IP/15/4627  23-03-2015 - Keeping consumers safe: nearly 2500 dangerous products withdrawn from the EU market in 2014 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 March 2015 The European Commission published new figures today, showing that in 2014, nearly 2500 products, ranging from toys to motor vehicles, were either stopped before they entered the EU or removed from markets because they were dangerous for EU consumers.
MEMO/15/4628  23-03-2015 - Questions and Answers - Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products in 2014 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 March 2015 1. What is the Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products? The European rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products ensures that information about dangerous products withdrawn from the market and/or recalled from consumers anywhere in Europe is quickly circulated between...
STATEMENT/15/4580  10-03-2015 - Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans, High Representative /Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová ahead of European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism on 11 March 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 10 March 2015 "Two months ago the terrorist attacks in Paris produced a shock wave that reverberated throughout Europe and beyond. Across Europe and the whole world people took to the streets and stood in solidarity. This spirit remains very much alive.
IP/15/4575  09-03-2015 - 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard: supporting Member States to improve their justice systems' effectiveness 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 09 March 2015 Today, the European Commission has released the 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives an overview of the quality, independence and efficiency of the justice systems of Member States.
MEMO/15/4576  09-03-2015 - The 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard: ­Questions & Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 09 March 2015 The 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard: ­ Questions & Answers   What is the EU Justice Scoreboard? The EU Justice Scoreboard is an information tool that contributes to the European Semester by providing objective data on the quality, independence and efficiency of...
IP/15/4552  05-03-2015 - Commission outlines remaining key challenges on gender equality 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 05 March 2015 Ahead of International Women's Day (8 March), the European Commission is reaffirming its commitment to tackle gender inequalities across the EU. According to new Eurobarometer statistics published today, a large majority of citizens (76%) believe that tackling inequality between women and...
MEMO/15/4563  05-03-2015 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 05 March 2015 What do the EU Treaties say about gender equality? The Treaty of Rome in 1957 already included the principle of equal pay for equal work. (Article 119 EEC, then 141 EC, now Article 157 TFEU).
MEMO/15/4465  20-02-2015 - Protection of victims in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 February 2015 The Victims' Rights Directive will give victims of crime stronger rights to support and protection across the European Union. EU Member States have until 16 November this year to implement the rules into national law.
STATEMENT/15/4466  20-02-2015 - Statement of Commissioner Jourová for the European Day for victims of crime 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 20 February 2015 European day for victims of crime is celebrated on 22 February. To mark this occasion Commissioner Jourová said: "Every year 75 million people fall victim to crime across the European Union.
MEMO/15/4201  06-02-2015 - Commission actions to fight FGM in the EU and worldwide 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 06 February 2015 The EU is fully committed to combatting all forms of gender-based violence both within the EU and in our external relations. What is FGM? Female genital mutilation consists of the (partial or complete) removal of the external female genitalia, and the...