European Commission presents a framework to safeguard the rule of law in the European Union Press release Strasbourg, 11 March 2014 European Commission Today the European Commission adopted a new framework for addressing systemic threats to the rule of law in any of the EU's 28 Member States. The initiative comes after the College of Commissioners held two orientation debates on the rule of law...
Sixth Activity Report of the Task Force for Greece: stepping up implementation European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 The Commission's Task Force for Greece (TFGR) has today published its sixth activity report, covering the period from October 2013 to January 2014 – a period in which important policy reforms have tangibly benefitted from well-targeted and resourced technical assistance.
Shaping the future of Home Affairs policies – the next phase European Commission Press release Strasbourg, 11 March 2014 How can the EU's work on migration, asylum and security-related issues further contribute to ensuring Europe is an open, prosperous and safe place to live and work for all its citizens? The Stockholm Programme that has framed Home Affairs policies from 2010...
Towards a true European area of Justice: Strengthening trust, mobility and growth European Commission Press release Strasbourg, 11 March 2014 The European Commission has today outlined its vision for the future of EU justice policy. Four years after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty the construction of a European area of Justice has advanced in leaps and bounds.
CAP reform: European Commission adopts delegated acts European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 The European Commission adopted today the first package of delegated acts for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) aiming at making the CAP fairer, greener and more targeted.
Letter from President Barroso to the Members of the European Council European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 March 2014 Dear colleagues, We will have a busy agenda when we meet for the March European Council (in particular because of events in Ukraine and the likelihood that we will need to devote some time to discussing the EU's response).
Delegated acts on the CAP Reform – an explanation of the main elements European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 March 2014 At the end of December 2013 the Basic Regulations for the reformed Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) were published in the Official Journal, following their adoption by the European Parliament (EP) and the Council.
E-invoicing in public procurement: frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 March 2014 What is e-procurement and e-invoicing? Electronic procurement (e-procurement) refers to the use of electronic means by public sector organisations when buying supplies and services or tendering public works. Electronic invoicing (e-invoicing) is the electronic transfer of invoices between business partners (supplier and buyer).
Task Force for Greece: well-targeted and well-resourced assistance supporting vital reforms European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 March 2014 What is the role of the Task Force for Greece? The Task Force for Greece (TFGR) was launched by President Barroso in July 2011 to provide technical assistance to the Greek authorities.
The Future EU Justice and Home Affairs Agendas: Questions and Answers European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 11 March 2014 What is the EU Justice Agenda for 2020? The European Commission has today outlined its vision for the future of EU justice policy (IP/14/233). The European Council's five-year Stockholm Programme and the related Commission Action Plan (IP/10/447) setting the priorities for the area...