STATEMENT/17/2241  01-08-2017 - Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová on Roma Holocaust Memorial Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 August 2017 The European Commission honours on 2 August the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, in memory of the thousands of Roma victims who lost their lives during the Second World War. We must not forget these unspeakable crimes against the Roma.
IP/17/2109  25-07-2017 - EU consumers show growing demand for cross-border online shopping, new survey reveals 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2017 The 2017 edition of the Consumer Conditions Scoreboard shows that more and more EU consumers are shopping online and that their trust in e-commerce has increased, in particular in buying online from other EU countries.
IP/17/1982  13-07-2017 - INFRINGEMENTS - Hungary: Commission launches infringement procedure for law on foreign-funded NGOs 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 July 2017 Infringements - Today, the European Commission decided to send a letter of formal notice to Hungary for its new law on foreign-funded NGOs adopted on 13 June. The Hungarian law introduces new obligations for certain categories of NGOs receiving annual foreign...
STATEMENT/17/1880  04-07-2017 - Joint statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan on the state of play of the dialogue on data protection 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 4 July 2017 Věra Jourová, EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission, and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan met in Brussels on 3 July 2017 to advance their dialogue with a view to promoting...
IP/17/1788  29-06-2017 - Security Union: Commission delivers on interoperability of EU information systems 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 June 2017 . The Commission is today delivering on its commitment to ensure interoperability and address the existing shortcomings of EU information systems for security and border management, as set out by the Commission in its 7th Security Union Report on 16 May...
IP/17/1743  26-06-2017 - New rules facilitating cross-border insolvency proceedings enters into force today 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 June 2017 Today, the new rules on cross-border insolvency proceedings, proposed by the Commission in 2012 and adopted by the EU legislators in 2015, will enter into force throughout the European Union.
IP/17/1732  26-06-2017 - Strengthened EU rules to tackle money laundering, tax avoidance and terrorism financing enter into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 June 2017 The Juncker Commission has made the fight against tax avoidance, money laundering and terrorism financing one of its priorities. Today, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive enters into force.
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.