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Countering online hate speech – Commission initiative with social media platforms and civil society shows progress

1 June, 2017 - 13:36
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 June 2017 One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. It included a series of commitments by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft to combat the spread of such...

Daily News 01 / 06 / 2017

1 June, 2017 - 13:31
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 01 / 06 / 2017 Brussels, 1 June 2017 President Juncker's speech at the "Social partners and employers in dialogue" event in Berlin President Juncker was in Berlin yesterday at the "Social partners and employers in dialogue" event hosted by the Confederation of German Employers' Association, during...

Frequently Asked Questions on EU-China relations

1 June, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 June 2017 Why is China important for the EU, and why is the EU important for China? Over the past decade, the rise of China has happened with unprecedented speed and scale. Internally, China aims to shift away from its old economic and...

Vice-President Dombrovskis' keynote speech at the Brussels Economic Forum 2017

1 June, 2017 - 12:58
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 1 June 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to see that the Brussels Economic Forum has brought together such a distinguished group of thinkers and actors around a theme on which so much of the EU's energy is focused.  There...

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into gas export restrictions from Romania

1 June, 2017 - 12:45
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 June 2017 The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether Romania's gas transmission system operator Transgaz has been hindering gas exports from Romania to other EU Member States.

Statement on Agreement in principle between Commissioner Vestager and Italian authorities on Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS)

1 June, 2017 - 11:45
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 June 2017 Today, Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has reached an agreement in principle with Pier Carlo Padoan, the Italian Minister of Economy and Finance, on the restructuring plan of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) to enable the precautionary recapitalisation of the bank...