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  • Points of Single Contact in Europe
    Central EU-website directing to the Points of Single Contact in the Member States.
  • IMI – Internal Market Information System
    Electronic system for the exchange of information between Member States which should help to support the administrative cooperation provisions of the Services Directive (2006/123/EC).
  • Professional qualifications
    Practical information on the recognition of qualifications throughout the EU.
  • Action Plan e-signatures and e-identificationpdf
    The objective of the Action Plan is to offer a comprehensive and pragmatic framework to achieve interoperable e-signatures and e-identification, which will simplify access of enterprises and citizens to cross-border electronic public services.
  • Lisbon Strategy
    At the Lisbon summit in March 2000, European Union leaders set out a new strategy, based on a consensus among Member States, to modernize Europe. This became known as the “Lisbon Strategy". After initially moderate results, the Lisbon Strategy was simplified and re-launched in 2005. It is now making a strong contribution to Europe's economic growth.
  • Small Business Act
    The Small Business Act aims to improve the overall approach to entrepreneurship, to irreversibly anchor the “Think Small first” principle in policy making from regulation to public service, and to promote SMEs’ growth by helping them tackle the remaining problems which hamper their development.
  • Services of general interest
    The interactive information service aims to provide more practical information and guidance on Community rules relevant to services of general interest. The service responds to individual questions and offers a list of frequently asked questions.
  • Posted workers
    General information on posting of workers and areas, terms and conditions covered by legislation.
  • Preliminary study on the mutual recognition of eSignatures for eGovernment applications
  • Study on the standardisation aspects of eSignatures, Final Report