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05/03/2015

Energy and natural resources, Transport and travel

The Council had an exchange of views on the energy union, addressing in particular issues such as energy security, completion of the internal energy market, energy efficiency, decarbonisation of the economy and competitiveness. 

 

Completing the internal energy market: €100 million released to connect European energy networksChoose translations of the previous link 

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05/03/2015

Energy and natural resources

The Commission is opening the call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. €100 million will be made available for projects aimed at ending energy isolation, eliminating energy bottlenecks and to complete the European energy market.

 
 

Special coverage

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EU response to Ebola

In response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the EU is contributing humanitarian aid, expertise, international coordination and longer-term development assistance.

 
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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

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Closing remarks by Marianne Thyssen at the High Level Conference "A New Start for Social dialogue"Choose translations of the previous link 

Employment and social rights, European Commission | 05/03/2015 19:08

Article - Ebola crisis: "We really need to learn our lessons"

Environment, consumers and health, European Parliament | 05/03/2015 16:33

Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality?Choose translations of the previous link 

Employment and social rights, External relations and foreign affairs, Institutional affairs, Justice and citizens rights, European Commission | 05/03/2015 12:00

Completing the internal energy market: €100 million released to connect European energy networksChoose translations of the previous link 

Energy and natural resources, European Commission | 05/03/2015 12:00

Financing trans-European energy infrastructure – the Connecting Europe FacilityChoose translations of the previous link 

Energy and natural resources, European Commission | 05/03/2015 12:00

Daily News 05 / 03 / 2015Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 05/03/2015 12:00

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Roundtable

06/03/2015 10:27

Extracts from the roundtable of the Environment Council, on 6 March 2015, in Brussels.

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Arrival and doorstep Latvian presidency (Gerhards)

06/03/2015 10:27

Arrival and dorstep by Kaspras GERHARDS, Latvian Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development, at the Environment Council, on 6 March 2015, in Brussels.

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Arrivals

06/03/2015 10:27

Arrivals at the Environment Council, on 6 March 2015, in Brussels.

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05/03/2015 23:52

Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Andrej KISKA, President of Slovakia: arrival and roundtable- extracts from the press point

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05/03/2015 23:52

Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC, receives Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor, at the European Commission: group photo with the Members of the College

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Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC, receives Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor, at the European Commission: exterior, welcome and roundtable

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Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC, receives Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor, at the European Commission: extracts from the joint press point following their meeting

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Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, receives Andrej KISKA, President of Slovakia, at the European Council: exterior, welcome and roundtable

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Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, receives Ellen JOHNSON-SIRLEAF, President of Liberia, at the European Council: exterior, welcome and roundtable

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05/03/2015 23:52

Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, receives Pierre KRÄHENBÜHL, Commissioner General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA):

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European Commission College group photo:

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Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF , President of Liberia: arrival and roundtable

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European Court of Justice ruling in the case T-496/11 United Kingdom v ECB (Economic policy):

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Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Loreta GRAUZINIENE, Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania : arrival and roundtable

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Weekly European Commission meeting roundtable:

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Global response on Ebola and the way forward: statements by Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF, President of the Republic of Liberia and Mohamed Ibn CHAMBAS, Special Representative of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA)Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

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TTE (Energy) Council Roundup

05/03/2015 18:44

This is a video roundup of the TTE (Energy) Council, that took place on 5 March, 2015, in Brussels. The main topics are the development of an energy union and energy interconnection.

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Environment Council Preview

05/03/2015 18:44

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