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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

Invitation to a press briefing with Amb. Albrecht Conze, Head of the EUCAP Sahel Mali missionpdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 19/09/2014 10:09

Some highlights from EU competition enforcementChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 19/09/2014 10:07

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

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 19/09/2014 09:00

Opinion piece Benoît Cœuré: A three-pillar-strategy for the Euro

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Central Bank | 19/09/2014

Statement by President Herman Van Rompuy on the result of the referendum in Scotlandpdf

Institutional affairs, Council of the EU | 19/09/2014

Statement by the Spokesperson on political prisoners in EritreapdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 18/09/2014 22:03

The EU's response to the Ebola crisisChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 18/09/2014 18:24

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EEAS annual report on human rights and democracy in the world: extracts from the debate

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Meeting of the EP Conference of Presidents: arrival and roundtable

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European Court of Justice judgment C-549/13 Bundesdruckerei:

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Israel-Palestine after the Gaza war and the role of the EU (recorded on 17th september): extracts from the debate

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New 10€ banknote

19/09/2014 11:55

Making of the new 10€ banknote

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Extracts from Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law: Persecution of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan - Burundi, in particular the case of Pierre Claver Mbonimpa - Human rights violations in Bangladesh

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José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, receives Michel LEBRUN, President of the Committee of the Regions:

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Ferdinando NELLI FEROCI, Member of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, participates in Rome in the Conferences "Copernicus for environment and human security - from research to operation" and "Quale politica per l'Unione Europea? - Limit, opportunita, programmi per il futuro":

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European Court of Justice judgment Case-487/12 Vueling Airlines (Transport):

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RECORDED Signing ceremony of the National Indicative Programme for Rwanda under the 11th EDF...

18/09/2014 23:54

By Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, and Claver GATETE, Rwandese Minister for Finance and Economic Planning

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Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, in New York meets with Mohammad Javad ZARIF, Iranian foreign Affairs Minster, to kick off new round of nuclear talks:

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Situation in Libya: extracts from the debate

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Situation in Iraq and Syria and the fight against ISIS: extracts from the debate

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EU response to the Ebola outbreak: extracts from the debate

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Roll-out of the European Youth Initiative: extracts from the debate

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"Commission and Member States must ensure better use of the European Regional Development Fund for halting biodiversity loss," say EU Auditors: presentation (in English) by ECA Member Phil Winn OWEN

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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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EC Midday press briefing of 18/09/2014

18/09/2014 13:15

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18/09/2014 12:24

Recorded cutaways:

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