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policy coherence for development

Policy coherence for development report released

The European Commission has released its 2019 report into policy coherence for international development, charting its contribution to the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for...
Brexit amendments vote

Brexit amendments vote: no-deal ruled out, backstop removed

MPs in the UK's House of Commons have voted on a range of amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May's acknowledgement of her historic loss...
EU property regimes for international couples

Property regimes for international couples clarified

New regulations clarifying existing rules for international married couples and registered partnerships have come into force in 18 Member States. The regulations, covering the management...
effectiveness of EFSI

Effectiveness of EFSI queried by auditors

The effectiveness of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) may have been overstated, according to a new report by the European Court of...
competition enforcement in medicine

Competition enforcement in medicine boosts innovation, report finds

A new report from the European Commission has found that active competition law enforcement renders medicines more affordable and inspires innovation. The report, compiled in...
EU Data Protection Day 2019

Data Protection Day 2019: Council launches AI guidelines

Today marks the EU’s 13th annual Data Protection Day, a day devoted to raising awareness of the rights and obligations of citizens and businesses...
EU work-life balance

EU work-life balance: provisional agreement reached

The European Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement yesterday on the European Commission’s proposals to improve work-life balance in the EU. The agreement, which...
Japan adequacy plan

Japan adequacy plan to boost EU-Japan data flow

The European Commission yesterday adopted its adequacy plan on Japan, allowing the free, secure flow of personal data between the two economies. The procedure of...
public sector data sharing

Public sector data sharing directive approved

Negotiators from the European Council, Commission and Parliament have reached an agreement to facilitate public sector data sharing and availability. The Directive on Open Data...
international ePrescriptions

International ePrescriptions now available

The EU’s first international ePrescriptions are now obtainable: from today, Finnish patients will be able to collect digital prescriptions from Estonian pharmacies. The initiative, which...

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