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10 August 2017, 23:06 CET Launched nearly four decades ago, in 1979, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) is primarily an IT tool designed to swiftly exchange information bet... Rapid Alert System for Food & Feed (RASFF)
20 July 2017, 23:46 CET A new Diversity and Inclusion Charter and fresh action to reach at least 40 per cent women in management by 2019 are two key features of the Commission's new hu... EU Commission's new Diversity and Inclusion Charter
13 July 2017, 14:12 CET In addition to key decisions set out in Part 1, the European Commission decided on 13 July 2017 to send letters of formal notice for the following types of EU l... July 2017 infringements package - Part 2: other letters of formal notice
13 July 2017, 14:09 CET In its July 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with... July 2017 infringements package: key decisions - Part 1
13 July 2017, 14:05 CET The 2017 Western Balkans Summit in Trieste, Italy on 12 July 2017 discussed concrete avenues to strengthen regional cooperation and thus further advance the EU ... Western Balkans: Regional Economic Area
12 July 2017, 15:34 CET The United Kingdom triggered Article 50 on 29 March 2017. What has happened since then on the EU side? State of play of Article 50 talks
07 July 2017, 00:25 CET EU Member States representatives voted on 4 July in favour of the European Commission's proposal on scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the ... Endocrine disruptors
06 July 2017, 22:31 CET Today's Annual Report on monitoring the application of EU law sets out how the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2016. The online Single Market Scoreb... Member States compliance with EU law - 2016 report
04 July 2017, 16:54 CET EESSI is an IT system that helps social security institutions across to EU exchange information more rapidly and securely, as required by the EU rules on social... Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)
03 July 2017, 16:55 CET The motto of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is 'Unity through balance'. "We believe that Europe has plenty of common ground to com... Priorities of the Estonian presidency of the European Council
29 June 2017, 18:06 CET The European Commission launched on 29 June a new pan-European personal pensions label to help consumers save for retirement. Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP)
27 June 2017, 16:33 CET The European Commission fined Google EUR 2.42 billion on 27 June 2017 for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google, it said, had abused its market dominance as a se... Antitrust: Google's record EUR 2.4 bn fine
26 June 2017, 13:56 CET The European Commission approved on 25 June, under EU rules, Italian measures to facilitate the liquidation of Banca Popolare di Vicenza (BPVI) and Veneto Banca... How EU rules apply to banks with a capital shortfall
21 June 2017, 00:03 CET On the occasion of the United Nations' World Refugee Day, the European Commission is today releasing the 'EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nationals'. EU Skills Profile Tool for non-EU Nationals
14 June 2017, 22:55 CET In its June 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with... June 2017 infringements package: key decisions
13 June 2017, 23:39 CET The European Commission proposed on 13 June 2017 more robust supervision of central counterparties (CCPs), targeted reforms to further improve the financial sta... Proposal to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
08 June 2017, 22:49 CET in the Justice council of 8 June, 20 EU Member States reached a political agreement on the establishment of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office under en... European Public Prosecutor's Office
07 June 2017, 23:12 CET The European Union and its Member States signed on 7 June 2017 a strategic blueprint, outlining the future of European development policy. This "New European Co... New European Consensus on Development
07 June 2017, 22:52 CET What are legal highs, why are they a threat, and what should be done to tackle them - questions & answers Legal highs factsheet
07 June 2017, 18:23 CET The European Commission launched on 7 June a European Defence Fund to help EU Member States spend taxpayer money more efficiently, reduce duplications in spendi... European Defence Fund