Stronger supervision:Banking supervisors agree on a cooperation mechanism for combating money laundering

The European Commission is following up on one of the actions laid out in President Juncker’s State of the Union proposal to strengthen anti-money laundering supervision. The European Central Bank...

Public consultation on equal pay between men and women in the EU

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather information on the impact of EU rules on equal pay. The principle of 'equal pay for equal work’ is enshrined...

Autumn 2018 Standard Eurobarometer

Positive image of the EU prevails ahead of the European elections According to a new Eurobarometer survey released today, for the first time, a majority of Europeans think that their...

Employment and Social Developments in Europe

Record number of people in employment in the EU The winter edition of the Commission's Employment and Social Development in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review, confirms overall positive labour market developments....

Commission calls time on asylum reform stalling

Ahead of the December European Council, the Commission is calling on Member States and the European Parliament to consolidate the significant progress made by adopting the outstanding reform proposals. The...

European Cinema Night

34 EU cities offer free screenings of European films The first edition of the European Cinema Night will take place on 3-7 December 2018 across the EU, and is expected...

DiscoverEU: 12,000 travel passes available for 18-year-olds to explore Europe in 2019

29 November 2018 The European Commission has launched a second DiscoverEU competition. Until Tuesday, 11 December, young people aged 18 can apply for a travel pass to discover Europe next...

EU Plastics Strategy

Boosting the market for recycled plastics and encouraging further action Following an EU-wide pledging campaign as part of the European Plastics Strategy, the European Commission has given a preliminary assessment...

Third European Vocational Skills Week

Vocational Education and Training at the heart of Europe From 5 to 9 November 2018, the European Commission, in cooperation with the Austrian Presidency, is organising the third European Vocational...

LIFE Programme

€243mn of investments in environment, nature and climate action The European Commission has approved an investment package of €243 million from the EU budget for projects under the LIFE programme...