Memorandum of Understanding on “Hospitals of the Future” programme signed with EIB PRESS RELEASE Paris, 3 December 2013 Pierre Moscovici, Minster of the Economy and Finance, Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs and Health, and Thierry Repentin, Minister for European Affairs, signed today with the Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Philippe de Fontaine Vive, a memorandum of understanding on France’s...
Performance of Graz University Hospital to be further enhanced: EIB loan supports extensive investment programme PRESS RELEASE Graz/Luxembourg, 3 December 2013 Graz University Hospital is undertaking an extensive enlargement and refurbishment programme running until 2022 in a bid to improve its future performance as Austria’s second biggest university hospital.
EUR 150 million in new EIB support for climate action in Turkey PRESS RELEASE - Luxembourg, 3 December 2013 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is renewing its support for climate action in Turkey with a EUR 150 million loan for forest rehabilitation, afforestation and erosion control activities to take place in the period 2014-2015.
EU school report: Some improvement in science and reading, but poor in maths European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 The latest OECD report on the maths, science and reading skills of 15 year olds reveals mixed results for Member States. The EU as a whole is seriously lagging behind in maths, but the picture is more encouraging in science and reading...
Gender equality in sport – Commission calls for action European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 It may be the 21st century, but women and girls are still getting a raw deal in the world of sport. While the sector talks up equality, the reality is often different: sport governing bodies are still dominated by men, female coaches...
New EU support to reduce illegal killing of elephants and other endangered species in developing countries European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 Today, the European Union has decided to support a programme that will improve the protection of elephants, great apes and rhinos in Africa as well as other species such as marine turtles in the Caribbean and the Pacific.
European Day for People with Disabilities: Commission announces Access City Award Winner 2014: Gothenburg! Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 European On the occasion of the European Day for people with disabilities (3 December) the European Commission announced that Gothenburg is the winner of the Access City Award 2014.
EU confirms its support for development and integration in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will today announce new financial support for countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean for the period 2014-2020.
Cecilia Malmström welcomes new EU rules facilitating the confiscation of criminal profits European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 Today the Ambassadors of the EU Member States approved in the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) the result of the negotiations with the European Parliament on new EU legislation on how to confiscate profits made through criminal activities (Directive on the freezing and confiscation...
EU-Serbia: inclusivity important in accession process European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 Following his meeting with Dragan Djilas, leader of the Democratic Party from Serbian Commissioner Štefan Füle said: "Today I met the leader of the Democratic Party from Serbia, Dragan Djilas.