IP/13/1041  06-11-2013 - Commissioner Borg debates Europe with Maltese citizens 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 November 2013 The debate on the future of Europe is coming to Malta tomorrow, 7 November 2013. Commissioner Tonio Borg will be holding a Citizens' Dialogue at Hotel Phoenicia, Floriana, including Members of the European Parliament, NGO representatives, mayors, local councillors, and students.
IP/13/1038  06-11-2013 - GMO: Commission asks Council to agree on its proposal to grant Member States more subsidiarity on cultivation 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 November 2013 On the 26th September 2013, the General Court of the European Union delivered a ruling finding that the Commission failed to act on a GMO cultivation request which had been submitted twelve years ago in 2001.
MEMO/13/952  06-11-2013 - Questions and Answers on EU's policies on cultivation and imports of GMOs 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 6 November 2013 What is the current procedure for authorising the cultivation of GMOs? Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are authorised at EU level on a case-by-case basis following an application by a company.
MEMO/13/932  25-10-2013 - Statement by Health Commissioner, Tonio Borg, on the entry into force of the Directive on Patients' Rights in Cross-border Healthcare 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 25 October 2013 "Today is an important day for patients across the European Union. As of today, EU law in force enshrines citizens' right to go to another EU country for treatment and get reimbursed for it.
MEMO/13/753  27-08-2013 - Avian Influenza in Emilia-Romagna, Italy: Commission endorses Italian control measures 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 27 August 2013 A decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Italian authorities in relation to the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry farms located in Emilia-Romagna was today adopted by the Commission.
IP/13/588  24-06-2013 - Medicines for children: more research, more availability and more information compared with 5 years ago 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 June 2013 Today, the Commission publishes a progress report on medicines for children covering the five years since the Paediatric Regulation came into force. This preliminary snapshot points to improvements in the paediatric medicines landscape: better and safer research, more medicines for children on...
IP/13/571  20-06-2013 - GMO: Commission refers Poland to Court for failure to comply with EU rules on monitoring of GMO cultivation 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 June 2013 Today, the Commission decided to take Poland to the European Court of Justice for non-compliance with EU rules on monitoring of Genetically Modified Organisms' cultivation.
IP/13/570  20-06-2013 - Animal Health: Commission refers Sweden to Court for failing to end paratuberculosis testing on bovines 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 June 2013 Today, the Commission has decided to take Sweden to the European Court of Justice over the failure to correctly implement Directive 64/432/EEC by continuing the practice of testing bovine animals imported from other Member States for paratuberculosis.
MEMO/13/583  20-06-2013 - June infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 June 2013 June June AGRICULTURE EDUCATION & CULTURE EMPLOYMENT & social affairs ENERGY ENVIRONMENT HEALTH & CONSUMER POLICY INTERNAL MARKET & SERVICES JUSTICE TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION TRANSPORT AT 1 BE 2 1 3 BG 1 CY 1 1 CZ 1 1 DE 1 1...
MEMO/13/584  19-06-2013 - Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 20-21 June 2013, Luxembourg 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 June 2013 The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Ministers will meet to discuss employment, social policy and health on 20-21 June in Luxembourg under the Irish Presidency chairmanship of Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection, Richard Bruton, Minister for...