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Publicado em 23-07-2024

The rise of e-commerce has required changes to the system of value-added tax (VAT) to ensure that the rules allow for smooth and fraud-proof transactions between customers and sellers. The major overhaul of the VAT rules for e-commerce in 2021 introduced a series of important simplifications for businesses, such as the creation of an import one-stop shop (IOSS). The IOSS allows businesses to declare and remit VAT on all their business-to-consumer (B2C) distance sales of imported goods across the ...

On 8-17 July 2024, the UN high-level political forum on sustainable development assessed progress towards SDG 2: 'End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture'. It is unlikely this goal will be met by 2030. Instead, food insecurity, malnutrition and food prices have worsened globally. The primary causes of food insecurity are threefold: conflict, economic instability, and extreme weather conditions, which frequently intersect and exacerbate one another ...

This in-depth analysis (IDA) provides a broad overview over the emerging challenges connected with disinformation in the area of health, the way it spreads and the damage it causes. The report further highlights proposed or implemented measures at various levels to address health-related disinformation, accompanied by recommendations aimed at mitigating its impact on the well-being of Europeans.

Temporary Protection Directive

Briefing 23-07-2024

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, over 6.5 million people have been forced to seek refuge, mostly in the European Union (EU) and its neighbouring countries. Reacting swiftly when the invasion began, the EU decided to grant Union-wide temporary protection to people arriving from Ukraine. By April 2024, nearly 4.2 million third-country nationals had benefited from this possibility. The EU Temporary Protection Directive (Directive 2001/55/EC) allows EU Member States to move swiftly to offer ...

Child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse are some of the most severe forms of violence against children, and they are crimes that know no borders. The constant increase in these crimes, exacerbated by the pandemic and the use of modern technologies, underscores the need for harmonised national legislation and international cooperation to improve prevention, protect victims and prosecute perpetrators. The statistics for Europe are staggering, as acknowledged by both governmental and non-governmental ...

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