EU sugar quota system comes to an end

The very last agricultural quota system in place, managing sugar production in the EU, has been scrapped after nearly 50 years...

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State of the Union 2017: Preserving and strengthening Schengen to improve security and safeguard Europe’s freedoms

As announced by President Juncker in his letter of intent on 13 September, the European Commission is today proposing me...

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Dual quality food products: Commission guides Member States to better tackle unfair practices

Today the Commission issued a set of guidelines on the application of EU food and consumer laws to dual quality products...

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First summer without roaming charges: Europeans see benefits of the new rules

The first summer without roaming charges shows that Europeans are aware of the new rules and have started changing their habits when travelling a...

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EU Council greenlights the setup of the European fund for sustainable development

On 25 September, the Council adopted a regulation establishing a European fund for sustainable development (EFSD). The fund will be set up on 28 ...

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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn after a meeting with the leaders from the Western Balkans

Mogherini and Hahn reconfirmed the unequivocal support of the EU for the enlargement perspective of the Western Balkans....

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EU and UN team up to eliminate violence against women and girls

The European Union and the United Nations launched a EUR 500 million Spotlight Initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and gi...

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European Commission creates forum of experts to overcome cross border obstacles

To unlock the full economic potential of EU border regions, home to 150 million citizens, the Commission launches today the "Border Focal Point"...

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HR/VP Federica Mogherini meets with US Vice-President Mike Pence

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met this morning in Ne...

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