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Package of infringement decisions

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9.6.2021 – In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The key [...]

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Pravila o razširjanju terorističnih vsebin

Africa Sahel

7.6.2021 – Platforms will have to remove terrorist content referred by Member States’ authorities within 1 hour. The rules will also help to counter the spread of extremist ideologies online – a vital part of preventing attacks and addressing radicalisation. The rules include strong safeguards to ensure the full respect of fundamental rights such as [...]

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Semester Spring Package

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2.6.2021 – The EC presented the European Semester Spring Package, which focuses on providing fiscal guidance to Member States as they continue the process of gradually reopening their economies. This guidance aims to help Member States strengthen their economic recoveries, making the best possible use of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), the key instrument [...]

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Review of commmercial practices of TikTok company

Tik Tok

28.5.2021 – The European Commission and the network of national consumer authorities (CPC) have launched a formal dialogue with TikTok to review its commercial practices and policy. This follows an alert by the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) earlier this year about TikTok’s breaches of EU consumer rights. Areas of specific concern include hidden marketing, aggressive [...]

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Green Alliance

JAPAN TOKYO

27.5.2021 – At the summit, the EU and Japan established a Green Alliance, which is the first such bilateral initiative between the EU and a partner country intended to accelerate ambitious action to tackle climate change, environmental degradation, promote green growth and jobs, and achieve sustainable and secure energy supplies. More: here Source: EC Press

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Financial support for tackling coronavirus pandemic

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25.5.2021 – The European Commission has today disbursed €14.14 billion to 12 EU Member States in the seventh instalment of financial support under the SURE instrument. As part of today’s operations, Belgium has received €2 billion, Bulgaria €511 million, Cyprus €124 million, Greece €2.54 billion, Spain €3.37 billion, Italy €751 million, Lithuania €355 million, Latvia [...]

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EU Digital COVID Certificate

COVID -19

21.5.2021 – The Commission welcomes today’s provisional political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the Regulation governing the EU Digital COVID Certificate. This means that the certificate (previously called the Digital Green Certificate) is well on track to be ready end of June, as planned. Today’s agreement has been reached in record time [...]

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Communication on Business Taxation

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18.5.2021 – The European Commission has today adopted a Communication on Business Taxation for the 21st century to promote a robust, efficient and fair business tax system in the European Union. It sets out both a long-term and short-term vision to support Europe’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure adequate public revenues over [...]

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Guide on EU funding for tourism

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12.5.2021 – The Commission  published a Guide on EU funding for tourism, which collects information on the EU funds that are available to people and companies working in the tourism sector. The user-friendly guide contains links to the relevant EU programmes’ websites where the reader can find the call for proposals and information on each [...]

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Connecting Europe Express

Europe Express

7.5.2021 -The European Commission has announced the route of a special train (Connecting Europe Express), which will emphasize the importance of railways in connecting people and the economy and the role of the European Union in shaping infrastructure policies on the occasion of the European Year of Railways. The train will start its journey on [...]

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Brexit fisheries dispute

Brexit fish

EC6.6.2021 – The presence of several hundred patrol boats in the waters around Jersey – one of the picturesque Channel islands that provides offshore banking to the mega-rich – is the latest act in the Brexit farce. Jersey is one of the most patriotic and most pro-Brexit places you will find. Although, adding to the [...]

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Izkrivljanja evropskega trga

China

5.5.2021 – The European Commission proposes today a new instrument to address potential distortive effects of foreign subsidies in the Single Market. Today’s legislative proposal follows the adoption of the White Paper in June 2020 and an extensive consultation process with stakeholders. It aims at closing the regulatory gap in the Single Market, whereby subsidies granted [...]

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Statementof the Association of journalists and Publicisits at the Media Freedom Day

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3.5.2021 – Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession. The Association of journalists and [...]

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MEDIA successful at Oscar’s

OScar 2021 the father

26.4.2021 – The winners of this year’s edition of the Oscars were announced on 25 April during the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, with two films co-funded by the EU winning three awards. ‘The Father’ by Florian Zeller took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay by Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton, as well as Best [...]

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“Slovenska potica” is registered as traditional speciality in EU

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22.4.2021 – Today, the Commission approved the entry of the name “Slovenska potica” in the register of guaranteed traditional specialties, thus protecting Slovenska potica as a guaranteed traditional specialty (ZTP). To date, there have been 1,609 products on the list of foods protected by geographical indications, of which 64 with the label of traditional specialties. [...]

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