IP/17/1662  19-06-2017 - Commission brings together non-confessional organisations to discuss "The Future of Europe: a values-based and effective Union" 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 June 2017 Today, European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosted a high-level meeting with fourteen representatives from philosophical and non-confessional organisations from across Europe, in the presence of European Parliament Vice-President Mairead McGuinness.
STATEMENT/17/1676  19-06-2017 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2017 On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Federica Mogherini, High Representative/ Vice-President, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for...
IP/17/1550  08-06-2017 - Commission welcomes decision of 20 Member States to establish the European Public Prosecutor's Office 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 June 2017 Today in the Justice council, 20 Member States reached a political agreement on the establishment of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office under enhanced cooperation. The European Parliament will have now to give its consent.
MEMO/17/1551  08-06-2017 - Frequently Asked Questions on the European Public Prosecutor's Office 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 June 2017 Today in the Justice council, 20 Member States reached a political agreement on the establishment of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office under enhanced cooperation.
IP/17/1471  01-06-2017 - Countering online hate speech – Commission initiative with social media platforms and civil society shows progress 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 June 2017 One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. It included a series of commitments by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft to combat the spread of such...
MEMO/17/1472  01-06-2017 - Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech 2nd monitoring 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 June 2017 One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. IP/17/1471 What is the aim of this Code of Conduct? Each of the IT companies (Facebook, Google, Twitter,...
IP/17/1448  29-05-2017 - European Commission lays the ground work for future action in EU consumer law 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 May 2017 Today, the European Commission presents an analysis of EU consumer and marketing rules. This report will serve as a basis for further improving the legal framework for consumers and businesses.
MEMO/17/1441  24-05-2017 - Questions and Answers - Data protection reform package 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2017 The data protection reform package which entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018 includes the General Data Protection Regulation ("Regulation") and the Data Protection Directive for the police and criminal justice sector.
STATEMENT/17/1436  24-05-2017 - Statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Věra Jourová one year ahead of the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 "New EU-wide data protection standards have been adopted by the EU last year. Their success depends not only on Member States adapting national laws to the new rules, but also on the knowledge of citizens of their new rights, and...
IP/17/1388  22-05-2017 - As of today the "European Investigation Order" will help authorities to fight crime and terrorism 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2017 Today, the "European Investigation Order" enters into force. It simplifies the work of judicial authorities when they request evidence located in another EU country.