EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

TISPOL gives green light to future speed enforcement marathons on European roads

Only well-thought-out structural reforms can put the EU back on the growth path

EC & EU External Action Service issue annual report on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Malaria: a persistent health threat that we must face head on

Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on reforms

Commission authorises 17 GMOs for food/feed uses and 2 GM carnations

War crimes & totalitarian crimes must be commemorated and never be allowed to happen again

Nepal Earthquake: EU mobilises all emergency response means – (Nepal earthquake: the EU's emergency response ~ Nepal: EU increases its financial support in the aftermath of the earthquake)

Financial integration in Europe rebounds, ECB report finds

EU announces €110m benefitting SMEs and entrepreneurship in Ukraine – (European Commission support for Ukraine ~ EU steps up its contribution to nuclear safety in Chernobyl with €70m)

The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights to be discussed during international conference

Commission sends Statement of Objections to Gazprom - Factsheet

Your Europe, Your Say: It is your Europe, take your place!

techUK:  MEPs discuss risks & opportunities of big data – (techUK:  EU investigation into energy capacity mechanisms launchedtechUK  Europe’s citizens want job creation and inclusive growth)

Automatic emergency call devices in all new car models from spring 2018

ScotGov:  Seasonal let changes – (ScotGov:  Minimum unit pricing)

Fish discard ban: MEPs delay sanctions – (Fisheries control – fundamental for Common Fisheries Policy implementation)

Ships’ CO2 emissions: MEPs approve new reporting rules

MEPs clamp down on wasteful use of plastic carrier bags

EU to step up its support to partners to tackle security challenges

Finance Minister calls for more attention to be paid to budget discipline and effective & efficient use of EU funds – (EU’s new technology institute and projects must clarify 2013 accounts, say MEPs)

More must be done to improve working conditions in Bangladesh, say MEPs

Migration: Parliament calls for urgent measures to save lives

Alcoholic drinks should state calorie content, say MEPs

€1bn for Youth Employment Initiative in 2015

April infringements package: main decisions – for UK driving licences & small waste oil burners

Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee to address situation in Hungary

Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina need to resolve domestic differences, say MEPs

Safe & healthy work environment and knowledge are prerequisites for productivity & healthy employees

Nigeria: MEPs call for international cooperation to stop Boko Haram – (Kenya killings & persecution of Christians)

Milan Expo 2015: EU must foster global food security, MEPs say

ASEM Transport Ministers adopt Riga Declaration to foster closer cooperation

EP - Human rights: Yarmouk refugee camp, activists in Algeria and Nadiya Savchenko

Indonesia’s executions: MEPs call for immediate moratorium on the death penalty

Statement following the conclusion of the third post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland

Justice needs to be more child-friendly, finds FRA

Safe management of chemicals & hazardous waste to be discussed in Geneva

Tax rulings: “We need a common corporate tax base”, says Commissioner

Package holiday protection: MEPs strike a deal with Council

Fair trials: MEPs strengthen EU-wide standards for legal aid

Give shareholders more say on directors’ pay, urge Legal Affairs Committee

Commissioner Hill welcomes agreement on the revised Payment Services Directive

Russia has transformed Black Sea military landscape

Payment services: Council and Parliament agree new rules

Meetings on Iran talks to resume on 12 May in Vienna

Latvian Presidency reaches a deal on Market Stability Reserve

EU signs visa waiver agreement with the United Arab Emirates

EU News:  Unaccompanied minors’ asylum applications

Experts to discuss the EU diaspora & mobility issues at the high-level event in Riga

Single Digital Market must tackle Europe's digital divide to unleash a revolution

MEPs vote to cap emissions of medium combustion plants

EU Trade ministers support proposals for investor-state dispute settlement

Innovation performance: EU Member States and international competitors compared

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