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07 December 2016, 11:45 CET The EU is bringing Wi-Fi to you, in parks, squares, libraries, public buildings. WIFI4EU - Free Wi-Fi for Europeans
06 December 2016, 23:35 CET The first European Vocational Skills Week, organised by the European Commission, aims to inspire people to discover, use and improve their talents and abilities... European Vocational Skills Week
01 December 2016, 14:48 CET Drones are seen as representing an important opportunity for Europe's aeronautical manufacturing industry, especially for SMEs, and for the many aviation and no... EU drone policy
01 December 2016, 14:40 CET The EU-US data protection "Umbrella Agreement", given the green light by the European Parliament on 1 December, puts in place a comprehensive high-level data pr... EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement" - questions & answers
29 November 2016, 22:49 CET The European Commission proposed on 28 November new rules to ensure that systemic market infrastructures in the financial system, known as Central Counterpartie... Central Counterparties Recovery and Resolution Proposal
28 November 2016, 18:13 CET Around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU – around 20 per cent of all food produced, with associated costs estimated at EUR 143 billion. ... Food waste in the EU - factsheet
24 November 2016, 20:33 CET The European Commission has published the second report on the operation of the so-called Milk Package, a series of measures launched in 2012 to strengthen the ... Operation of the Milk Package - 2nd report
24 November 2016, 00:13 CET The European Commission presented a set of European rules on business insolvency on 22 November. Insolvency, Restructuring and Second Chance: proposal for a directive
17 November 2016, 18:32 CET Factsheet on the links between the European Union's initiatives on development cooperation and climate action EU development cooperation links with climate action
17 November 2016, 15:30 CET In its November 2016 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply ... November 2016 infringements package: key decisions
16 November 2016, 19:10 CET The European Commission sets out the EU's economic and social priorities for the year ahead, confirms the need to move towards a more positive fiscal stance for... 2017 European Semester: Autumn Package
09 November 2016, 23:24 CET The 2016 edition of the European Commission's Education and Training Monitor shows progress towards important EU targets, but also highlights that Member States... 2016 Education and Training Monitor
04 November 2016, 17:40 CET Trade in goods and services makes a significant contribution to increasing sustainable growth and creating jobs. More than 30 million jobs already depend on exp... EU trade agreements
27 October 2016, 23:03 CET Since the EU started its microfinance initiatives, more than 100 agreements have been signed with microfinance providers, to support over 100,000 micro-entrepre... EU Microfinance Support
27 October 2016, 17:49 CET The European Commission has published the 2016 edition of the "EU Transport Scoreboard", a benchmark which compares how Member States perform in 30 categories c... EU Transport Scoreboard 2016
27 October 2016, 00:39 CET The European Commission made a proposal for a new space policy on 26 October,with the aim of fostering new services and promoting Europe's leadership in space. Proposal for a new EU space policy
26 October 2016, 22:48 CET MEPs voted on 26 October on a resolution calling for limits on trans fats. These industrial artificially produced fats can be found in anything from fast food t... Trans fats
20 October 2016, 15:42 CET Following the Five Presidents' Report on completing Europe's Economic and Monetary Union, the Commission decided last October to set up a European Fiscal Board ... European Fiscal Board
20 October 2016, 00:32 CET The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) is far from the only deal the EU is working on. Various deals are being negotiated all over the globe. Read on... EU trade agreements in the pipeline
19 October 2016, 22:53 CET The Commission presented Wednesday a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) with the aim of developing novel s... Mediterranean research partnership to increase food and water sustainability