The European Commission and EU consumer authorities are calling on Airbnb to align their terms and conditions with EU consumer rules and be transparent on their presentation of prices.
Tomorrow, Tuesday 17 July, Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King will be in Nicosia where he will meet the Minister of Justice and Public Order Mr Ionas Nicolaou to discuss security related issues, in particular the fight against terrorism and organised crime as well as cyber security.
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker will, alongside the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk represent the European Union at the 20th EU-China Summit and the 25th EU-Japan Summit on Monday 16 July in Beijing and Tuesday 17 July in Tokyo respectively.
Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and 2019, at 2.1% this year and 2% next year in both the EU and the euro area.
Today's Annual Report on monitoring the application of EU law sets outhow the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2017. The online Single Market Scoreboard, also published today and marking the 25th anniversary of the EU Single Market, shows that whilst most barriers to the free movement of persons, services, goods and capital are being eliminated, in some fields the situation is stalling or even worsening.
The European Union has released €89.5 million in humanitarian assistance to Somalia and Djibouti, as millions are grappling with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather conditions.
The Commission has adopted a decision to activate the enhanced surveillance framework for Greece to support the implementation of agreed reforms following the successful conclusion of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme.
As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is visiting Split, Croatia to speak at the Conference "Union Civil Protection Mechanism-Protection in Service of Its Citizens" hosted by MEP Zeljana Zovko.
Today, President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg took the EU – NATO partnership to the next level by signing a new Joint Declaration reconfirming the two organisations' commitment to deepen and broaden their cooperation, for the security of our citizens.