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AstraZeneca signed the contract

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27.8.2020 – Today, the first contract the European Commission has negotiated on behalf of the EU Member States with a pharmaceutical company entered into force following the formal signature between AstraZeneca and the Commission. The contract will allow the purchase of a vaccine against COVID-19 for all the Member States of the EU as well [...]

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€2.7 billion from the EU to support the EU healthcare sector

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14.4.2020 – The European Commission proposed to activate the European Union’s Emergency Support Instrument on 2 April to directly support the healthcare systems of the EU countries in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Today, the Council gave its fast approval, so that the €2.7 billion instrumentcan immediately begin providing direct support where most needed. [...]

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A new regulation on the consumer protection

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16.1.2020- A new EU regulation on consumer protection cooperation has come into force today, enable better consumer protection. The new rules will improve cooperation between national consumer protection authorities and the European Commission, and help more effectively address bad consumer practices, strengthen the competences of national consumer protection authorities, detect irregularities and take remedial action. [...]

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October’s infringement report

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10.10.2019 – In today’s regular monthly set of infringement decisions, the European Commission is initiating or continuing proceedings against Member States that have not properly fulfilled their obligations under EU law. Multi-sectoral decisions should ensure that EU law is properly applied to the benefit of citizens and businesses. In addition, the Commission is closing 120 [...]

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Commissioners proposals designate

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10.9.2019 – The new Commission will reflect the priorities and ambitions set out in the Political Guidelines. The Commission is structured around the objectives President-elect von der Leyen was elected on by the European Parliament. At the heart of our work is the need to address the changes in climate, technology and demography that are [...]

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June infringements’ package this time without Slovenia

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In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas (see Annex I and II), aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and [...]

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Eurobarometer results

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Every sixth citizen of the EU feels Europeans and wants to learn more about their rights, has shown in the latest Eurobarometer survey. But at the same time, less than half of EU citizens (46%) were also aware of their rights.The free movement of people, good and services within the EU (56%) and peace amongst [...]

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