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Things we learned in plenary: Ukraine, Ebola, jobs, medication

Things we learned in plenary: Ukraine, Ebola, jobs, medication

19/09/2014

Institutional affairs

In a historic vote on Tuesday, Parliamentarians in Strasbourg and Kiev voted simultaneously to approve the EU–Ukraine association agreement. Closer to home, the EP proposed to increase financial aid for farmers affected by the Russian agricultural import ban and urged the EU to use all possible means to combat the Islamic State. 

 

August 2014: Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.4% - EU stable at 0.5%Choose translations of the previous link 

Stethoscope on euro coins and banknotes © EU

17/09/2014

Economy, finance, tax and competition, Statistics

Euro area annual inflation was 0.4% in August 2014, unchanged compared to July. In August 2013 the rate was 1.3%. Monthly inflation was 0.1% in August 2014.

 
 

Special coverage

EU and Ukraine flags © EU

EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis

In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.

 
The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.

 
Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.

 
Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.

 
EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

 
Croatia joins the EU

Croatia joins the EU

On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU.

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

President Lebrun calls for new partnership for growth and investment in Europe

Regions and local development, Committee of the Regions | 20/09/2014 02:00

Sport Commissioner congratulates EURO 2020 citiesChoose translations of the previous link 

Culture, education and youth, European Commission | 19/09/2014 17:11

Speech - A transatlantic digital single market?Choose translations of the previous link 

Science and technology, European Commission | 19/09/2014 16:10

European Parliament President Martin Schulz to visit EU agencies in Lisbon

Justice and citizens rights, EMCDDA | 19/09/2014 15:10

EU EOM deployed in TunisiapdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 19/09/2014 12:27

Press release - Nominees for Sakharov Prize 2014 announced - Committee on Foreign Affairs -...

External relations and foreign affairs, European Parliament | 19/09/2014 12:18

Daily News of 2014-09-19Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 19/09/2014 12:04

European Social Fund: over 1 billion euros to boost growth and jobs in The NetherlandsChoose translations of the previous link 

Employment and social rights, European Commission | 19/09/2014 12:00

CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 septembre 2014Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 19/09/2014 12:00

Better volcano forecasting boosted by EU fundingChoose translations of the previous link 

Science and technology, European Commission | 19/09/2014 12:00

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20/09/2014 08:11

Statement by José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, on the results of the Scottish referendum:

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Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, leads the negotiations between the E3+3 and Iran on the Iranian nuclear programme, New York: round table E3+3 plenary session (UN pool)

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Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, leads the negotiations between the E3+3 and Iran on the Iranian nuclear programme, New York: general views and arrival

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EU HR Ashton at the E3+3 negotiations with Iran: general views and arrival

19/09/2014 18:22

Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, leads the negotiations between the E3+3 and Iran on the Iranian nuclear programme, New York: - general views and arrival

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Can Eu-Ukraine pact translate into lasting peace?

19/09/2014 15:01

The Association Agreement was received with ceremony, but how coherent is Europe's political vision for Ukraine? Experts and politicians grill MEP Knut Fleckenstein.

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19/09/2014 12:56

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19/09/2014 12:08

INSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS - Reading of the statement by President Barroso on the results of the Scottish referendum: announcements

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On the Agenda: CO2, forests, data protection...

19/09/2014 11:59

From climate change to the code of ethics for new EU Commissioners, MEPs grapple with challenges close to home and further afield. Plus, Sakharov Prize 2014 nominations.

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Budget battle. Round 1!

18/09/2014 17:54

MEPs denounce Council’s belt-tightening 2015 budget, saying it should back its programme pledges with money not words.

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September plenary zapping

18/09/2014 17:20

The historical EU-Ukraine agreement was set against the backdrop of a summer of international conflicts and the ebola epidemic, giving MEPs much food for debate.

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18/09/2014 13:15

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COMMUNICATION - Alain Franco: announcement

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