EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

Innovate UK:  Horizon 2020: European fund seeks innovative business projects

Food Standards Agency:  European Food Safety Authority seeks stakeholders

WAG:  Extra £850,000 EU funds to drive research in Wales’ engineering sector

Home Office:  Joint press statement from Bernard Cazeneuve and Amber Rudd

Health risks of materials in contact with food: tighter EU safety rules needed

European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2016

EC welcomes landmark international agreement to curb aviation emissions

New medicine to protect honey bees against Varroa mites

EC imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel products

EC clears joint acquisition of Slaney Foods JV and Slaney Proteins by ABP Group and Fane Valley

Decommissioning fossil fuel power plants between now and 2030 essential for Europe’s low carbon future

EC seeks feedback on certain aspects of EU merger control

Cohesion Policy at work: key outcomes of EU investments in 2007-2013

Air passenger transport in the EU - More than 900m air passengers in 2015

Economic Partnership Agreement with southern African countries enters into effect

Civil Society proposes to step up measures to fight money laundering and terrorist financing

Baltic Sea fisheries: ministers decide on catch limits for 2017

Be aware of Russian and ISIS propaganda, warn Foreign affairs MEPs

Ms Vestager to Irish MEPs: “no question about your 12.5% corporate tax rate"

Towards upward convergence of social standards in the Eurozone

Eurogroup statement on Greece

EU needs more funds for jobs & youth in 2017 to honour its pledges, say MEPs

MEPs to debate CETA trade agreement with business, trade unions & farmers

EU and Egypt to step up cooperation on socio-economic development

MEPs plan to prolong top-up in EU funding for projects in Greece and Cyprus

Gender employment gap costs Europe €370bn per year

Council conclusions on climate change

New Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies: Smart scientific support for EU regions and cities

CoR asks for mandatory green public procurement across the EU

Sustainable heating & cooling systems are crucial to reach EU's energy and climate objectives

Local & regional authorities need more certainty when dealing with complex EU state-aid rules

First report on progress towards an effective and sustainable Security Union

Cohesion policy proved to be crucial for Europe's growth but stronger focus on results is needed

New EU rules guarantee legal aid in criminal proceedings

Return & readmission: Council adopts a uniform European travel document

Wildlife trafficking: Environment MEPs call for ivory trade ban and EU penalties

EFSA to deepen ties with China

Gas: energy MEPs back draft law on emergency supply links between EU countries

Bisphenol A: new immune system evidence useful but limited

EC invites comments on revised criteria for implementing unproblematic state support for ports & airports

European Court of Auditors signs off the EU accounts for 9th year in a row

Plant health: agriculture MEPs back deal to fight influx of pests to the EU

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