Southern African region and the EU complete negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, and by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloş, the chief negotiators of the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa...
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The EU welcomes today's announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Austria joins EU Children of Peace initiative European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Austria is joining the EU Children of Peace initiative, becoming the second Member State to contribute to the EU's efforts to fund humanitarian projects which help children in conflict zones to gain access to education. Luxembourg joined last year.
Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner is asking EU citizens to share their views on an EU Urban Agenda - what form it should take and how it should be put into action.
Commissioner Vassiliou: cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Cultural heritage organisations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission.
COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 #ConnectedContinent #broadband Today the European Commission published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU. The report covers 2012 – 2013 years.
Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes European Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Commission The European Commission today presents details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
Employment: Commission proposes €700,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant workers in the carpentry sector in Spain European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €700,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 400 workers made redundant in the carpentry and joinery sector in the Castilla y León region to find new jobs.
Q&A on an Urban Agenda and the urban dimension of EU policies European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 July 2014 1. What's the importance of today's communication on an Urban Agenda? Nowadays the majority of the European population live in urban areas and cities form the backbone of our economy and society.