Digital Day 2021: EU countries commit to key digital initiatives for Europe’s Digital Decade

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Press release by the European Commission and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU Today, at the online Digital Day 2021, Ministers representing EU Member States signed three Declarations to pool efforts and resources to promote international connectivity, incentivise the rollout of […]

Parliament approves the “rule of law conditionality” for access to EU funds

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Wednesday, MEPs approved the regulation designed to protect EU funds from being misused by EU governments who bend the rule of law. Under the new regulation, EU budget payments can be withheld from countries in which established breaches of the rule of law […]

Commission welcomes agreement on the modernisation of EU export controls

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission welcomes the agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on its proposal for a modernisation of EU export controls on sensitive dual-use goods and technologies. The changes agreed today will upgrade and strengthen the EU’s export control toolbox to […]