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Guides on the EU policy on living and working in the EU.
Action plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027 by EUbusiness — last modified 24 November 2020, 23:20 CET
The European Commission presented on 24 November an action plan on Integration and Inclusion for the period 2021-2027.
2019 Gender Equality report by EUbusiness — last modified 07 March 2019, 22:48 CET
On the occasion of this year's International Women's Day, the European Commission published its 2019 report on equality between women and men in the EU.
Antisemitism in Europe: Eurobarometer survey by EUbusiness — last modified 23 January 2019, 18:24 CET
Of all the antisemitic expressions, denying the Holocaust is seen also by the general public as the most problematic, albeit by a significantly lower number, namely only one in two (53%),according to the EU's latest Eurobarometer of pubic opinion, published on 22 January 2019.
Elimination of violence against women by EUbusiness — last modified 27 November 2018, 15:55 CET
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations across the globe. The European Union has put substantial actions in place to ensure violence against girls and women is ended once and for all.
Ending seasonal clock changes - EC proposal by EUbusiness — last modified 12 September 2018, 23:31 CET
In his 'State of the Union' address to the European Parliament on 12 September, EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker put forward proposals to put an end to seasonal clock changes in Europe.
Plans for a fully equipped European Border and Coast Guard by EUbusiness — last modified 12 September 2018, 23:20 CET
In his 'State of the Union' address to the European Parliament on 12 September, EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker put forward proposals on migration and border reform, including plans for a fully equipped European Border and Coast Guard.
EU action for women's rights and gender equality by EUbusiness — last modified 09 March 2018, 00:24 CET
The European Commission set out on 8 March various initiatives it is engaged in in support of women's rights and gender equality.
rescEU: EU disaster management by EUbusiness — last modified 23 November 2017, 23:28 CET
The European Commission has tabled a set of proposals to strengthen the EU's civil protection response and boost Europe's ability to better deal with natural disasters. The proposal establishes a dedicated reserve of operational capacities at Union level – rescEU – and strengthens preparedness and prevention measures. Concretely, it focuses on two key areas: creating the rescEU system to increase overall disaster response capacities available in the EU and investing more in prevention and preparedness.
EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls by EUbusiness — last modified 21 September 2017, 20:32 CET
The European Union and the United Nations have launched a new partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, backed by an initial dedicated financial envelope of EUR 500 million.
Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI) by EUbusiness — last modified 04 July 2017, 16:58 CET
EESSI is an IT system that helps social security institutions across to EU exchange information more rapidly and securely, as required by the EU rules on social security coordination. At the moment most exchanges are paper-based: these are going to be replaced by electronic exchanges in the coming years, as EU Member States progress with connecting to EESSI.
European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 by EUbusiness — last modified 09 April 2018, 16:01 CET
The European Commission presented on 2 February its Progress Report on implementation of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020.
2017 EU Citizenship Report - guide by EUbusiness — last modified 25 January 2017, 18:07 CET
The European Commission published on 24 January its third EU Citizenship Report taking stock of progress since 2014 and further presenting actions to ensure citizens can fully enjoy their rights when working, travelling, studying or participating in elections.
Modernisation of EU policy on health and safety at work by EUbusiness — last modified 13 January 2017, 00:24 CET
The European Commission took action on 10 January 2017 to promote and modernise Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU.
EU gender equality intiatives by EUbusiness — last modified 08 March 2016, 15:02 CET
On International Women's Day 2016, here are the priorities of the European Commission in terms of gender equality.
EU action to combat terrorism and illegal trafficking of firearms and explosives by EUbusiness — last modified 02 December 2015, 23:18 CET
The European Commission adopted on 2 December a package of measures to step up the fight against terrorism and the illegal trafficking of firearms and explosives.
International Day for the elimination of Violence against women by EUbusiness — last modified 25 November 2015, 00:04 CET
The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Resolution 54/134). The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence; furthermore, one of the aims of the day is to highlight that the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden.
Proposals to strengthen control of firearms across the EU by EUbusiness — last modified 19 November 2015, 00:06 CET
The European Commission adopted on 18 November a package of measures to make it more difficult to acquire firearms in the European Union, track legally held firearms, strengthen cooperation between Member States, and ensure that deactivated firearms are rendered inoperable.
Gender equality: challenges for the EU by EUbusiness — last modified 05 March 2015, 15:40 CET
Ahead of International Women's Day (8 March), the European Commission is reaffirming its commitment to tackle gender inequalities across the EU.
Access City Award 2015 for disabled-friendly cities by EUbusiness — last modified 04 December 2014, 11:04 CET
The 2015 Access City Award has been won by the Swedish city of Borås, the European Commission announced on 3 December. The Award recognises Borås's comprehensive and strategic approach to creating an accessible city for all; a good example of local action to help removing the many barriers that people with disabilities still face in their daily life.
Frontex Operation Triton by EUbusiness — last modified 31 October 2014, 18:51 CET
Frontex has finalised all preparations for the launch of Joint Operation Triton on November 1st 2014. With a monthly budget of EUR 2,9 million the agency will coordinate the deployment of three open sea patrol vessels, two coastal patrol vessels, two coastal patrol boats, two aircraft, and one helicopter in the Central Mediterranean. The operational area of Triton will cover the territorial waters of Italy as well as parts of the search and rescue (SAR) zones of the both countries. Frontex will operate under the command of the Italian Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with Guardia di Finanza, as well as the Italian Coast Guard.