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Abolition of roaming charges: Europeans make the most of their mobile communications while travelling

The first year and a half since the abolition of roaming charges has seen an immediate and significant increase in mobile calls and data usage by European citizens travelling in the EU, says a report published today by the Commission.
14-12-2018, 15:29, Новости » Общество

Freedom AND Security – data protection conference at Europol

Freedom AND Security – Killing the zero sum process was the title of this year’s data protection conference organised by the Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN) and the Academy of European Law (ERA). Held at Europol headquarters on 22 and 23 November, the conference took a closer look at topics linking the work of law enforcement and security authorities, and the impact this has on fundamental rights.
25-11-2018, 15:55, Новости » Общество

EU cybersecurity organisations agree on 2019 roadmap

On 6 November 2018, following a meeting at working level, the four Principals of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Europol, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), the European Defence Agency (EDA), and the Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU Institutions, Agencies and Bodies (CERT-EU), met at CERT-EU's premises.
10-11-2018, 07:39, Новости » Общество

Pay is just one aspect of disadvantage for women on the labour market

The equal treatment of women and men has been a fundamental principle of the European Union since its inception, but women in Europe still earn on average 16.2% less than men.
03-11-2018, 10:00, Общество, Экономика

Human trafficking in the Netherlands: Significant progress, but further action needed in several areas

The Council of Europe’s group of experts on human trafficking has welcomed the significant progress made by the Netherlands in recent years, whilst also calling on the authorities to take further action in a number of areas.
23-10-2018, 08:41, Новости » Общество

#MeToo: alarming levels of sexual abuse and violence found in parliaments

A new study by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) shows that acts of sexism, abuse and violence against women are widespread in parliaments across Europe.
18-10-2018, 09:03, Политика, Общество

Sakharov Prize 2018: the finalists

The finalists for the 2018 Sakharov Prize are: Oleg Sentsov, 11 NGOs saving migrant lives across the Mediterranean Sea and Nasser Zefzafi.
10-10-2018, 10:38, Новости » Общество

Council of Europe and FIFA sign Memorandum of Understanding

Council of Europe Secretary General Thørbjorn Jagland and FIFA President Gianni Infantino signed yesterday at the Palais de l’Europe in Strasbourg a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the co-operation between the two institutions and further develop synergies and partnerships in areas of shared interest.
06-10-2018, 07:11, Новости » Общество

Deputy Secretary General opens International Conference on the fight against the manipulation of sports competitions

The Conference is organised as part of the “Macolin Roadmap 2018-2020” process to strengthen States’ response capacity to specific challenges they encounter in organising the fight against manipulation of sports competitions.
25-09-2018, 09:22, Новости » Общество

Change of Command at NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

Change of Command at NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan2 September, General Austin Scott Miller assumed command of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission from General John ''Mick'' Nicholson at a ceremony at mission headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.
03-09-2018, 16:52, Политика, Общество, Нота