Three films supported by EU Media, winners at Cannes

Three French films funded by European Union's MEDIA programme of support for the European audiovisual sector have been awarded with several prizes in the latest edition of Cannes International Film Festival.

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EESC highlights the social dimension on the economic crisis

The EESC discussed the social dimension of the crisis and called for a necessary complement to macro-economic policies aimed at getting Europe out of the predicament in the framework of the debates of the Biennial Conference

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EU and Russia celebrate their first summit under the Lisbon Treaty

The summit will be hosted by President Dmitri Medvedev, accompanied by Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov. The EU will be represented by Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Durao Barroso, President of the European Commission. High Representative/Vice-President, Catherine Ashton, and Commissioner for Trade, Karel de Gucht will also participate.

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European Green Week 2010 focuses on biodiversity

This year's Green Week, the biggest annual conference devoted to European environment policy, will take place from 1 to 4 June at the Charlemagne Building in Brussels under the slogan "Biodiversity - our lifeline"

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Transport, telecoms and energy ministers meet to drive forward Digital Agenda for Europe

The meeting of the Council of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Ministers will focus on pushing forward the Digital Agenda and studying measures to guarantee the supply of natural gas.

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Published the regulation on the creation of Asylum Support Office

After several years working on this issue, EU launches Asylum Support Office to help harmonise procedures in all Member States

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