MEMO/17/215  06-02-2017 - Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 February 2017 The EU has actively participated in international cooperation to promote the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. Discussion on Female Genital Mutilation is included in human rights and political dialogues with partner countries and in annual dialogues with civil society organisations.
STATEMENT/17/214  06-02-2017 - Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 February 2017 On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, the EU's Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner, Vĕra Jourová, and Development Commissioner, Neven Mimica,...
STATEMENT/17/154  27-01-2017 - Taking data protection into a digital and globalised era: Joint Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová ahead of the 2017 Data Protection day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 27 January 2017 "Tomorrow, 28 January marks European Data Protection Day. Personal data protection is a fundamental right in the European Union; it is part of the European DNA and deserves the highest protection standards.
STATEMENT/17/148  26-01-2017 - Message by President Jean-Claude Juncker on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 January 2017 © European Union 2017 This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Wannsee conference, where with cold, bureaucratic precision plans were laid out by the Nazi leadership to exterminate European Jews.
AC/17/144  07-02-2017 - EU Citizenship Report: Promoting EU citizens' rights and freedoms 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 24 January 2017 Commission publishes its third EU Citizenship Report which sets out priorities in further raising awareness of the rights and freedoms that come with EU citizenship.
IP/17/118  24-01-2017 - 2017 EU Citizenship Report: Commission promotes rights, values and democracy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2017 Today, the European Commission publishes its third EU Citizenship Report taking stock of progress since 2014 and further presenting actions to ensure citizens can fully enjoy their rights when working, travelling, studying or participating in elections.
IP/17/86  19-01-2017 - Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
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.
MEMO/17/15  10-01-2017 - Digital Single Market – Communication on Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 January 2017 Questions and Answers What is the Communication on international personal data transfers about? Why now? The reform of EU data protection legislation, adopted in April 2016, puts in place a system that ensures a strong level of protection both inside the...