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24 May 2017, 15:22 CET The EU data protection reform package entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018. It includes the General Data Protection Regulation (... Data protection reform package
18 May 2017, 14:09 CET The European Neighbourhood Policy was reviewed in 2015 to respond to the new challenges of an evolving neighbourhood. The May 2017 report shows results followin... Report on the Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy Review
17 May 2017, 22:32 CET The European Commission widened the scope of the General Block Exemption Regulation on 17 May 2017. The new rules exempt, for the first time, support measures f... Widening scope of General Block Exemption Regulation
17 May 2017, 13:36 CET In its May 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with ... May 2017 infringements package: key decisions
17 May 2017, 00:44 CET The European Commission has moved to end the export of old raw ivory as of 1 July, with the adoption of new guidance on the EU rules governing ivory trade. New measures to fight poaching and end trade in raw ivory
11 May 2017, 14:13 CET The EU Commission has proposed all initiatives set out in the Digital Single Market strategy was adopted in May 2015. The of the mid-term review on 10 May 2017 ... Digital Single Market Mid-Term Review - Q&A
10 May 2017, 22:58 CET Six years on from the 2011 Revolution, Tunisian people have paved the way for a modern democracy based on freedoms, socio-economic development and social justic... EU relations with Tunisia
04 May 2017, 00:02 CET Responding to a European Parliament resolution calling on the Commission to adopt a delegated act to suspend the visa waiver for Canadian and American nationals... Commission response on Visa Reciprocity
03 May 2017, 14:36 CET Q&A on the European Commission's draft negotiating directives for Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom, adopted on 3 May 2017. Commission draft negotiating directives for Article 50 negotiations with the UK - Q&A
03 May 2017, 13:22 CET The European Commission has set out a Single Market Compliance package, aiming to make it easier for people and companies to manage their paperwork online in th... Compliance and practical functioning of the EU Single Market - Q&A
27 April 2017, 22:51 CET The European Commission adopted on 27 April 2017 a new Action Plan to improve the protection of nature and biodiversity in the EU, for the benefit of its citize... Action Plan for nature, people and the economy
27 April 2017, 22:32 CET In its April 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply wit... April 2017 infringements package: key decisions
20 April 2017, 17:44 CET The European Commission launched on 19 April a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy
12 April 2017, 23:23 CET New figures confirm the EU and its Member States have consolidated their place as the world's leading aid donor in 2016. This data is based on results reported ... 2016 Official EU Development Assistance
10 April 2017, 17:11 CET The European Commission published on 10 April the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of j... 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard
08 April 2017, 23:05 CET While it becomes more and more common to book hotels and flights online, consumers are encountering a growing number of problems with online travel services. Th... Screening of comparison websites in the travel sector
05 April 2017, 18:52 CET Ranging from simple contact lenses and sticking plasters to sophisticated pacemakers and hip replacements, medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devic... New EU rules to ensure safety of medical devices
04 April 2017, 16:31 CET EU response to the Syrian crisis The war in Syria, one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II, continues to have devastating an... The EU and the crisis in Syria
30 March 2017, 17:34 CET Sixty years ago the leaders of the six founding member states gathered in Rome to put their signatures under the agreements that would create a European common ... 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
30 March 2017, 13:41 CET Main tax rates, employment laws, costs and incentives in each of the three biggest economies, the UK, France and Germany - designed for businesses in the UK con... Starting a Business in Europe