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14 July 2016, 12:01 CET The European Commission adopted a Communication on 13 July regarding the visa reciprocity situation with Canada and the United States, evaluating the progress a... EU visa reciprocity mechanism
13 July 2016, 17:05 CET As two of the three biggest economies and leading traders in the world, the EU and China have a strong interest in a deep and comprehensive partnership. EU-China relations
07 July 2016, 16:45 CET The European Parliament adopted on 6 July the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems. Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems
06 July 2016, 00:13 CET The European Commission and EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini presented measures on 5 July to enhance the European Union's effectiveness in supporting... EU measures to support security and development in partner countries
01 July 2016, 00:13 CET After a protracted negotiation and design phase, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted by the European Parliament on 04/14/2016 and enter... EU Data Protection Regulation: Where do businesses need to take action now?
25 June 2016, 20:18 CET On 23 June, Britain voted to leave the European Union. What happens next, and what is Article 50? UK Referendum on Membership of the European Union: Article 50 factsheet
23 June 2016, 22:52 CET The EU adopted on 22 June a Communication entitled 'Elements for a new EU strategy on China', which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for th... Elements for a new EU strategy on China
23 June 2016, 12:35 CET Here is a selection of comments from business people on the most important referendum the United Kingdom, and maybe the European Union, has seen. Why would you drive off a cliff unless you had to? - UK business comments
16 June 2016, 22:34 CET One year after the launch of the Investment plan for Europe and the Energy Union, a number of sustainable, low-carbon projects around Europe are beginning to br... Investment Plan for Europe and Energy
16 June 2016, 16:56 CET In its June 2016 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with... June 2016 infringements' package: key decisions
15 June 2016, 12:26 CET The European Commission adopted on 10 June a Skills Agenda for Europe. Skills Agenda for Europe
09 June 2016, 18:12 CET The Regulation on Interchange Fees for Card-based payment transactions entered into force in June 2015. It is aimed at addressing the widely varying and excessi... Interchange Fees Regulation
09 June 2016, 12:10 CET A new strategy to put culture at the heart of EU foreign policy adopted on 8 June is in line with the European Commission's priority to make the EU a stronger g... Culture at heart of EU international relations
02 June 2016, 22:06 CET The Commission is launching a consultation on the main barriers to the cross-border distribution of investment funds (UCITS and AIF) in order to increase the pr... Public consultation on cross-borders distribution of investment funds
02 June 2016, 01:12 CET The Commission has called for a 'limited extension' of the current authorisation of glyphosate, an active substance used for the production of pesticides, until... Glyphosate factsheet
26 May 2016, 17:14 CET In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obl... May infringements' package: key decisions
19 May 2016, 18:52 CET From 20 May new European legislation is in place to make smoking and cigarettes less attractive, especially among young people. Smoking in the EU - revised tobacco directive in force
17 May 2016, 11:49 CET The EU MEDIA programme supports the development of films in Europe and their international distribution. Since launch in 1991, the MEDIA programme has invested ... MEDIA programme overview: Questions & Answers
06 May 2016, 11:46 CET The fight for fair taxation in the EU was high on the European Parliament's agenda long before LuxLeaks and the Panama papers. Since the start of the economic a... Overview: the European Parliament's work on taxation
06 May 2016, 11:42 CET Glycerol-based process contaminants found in palm oil, but also in other vegetable oils, margarines and some processed foods, raise potential health concerns fo... Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods: EFSA report
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