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07 November 2019, 22:22 CET The European Commission launched on 7 November a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn ab... DiscoverEU - background guide
31 October 2019, 21:19 CET The European Commission continues action to fight illegal fishing worldwide by notifying the Republic of Ecuador that it needs to step up its actions (yellow ca... Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and issues for Ecuador
29 October 2019, 18:34 CET Under EU Directive 2016/1148 on Security of Network and Information Systems (the "NIS Directive"), identified operators of essential services will have to take ... Report assessing consistency of approaches in the identification of operators of essential services
22 October 2019, 23:44 CET The European Commission adopted on 22 October its latest Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) Reports on steps taken by Romania and Bulgaria to meet the... Cooperation and Verification Mechanism Reports for Bulgaria and Romania
17 October 2019, 16:15 CET The European Commission recommended on 17 October that the European Council (Article 50) endorse the agreement reached at negotiator level on the Withdrawal Agr... Brexit: What has the EU agreed with the UK today?
16 October 2019, 21:10 CET The European Labour Authority started its activities on 16 October with an inaugural ceremony and the first meeting of its Management Board. European Labour Authority
10 October 2019, 16:13 CET In its October 2019 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply w... October 2019 infringements package: key decisions
01 October 2019, 16:47 CET In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the European Commission on 1 October adopted ... New ecodesign measures
26 September 2019, 23:12 CET Today in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the European Union and the United Nations are hosting a high level event on the EU-UN S... EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls
17 September 2019, 18:21 CET EFSA is carrying out a public consultation on its pilot assessments of the risks posed to humans by residues of multiple pesticides in food. Cumulative risk of pesticides - EU food agency consultation - Q&A
13 September 2019, 22:54 CET New EU rules apply as of 14 September 2019 that will make it easier and safer for consumers to pay for goods and services online and to manage their personal fi... Safer, easier electronic payments and online banking
09 September 2019, 23:43 CET The European Commission is organising, in cooperation with the World Health Organisation (WHO), a Global Vaccination Summit on 12 September 2019, in Brussels. Global Vaccination Summit
05 September 2019, 23:34 CET The VAT GAP is the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount actually collected. VAT gap - frequently asked questions
25 July 2019, 18:32 CET In its July 2019 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with... July 2019 infringements package: key decisions
23 July 2019, 15:21 CET The Commission announced on 23 July emergency measures to save the ailing eastern Baltic cod stock from impending collapse. Emergency measures will ban, with im... Eastern Baltic cod emergency measures
23 July 2019, 13:47 CET The European Commission adopted on 23 July a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, whic... Communication on forests
09 July 2019, 17:15 CET During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit, Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn signed with his Ukrainian government counterparts 4 programmes, worth EUR 109 million ... EU-Ukraine support
30 June 2019, 22:29 CET The European Union and Mercosur member countries Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay concluded on 28 June long-standing negotiations on a landmark trade agr... Key elements of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement
27 June 2019, 14:32 CET The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, decided on 27 June to lift the yellow card acknowledging the progress made by Taiwan and the major upgrade of its ... Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in general and in Taiwan
26 June 2019, 23:05 CET The European Cybersecurity Act, agreed by EU negotiators in December 2018, entered into force on 27 June 2019. The new rules equip Europe with a framework of cy... EU Cybersecurity