In a move to give new impetus to social partners’ relations, seen as instrumental in the new economic governance set up, the European Commission launched on Thursday (5 March) a new start for social dialogue.
Public support for the European Union's freedom of movement rules will dwindle if welfare abuse is not tackled, a top EU official said on Thursday (5 March), saying Britain can drive change in the Europe Union by engaging more with other member states.
The European Union yesterday (4 March) took a step to reduce its energy dependence, especially on Russia, seeking instead to improve connections between renewable energy giants Spain and Portugal, and the rest of Europe.
The EU's migration chief insisted yesterday (4 March) that the bloc must work with dictatorships in order to fight smugglers who traffic migrants to Europe, often using dangerous sea routes across the Mediterranean.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday (2 March) expressed her support for the European Commission's €315 billion investment push, but stressed the plan must be accompanied by reforms and austerity measures among eurozone countries. EurActiv Germany reports.
EXCLUSIVE: The EU is failing to create a circular economy that boosts resource efficiency and protects the environment, an influential report has found, piling pressure on the European Commission to deliver a strong replacement for the package of waste, incineration, landfill and recycling laws it controversially axed as part of its drive for "better regulation".
Europe needs to mobilise much more than €315 billion to embark in the transformation of its economy, create millions of jobs, create new business opportunities and create a genuine post-carbon society, said Jeremy Rifkin in an interview with EurActiv.