Come and discuss the Future of Europe with EC President Jean-Claude Juncker, Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on 29 March in Valletta. As the EU's 60th birthday also marks the birth of the EU at 27, there is no better time than now to have this debate! THE EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED - Stay tuned to know how to follow it in LIVE Streaming
On 16 March, the European Commission presented its latest report on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous products. In 2016, the system was more actively used by national authorities, who removed more dangerous products from stores. However, more and more of the dangerous products notified in the Rapid Alert System are sold on online platforms. This is why the Commission has stepped up its cooperation with Amazon, Ebay and Alibaba to tackle more actively potentially unsafe or non-compliant products from their websites which sell to consumers in the EU.
Kif imħabbar fid-diskors tal-Istat tal-Unjoni tal-President Juncker tal-2016, il-Kummissjoni Ewropea llum ippreżentat White Paper dwar il-Futur tal-Ewropa, li tifforma l-kontribut tal-Kummissjoni għas-Summit ta' Ruma tal-25 ta' Marzu 2017.
Three months after the European Solidarity Corps was launched and interested young Europeans could start to sign up, accredited organisations that will provide solidarity placements can now use the database to find potential employees, trainees or volunteers for their activities.
The Commission is marking International Women's Day with the publication of a new report on equality between men and women, which shows that EU legislation, guidelines, actions and funding possibilities are supporting noticeable but uneven progress in EU Member States.
The latest addition to the Copernicus satellite Earth observation family will halve the time needed to provide precision land-use data to benefit farmers, builders, fishermen and anyone who needs rapid access to up-to-the-minute data on conditions on the ground.
The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is still too wide. More efforts and investments are needed to make the most of the Digital Single Market.
The European Commission launches today a public consultation on whistle-blower protection.
With whom do we trade? How are trade agreements negotiated? Who pulls the trigger? Do you have questions on CETA or TTIP? What to expect from Brexit? Come and discuss this and more with the person in charge, the EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström, on Thursday 2 March at 13:00hrs at Arts Lecture Theatre, University of Malta.
Ahead of next week's European Council, President Juncker has written a letter to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk outlining a package of measures on migration which were adopted by the College today. It includes new guidance on returns, and updates of progress on some of the key migration work-strands which are part of the European Union's comprehensive migration policy. They are presented together given their close linkages and form the Commission's contribution to the discussion on migration at the March European Council.