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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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New format of the EU Emergency Travel Document

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19.6.2019 – The European Commission welcomes the final approval by Ministers from the Member States for the Commission’s proposal to create a modern EU Emergency Travel Document. Since 1996, EU citizens who have their passports stolen or lose them while travelling abroad can obtain emergency travel documents from embassies or consulates of EU Member States [...]

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Commission authorises 17 GMOs for food/feed uses and two GM carnations

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The Commission adopted on 25 April 2015, 10 new authorisations for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for food/feed use, 7 renewals of existing authorisations and also the authorisation for the importation of 2 GMO cut flowers (not for food or feed). These GMOs had gone through a full authorisation procedure, including a favourable scientific assessment by [...]

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