Commission adopts contingency plan for food supply and food security in times of crisis
Following the COVID-19 crisis and as announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy, the EU intends to step up coordination at European level to ensure citizens do not face food shortages during crises.
EU exports support 38 million jobs in the EU according to a report on jobs and trade
One of the many figures in a new report released today by the European Commission shows just how important an open trade policy is for European employment.
Circular economy: Commission takes action against five Member States to improve waste management
Annual waste generation from all economic activities in the EU amounts to 2.5 billion tonnes, or 5 tonnes per capita a year, and each citizen produces on average nearly half a tonne of municipal waste.
Digital Economy and Society Index 2021: overall progress in digital transition but need for new EU-wide efforts
Today, the Commission published the results of the 2021 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI).
Drinking water: Commission refers IRELAND to the Court of Justice of the European Union over unsafe drinking water
Today, the Commission has decided to refer Ireland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failure to comply with the requirements of the Drinking Water Directive (Directive 98/83/EC).
MIGRATION: Commission refers HUNGARY to the Court of Justice of the European Union over its failure to comply with Court judgment
The European Commission has decided today to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice of the European Union, requesting that the Court order the payment of financial penalties for Hungary’s failure to comply with a Court ruling in relation to EU rules on asylum and return.
COP26: EU helps deliver outcome to keep the Paris Agreement targets alive
COP26 resulted in the completion of the Paris Agreement rulebook and kept the Paris targets alive, giving us a chance of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.