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Law enforcement agencies across the EU prepare for major cross-border cyber-attacks

The possibility of a large-scale cyber-attack having serious repercussions in the physical world and crippling an entire sector or society, is no longer unthinkable.
19-03-2019, 11:39, Новости » Общество

Could switching between summer and winter time end in 2021?

Proposals to end biannual clock changes from 2021 were backed by the Transport and Tourism Committee last Monday.
12-03-2019, 10:44, Политика, Общество

European Parliament and professional footballers team up

EP President Antonio Tajani and Secretary General of footballers’ federation FIFPro Europe Jonas Baer-Hoffmann signed an agreement to mobilise voters ahead of the 2019 EP elections.
12-02-2019, 14:18, Новости » Общество

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