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29 November 2017, 17:48 CET The European Commission released on 29 November 2017 a Communication on 'The Future of Food and Farming', outlining the ways to ensure that the oldest EU common... The Future of Food and Farming - Commission Communication
27 November 2017, 23:24 CET The European Commission adopted on 27 November 2017 rules designed to make electronic payments in shops and online safer. This will also allow consumers to acce... Payment Services Directive (PSD2): Regulatory Technical Standards
23 November 2017, 23:24 CET The European Commission has tabled a set of proposals to strengthen the EU's civil protection response and boost Europe's ability to better deal with natural di... rescEU: EU disaster management
23 November 2017, 19:23 CET The European Commission's concrete areas of investments for the EU's External Investment Plan will mobilise EUR 44 billion of sustainable investment for Africa ... First actions of EU's External Investment Plan
21 November 2017, 23:45 CET The EU Council endorsed on 20 November 2017 the co-legislators' agreement on the new rules on organic production and looks forward to the final steps leading t... New EU rules on organic farming
22 November 2017, 00:22 CET From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative... European Vocational Skills Week
15 November 2017, 23:12 CET The European Commission issued today its latest reports on steps taken by Bulgaria and Romania to meet their commitments on judicial reform and the fight agains... Cooperation and Verification Mechanism Reports on Bulgaria and Romania
15 November 2017, 17:49 CET The European Commission set out Tuesday its vision for creating a 'European Education Area' by 2025, as part of its various ideas for the future of Europe initi... Towards a European Education Area by 2025
14 November 2017, 13:22 CET On 13 November 2017 ministers from 23 EU Member States signed a joint notification on the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and handed it over to the Hig... Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) - Deepening Defence Cooperation among EU Member States
10 November 2017, 00:00 CET To improve the functioning of the EU internal energy market and enhance solidarity between Member States, the Commission today proposed to amend the EU Gas Dire... Commission proposal to amend the Gas Directive
08 November 2017, 15:38 CET The European Commission proposed on 8 November 2017 new targets for the EU fleet wide average CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans to help accelerate th... Driving Clean Mobility: Questions & Answers
07 November 2017, 13:04 CET The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference opened on 6 November 2017, with the aim of launching nations towards the next level of ambition needed to tackle global wa... COP23 UN climate change conference
29 October 2017, 23:39 CET The European Commission announced on 27 October how it will spend €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-202... Horizon 2020 Work Programme from 2018 to 2020
26 October 2017, 23:02 CET The European Commission presented a report on 26 October to the European Parliament and the EU Council on progress made in children's medicines since the Paedia... 10 years of the EU Paediatric Regulation
26 October 2017, 18:15 CET The European Commission issued guidance on 26 October in the form of frequently asked questions to clarify how EU investment firms subject to MiFID II should in... Obtaining brokerage and research services from non-EU brokers - guidance Q&A
24 October 2017, 23:23 CET The European Commission presented on 24 October 2017 the 2018 Commission Work Programme for completing the work on its ten political priorities before the end o... 2018 Commission Work Programme
18 October 2017, 20:31 CET The European Commission published on 18 October its first annual report on the functioning of the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield, the aim of which is to protect the pe... Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
18 October 2017, 17:31 CET The European Commission reports regularly on progress made towards creating an effective and genuine Security Union and is today presenting its 11th Progress R... Anti-terrorism package
11 October 2017, 23:13 CET The European Commission proposed plans on 11 October 2017 to accelerate with the completion of the missing parts of the Banking Union. Completing the Banking Union by 2018
10 October 2017, 17:39 CET A report on the sustainable use of pesticides Directive adopted on 10 October 2017 by the European Commission takes stock of progress made by the EU Member Stat... EU countries should use pesticides more sustainably: report