EU proposes new approach to better support displaced people through its external action European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 European Commission puts forward new approach to change the way refugees and displaced people are supported in external action policies The European Commission set out a new strategic vision today regarding how its external action can best support refugees and displaced...
Ahead of 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster the EU steps up its contribution to nuclear safety European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 Today the European Commission pledged around €20 million to the Nuclear Safety Account fund as part of the €45 million expected from the G7 and the European Commission in addition to the existing support.
Commissioner Mimica visits Senegal European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 Commissioner Mimica will pay an official visit to Senegal today. He will also attend the meeting of the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and the EU.
Capital Markets Union: Taking stock of the progress made so far European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2016 The Commission is today taking stock of the progress made in the first six months since the adoption of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan and it is publishing the first CMU status report.
A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a policy proposal that will guide the...
El Niño - EU plans to step up funding in new approach to address global food crises European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2016 The European Commission prepares an additional EU contribution of €414 million to address both the immediate and longer term needs of people affected by food crises.
Protecting European consumers: toys and clothing top the list of dangerous products detected in 2015 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2016 The European Commission published new figures today showing that, in 2015, more than 2,000 dangerous products triggered EU-wide alerts. A key challenge is the increasing share of products bought online from outside the EU.
Taxation: Commission refers Germany to Court for failing to amend VAT rules for travel agents European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to properly apply the special value added tax (VAT) scheme for travel agents, as provided for in the VAT Directive (Council...
Rail transport: Commission refers the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with safety and interoperability rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to comply with EU legislation applicable to rail transport.
Commission protects the EU's Single Market and acts against the discrimination of drivers from other Member States in GERMANY and the UNITED KINGDOM European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 April 2016 Today the European Commission has stepped up legal action against specific road charging systems in Germany and the United Kingdom which do not respect the EU's Single Market rules.