Europe's future security challenges
The growing trend of Europeans fighting abroad in groups affiliated with terrorism, the diversification of international organised crime, and the increased risk of large-scale cyber-attacks. These are some of the greatest challenges ahead for the EU in the security field, as identified by the European Commission in a new report.
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EU replaces COVID-19 vaccines export authorisation mechanism with new monitoring tool29/11/2021 16:33:00
The EU will not extend the COVID-19 vaccines export transparency and authorisation mechanism, which expires on 31 December 2021.
Statement by President von der Leyen at the 13th ASEM Summit via videoconference29/11/2021 15:25:00
Statement given recently (26 November 2021) by President von der Leyen at the 13th ASEM Summit via videoconference.
ASEM Summit: Europe and Asia reaffirm shared partnership and engagement to a stronger recovery from the pandemic29/11/2021 14:33:00
During the 13th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit on 25-26 November which took place in virtual format from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, leaders reaffirmed their shared partnership and engagement in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commission welcomes approval of the Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe and future governance of the European Research Area29/11/2021 13:25:00
The Council of the European Union recently (26 November 2021) adopted a Recommendation on ‘A Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe' (Pact for R&I), as well as its conclusions on the future governance of the European Research Area.
European Democracy: Commission sets out new laws on political advertising, electoral rights and party funding29/11/2021 12:38:00
The European Commission recently (25 November 2021) presented a proposal on transparency and targeting of political advertising, as part of measures aimed at protecting election integrity and open democratic debate.
What is illegal offline should be illegal online: Council agrees position on the Digital Services Act29/11/2021 11:33:00
The Council agreed its position (‘general approach’) on the proposal for a Digital Services Act (DSA).
Winners of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2021 announced29/11/2021 10:38:00
At the European Innovation Council Summit taking place in Brussels, the European Commission recently (25 November 2021) announced the winners of this year's edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators.
Regulating ‘big tech’: Council agrees on enhancing competition in the digital sphere29/11/2021 09:25:00
The Council agreed its position (‘general approach’) on the proposal for a Digital Markets Act (DMA).
LIFE Programme: More than €290 million in EU funding for nature, environment and climate action projects26/11/2021 16:33:00
The Commission yesterday approved an investment package of more than €290 million for 132 new projects under the LIFE programme for the environment and climate action.