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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

EU Commission: The European Union adopts new assistance programme to improve health services in Libya

The European Union adopts new assistance programme to improve health services in Libya

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The Commission adopted a new €10.9 million health programme which will support Libyan people to get better access to healthcare. The EU-funded action will directly benefit the Libyan population and improve their access to healthcare.

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Glyphosate: Commission responds to European Citizens' Initiative and announces more transparency in scientific assessments

European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 Glyphosate: Commission responds to European Citizens' Initiative and announces more transparency in scientific assessments With the Communication adopted today, the Commission replies to the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) "Ban glyphosate and protect people and the environment from toxic pesticides" and commits...

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Security Union: Commission closes information gaps to better protect EU citizens

European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 Today, the European Commission has proposed to close information gaps by upgrading EU information systems for security, border and migration management and making them work together in a smarter and more efficient way.

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Frequently asked questions - Interoperability of EU information systems for security, border and migration management

European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 What is this proposal about? Interoperability is the ability of information systems to exchange data and enable sharing of information. It improves the efficiency and effectiveness of Europe-wide information-sharing tools, by ensuring the technical processes, standards and tools that allow EU...

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Questions & Answers: Commission replies to European Citizens' Initiative on Glyphosate and announces more transparency in scientific assessments

European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 Why did the Commission not ban glyphosate? There are currently neither scientific nor legal grounds justifying a ban of glyphosate. After a comprehensive and transparent scientific process, where more than 6.000 pages of scientific assessment were made public, the EU risk...

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