EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300 million European Commission - Press release New York, 21 November 2017 The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference on the Caribbean in New York.
Solidarity with Italy: EU funds support reconstruction efforts in Umbria, including the Basilica of San Benedetto European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 November 2017 The Commission will allocate €28 million from Cohesion Policy funds towards regenerating economic activity in the region of Umbria, affected by severe earthquakes, including €5 million to restore the Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia.
Daily News 21 /11/ 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 /11/ 2017 Brussels, 21 November 2017 Solidarité avec l'Italie: les fonds européens soutiennent la reconstruction de la basilique San Benedetto de Norcia 28 millions d'euros des fonds de la politique de Cohésion contribueront à redynamiser l'activité économique dans la région de l'Ombrie,...
European SME Week 2017 - SMEs in the European Union generate half of the intra-EU trade in goods - With a slightly higher share for imports Commission - EUROSTAT European Brussels, 21 November 2017 Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs – up to 249 persons employed) are considered as a driver of the economy of the European Union (EU), creating jobs and contributing to economic growth.
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agreed to end unjustified geoblocking European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have delivered on commitments made during September's Digital Summit in Tallinn by ending unjustified geoblocking, one of the EU priority files for 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a...
Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.
State aid: Commission confirms most Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems do not involve aid; orders recovery of some public support for civil activities European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission has concluded that Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems fall outside the scope of EU State aid control because they protect Greece's essential security interests.
A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.
Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.
Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.