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Communication on building a strong social Europe


14.1.2020 – The Commission today presents a Communication on building a strong social Europe for just transitions. It sets out how social policy will help deliver on the challenges and opportunities of today, proposing action at EU level for the months to come, and seeking feedback on further action at all levels in the area [...]

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International day for the elimination of violence against women

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22.11.2019 – 25 November is dedicated against the violence against women and girls. Violence is still regrettably under-reported: only about a third of women who are physically or sexually abused by their partners contact the authorities. In addition, complaints are not systematically recorded, and the data is not easily comparable between EU countries. Accurate data [...]

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Misleading practices revealed


18.5.2018- Today, the European Commission and national consumer protection authorities published the results of an EU-wide screening of 207 websites offering fixed/mobile phone, internet, audio and video streaming services. The screening reveals that 163 of these websites could be infringing EU consumer law. Some of the most common issues identified are the advertisement of allegedly [...]

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Strengthening the rights of older persons in Europe

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MEP Ivo Vajgl and MEP Tanja Fajon will, on the  3rd December 2013, hoste a conference on strengthening the rights of older people in Europe “Strengthening the rights of Older Persons in Europe: Which Tools? ‘. The Conference will be held from 10:00 to 12:30 in room PHS P5B 001 in the EP. More info [...]

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