Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the EP plenary on the results of the Eurogroup and preparation of the EURO summit European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 11 December 2018 Honourable President, Honourable Members, I am glad to be here for this timely debate. The European Parliament has rightfully been a central driving force behind the debate on deepening our Economic and Monetary Union.
Discours par le Président Juncker en plénière du Parlement européen à l'occasion du débat sur les préparations du Conseil européen des 13-14 décembre 2018 Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Discours Strasbourg, le 11 décembre 2018 . Buongiorno. Sehr verehrter Herr Präsident, Frau Ratspräsidentin, Sehr verehrte Damen und Herren, der Gipfel Ende dieser Woche wird kein gewöhnlicher Gipfel werden können – und darf es auch nicht sein.
Self-employment in 2017 - More than 1 in 5 self-employed in the EU had seized a suitable opportunity to run their own business European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 December 2018 Around 30% of self-employed reported no difficulties in their work In 2017, in the European Union (EU), there were more than 228 million employed people, and about 33 million of them were self-employed.
Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete welcomes the provisional political agreement on a proposal to enhance the role of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 11 December 2018 Today's deal means that six out of the eight legislative proposals of the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package have been politically endorsed by the co-legislators, after the agreements on the Governance of the Energy Union proposal, the revised Energy Efficiency...
EU negotiators agree on strengthening Europe's cybersecurity European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 . This evening, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act which reinforces the mandate of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, (European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security, ENISA)...
State aid: Commission approves €350 million per year in public funding to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in Germany * European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a German aid scheme to promote the shift of freight traffic from road to rail. The scheme will support rail freight operators in Germany in order to contribute to a reduction...
New scoreboard shows that participation of women in the EU digital economy still lags behind European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 . Today the European Commission is launching an annual scoreboard to monitor women's participation in the digital economy, on the occasion of the birthday of Ada Lovelace, considered as the world's first computer programmer.
Commission presents its response to Antisemitism and a survey showing Antisemitism is on the rise in the EU European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 December 2018 Today, the Commission responds to a new survey by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency which finds that 9 out of 10 European Jews feel Antisemitism has increased over the past five years.
Report on EU-Egypt relations: Investing in socio-economic development and inclusive growth European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 The EU and Egypt undertook closer cooperation in many areas, notably on socio-economic development, scientific research, energy, migration, countering terrorism and regional issues.
Rohingya crisis: additional EU aid reaches Bangladesh European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2018 The European Commission has released an additional €5 million to provide life-saving food assistance to the Rohingya communities stranded in Bangladesh. This comes on top of the €40 million in humanitarian aid announced in May in response to the crisis.