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08 March 2018, 22:42 CET On 8 March, the European Commission unveiled an Action Plan on how to harness the opportunities presented by technology-enabled innovation in financial services... Financial Technology (FinTech) Action Plan
08 March 2018, 15:20 CET The European Commission presented on 8 March an Action Plan on sustainable finance and financial technology. EU Action Plan on financing sustainable growth
07 March 2018, 23:49 CET The European Commission published on 7 March its annual analysis of the economic and social situation in the EU Member States, including progress in implementin... European Semester 2018: Winter Package
05 March 2018, 22:38 CET The European Commission proposed on 5 March actions to facilitate implementation of 'REACH', the key EU law on chemicals, which has made significant contributio... Ten years of REACH - Commission review
01 March 2018, 18:11 CET As a follow-up to a September 2017 Communication on tackling illegal content online, the European Commission recommended on 1 March a set of operational measure... Measures to tackle illegal content online
28 February 2018, 13:49 CET The European Commission published on 28 February the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom. Publication of draft Withdrawal Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom
22 February 2018, 12:31 CET On 23 February 2018, the European Commission is hosting the International High Level Conference on the Sahel in Brussels, with the African Union, the United Nat... EU partnership with G5 Sahel countries
08 February 2018, 13:58 CET The European Commission approved on 7 February under EU State aid rules electricity capacity mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland. T... EU approval of six electricity capacity mechanisms to ensure security of supply
06 February 2018, 17:52 CET The European Commission adopted on 6 February a strategy for 'A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans'. Western Balkans: a credible enlargement perspective
05 February 2018, 22:21 CET The European Union has actively participated in international cooperation to promote the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. Discussion on Female Genital ... Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)
01 February 2018, 22:19 CET Revised European legislation proposed by the European Commission will improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better informati... Safer drinking water for Europeans
31 January 2018, 15:47 CET The European Commission put forward on 31 January a proposal to boost cooperation amongst EU Member States for assessing health technology. Health Technology Assessment - background guide
25 January 2018, 18:22 CET In its January 2018 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply w... January 2018 infringements package: key decisions
24 January 2018, 22:39 CET The European Parliament and the Council agreed 5 December 2017 on a proposal to modernise the EU's trade defence instruments (TDIs). Together with the new anti-... Modernising EU trade defence instruments
24 January 2018, 18:21 CET The data protection reform package which entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018 includes the General Data Protection Regulation ("... General Data Protection Regulation - background guide
18 January 2018, 18:11 CET Bulgaria will hold the EU Council Presidency from January to June 2018. Its Presidency is part of the Trio Presidency composed of Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria.... Priority dossiers under the Bulgarian EU Council Presidency
18 January 2018, 17:48 CET The European Commission has welcomed the headway made in tackling non-performing loans (NPLs) in the EU as part of ongoing work at the national and EU level to ... Progress in the Reduction of Non-Performing Loans in Europe
18 January 2018, 15:58 CET The European Commission proposed on 18 January new rules to give EU Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax... VAT for small businesses and setting VAT rates - background guide
18 January 2018, 00:06 CET Two months after the Gothenburg Summit on 17 November 2017, the European Commission adopted on 17 January new initiatives to improve key and digital competences... Education and training initiatives
17 January 2018, 23:12 CET The 2017 State Aid Scoreboard, published on 16 January by the European Commission, showed that over 97% of new implemented aid measures fell under the new Gener... 2017 State Aid Scoreboard