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The European Commission (EC) is the executive branch of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, enforcing EU laws and directing the union's administrative operations. Commissioners swear an oath at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg City, pledging to respect the treaties and to be completely independent in carrying out their duties during their mandate. (Wikipedia)
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Speech by President von der Leyen at the closing event of the Conference on the Future of Europe

"We must think and plan a united Europe as if it were possible to create it immediately every day, rejecting the weariness of those...

Standing with Ukraine: Commission announces new aid worth €200 million for displaced people

Today, the Commission is announcing a new aid package of €200 million to support displaced people in Ukraine, in the context of the International Donor's...

Ukraine: EU agrees fifth package of restrictive measures against Russia

Together with the four previous packages, these sanctions will further contribute to ramping up economic pressure on the Kremlin and cripple its ability to finance its invasion of Ukraine.

Green Deal: Modernising EU industrial emissions rules

Today, the Commission is presenting proposals to update and modernise the Industrial Emissions Directive, key legislation to help prevent and control pollution.

Circular Economy: Commission proposes new consumer rights and a ban on greenwashing

Today, the Commission is proposing to update the EU consumer rules to empower consumers. The rules will strengthen consumer protection against untrustworthy or false environmental claims, banning ‘greenwashing' and practices misleading consumers about the durability of a product.

Food security: Commission steps up support for global action to transform food systems via eight Global Coalitions

In light of the dire food security situation and high food prices, after two years of COVID-19 pandemic and the consequences of the Russian...

Synchronisation of the Continental European Electricity Grid with Ukraine and Moldova

Statement by Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson on Synchronisation of the Continental European Electricity Grid with Ukraine and Moldova European Commission Statement Brussels, 16 Mar...

EU: Informal meeting of health ministers to coordinate the reception of Ukrainian refugees

European Commission Speech Brussels, 15 Mar 2022 Remarks by Commissioner Kyriakides at the Informal Meeting of Health Ministers Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would...

Question and Answers: fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia

On March 15, 2022 the EU adopted new measures, what are they? The EU adopted today a fourth package of restrictive measures against Russia in...

Credit line of 470 million euros to support Italian companies

BNL BNP Paribas and the EIB Group: €470 million credit line to support businesses European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 14 Mar 2022 The new operation being...

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