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07/12/2016

The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps, just two months after President Juncker announced it and as a first deliverable of the priorities for action identified in the Bratislava Roadmap. As of today, young people between the ages of 18 and 30 can sign up for new opportunities to make an important contribution to society across the EU, and to gain invaluable experience and acquire valuable skills at the start of their career. The Commission is also presenting a series of measures to boost youth employment, improve and modernise education, more investment in skills of young people, and better opportunities to learn and study abroad.

01/12/2016

The European Commission has today unveiled a series of measures to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU. Our proposals will allow consumers and companies, in particular start-ups and SMEs, to buy and sell goods and services more easily online.

01/12/2016

Today, the Commission is launching the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, together with Member States, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers, to help meet the high demand for digital skills in Europe which are essential in today's job market and society.

30/11/2016

The European Commission today presents a package of measures to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing the global energy markets.

30/11/2016

The European Commission proposes a European Defence Fund and other actions to support Member States' more efficient spending in joint defence capabilities, strengthen European citizens' security and foster a competitive and innovative industrial base.

29/11/2016

Commission takes on board findings of three evaluations, in line with its proposal to reinforce and expand the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe.

23/11/2016

The Commission is presenting today a comprehensive package of reforms to further strengthen the resilience of EU banks.

23/11/2016

As announced in his State of the Union Address 2016, President Jean-Claude Juncker has today sent a letter to European Parliament President Martin Schulz, seeking the Parliament's views on two important issues: first, a proposal to update the 2010 Framework Agreement on relations between the European Parliament and the European Commission in order to allow Commissioners to be candidates to European Parliament elections without having to take a leave of absence. Second, the Commission's intention to tighten the Code of Conduct for Commissioners extending the "cooling-off" period from currently 18 months to two years for former Commissioners and to three years for the President of the Commission.

23/11/2016

"Health at a Glance: Europe 2016" European Commission/OECD joint report shows that policies that aim at promoting good health and preventing diseases as well as more effective healthcare could save lives and billions of euros in the European Union.

22/11/2016

The European Commission is for the first time presenting a set of European rules on business insolvency today.

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