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13 June 2007, 15:15 CET The European Commission on 13 June 2007 adopted a Communication paving the way for greater efficiency and coherence in delivering humanitarian aid. The Commissi... EU Humanitarian Aid: Frequently asked questions
13 June 2007, 14:04 CET As the number of countries running excessive budgetary deficits diminishes, the European Commission believes it is of the utmost importance that national govern... Stabilisation and Association Agreements : frequently asked questions
12 June 2007, 22:56 CET EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson met Chinese Commerce Minister Bo Xilai in Brussels on 12 June 2007 for the annual EU-China Joint Trade Ministerial Meeting... China - EU trade - background note
07 June 2007, 17:54 CET Consumers across the EU will benefit from tougher holiday protection when they buy and resell timeshare holidays, timeshare-like holidays on cruise boats, canal... Timeshare and long-term holiday products in the EU: Questions and Answers
05 June 2007, 16:39 CET On 5 June 2007, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a cooperation agreement establishing the new risk-sharing finance facility... Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF) – Questions and answers
04 June 2007, 23:55 CET The European Union participates at the G8 Summit and is represented by the President of the European Commission and the leader of the country that holds the Pre... The G8 Summit - FAQ
04 June 2007, 20:44 CET Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related health problem in Europe, affecting millions of workers. Across the EU27, 25 per cent of worke... The EU and musculoskeletal disorders
01 June 2007, 12:18 CET The new European chemicals legislation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restrictions of Chemicals) entered into force on 1 June 2007, and wit... European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the REACH Regulation - Questions and Answers
31 May 2007, 12:52 CET Statistics just published by the European Commission show a significant increase in the amount of counterfeit and pirated articles seized at the EU's external b... 2006 customs seizures of counterfeit goods – Frequently Asked Questions
30 May 2007, 18:12 CET The European Commission on 30 May 2007 adopted a Communication proposing actions for closer cooperation between Member States in the field of organ donation and... Organ donation and transplantation in the EU: questions & answers
24 May 2007, 13:21 CET The Health and Consumer Protection Directorate-General of the European Commission manages the Better Training for Safer Food initiative. This report describes... Better Training for Safer Food annual report
23 May 2007, 00:47 CET The European Commission has adopted the Communication "Towards a general policy on the fight against cyber crime". Specific actions to improve coordination and ... Defining the European Commission's global policy on the fight against cyber crime
22 May 2007, 12:10 CET The majority of European citizens are in favour of smoke-free policies, according to the results of a new Eurobarometer on Tobacco presented by the European Com... Tobacco control in the EU: questions & answers
16 May 2007, 13:39 CET Proposed on 15 May 2007 by the European Commission, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) seeks to overcome research bottlenecks in the drug development pro... Faster access to better medicines: the Innovative Medicines Initiative
16 May 2007, 13:43 CET The European Commission on 16 May 2007 presented a proposal for an EU Directive to tackle the pull factor for illegal immigrants created by employers providing ... Sanctions against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals
10 May 2007, 17:09 CET On 10 May 2007, the European Commission adopted a Communication entitled "A European agenda for culture in a globalizing world". Whilst the Communication is not... Culture & the European Union - Frequently asked questions
10 May 2007, 16:26 CET The new "Europe for Citizens" programme, in force since January 2007, gives EU citizens the opportunity to interact in initiatives and projects with a European ... "Europe for Citizens" – Frequently asked questions
07 May 2007, 22:37 CET INTI is a European Union funding programme for preparatory actions promoting the integration in the EU member states of people who are not citizens of the EU. I... INTI - Integration of third country nationals
02 May 2007, 22:41 CET The use of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) can help to design information and communication systems and services in a way that minimises the collection an... Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)
02 May 2007, 22:36 CET Taxpayers' money is used by the European Union to fund activities that all Member States and parliaments have agreed upon in the Treaties. A small amount – ar... European Union Budget at a glance