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Celebrating the European Day of Languages

Written by Ivana Katsarova,

Following the success of the European Year of Languages (2001), the Council of Europe designated 26 September as the European Day of Languages. 556 more words

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De la paix en Europe à la paix dans le monde [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Philippe Perchoc,

La déclaration Schuman du 9 mai 1950 fait un constat simple : « L’Europe n’a pas été faite, nous avons eu la guerre ». 747 more words

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Smoke-free for better health [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Nicole Scholz,

Smoking is the largest preventable cause of death in Europe. In the past decade, EU laws on tobacco additives, advertising and packaging have reinforced efforts to deter people, especially the young, from taking up smoking. 569 more words

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Ensuring healthy living conditions [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Anne Altmayer,

Our natural environment has improved measurably since the European Community first took up its environmental policy in the early 1970s. These improvements are a result of the comprehensive EU environmental legislation, which is applicable in all Member States alike. 483 more words

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Energy efficiency and reducing consumption [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Alex Benjamin Wilson,

Greater energy efficiency can help to reduce the bills that consumers pay for their heating and electricity, and contributes to the fight against climate change because lower energy consumption leads to fewer greenhouse gas emissions. 574 more words

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Europe leading the way in global climate action [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Gregor Erbach,

EU climate and energy policies have performed well: carbon emissions have fallen significantly while the economy has continued to grow. Europe is on track to meet or even exceed its 2020 climate and energy targets. 569 more words

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New laws needed for robots [What is Europe doing for its citizens?]

Written by Rafał Mańko,

The European Parliament has recently called upon the Commission to table a legislative proposal laying down a set of civil law rules on robotics and artificial intelligence. 526 more words

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