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Commission launches public consultation on cross-border judicial cooperation

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16.2.2021 – The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the modernisation of EU justice systems. The EU aims to support Member States in their efforts to adapt their justice systems to the digital age and improve EU cross-border judicial cooperation.The results of the public consultation, in which a broad range of groups and [...]

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EU – Japan


27.5.2020 – On 26 May, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe will hold a virtual leaders’ meeting to address matters related to the coronavirus pandemic, preparations for the upcoming G7 summit, and the implementation of the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership. As G7, G20 and [...]

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Enhanced cooperation of the national consumer protection authorities and the Commission

consumers safety

17.1.2020- A new EU regulation on consumer protection has come into force today, inceasing consumer protection. The new rules will improve cooperation between the authorities of the national consumer protection and the European Commission and help more effectively eliminate bad consumer practices, strengthen the competences of national consumer protection authorities, detect irregularities and take remedial [...]

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EU and China step up their cooperation on environment, water and circular economy

EU China

1.4.2019 – From 1 to 3 April 2019, an EU delegation headed by EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella is visiting China to continue and deepen EU – China environmental bilateral relations. He will co-chair the 7th environmental dialogue and will initiate two new high-level dialogues on Water and Circular [...]

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CETA – stakeholders invited to suggest areas for future cooperation

CETA protests in Muenchen

22.1.2018 – The Commission has officially launched a call for proposals to identify sectors and issues where there is high interest for regulatory cooperation with Canada. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) entered into force provisionally on 21 September 2017. As part of the agreement, the EU and Canada agreed to set up [...]

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