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26 August 2006, 12:55 CET Tourism relates to a wide range of areas, to name only a few: employment, regional development, education, environment, consumer protection, health, safety, new... EU Tourism sector
26 August 2006, 12:02 CET Open frontiers and affordable transport have given Europeans unprecedented levels of personal mobility. Goods are shipped rapidly and efficiently from factory t... Transport and the EU
26 August 2006, 11:47 CET On 11 June 1998, the Foreign Ministers of the 15 European Union Member States adopted an EU Code of Conduct on arms exports. The Code is a politically binding a... European Code of Conduct on Arms Exports
26 August 2006, 10:34 CET The EU's generalised scheme of tariff preferences (GSP) offers lower tariffs or completely duty-free access for imports from 178 developing countries and territ... Generalised System of Preferences
26 August 2006, 10:23 CET Nearly half the money spent to help poor countries comes from the European Union and its member states, making it the world’s biggest aid donor. But developme... Development and the EU
26 August 2006, 11:14 CET The European Union and the United States have the largest bilateral trade and investment relationship and enjoy the most integrated economic relationship in the... The EU and the United States of America
26 August 2006, 11:11 CET On 25 March 2013, the EU and Japan officially launched the negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement. The negotiations with Japan will address a number of EU conc... Japan and the EU
26 August 2006, 10:07 CET China and the EU, two of the biggest markets in the world, have everything to gain by deepening their commercial ties. Since 1978, EU-China trade has increased ... China and the EU
26 August 2006, 09:57 CET Economic relations between the EU and ASEAN and ASEM, take the form of bilateral trade ties, region-to-region partnerships, and multilateral co-operation. Asia and the EU
25 August 2006, 22:06 CET The European Union has adopted a new approach to trading relations with Africa responding to the need for change through the negotiation of Economic Partnership... Africa and the EU
25 August 2006, 19:41 CET The European Union is the world’s biggest trader, accounting for 20 per cent of global imports and exports. Free trade among its members underpinned the succe... External Trade in the European Union
25 August 2006, 20:01 CET Companies throughout the European Union are showing growing awareness of the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in business. Corporate Social Responsibility in the EU
25 August 2006, 17:31 CET The proportion of older people in the EU is increasing much faster than the population of younger wage-earning taxpayers, making pensions reform in the EU essen... Pensions in the European Union
25 August 2006, 16:00 CET The EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive applies to the processing of personal data in connection with the provision of public electronic communic... Fighting Spam in the EU
25 August 2006, 15:22 CET Although the European Union is one of the richest parts of the world, there remain striking internal disparities of income and opportunity between its regions. ... Regional Policy in the European Union
25 August 2006, 12:28 CET European Union action in the pharmaceutical products sector is basically composed of two types of measures relating to industrial policy and the smooth operatio... Pharmaceuticals in the EU
25 August 2006, 12:08 CET .eu was put in the root zone of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS) in March 2005 which means that, technically speaking; it has been in existence since then.... .eu Internet Domain Name
25 August 2006, 11:56 CET Concerns about personal data collection on the Internet are increasing. Developments in the European Union fo create of a frontier free Internal Market and the ... Data protection in the EU
25 August 2006, 12:49 CET The 2001 EU directive extended copyright protection to the Internet and other new media. EU Copyright Directive
25 August 2006, 11:11 CET The audiovisual sector provides one million jobs in the European Union. It involves big commercial interests and issues of cultural diversity, public service an... Media policies in the EU