European Commission launches reflection on harnessing globalisation

The reflection paper takes an honest look at what globalisation has brought to the EU...

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Video message from HR/VP Federica Mogherini on 9 May, Europe Day

This year the European Union has turned sixty: sixty years of peace, of protection for our workers, of opportunities for our business, of liberty...

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More than 1 300 Master students to benefit from Erasmus Mundus scholarships in 2017

These scholarships will cover all the costs of their study programmes which will take them to two or more higher education institutions in pursui...

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European Commission takes next step in Article 50 process by recommending draft negotiating directives

On 29 March 2017, the United Kingdom notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union. The European Council ado...

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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2017

A free press and freedom of expression are among the very same foundations of democracy, contribute to stable, inclusive...

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Back to Schengen: Commission recommends phasing out of temporary border controls over next six months

The Commission is recommending that Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway phase out the temporary controls currently in place at some of t...

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Statement by Commissioner Thyssen on the occasion of International Labour Day

Creating a more social Europe, one that protects and empowers workers, not only today but also in tomorrow's world of work, has been this Commiss...

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New guidelines help citizens gain better and fairer access to their national courts on environmental cases

The guidance is intended to help individuals and non-governmental organisations to decide whether to bring a case before national courts. Nationa...

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EU all set for free roaming from June

Roaming without paying surcharges, or "roam like at home", is for those living in Europe and who travel to other EU countries for work or leisure...

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