EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

Although the EU Eastern Partnership policy is not directly related to EU enlargement, the EU's doors remain open for the EaP countries

CBI:  5 reasons for staying in a reformed EU

Guidelines for use of ICT in learning process to be presented at conference in Riga

Travel packages: green light from Coreper to update rules ~ EU Council backs new EU rules giving more protection to over 120m holidaymakers

European Union water policy to be assessed in Riga

Adoption of additional Rural Development Programmes to boost the EU farming sector

CO2 market fix: Environment Committee MEPs back deal with Council

Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of the stock

Latvia to become European centre for innovation & research for one week

techUK:  The role of big data & cloud computing in the EU's DSM is assured

EC makes progress on Agenda on Migration ~ Migration: European Solidarity Stress Test

EC prepares an Action Plan for fairer & more growth-friendly tax systems in Europe ~ EU & Switzerland sign historic tax transparency agreement

Budgets MEPs welcome draft budget for 2016 - Committee on Budgets ~ Commission proposes draft EU budget 2016: focus on jobs, growth, migration and global action ~ EU budget: backlog of unpaid bills on the way of phasing out

WAG:  European approval for new Wales RDP

European Standardization Summit to discuss role of standards in construction sector

10 DS:  Government publishes EU Referendum Bill ~ European Union Referendum Bill

Juncker plan: MEPs &ministers strike informal deal to bridge investment gap ~ Council and Parliament agree rules on European fund for strategic investments

School milk & fruit: MEPs back measures to teach healthier eating habits

EC asks the public for ideas to develop the Circular Economy

Expressed proposals for employment of deaf persons and inclusive labour market

EC requests 11 Member States to apply EU rules on Bank Recovery & Resolution

Ministers agree on a compromise to create new status for single-member private limited companies

The EESC opposes ISDS in TTIP & CETA and calls for an International Investment Court

Secure Government Data storage: The importance of protecting the device and not just the network