2006 in the European Union
Events from the year 2006 in the European Union.
Aho report
The Aho Group Report on Creating an Innovative Europe was published in 2006. The report was written by a four-member group chaired by Esko Aho, former Finnish Prime Minister. The committee was created...
Battery Directive
Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC, commonly k...
Battery Directive - Wikipedia
European Gendarmerie Force
The European Gendarmerie Force (EUROGENDFOR or EGF) was launched by an agreement in 2006 between five member states of the European Union (EU): France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. Rom...
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is an agency of the European Union, established on 1 January 2006, to manage parts of the Union's programs in education, culture, and au...
United Kingdom European Constitution referendum
A referendum was expected to take place in the United Kingdom in 2006 to decide whether the country should ratify the proposed Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. However, following the rej...
United Kingdom European Constitution referendum - Wikipedia
Irish European Constitution referendum
The Irish referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe was a vote that was planned but did not occur. The referendum was expected to take place in 2005 or 2006 to decide whether Ire...
Irish European Constitution referendum - Wikipedia
Directive on services in the internal market
The Directive on services in the internal market (commonly referred to as the Bolkestein Directive) is an EU law aiming at establishing a single market for services within the European Union (EU). Dra...
Directive on services in the internal market - Wikipedia
Capital Requirements Directive
The Capital Requirements Directives (CRD) for the financial services industry have introduced a supervisory framework in the European Union which reflects the Basel II and Basel III rules on capital m...
Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency
The Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA) was an executive agency established by the European Commission in October 2006 in order to realise the technical and financial implemen...
Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency - Wikipedia
European Institute for Gender Equality
The European Institute for Gender Equality is a Vilnius-based agency of the European Union inaugurated in 2007. It was established by Council Regulation (EC) No 1922/2006 of 20 December 2006. Recruitm...
European Institute for Gender Equality - Wikipedia
Café Europe
Café Europe, Café d'Europe or also Café Europa was a cultural initiative of the Austrian presidency of the European Union, held on Europe Day (9 May 2006) in 27 cafés of the capitals of the then 25 EU...
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union regulation dated 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and t...
Commission v United Kingdom
Commission v United Kingdom (2006) C-484/04 is a European labour law and UK labour law case concerning the Working Time Directive, which is relevant for the Working Time Regulations 1998.
The UK D...
Copyright Term Directive
Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights (codified version) is a consolidated version o...
Czech European Constitution referendum
The Czech referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe was expected to take place in 2006 to decide whether the Czech Republic should ratify the proposed Constitution of the Europea...
Data Retention Directive
The Data Retention Directive, more formally "Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the...
Equal Treatment Directive
The Equal Treatment Directive 2006/54/EC is an Act of the European Union, which implements the principle of equal treatment between men and women in EU labour law.
Since the Treaty of Amsterdam ca...