Reports, analyses and information relating to the snap legislative election held in Austria in September 2019.
Judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on privileges and immunities relating to the mandate of a member of the European Parliament (MEP).
Reports, analyses and information related to the legislative election taking place in Spain on 10 November 2019.
Judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the labelling of goods originating in the territories occupied by Israel.
The Council of the European Union decided on 11 November 2019 to renew sanctions against Venezuela over actions undermining democracy, the rule of law and the respect for human rights.
Abstract: Financial sector reforms have been flagged by the Commission in its Communication on the 2019 European Semester as the policy area where Member States have made the most progress during last year. This briefing focuses on the banking recommendations addressed by the Council to individual Member States within the framework of the European Semester […]
A meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council was held on 11 November 2019.
Summary: Active substances are an essential element of pesticides. The approval of active substance occurs at EU level, and guidance documents and guidelines for this procedure exist. They aim to clarify, harmonise and standardise the complex approval process. This study examines the guidance and guidelines which exist for active substance approval; the level of harmonisation […]
Summary: This study provides an outlook on the topics that may shape the ENVI Committee’s public health agenda during the new legislature. It describes key public health definitions, principles and concepts, discusses the EU’s powers to act on health, and presents an overview of health policy developments and challenges. This document was provided by Policy […]
Summary: On 14 October 2019 Spain’s Supreme Court announced its verdict in the trial of 12 Catalan leaders accused of sedition, disobedience and misuse of public funds over their roles in the region’s 2017 failed bid for independence. The Supreme Court sentenced nine of them to between 9 and 13 years in prison. Further information: […]