IP/17/1120  03-05-2017 - Commission appoints new Deputy Head of the European Political Strategy Centre 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 3 May 2017 Today, the Commission appointed former Romanian Defence Minister Mihnea Motoc as Deputy Head of the Commission's in-house think tank, the European Political Strategy Centre. He will in particular work on the Commission's European Security and Defence priorities.
IP/17/783  29-03-2017 - Commission clears post-mandate activities for former Commissioner Jonathan Hill, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 March 2017 The Commission approved today the appointment of former Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, to two positions.
MEMO/17/470  08-03-2017 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2017 Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Rome Treaty included a provision on equal pay.
STATEMENT/17/463  07-03-2017 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 March 2017 The European Union stands by women in Europe and around the globe today, as it did at the time of its foundation. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome Treaty as one of the European Union's...
IP/17/145  02-02-2017 - Juvenes Translatores: The European Commission announces today the winners of its annual translation contest for secondary school students 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 February 2017 Congratulations to 28 brilliant young students for winning the 2016-2017 translation contest for schools 'Juvenes Translatores'! The winners will come to Brussels to collect their awards for the most accurate translation of their country on 6 April 2017.
IP/17/16  10-01-2017 - Commission proposes high level of privacy rules for all electronic communications and updates data protection rules for EU institutions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 January 2017 The Commission is proposing new legislation to ensure stronger privacy in electronic communications, while opening up new business opportunities. The measures presented today aim to update current rules, extending their scope to all electronic communication providers.
MEMO/17/17  10-01-2017 - Digital Single Market – Stronger privacy rules for electronic communications 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 January 2017 Questions and Answers Why is the Commission modernising EU digital privacy rules? Since the last revision of the ePrivacy Directive in 2009, electronic communications services have evolved significantly.
IP/16/4351  12-12-2016 - Commission and European Investment Bank announce a fund for broadband infrastructure open to participation of National Promotional Banks and Institutions and of private investors 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 December 2016 The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announce today their plans to launch a fund for broadband infrastructure – the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund.
STATEMENT/16/4361  12-12-2016 - Ending roaming charges: Joint Statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger following today's vote by Member States Representatives on "fair use policy" and an associated sustainability mechanism 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 December 2016 Today's vote by Member States' Representatives allows us to formally adopt our proposal on fair use policy and the associated sustainability mechanism in line with our legal obligation to meet the deadline of 15 December. This is an important step towards the end of roaming...
IP/16/4261  05-12-2016 - The Commission welcomes Member States backing for plan to make free WiFi4EU available in public areas 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 Last Friday, Telecoms Council marked a first positive step towards providing free Wi-Fi connections in towns, cities and villages across Europe, according to an initiative announced by President Juncker in his State of the Union Address.