Court of Justice of the EU: case handling improved, but more active management needed, say Auditors

The Court of Justice of the European Union has taken a number of significant steps to improve its case handling over recent years, but further improvements could still be made, according to a new performance review by the European Court of Auditors. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) consists of two Courts: … Continue reading Court of Justice of the EU: case handling improved, but more active management needed, say Auditors

First summer without roaming charges: Europeans see benefits of the new rules

The first summer without roaming charges shows that Europeans are aware of the new rules and have started changing their habits when travelling abroad in the EU. According to a Flash Eurobarometer survey published today, a large majority of Europeans recognise the benefits of roaming without extra charges. Thanks to the new EU roaming rules, in place … Continue reading First summer without roaming charges: Europeans see benefits of the new rules

New York Welcomes SmartStudy, One-stop Education Institution from China

On September 20th, the opening ceremony of SmartStudy's New York VIP Learning Centre which is jointly founded by SmartStudy Education & Technology Group and Tumeibian Group was held as scheduled in Manhattan. SmartStudy Education & Technology Group, known as SmartStudy, featuring both its distinguishing Chinese characteristics and high-tech online education, is the first Chinese education institution that … Continue reading New York Welcomes SmartStudy, One-stop Education Institution from China

NAFTA – Essential for Our Auto Industry: Scotiabank Economics

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has enabled the North American auto industry to become one of the most competitive in the world, allowing it to boost productivity and gain global market share. Under the agreement, the auto industry has developed one of the world's most highly integrated supply chains, with three-quarters of US-made … Continue reading NAFTA – Essential for Our Auto Industry: Scotiabank Economics

EU-Canada trade agreement enters into force

On Thursday, 21 September, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada enters into force provisionally.   Welcoming this milestone in the EU's trade policy, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said: "This agreement encapsulates what we want our trade policy to be - an instrument for growth that benefits European companies … Continue reading EU-Canada trade agreement enters into force

The State of the Union 2017: Catching the wind in our sails

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2017 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting his priorities for the year ahead and outlining his vision for how the European Union could evolve by 2025. He presented a Roadmap for a More United, Stronger and More Democratic … Continue reading The State of the Union 2017: Catching the wind in our sails

How the EU regulates medicines

Awareness session for international regulators and NGOs on the work of EMA and European medicines regulatory system. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will host an awareness session to present the European Union’s (EU) medicines regulatory system and EMA’s role in it to international regulators and non-governmental organisations. A clear understanding of how medicines are regulated in … Continue reading How the EU regulates medicines