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Alternative instruments to 'classical' legislation detailing rights and obligations help regulators to reduce the legislative burden. In 2005, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Commission decided to gather operational knowledge on EU self- and co-regulation. To this effect, the database you are about to consult has been set up in 2006. It maps initiatives with an EU dimension (i.e. involving more than one Member State). Most of these are linked to the Single Market.
The database facilitates exchange of information and identification of best practices. Its main objective is to encourage and support private parties willing to develop or improve self-regulatory schemes. It also aims at assisting regulators responsible for co-regulatory design...
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