Time is running out – global emissions rules for shipping need to be reached now

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Soren Skou, Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Møller-Maersk The 2020s must be the decade of action if we are to solve the shipping industry’s share of the global climate challenge. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has to deliver substantial […]

New rules adopted for quick and smooth removal of terrorist content online

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. A new law to address the dissemination of terrorist content online was approved by Parliament on Wednesday. The new regulation will target content such as texts, images, sound recordings or videos, including live transmissions, that incite, solicit or contribute to terrorist offences, provide instructions […]

The EU and Japan trade deal celebrates second anniversary by further strengthening ties

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The 1st of February marks the second anniversary of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The Joint Committee established under the Agreement, co-chaired by Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi, celebrates this anniversary by agreeing important improvements to […]

EU Visa Policy: Commission welcomes agreement to strengthen EU visa rules

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today Member States endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission’s proposal to modernise the EU’s common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological developments. The […]

Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms’ trading practices

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Yesterday evening the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms. Traders selling online […]