Monthly Archives: August 2016

Commission proposes 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Yesterday the Commission has put forward a proposal to the European Parliament and Council to designate 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage. In doing so, the Commission is seeking to highlight the role of Europe's cultural heritage in fostering a shared sense of history and identity. From archaeological sites to architecture, from medieval…
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Commission expands Ecolabel criteria to computers, furniture and footwear

The Commission has adopted a new set of ecological criteria under the EU Ecolabel scheme for computers (personal, notebook and tablet computers), furniture and footwear. Manufacturers who wish to benefit from the EU Ecolabel have to comply with strict requirements that focus on the environmental performance of the product, but also cover product safety and…
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The single digital market : Electronic signatures, seals and trust services now valid throughout EU

From 1st July, people, businesses and public administrations will be able to carry out convenient, secure and legally valid electronic transactions across borders. Regulation (EU) no. 910/2014 or so. eIDAS Regulation, the European rules governing the use of electronic signatures, electronic seals, time stamps, electronic delivery and authentication of web sites and electronic documents directly…
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