Tag: European Commission

European Commission launches European Democracy Action Plan

The EU Commission will also recommend measures to tackle safety of journalist and present an initiative to protect them from strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs)

EC to take action against Malta on hunting and trapping

The government said that whilst noting that replies will be provided within the stipulated timeframe, the Government remains committed to defend the interests and protect the rights of Maltese and Gozitan hunters and trappers, as these rights are protected in various other European Member States.

More migrants relocated to Germany

Another group of migrants have flown to Germany where they will have their asylum request processed. The relocation was brokered by the European Commission following Malta’s appeals for assistance.

Another 160 million Covid-19 vaccines secured for EU states

The European Union entered in its sixth contract with a pharmaceutical company for another 160 million vaccines. This was announced by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Birdlife calls for European Commission action

According to Birdlife the Maltese government is not serious enough about the proposed trapping birds for scientific research. Especially when it comes to releasing them back to the wild.

EU proposes overhaul on rules of public health

Under the proposals, the EU would be able to declare an EU-level public health emergency, which would in turn trigger more coordination among EU states.

€2.5 million for animal farmers affected by Covid-19

The European Commission has approved a €2.5 million Maltese scheme to support animal farmers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey says European Commission is biased in country’s EU membership assessment

Turkey’s (EU) accession negotiations have effectively come to a standstill - European Commission

European Commission ups emissions reduction target

The European Commission has presented a plan which seeks to reduce the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, in a bid to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

Watch: State of the EU debate; EC president to address the...

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis, MEPs will take stock of the von der Leyen Commission’s achievements to date.