Capital Markets Union: Commission announces new tax guidelines to make life easier for cross-border investors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has today put forward new guidelines on withholding taxes to help Member States reduce costs and simplify procedures for cross-border investors in the EU.
No region left behind: launch of the Platform for Coal Regions in Transition European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 11 December 2017 The EU's commitment to a clean energy transition is irreversible and non-negotiable. In this shift to a more sustainable future, no regions should be left behind when moving away from an economy driven by fossil fuels.
Daily News 11 / 12 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 11 / 12 / 2017 Brussels, 11 December 2017 European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a European Defence Union The Commission welcomes the plans presented by 25 EU Member States today to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence...
Joint communiqué from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women on Global Action to Combat Violence against Women European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women agreed on the global action to combat violence against women.
Joint-statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová on the recent Antisemitic attacks and demonstrations European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 December 2017 "We are shocked and outraged by the wave of Antisemitic attacks and demonstrations that are spreading hatred against Jews in European cities over the last days. There can be no justification and we stand in full solidarity with the European Jewish communities...
CALENDRIER du 11 décembre au 17 décembre 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 8 December 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 11 décembre 2017 Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), in Brussels 11-12/12 Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH), in Brussels. 11-14/12 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.
Antitrust: International Skating Union's restrictive penalties on athletes breach EU competition rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 The European Commission has decided that International Skating Union (ISU) rules imposing severe penalties on athletes participating in speed skating competitions that are not authorised by the ISU are in breach of EU antitrust law.
Brexit: European Commission recommends sufficient progress to the European Council (Article 50) European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 The European Commission has today recommended to the European Council (Article 50) to conclude that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom.
EU boosts aid in Ethiopia amid worsening humanitarian situation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 Additional EU assistance of €15 million will help scale up the response to surging humanitarian needs in the drought-stricken country. The European Commission has announced new emergency assistance of €15 million to help people in Ethiopia who are facing increasingly dangerous...
EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today announced the successful conclusion of the final discussions on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).