Humanitarian aid reaches Iraq via EU Civil Protection Mechanism European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is helping European humanitarian aid arrive in Iraq as Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response is in the country to address the worsening humanitarian situation.
The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the market situation, the European Commission is moving as from today to introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits...
Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against the Faroe Islands European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The Commission has today repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now be lifted as of 20th August 2014.
Daily News of 2014-08-18 EXME 14 / 18.08 DAILY NEWS 18 / 08 / 14 The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the...
The right to be forgotten and the EU data protection reform: Why we must see through a distorted debate and adopt strong new rules soon European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Martine Reicherts EU Justice Commissioner IFLA World Library and Information Congress Lyon, France 18 August 2014 Main messages Just as work on the data protection reform has picked up speed and urgency, detractors are attempting to throw a new spanner in the works.
June 2014 Euro area international trade in goods surplus €16.8 bn €2.9 bn surplus for EU28 18 August 2014 The first estimate for the euro area1 (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in June 2014 gave a €16.8 billion surplus, compared with +€15.7 bn in June 2013. The May 20142 balance was +€15.4 bn, compared with +€14.6 bn in May 2013.
Mercury – Have your say on the EU implementation of the Minamata Convention European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 August 2014 The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on issues related to the ratification and implementation by the EU of the Minamata Convention on mercury. The Convention was signed in October 2013.
Europe's support for humanitarian action European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 August 2014 Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad (Iraq) in 2003 which caused the death of 22 people including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio...
Daily News of 2014-08-19 EXME 14 / 19.08 DAILY NEWS 19 / 08 / 14 World Humanitarian Day: honouring humanitarian workers Today (August 19) is World Humanitarian Day - an occasion to pay tribute to the people who risk their lives every day to help the victims of war and disasters around the world.
President Barroso spoke with President Poroshenko on the phone yesterday and today to discuss the latest events in Ukraine European Commission Statement Brussels, 19 August 2014 President Barroso expressed his concern with the security situation and condemned the shelling of a convoy of internally displaced people. The President of the European Commission urged an enquiry on this incident and recalled the need to protect civilian lives.