EIB supports the forestry sector in Slovakia with EUR 120 million PRESS RELEASE Bratislava/Luxembourg, 3 March 2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 120 million to finance projects contributing to afforestation, improved forest protection and management and the upgrading of agricultural infrastructure in rural Slovakia.
New Members of the European Court of Auditors take up their duties EN EUROPEAN COURT OF AUDITORS PRESS RELEASE Luxembourg, 3 March 2014 ECA/14/07 Following nominations by the respective Member States, and after consultation with the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union has appointed two new Members of the European Court of Auditors (ECA).
Ombudsman invites online participation for interactive "wish list" event with Schulz and Barroso Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 3 March 2014 Ombudsman Ombudsman On 4 March, from 9.00 to 11.30 CET, the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, is organising an interactive event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels with EP President Martin Schulz and Commission President José Manuel Barroso.
EU and Tunisia establish their Mobility Partnership European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 Tunisia and the EU today formally established a Mobility Partnership. A joint declaration was signed by Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Tahar Cherif, Tunisian Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union, and the Ministers of the ten EU Member...
Fantastico! Vassiliou congratulates Sorrentino after La Grande Bellezza scoops Oscar European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has congratulated Italian director-screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino whose MEDIA-backed epic La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at last night's 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
EU takes to road to help researchers find jobs and advice European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 The European Commission today launches a pan-European information campaign to help researchers find career advice and work through the EURAXESS gateway. The “EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion” roadshow will visit 29 European cities in 22 countries (MEMO/14/145) to offer researchers and those...
Environment: New studies strengthen the case for boosting flood protection and switching to greener taxes European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 Two studies published by the European Commission today show how environment policy can spur economic growth by boosting flood protection and making more of a switch to greener taxes.
Turn to climate action for a job-rich economic recovery, Europeans say European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 Four out of five people in the European Union recognise that fighting climate change and using energy more efficiently can boost the economy and employment, according to a special Eurobarometer opinion poll on climate change published today.
Setting the agenda for the European defence sector European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 March 2014 The rapidly changing international economic situation and constantly emerging new security concerns mean that the European defence industry must transform itself if it is to be capable of maintaining the security of the EU in the years to come.
EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion Roadshow sets off on a tour of 29 cities in 22 countries European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 March 2014 What does the roadshow consist of? A specially adapted EURAXESS bus will travel to 29 European cities in 22 countries (mainly in central and south-eastern Europe) visiting university campuses where awareness-raising events will be organised in cooperation with local EURAXESS Service Centres for...