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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Public lecture – Between a rock and a hard border

Conservative Party approaches to Brexit - Wednesday 7th November at 18:00, University of Malta, Valletta Campus This lecture will outline the tensions within the parliamentary...

Celebrating EU labour mobility

60 years of social security coordination and 50 years of free movement for workers On 22 October, the Commission launched a campaign celebrating several big milestones...

EU fuel labelling: clearer information for consumers and operators

Brussels, 12 October 2018 A new harmonised set of fuel labels will give drivers across Europe better information on the suitability of fuels for their...

European Cybersecurity Month

October 1st begins the 6th edition of the European Cybersecurity Month with around 300 events taking place across Europe in October. The annual Cybersecurity Month aims at raising...

EU and UN

Together for human rights and ending violence against women On 27 September, the EU hosted two flagship events dedicated to human rights in the margins...

Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2018

Take a look at how your region compares to others Is life expectancy in your region higher than in other regions of the European Union?...

The State of the Union 2018: The Hour of European...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2018 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting his...

State of the Union 2018

On Wednesday 12 September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver his fourth State of the Union Address in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The...

Cohesion Policy: over €300 billion of investment allocated to projects...

The overall volume of investments allocated to projects in the real economy has gone up to €303 billion – an increase of €42 billion from...

Summertime Consultation: 84% want Europe to stop changing the clock

The European Commission has today published the preliminary results of the public consultation on clock change in Europe. This online consultation, which ran from 4...

Greece concludes its stability support programme successfully

Greece has successfully concluded a three year European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme with its place at the heart of the euro area and...

European Solidarity Corps: New call for project proposals

The European Commission is calling on interested parties to put forward ideas for projects under the European Solidarity Corps. A total of €44 million has...

European Public Prosecutor’s Office Malta joins efforts to protect EU...

Only a week after the Netherlands joined the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO), the European Commission announced Malta as its 22nd member. EU Commissioner for...

Migration: A decrease of 15% in asylum applications lodged in...

New figures published today by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) show a slight decrease in the number of asylum applications made in the EU...

Europe that protects: Commission’s efforts to tackle unfair trade

The Commission published its annual report on trade defence activities. As part of Commission's commitment to ‘Europe that protects’, the report details how the EU...

SME initiative – Better access to finance for Maltese small...

The Commission, the European Investment Bank Group and the Maltese government have agreed to increase the financing available under Malta's SME initiative programme. The SME...

EU-Japan Summit: a landmark moment for trade and cooperation

At the 25th EU-Japan Summit, which took place in Tokyo today, two landmark agreements – the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement –...

Brexit: Communication on preparing for the UK’s withdrawal from the...

The European Commission has adopted a Communication outlining the ongoing work on the preparation for all outcomes of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European...

Employment and Social Developments in Europe: 2018 review

The Commission has published the 2018 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review. This year’s edition confirms the ongoing positive...