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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Joint statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on the Venice Commission’s Opinion on the amendments to the Constitution of Turkey and recent events

The proposed amendments, if approved at the referendum of 16 April, and especially their practical implementation, will ...

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Simpler rules and more support for fruit and vegetable producers

European fruit and vegetable producer organisations will benefit from simpler rules, reduced administrative burden and greater financial support ...

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New EU €30 million package for the Western Balkans to further support their efforts in tackling the refugee crisis

This new funding comes in addition to more than €59 million of EU assistance already provided to Serbia and the former...

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Donald Tusk re-elected president of the European Council

Donald Tusk has been the President of the European Council since 1 December 2014. Prior to that, he was Prime Minister of Poland for 7 years.

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: support for 100 000 excellent researchers, with a strong focus on boosting women’s careers in science

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, named after the double Nobel Prizewinning Polish-French scientist famed for her wor...

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