The Euroregions as an example of territorial cooperation and integration

The workshop on the Euroregions organised in the Open Days 2011 framework shows a model of cooperation for European territories. The Euroregion Pyrenees-Mediterranean was showed during the event as an example of this model for cooperation.

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Commission proposes a stronger EU response to fight new psychoactive drugs

The European Commission announced an overhaul of the EU rules to fight illicit drugs, particularly new psychoactive substances, which imitate the effects of dangerous drugs like ecstasy or cocaine and are a growing problem. The EU identified a record number of 41 such substances in 2010, up from 24 the previous year.

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The courts of the Member State of residence shall have jurisdiction for content published on the Internet even if the …

The placing online of content on an internet website is to be distinguished from the regional distribution of printed matter, according to a judgment from the Court of Justice of the EU. Victims of infringements of personality rights by means of the internet may bring actions before the courts of the Member State in which they reside in respect of all of the damage caused.

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The EU needs to get more people with disabilities into jobs, according to MEPs

The European Parliament approved a resolution in which asks for more jobs to people with disabilities. In addition, it calls on EU Member States and the European Commission to recognise sign language as an official language in the Member States.

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The agreement between Telefónica and Portugal Telecom hinders competition in breach of EU antitrust rules

The European Commission has drawn the preliminary conclusion following its investigation that the agreement between Telefónica and Portugal Telecom hinders competition in breach of European antitrust rules.

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The Commission presents a package of measures to support entrepreneurship

The European Commission presented some measures which pretends boosting entrepreneurship and responsible business. Among the measures, the Social Business Initiative, that according to the Commission will help this emerging sector to fulfil its unexploited potential.

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