An Integrated EU policy for the Arctic – Frequently Asked Questions European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. 1. What is the Arctic region? While various definitions for the Arctic exist, in the Joint Communication the notion “Arctic region” covers the...
Daily News 27 / 04 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 27 / 04 / 2016 Brussels, 27 April 2016 Adoption of a new integrated EU policy for the Arctic The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a Joint Communication outlining an integrated European Union...
Europe 2020 education indicators in 2015 - More and more persons aged 30 to 34 with tertiary educational attainment in the EU… … and fewer and fewer early leavers from education and training European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 27 April 2016 The share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the European Union (EU) who have completed tertiary education has constantly increased, from 23.6% in 2002 when the series started to 38.7% in 2015.
Statement by Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, on the Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 April 2016 Today I have hosted a high level Ministerial meeting with fisheries ministers from countries bordering the Mediterranean. Both EU and non-EU representatives agreed that we must step-up our actions to ensure the long term future of the fisheries sector.
EU has today announced new actions to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has today announced the approval of 10 new actions worth €117 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.
Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments by ISDA and Markit on credit default swaps European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered separately by ISDA and by Markit to address competition concerns relating to the licensing of data and indices on credit default swaps (CDS) for the purpose of exchange trading.
Commission welcomes European Parliament's backing for new rules to prevent manipulation of financial benchmarks European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission welcomes today's vote by the European Parliament which paves the way for common EU standards against the manipulation of financial benchmarks.
Taxation: Commission refers Germany to Court for failing to amend VAT rules for travel agents European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to properly apply the special value added tax (VAT) scheme for travel agents, as provided for in the VAT Directive (Council...
Rail transport: Commission refers the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with safety and interoperability rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to comply with EU legislation applicable to rail transport.
Commission protects the EU's Single Market and acts against the discrimination of drivers from other Member States in GERMANY and the UNITED KINGDOM European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 April 2016 Today the European Commission has stepped up legal action against specific road charging systems in Germany and the United Kingdom which do not respect the EU's Single Market rules.