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Commission to cut maternity leave from 2015 work programme

The European Commission has presented its severely pared back work programme for 2015. Frans Timmermans has threatened to withdraw the maternity leave directive if an agreement is not reached within six months. EURACTIV France reports

Circular Economy Package to be ditched and re-tabled

The European Commission will ditch the Circular Economy Package, replace it with “more ambitious” legislation in 2015, and change pending air-pollution rules, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans told MEPs on Tuesday (16 December).
Jacques Delors [Parti socialiste/Flickr]
EU Priorities 2020 24-06-2014

EU election aftermath: ask for the programme

The policy priorities for Europe matter just as much as who takes the EU executive's lead. Now is the time to dig in and agree on a direction for the troika, 'Greater Europe' and clarity in policy making, write Jacques Delors and António Vitorino.
Trade & Society 24-10-2007

Commission vows to tackle globalisation in 2008

The European Commission has released its political programme for the coming year, with a core focus on issues such as growth and jobs, climate change, energy and migration – confirming its desire to move on from matters of institutional reform.
Future EU 25-10-2006

Commission issues work programme for 2007

Prosperity, solidarity, security, and a stronger voice in the world to be the basis for action in 2007.
Future EU 27-10-2005

What is in the Commission’s work programme for 2006?

Prosperity, solidarity, security and Europe's place in the world are the key strategic objectives for the Commission in 2006. Better regulation and more efficient communication are the key instruments to support these goals.
Future EU 03-04-2003

Prodi willing to stay on as Commission President

Commission President Romano Prodi has stated that he is willing to serve another term as president if EU leaders ask him to continue with enhanced powers.
EU Priorities 2020 07-03-2003

Commission’s 2004 priorities: enlargement, stability and sustainable growth

The Commission adopted on 5 March its Annual Policy Strategy Decision for 2004. The proposal defines the political and resource framework for the year when the EU will grow from 15 to 25 Member States.

Commission: seven priorities for 2002

The Commission will put forward seven priorities for 2002 when it presents its annual work programme to the European Parliament on 11 December.

Commission defines strategic priorities for 2002

By adopting first Annual Policy Strategy, the Commission introduces new instrument to link political priorities with financial resources
Future EU 01-02-2001

Commission presents new work programme 2001

Governance, quality of life, enlargement and new economic and social agenda main priorities of Commission's work programme 2001