Statement by President Barroso following the first day of the European Council of 23-24 October 2014 European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Press conference Brussels, 24 October 2014 Good evening, I'm delighted that the European Commission's ambitious proposals for a cut of at least 40% in greenhouse gas emissions has been approved.
Speech - In it for the long haul: Fighting for women's rights European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Martine Reicherts Justice Commissioner Speech - Gender Equality in Europe – An unfinished Business? Rome, 24 October 2014 Ministers, Excellences, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank our hosts, the Italian Presidency, for making this conference possible.
Second quarter of 2014 Seasonally adjusted government deficit down slightly to 2.5% of GDP in the euro area Deficit also down slightly to 3.0% of GDP in the EU28 24 October 2014 Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release quarterly government deficit figures based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology. The data in this Release include revisions due both to the implementation of ESA2010 and to the incorporation of other statistical adjustments.
Statement by EU Ebola Coordinator and Commissioner-elect Christos Stylianides European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Upon his appointment by the European Council as the European Union's Ebola response coordinator, at the initiative of President-Elect Jean-Claude Junker, Christos Stylianides has made the following statement: "I have been entrusted with an immensely challenging task.
Statement by President Barroso on the budget contributions European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement I have to give an explanation of what is happening exactly, as it's a complex issue. I fully understand the surprise and also the concerns expressed by some Prime Ministers, but I want to show that there are some reasons for the documents...
Statement by EU Commissionner Connie Hedegaard on 2030 agreement by European Council European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Commenting on the agreement, Connie Hedegaard said: ''The EU climate action commissioner is very proud that the 28 EU leaders, despite economic uncertainty and other severe international crises, were able to get their act together on this pressing climate challenge.
Statement by Commissioner Reicherts on the European Day of Justice European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Ahead of the European Day of Justice tomorrow, I would like to reflect on how far we have come in developing a common European area of justice, and to celebrate the progress we have made together.
Safer banks serving the economy: the European Commission welcomes the publication of the results of the EU-wide stress test by the European Banking Authority and the comprehensive assessment by the European Central Bank European Commission Statement Brussels, 26 October 2014 Since the onset of the financial crisis, major improvements in the EU regulatory framework, the level and quality of banks' capital and supervision have considerably strengthened the resilience of European banks.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of US producer of digital cinema solutions Doremi by rival Dolby European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 October 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Doremi by Dolby, both of the United States. The Commission's investigation confirmed that, despite the overlap between the two companies' activities in the production of digital cinema servers...
EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organisations to the region European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 October 2014 Today, the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director General of the European...