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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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Common lifting of containment measures


15.4.2020 – Today, the Commission, in cooperation with the President of the European Council, has put forward a European roadmap to phase-out the containment measures due to the coronavirus outbreak. While we are still in firefighting mode, the necessary extraordinary measures taken by Member States and the EU are working. They have slowed down the [...]

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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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