List of European Union directives: Wikis


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The following is an incomplete thematic list of European Union directives:


Anti-discrimination measures

  • Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin : also called the "Race Directive" (Directive 2000/43/EC on Anti-discrimination)
  • Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation
  • Council Directive 2004/113/EC of 13 December 2004 implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services
  • Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast)


  • The Directive 76/464/EEC of 4 May 1976 on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community
  • Council Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment
  • Council Directive 96/61/EC of 24 September 1996 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control; replaced by Directive 2008/1/EC (see below)
  • Directive 2008/1/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2008 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control
  • Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora
  • Urban Waste Water Directive (Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste water collection and treatment)

Intellectual property

Privacy and data protection

Technology and safety


Weights and measures

Information technology related

  • Certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market directive (2000/31/EC "Directive on electronic commerce", June 8th, 2000 pdf version)
  • Coordinating the procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors directive (2004/17/EC March 31st, 2004 pdf version)
  • Coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts directive (2004/18/EC March 31st, 2004 pdf version)
  • Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community directive (2007/2/EC INSPIRE directive March 14th, 2007 pdf version)

Electronic communication related

  • Access and interconnection Directive 2002/19/EC
  • "Authorisation" Directive 2002/20/EC
  • "Framework" Directive 2002/21/EC
  • Universal service and user’s rights Directive 2002/22/EC
  • Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications



Rail transport



  • Television Without Frontiers Directive (Council Directive 97/36/EC)

Wildlife and nature conservation


See also

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