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Thursday, 7 December 2017

EU Commission: December infringements package: key decisions

December infringements package: key decisions

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 December 2017 Overview by policy area In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission ('Commission') is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

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Relocation: Commission refers the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to the Court of Justice

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2017 The European Commission has today decided to refer the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for non-compliance with their legal obligations on relocation On 15 June 2017, the Commission launched infringement procedures against the...

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Migration: Commission steps up infringement against Hungary concerning its asylum law

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2017 The European Commission has today decided to move forward on the infringement procedure against Hungary concerning its asylum legislation by sending a reasoned opinion. The Commission initiated the infringement procedure against Hungary in December 2015.

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Taxation in 2016 - The tax-to-GDP ratio slightly up in both the EU and the euro area - A one-to-two ratio across Member States

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 7 December 2017 The overall tax-to-GDP ratio, meaning the sum of taxes and net social contributions as a percentage of GDP, stood at 40.0% in the European Union (EU) in 2016, an increase compared with 2015 (39.7%).

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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 7 December 2017 Questions and Answers I – Cultural heritage in the EU What does cultural heritage mean? Cultural heritage consists of cultural and creative resources of a tangible or intangible nature, with a value for society that has been publicly recognised in order...

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