European Agenda on Migration

News Highlight13/05/2015

The Commission and its Priorities


Hinternah, Thuringia, Germany


Adoption of a further 24 Rural Development Programmes

The European Commission has today approved a further 24 Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) aimed at improving the competitiveness of the EU farming sector and caring for the countryside and climate in the period until 2020.

EU leaders meet Eastern Partners


EU leaders meet Eastern Partners

On 21-22 May, the Eastern Partnership Summit brought together the EU, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as part of the EU's commitment to pursue stronger but differentiated relations with these countries. 

First Vice-President Timmermans during the College meeting in Strasbourg

Weekly meeting19/05/2015

Better Regulation Agenda: Enhancing transparency and scrutiny

The Commission adopts the Better Regulation Agenda and launches infringement case on the application of the German Minimum Wage law to the transport sector.

Law and Policies

The European Commission is active in many policy areas and is the starting point for the EU's law-making process.

Funding and public contracts

A huge range of funding opportunities exists to support programmes and projects.

Life, work and travel in the EU

Your EU rights: problem solving and complaints