• Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Supplies donated by Belgium to combat pandemic ‘past expiry date’


  • Commissioner Kyriakides in Helsinki to discuss support to Ukraine and ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Midday Express
  • Disinformation: online platforms continue the Code of Practice revision in light of the war in Ukraine and report on first 2022 actions to fight COVID-19 disinformation - Midday Express


  • Commission confirms unannounced inspections in the natural gas sector in Germany - IP/22/2202
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of ACC by Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis and TotalEnergies (M.10524) - Midday Express
  • Commission closes investigation into LNG supply agreements between Qatar Energy and European importers (AT.40416) - Midday Express
  • Commission partially refers acquisition of a part of McKesson by Phoenix to France's competition authority and clears proposed merger outside France (M.10404) - IP/22/2186
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt launches sector inquiry into scoring in the online retail sector
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt clears merger between Catholic hospitals in Bielefeld and Gütersloh
  • Lithuanian - Competition authority Konkurencijos taryba assigned individual sanctions to the companies Būsto aplinka and Mano Būsto priežiūra which obstructed the inspection conducted by the authority’s officials.


  • EFTA Surveillance Authority - State aid – Decision to raise no objections - OJ C 143 p.10 & p.11
  • EFTA Surveillance Authority - No state aid within the meaning of Article 61(1) of the EEA Agreement
  • Commission approves €7.2 million Romanian short-term export credit scheme (SA.102108)  - Midday Express
  • Commission approves prolongation and modification of Irish risk equalisation scheme (SA.64337) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves around €155 million Lithuanian support for construction of multifunctional complex in Vilnius (SA.62831) - Midday Express



  • Online purchase of tickets for cultural or sporting events: the Court of Justice specifies the cases in which there is no right of withdrawal (See CPR Nº 56/2022 : 31 March 2022 Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-96/21, CTS Eventim)
  • Loans denominated in foreign currencies: a non-binding opinion of a supreme court, indicating to the lower courts the approach to take in declaring a consumer contract valid where that contract cannot continue to exist as a result of the unfairness of a term relating to the main subject-matter of that contract, is not sufficient to ensure that the persons harmed by that term are fully protected (See CPR Nº 55/2022 : 31 March 2022 Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-472/20, Lombard Lízing) 
  • Commission and US Federal Trade Commission launch their informal dialogue to strengthen cooperation on consumer protection - Midday Express


  • NextGenerationEU: Commission launches a tool to provide details on the use of green bond proceeds.
  • EBA launched public consultation on regulatory technical standards on disclosure of investment policy by investment firms
  • ESMA has published its follow-up report to the peer review on the guidelines on the enforcement of financial information (GLEFI) 


  • Council updates EU fishing rights for 2022 to reflect agreement with UK
  • Commission strengthens geographical indications to preserve high quality and reinforce protection - IP/22/2185
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - The impact of Russian and Belarusian aggression in Ukraine on food security and stability in the EU’s agricultural sector


  • Main results of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (Health) of 29 March 2022


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy of 05 April 2022
  • Commissioner Simson presides 10th EU-China Energy Dialogue ahead of Summit - Midday Express


  • Circular Economy: Commission proposes new consumer rights and a ban on greenwashing – IP/22/2098
  • Destination Earth – new digital twin of the Earth will help tackle climate change and protect nature – IP/22/1977
  • Ukraine: Commission to open negotiations for Ukraine's participation in LIFE programme for climate and environment - Midday Express
  • Public consultation - Nutrients – action plan for better managementType of act - Communication - Feedback period: 29 March 2022 - 26 April 2022


  • Commission authorises four genetically modified crops for use as food and animal feed  - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Implementing the Medical Devices Regulation
  • EFSA - Safety of the extension of use of galacto‐oligosaccharides (GOS) as a novel food in food for special medical purposes pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283
  • EFSA - National summary reports on pesticide residue analysis performed in 2020
  • EFSA - The 2020 European Union report on pesticide residues in food


  • Public consultation - International freight and passenger transport – increasing the share of rail traffic - Proposal for a regulation - Feedback period 30 March 2022 - 22 June 2022 


  • Public consultation - Brain drain – mitigating challenges associated with population decline - Communication - Feedback period: 29 March 2022 - 21 June 2022
  • Public consultation - Sustainable corporate governance - Proposal for a directive - Feedback period 28 March 2022 - 23 May 2022
  • Advocate General Rantos: the executing judicial authority may not refuse to execute a European arrest warrant on the ground that some of the various acts punishable as a single offence in the issuing Member State are not punishable under the criminal law of the executing Member State (See CPR Nº 57/2022 : 31 March 2022 Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-168/21, Procureur général près la cour d'appel d'Angers)
  • Stand Up For Ukraine: global pledging event for refugees and internally displaced people taking place in Warsaw on 9 April 2022 - see the Statement


  • ECB - Euro area bank interest rate statistics: February 2022
  • Speech by Philip R. Lane: Monetary policy during the pandemic: the role of the PEPP
  • ECB response to the call for advice of the European Commission on the macroprudential review


  • Cuba: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the trials and sentences related to the demonstrations of 11 and 12 July 2021
  • Answer given by Ms Urpilainen to a MEP written question - OACPS-EU agreement and implementation of regional agreements 
  • Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan: EU releases €113 million in humanitarian support - IP/22/2197
  • EU-China Leaders' Summit: Focus on the war in Ukraine alongside bilateral issues -  Midday Express