The European Commission announced today a set of initiatives for a Digital Single Market in Europe which it will bring forward by the end of next year. They are organised in three broad areas: better access for consumers and businesses to digital goods and services (e-commerce, geo-blocking, copyright), creating the right conditions for digital networks and innovative services to flourish (telecoms rules, online platforms, cybersecurity) and maximising ...
The European Commission launched the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015, which rewards outstanding contributions by journalists who report on development and in particular on the eradication of poverty. For the first time since its launch more than twenty years ago it will also be open to bloggers and amateur journalists.
Despite misleading stories in the press suggesting organic farmers have “been ordered by the EU to use homeopathic medicine” the EU rules concerned refer to several types of natural remedy and are crystal clear that antibiotics may be used where necessary . Here is what the rules actually say. “Disease shall be treated immediately to avoid suffering […]
European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom
Simplified grants programme for initiatives to promote debate and raise awareness of EU policy priorities
The European Commission Representation in the UK is seeking for proposals from civil society organisations for events that promote debate and raise awareness of current EU policy priorities. The Representation will provide financial support to successful applicants in the form of lump sum grants. More