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01 February 2020, 22:20 CET New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, faci... New EU visa rules
29 January 2020, 23:57 CET The Commission endorsed on 29 January the joint toolbox of mitigating measures agreed by EU Member States to address security risks related to the rollout of 5G... Secure 5G networks: EU toolbox - background guide
28 January 2020, 16:58 CET The European Commission published on 28 January the Erasmus+ Annual Report 2018, covering the fifth year of Erasmus+, the European Union's flagship programme to... Erasmus+ Annual Report 2018 - background guide
24 January 2020, 21:40 CET The European Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee agreed on 23 January to recommend that the EP plenary should approve the UK withdrawal terms. UK withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020
14 January 2020, 18:37 CET The European Green Deal's Investment Plan - the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan - presented on 14 January will mobilise public investment and help to unlock ... European Green Deal Investment Plan + Just Transition Mechanism
19 December 2019, 13:30 CET The European Parliament and the EU Council reached agreement on 18 December on the creation of the world's first-ever 'green list' - a classification system for... EU-wide classification system for sustainable investments (taxonomy)
17 December 2019, 23:02 CET As of 21 December 2020, electronic communications service providers will have to provide users of their services a summary of the contract based on the standard... Contract summary template
17 December 2019, 18:12 CET The von der Leyen Commission launched a new European Semester cycle on 17 December, the first of its mandate. It presented an ambitious, rebooted growth strateg... European Semester Autumn Package
11 December 2019, 17:29 CET The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal - a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challen... The European Green Deal
10 December 2019, 00:36 CET The European Commission updated on 2 June the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards and are therefore subject... New EU Air Safety List
05 December 2019, 23:31 CET This year's UN Climate Conference brings together governments, businesses, local authorities and civil society in Madrid to express support for the Paris Agreem... COP25 climate change conference
27 November 2019, 18:03 CET In its November 2019 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply ... November 2019 infringements package: key decisions
07 November 2019, 22:22 CET Around 20,000 18-year-olds are receiving a travel pass under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, which attracted some 75,000 applications from across Eur... 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