• Posted 12-Feb-2019

Changes to the way EASME deals with personal data come into effect on the 11 of December.

As from this date, the new Data Protection Regulation for EU Institutions, bodies and agencies (Regulation (EU) 2018/1725) becomes applicable.


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

EU-Japan trade agreement on track to enter into force in February 2019

The European Commission welcomed the approval in the European Parliament of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement.


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

Commission presents ways to further strengthen the euro's global role

In his State of the Union Address in September 2018, President Juncker highlighted the strategic importance of the euro and the need to ensure that the single currency can play its full role on the international scene.


  • Posted 04-Jan-2019

A Europe that Protects: The EU steps up action against disinformation

To protect its democratic systems and public debates and in view of the 2019 European elections as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020, the EU presented on 5 December an Action Plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond.


  • Posted 04-Jan-2019

EU begins discussions on Horizon Europe with eight countries

A group of eight countries – from Japan to Argentina – are diplomatically checking out whether and how they might get more deeply involved in the European Union’s next €94.1 billion R&D programme, Horizon Europe.