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Robotiikka ja tekoäly: Parlamentti vaatii EU:n laajuisia sääntöjä

Täysistunto Teollisuus16-02-2017 - 13:30
Child playing with robot  

Euroopan parlamentti hyväksyi torstaina päätöslauselman, jossa se vaatii EU:n laajuisia robotiikkaa koskevia sääntöjä. Parlamentti korostaa päätöslauselmassaan, että nopeasti kehittyvälle alalle tarvitaan yhteisiä sääntöjä vahvistamaan eettisiä periaatteita (Lue lisää: Robotiikka ja tekoäly: Parlamentti vaatii EU:n laajuisia sääntöjä )

 

MEPs overhaul EU rules on car approvals to prevent further emissions scandals

IMCO Free movement of goods / Consumers / Environment09-02-2017 - 12:16
Car exhaust pipe in process of being modified in garage  

In a drive to prevent a recurrence of the VW emissions scandal, Internal Market Committee MEPs amended EU car “type approval” rules on Thursday, to make environmental and safety testing more independent and strengthen national and EU oversight of cars already on the road. (Read more: MEPs overhaul EU rules on car approvals to prevent further emissions scandals )

 

Accessing online films and TV while abroad: deal with Council

JURI Free movement of services07-02-2017 - 19:05

New rules allowing EU citizens with subscriptions for online music, games, films and TV shows to access this content while staying temporarily in another EU country, were informally agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday. (Read more: Accessing online films and TV while abroad: deal with Council )

 

State of the Energy Union debate

Plenary Session Energy01-02-2017 - 18:15

“Accelerating the modernisation of Europe’s entire economy, making it low carbon and efficient in energy and resources” are key aims of Energy Union legislation, said Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič in Wednesday’s plenary debate. (Read more: State of the Energy Union debate )

 

End of mobile roaming charges: deal on lower wholesale price caps

ITRE Industry / Free movement of services01-02-2017 - 12:13

Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on wholesale price caps on Tuesday evening. Caps are significantly lower than those proposed by the Commission. Wholesale price caps define how much telecoms operators can charge each other for using their networks to carry cross-border “roaming” calls. (Read more: End of mobile roaming charges: deal on lower wholesale price caps )

 

Q&A: New rules on automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions?

Justice and home affairs / Free movement of persons31-01-2017 - 15:02

To protect adopted children’s best interests, MEPs want the EU Commission to require all EU countries to recognise each other’s adoption certificates automatically. Their draft resolution proposes a European Certificate of Adoption to speed up automatic recognition process. The debate and vote will take place on Thursday. (Read more: Q&A: New rules on automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions? )

 

EU gun law updated to close security loopholes while protecting legitimate users

IMCO Justice and home affairs / Free movement of goods26-01-2017 - 10:46

The provisional deal with the Council on the updated EU firearms directive was endorsed by Parliament’s Internal Market Committee on Thursday by 25 votes to nine, with two abstentions. The revised law tightens the controls on blank firing and inadequately deactivated weapons like those used in the Paris terror attacks. It also requires EU countries to have a monitoring system in place for the issuance or renewal of licences and to exchange information with one another. (Read more: EU gun law updated to close security loopholes while protecting legitimate users )

 

Revision of the EU firearms directive: an overview

Free movement of goods26-01-2017 - 10:37

The provisional deal on the revision of the EU firearms directive, which sets out the conditions under which private persons may lawfully acquire and possess guns or transfer them to another EU country, was backed by the Internal Market Committee on 26 January 2017. The vote by the full Parliament is expected to take place in March. (Read more: Revision of the EU firearms directive: an overview )

 

Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules

JURI Industry12-01-2017 - 12:27
Robot and human hands in handshake  

EU rules for the fast-evolving field of robotics, to settle issues such as compliance with ethical standards and liability for accidents involving driverless cars, should be put forward by the EU Commission, urged the Legal Affairs Committee on Thursday. (Read more: Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules )

 

5G internet by 2020: Parliament/Council deal

ITRE Information society15-12-2016 - 11:16

EU member states will make the 700 MHz band available for wireless broadband by 2020, enabling a shift to 5G mobile internet, Parliament and Council negotiators agreed informally on Wednesday evening. (Read more: 5G internet by 2020: Parliament/Council deal )