Buying online and solving disputes online: 24,000 consumers used new European platform in first year

In the first year of the Online Dispute Resolution platform, over 24,000 consumer complaints were lodged...

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The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people. Today it is ...

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Declaration by the High Representative Mogherini on behalf of the EU on World and European Water Day, 22 March 2017

On the occasion of World Water Day, as European Union we reiterate our commitment, through Agenda 2030, to achieve acces...

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Statement from President Juncker to mark the first anniversary of the attacks on 22 March 2016

During this terrible ordeal, Europeans stood together in the fight against terrorism that threatens our safety and peace throughout the world. We...

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Europe’s future is digital: EU countries to commit in Rome to go deeper and further on digital

Ministers will sign declarations to put the EU at the forefront of global high-performance computing and to carry out cross-border trials in conn...

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Declaration by High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The elimination of racial discrimination is a global challenge and has to be tackled together by the whole international...

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Johannes Hahn at the Cooperation Days 2017

These challenges make our work more important than ever before. In times of global turmoil, we can't put our heads into the sand. On the contrary...

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The European Commission and Member States consumer authorities ask social media companies to comply with EU consumer rules

"Social media has become part of our daily lives and a majority of Europeans use it regularly. Given the growing importa...

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Keeping EU consumers safe – online marketplaces join efforts to remove dangerous products from EU market

The cooperation between EU countries has intensified and they increasingly use the Rapid Alert System to ensure that dangerous products are quick...

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Towards an even stronger EU role for Syria, reinforcing EU efforts to build peace

The European Union's engagement in Syria goes beyond the current state of play. It is defined by a longer term perspective in support of the EU's...

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