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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Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts

Eurostat published today an updated guidance note on the recording of energy performance contracts in government accounts...

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State of the Union 2017 – Cybersecurity: Commission scales up EU’s response to cyber-attacks

Europeans place great trust in digital technologies. They open up new opportunities for citizens to connect, facilitate the dissemination of info...

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State of the Union 2017: European Commission proposes framework for screening of foreign direct investments

The European Commission unveiled proposals today to set up a European framework for screening foreign direct investment into the European Union...

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