Since 1965 the European Documentation Centre (EDC) of the University of Mannheim is part of a worldwide information network, which has been set up in the early 1960s by the European Commission. Today there are more than 350 European Documentation Centres in the EU Member States. The purpose of the network is the support of academic study and research on European integration. The EDC is also open to the interested public. [Flyer ; Video ; BuB article]
Portugal's Presidency of the Council of the European Union|
From 1 January until June 2021, Portugal hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU. Together with Germany and Slovenia they form the current "Trio Presidency" with a joint programme.
More information: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) ; Commission Expert Group ; online learning resources ; food safety (q/a) ; EU research database: COVID-19 Data Portal ; COVID-19: desicions (european, health, economy) ; reports on COVID-19 ; EUvsVirus (Pan-European Hackathon, 24 - 26 April: results) ; publication lists (1 ; 2 ; 3) ; datasets (1 ; 2) ; overview of end-of-lockdown in EU Member States ; Re-open EU (Corona travel rules) ; health measures and travel conditions (Robert Schuman Foundation) ; impact of the health crisis on the functioning of national Parliaments (studies ; Robert Schuman Foundation) ; COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine strategy
EU Public Consultations 2021|
Contributions can be submitted for: Review of the crisis management and deposit insurance framework (until 20 April) ; Digital levy (until 12 April) ; Protecting biodiversity (until 5 April) ; Transparency of political advertising (until 2 April) ; new Schengen strategy (until 16 March) ; Evaluation and Review of the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive (until 2 March) ; EU Action Plan Towards a Zero Pollution Ambition for air, water and soil (until 10 Feb.) ; Sustainable corporate governance (until 8 Feb.) ; Emissions reduction targets (Effort Sharing Regulation) (until 5 Feb.) ; Land use, land use change & forestry (until 5 Feb.) ; CO2 emissions for cars and vans (until 5 Feb.) ; EU emissions trading system (ETS) (until 5 Feb.) ; Alternative investment fund (until 29 Jan.)