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The EU should reap the benefits of the “collaborative” or “sharing” economy, while ensuring fair competition, workers’ rights and tax compliance.
As of today roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply. “The European Union is about bringing people together and making their lives easier. The end of roaming charges is a true European success story.”
Plans for new compulsory greenhouse gas cuts under the Paris agreement were backed by MEPs, following a debate on the announced U.S. withdrawal.
In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.
Central counterparties (CCPs) from the EU are already well regulated and equipped to deal with financial distress, thanks to a raft of measures adopted in the wake of the financial crisis. However, further reforms to ensure a more consistent and robust supervision of CCPs in EU and non-EU countries are now needed to deal with emerging challenges.
MEPs gave the green light for a tool enabling customers to choose products reducing energy consumption and their energy bills. A new, more robust A to G scale showing the energy efficiency of household appliances to keep pace with technological progress was approved by MEPs.
The EU today celebrates 30 years of its 'Erasmus' programme. From Erasmus to Erasmus+, 9 million people have now benefited from exchanges abroad.
The Council held an orientation debate on the legislative proposal for a new regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products.
Ministers exchanged views on migration policy, in particular on the situation in the Central Mediterranean and on the implementation of the Malta declaration of 3 February 2017.
The Council agreed on a general approach on a proposal to increase regulatory oversight and price transparency for cross-border parcel delivery services. Ministers also adopted two sets of conclusions: on the priorities for the EU's maritime transport policy up to 2020 and on road safety.
Today the Commission is taking further steps to drive forward the Capital Markets Union (CMU), a pivotal project of the Juncker Commission to boost jobs and growth in Europe.
The European Commission is today delivering on its ambitious Aviation Strategy for Europe by adopting a series of measures to further support open and connected aviation markets in the European Union and beyond.
Following the Commission's White Paper on the Future of Europe, today's reflection paper outlines different scenarios on how to address the growing security and defence threats facing Europe and enhance Europe's own abilities in defence by 2025.
The European Union and its Member States signed today a strategic blueprint, outlining the future of European development policy. This "New European Consensus on Development" represents a new collective vision and plan of action to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development.
The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses.
One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech.
Following the Commission's White Paper on the Future of Europe presented on 1 March, the Commission now sets out possible ways forward for deepening Europe's Economic and Monetary Union.
The European Commission is today taking action to modernise European mobility and transport. The aim is to help the sector to remain competitive in a socially fair transition towards clean energy and digitalisation.
The Council held a debate on the implementation of the space strategy for Europe and adopted conclusions setting out its priorities. Ministers also agreed on a general approach to reform the system of type-approval and market surveillance for motor vehicles.
The Commission has today adopted new initiatives on school and higher education, including a proposal on graduate tracking to help Member States collect information on what graduates do after their studies.