should I call when I want to talk to Europe?’”

Oct. 25

Solana’s speech to the Institute for Security Studies

Oct. 25

Solana: Peace is only solution in Middle East

Oct. 25

EU diplomatic service moves forward — before Lisbon Treaty ratified

Oct. 25

Miliband tipped for EU foreign minister’s post

Oct. 25

Solana to sit on EU-US energy council

Oct. 26

TBN and the UN — What Holly Thinks

The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) has teamed up with the United Nations — through the Smile of a Child organization started by TBN’s cofounder Jan Crouch. Its partnership with the UN should be a wake-up call to Christians that the great apostasy is gaining ground.

Oct. 26

Mitchell to push ahead despite Israeli concerns over PA elections

Oct. 27

The Immovable Rock — What Holly Thinks

An unnamed U.S. diplomat’s choice of words fascinated me.

Oct. 27

Clinton due in Israel during regional swing to push talks

Oct. 28

Czech court delays verdict on Lisbon Treaty challenge till Nov 3

Oct. 28

Prewrath conference next week: Becoming Battle Ready for the Last Days

Oct. 29

Open Europe report on Lisbon Treaty reveals ‘radical’ new powers for EU

“EU ministers and the European Commission are currently negotiating a raft of controversial proposals, which are expected to radically increase the EU’s role in policing, criminal and security matters.”

Oct. 29

EU leaders head for difficult summit on climate and institutions

Oct. 30

EU treaty closer to ratification after Czech deal agreed

Oct. 30

Miliband named top contender for foreign minister post

Oct. 30

EU leaders aim to put treaty in place by 1 December

“The EU’s new set of institutional rules may come into force in just over a month, ending a marathon stretch of treaty-making that took eight years, included four referendums and resulted in an ungainly text littered with footnotes, protocols and opt-outs.”

Oct. 31

Clinton urges new Mid-East talks