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05 December 2007, 17:41 CET The European Commission wants to tackle obstacles to cross frontier trade in defence related products within the EU, thereby facilitating cross-border procureme... Cutting red tape in EU defence industry - guide
30 November 2007, 22:39 CET The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament on 30 November 2007 agreed on the proposal to modernise the Single Market legislation for air tran... Single Market air transport legislation
30 November 2007, 22:27 CET AIDS has already claimed the lives of more than 25 million people throughout the world, while an estimated 33.2 million live with HIV – alarming numbers highl... HIV / AIDS in Europe - guide
29 November 2007, 16:52 CET The Portuguese EU Presidency and the European Commission organised a major conference on 29 and 30 November 2007 in Lisbon to discuss the concrete outcomes of E... European social dialogue: benefits for workers and companies
29 November 2007, 16:39 CET Despite technological progress and enhanced competition, more than one in three Europeans are still excluded from fully benefiting from the digital society. Ben... European initiative on an all-inclusive digital society - guide
29 November 2007, 01:17 CET A high level group on digital libraries met European Commission officials in Brussels on 27 November 2007 to discuss progress towards launching the European dig... European Digital Library - guide
29 November 2007, 00:58 CET The European Commission on 28 November 2007 tabled its annual proposal on fishing possibilities and attendant measures for 2008. This proposal takes account of ... European Commission 2008 fishing possibilities - guide
29 November 2007, 01:53 CET The European Commission adopted on 28 November 2008 a proposal for a European Union Directive aiming at modernising and simplifying the complex VAT rules for fi... Modernising VAT rules applied on financial and insurance services - guide
27 November 2007, 16:34 CET The EU is moving closer to achieving its Kyoto Protocol targets for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases but additional initiatives need to be adopted and imp... Climate change and the EU's response
26 November 2007, 18:41 CET The robust recovery of EU labour markets in 2006 brought an increase in employment of 4 million – the strongest since 2000, according to the 2007 'Employment ... Employment in Europe 2007
26 November 2007, 14:37 CET EU27 trade with China grew by 150% between 2000 and 2006. EU Trade with India up by 80%. EU Trade with India and China
26 November 2007, 13:28 CET EU-India trade has grown impressively over the years, from €4.4 billion in 1980 to over €46 billion in 2006. Trade with the EU represents almost 20% of Indi... India EU trade
22 November 2007, 19:18 CET On 22 November, the European Commission presented the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan). Low carbon technologies will play a vital role in re... European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) - guide
22 November 2007, 14:26 CET The European Commission on 22 November 2007 set out a series of initiatives where action will be taken to strengthen the enforcement and implementation of produ... EC Stocktaking on Consumer Product Safety controls - guide
21 November 2007, 18:46 CET The European Commission has tabled its proposals for funding TEN-T projects for the period 2007-2013. In selecting the projects, the Commission has given priori... Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T): new EC funding proposals
20 November 2007, 16:53 CET The European Commission on 20 November 2007 set out a package of initiatives to modernise the European single market and to bring more benefits to Europeans, bu... A Single Market for 21st Century Europe - guide
20 November 2007, 11:42 CET The European Commission on 20 November 2007 unveiled its blueprint for streamlining and further modernising the European Union's Common Agricultural Policy. The... EU Health Check to streamline Common Agricultural Policy
19 November 2007, 17:10 CET The European Union on 19 November 2007 adopted a WTO initiative to improve access to medicines for developing countries. WTO deal on generic medicines - guide
16 November 2007, 14:54 CET The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament on 15 November 2007 adopted a Commission proposal for a Directive reviewing EU rules on remedies i... EU directive to improve remedies in the area of public procurement - guide
16 November 2007, 13:38 CET Ten ways in which Europeans have benefited from the Single Market EU Single Market - benefits