EU leads an international demarche against whaling by Iceland European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 September 2014 The EU, its 28 Member States and the governments of the United States, Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Mexico and Monaco, today declared their opposition to the fact that the Icelandic government still permits commercial whaling, in particular the hunting of fin whales...
Daily News of 2014-09-15 MEX 14 / 15.09 DAILY NEWS 15 / 09 / 14 Visit by President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III Today, 15 September, President Barroso receives the President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III for a bilateral meeting here in the Berlaymont building of the European Commission.
Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting with President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Press point Brussels, 15 September 2014 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, First let me welcome President Aquino on his historical visit to Brussels.
"European Banking Union in the making" European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Jyrki KATAINEN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Euro 50 Conference Lisbon, 15 September 2014 Good morning ladies and gentlemen.
Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.2 bn - 15 September 2014 July 2014 €1.7 bn surplus for EU28 The first estimate for the euro area1 (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in July 2014 gave a €21.2 billion surplus, compared with +€18.0 bn in July 2013.
President Barroso's call with President Putin European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 September 2014 President Barroso spoke with President Putin by phone today following the trilateral talks of last Friday on the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. Both Presidents marked their agreement with the joint conclusions reached in the Trilateral talks.
A Europe-wide response to the Ebola epidemic European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 September 2014 Statement by EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva and EU Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, following the High Level Event to coordinate the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: The EU...
State aid: Commission approves €86.6 million French aid for SuperGrid research programme to develop innovative energy transmission networks European Commission Press Release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the aid granted by France to the Supergrid Institut pour la transition énergétique for a research project aimed at developing a new generation of long-distance energy transmission networks complies with the EU rules on State aid.
State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Belgium European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules the Belgian map for granting regional investment aid between 2014 and 2020. The map is based on the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569).
State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for The Netherlands European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules the Dutch map for granting regional investment aid between 2014 and 2020. The map is based on the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569).
State aid: Commission approves Italy's regional aid map 2014-2020 European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules the Italian map defining areas eligible for regional state aid between July 2014 and December 2020.
State aid: the Commission initiates two in-depth investigations into the exceptional and temporary support package for the restructuring of FagorBrandt and Mory-Ducros European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The European Commission has initiated two separate in-depth investigations in order to establish whether the loans and other measures granted by France to FagorBrandt and Mory-Ducros are compatible with EU state aid rules.
"Our streets, our choice" – EU launches 2014 European Mobility Week European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 Over 2000 European towns and cities are expected to participate in the 13th edition of European Mobility Week, an annual European campaign about getting around town in a sustainable way. Starting today, national and local campaigners are organising various events.
EU Science and Technology Flagships pick up steam - final inclusive structure announced European Commission Press release 16 September 2014 The European Commission published today a report on its ambitious science and technology Flagships. The report draws the lessons from setting up the first two such Flagships, Graphene and the Human Brain Project, each representing an investment of EUR 1 billion.
EU 'single market for research' now depends on national reforms, study finds European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The ERA partnership between Member States, research stakeholders and the Commission has made good progress in delivering ERA. The conditions for achieving a European Research Area (ERA), where researchers and scientific knowledge can circulate freely, are in place at the European level.
From lighter airplanes to new treatments for brain diseases European Commission MEMO 16 September 2014 IP/14/1005 The two ambitious EU science and technology Flagships (@FETFlagships) will have a great impact on various sectors in the next 10 years. Graphene (@GrapheneCA) Mission: take wonder material graphene and related layered materials from academic laboratories to society, revolutionise multiple industries and create...
The EU Youth Guarantee European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 September 2014 How serious a problem is youth unemployment and inactivity in the EU? Over 5 million young people (under 25) were unemployed in the EU-28 area in July 2014. This represents an unemployment rate of 21.7% (23.2% in the euro area).
Daily News of 2014-09-16 EXME 14 / 16.09 DAILY NEWS 16 / 09 / 14 President Barroso's call with President Putin President Barroso spoke with President Putin by phone yesterday following the trilateral talks of last Friday on the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area .
Statement on CETA European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade Statement on CETA European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 16 September 2014 Mr Chairman/Madam Chair, Honourable Members of Parliament, After five years of intensive negotiations, the chief negotiators have finished their work to deliver a Comprehensive Economic and Trade...
Speech - Debate on the Horizon 2020 structural shortage of payment European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech - European Parliament Strasbourg, 16 September 2014 Mr President, I would like to thank you very much for organising the debate in the plenary session today on the Horizon 2020 structural shortage of payment.