IP/16/1507  25-04-2016 - Protecting European consumers: toys and clothing top the list of dangerous products detected in 2015 
European Commission - 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.
MEMO/16/1508  25-04-2016 - Q&A – Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products in 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 April 2016 What is the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products? 1. What is the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products? The European Rapid Alert system for non-food dangerous products ensures that information about dangerous products withdrawn from the market and/or...
SPEECH/16/1582  26-04-2016 - EU Criminal Law – key to a Security Union based on fundamental rights and values 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 25 April 2016 Speech by Commissioner Jourová at the European Criminal Law Academic Network, 2016 Annual Conference, 10th Anniversary   Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning,   It is an honour for me to open ECLAN’s 10th anniversary ceremony in...
STATEMENT/16/1403  14-04-2016 - Joint Statement on the final adoption of the new EU rules for personal data protection 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 April 2016 European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Vice-President in charge of the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip, and Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Věra Jourová made the following statement: "The European Commission welcomes the final adoption of the new EU data...
AGENDA/16/1204  04-04-2016 - Monday 11 April: Commission publishes the 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 11 April, the European Commission will publish the 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard. The aim of the Scoreboard is to assist national authorities in their efforts to improve their justice systems by providing this comparative data.
IP/16/1286  11-04-2016 - EU Justice Scoreboard 2016: learning from each other to improve the effectiveness of national justice systems 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 April 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard 2016: learning from each other to improve the effectiveness of national justice systems Today, the European Commission publishes the 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in...
MEMO/16/1285  11-04-2016 - The 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard: Questions & Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 April 2016 Questions and Answers on the 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard What is the EU Justice Scoreboard? The EU Justice Scoreboard is an information tool aiming at assisting the EU and Member States to achieve more effective justice by providing objective, reliable and...
STATEMENT/16/1245  07-04-2016 - International Roma Day: Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans, Commissioner Thyssen, Commissioner Jourová and Commissioner Creţu 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 April 2016 Statement of Vice-President Frans Timmermans, and Commissioners Marianne Thyssen, Vĕra Jourová and Corina Creţu on the occasion of the International Roma day, Friday 8 April: "Equality before the law and non-discrimination are fundamental values of the European Union.
IP/16/549  04-03-2016 - Commission proposes EU accession to international Convention to fight violence against women 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 4 March 2016 Today, the European Commission has proposed for the European Union to ratify the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention, a comprehensive international treaty on combatting violence against women and domestic violence.
IP/16/449  02-03-2016 - Commission goes ahead with 17 Member States to clarify the rules applicable to property regimes for Europe’s international couples 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 2 March 2016 The European Commission adopted today proposals to clarify the rules applicable to property regimes for international married couples or registered partnerships. These proposals will establish clear rules in cases of divorce or death and bring an end to parallel and possibly...