STATEMENT/17/5243  12-12-2017 - Joint communiqué from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women on Global Action to Combat Violence against Women 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women agreed on the global action to combat violence against women.
STATEMENT/17/5207  11-12-2017 - Joint-statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová on the recent Antisemitic attacks and demonstrations 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 December 2017 "We are shocked and outraged by the wave of Antisemitic attacks and demonstrations that are spreading hatred against Jews in European cities over the last days. There can be no justification and we stand in full solidarity with the European Jewish communities...
IP/17/5003  07-12-2017 - Infringements -European Commission refers Hungary to the Court of Justice for its NGO Law 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today, the European Commission is referring Hungary to the Court of Justice of the EU for its law on foreign-funded NGOs. This is the third step in the infringement procedure.
AGENDA/17/4653  14-11-2017 - 20-21 November 2017: 'Women's Rights in Turbulent Times' - 2017 Commission Colloquium on Fundamental Rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 20-21 November 2017 the European Commission will host its Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights. This year's theme is 'Women's Rights in Turbulent Times'. The recent media attention on harassment in particular, and women's rights in general, has highlighted that there are still...
IP/17/4711  20-11-2017 - A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.
STATEMENT/17/4739  20-11-2017 - Press statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová, Mr. Lee Hyo-seong, Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission and Mr. Jeong Hyun-cheol, Vice President of the Korea Internet & Security Agency 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Mr. Lee Hyo-seong, Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), and Mr. Jeong Hyun-cheol, Vice President of the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) met in Brussels to exchange views on ways...
STATEMENT/17/4241  31-10-2017 - Equal Pay Day: Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioners Thyssen and Jourová 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 31 October 2017 Today, the average hourly pay of women in Europe is 16.3% lower than that of men. European Equal Pay Day, which falls on 3 November this year, marks the moment when women effectively stop getting paid compared to their male colleagues, with...
IP/17/3966  18-10-2017 - EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: First review shows it works but implementation can be improved 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2017 Today the European Commission publishes its first annual report on the functioning of the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield, the aim of which is to protect the personal data of anyone in the EU transferred to companies in the U.S.
MEMO/17/3967  18-10-2017 - First Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 October 2017 Today the European Commission publishes its first annual report on the functioning of the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield, the aim of which is to protect the personal data of anyone in the EU transferred to companies in the U.S.
STATEMENT/17/3709  05-10-2017 - Joint Statement by Commissioners Oettinger and Jourová on the European Parliament's consent to establishing the European Public Prosecutor's Office 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 October 2017 We welcome today's vote of the European Parliament, giving its green light to the creation of a European Public Prosecutor's Office. A vast majority of Members of the European Parliament decided to endorse this historic step.