The use of additives1 in food will soon become even safer and more transparent than it currently is thanks to two pieces of legislation adopted by the European Commission.
Cigarettes left unattended are one of the leading causes of fatal fires in Europe. Evidence shows that the number of fatalities can be reduced by over 40% with the introduction of 'Reduced Ignition Propensity' (RIP) cigarettes.
At their meeting on 7 November, the finance ministers of the euro area progressed on the follow-up to the decisions taken by the euro area summit on 26 October, including work to maximise the capacity of the European Financial Stability Facility.
"At the level of the Union and the euro area, we are tackling the accelerated implementation of the decisions taken by the euro area summit at the end of October which were welcomed by the G20 leaders," said European Council President Herman Van Rompuy after the G20 summit held on 3 and 4 November in Cannes, France.
The European Union will increase its efforts to combat narcotic substances, specifically targeting synthetic drugs. On 27 October, the Council adopted a European pact on the subject which sets out guidelines for the future approach.
The European Council on 23 October agreed on a number of measures aimed at securing growth and job creation to help overcome the current economic crisis. EU leaders agreed that enhancing economic growth is as important in current circumstances as addressing the immediate challenges of the crisis.
06/20/16The State Secretary for European Affairs, Cristian Bădescu, has participated today, June 20, 2016, in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), organized in Luxembourg. On the meeting agenda, were included the following topical issues: the…
08/26/14The Minister of Foreign Affairs is organizing, between 27 and 29 August 2014, the Annual Meeting of Romanian Diplomacy, a traditional event dedicated to the Romanian diplomatic and consular corps. Members of the Romanian Government and Parliament,…