Commission welcomes Council's green light for Erasmus+ European MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 Commission The European Commission welcomes the Council's adoption today of Erasmus+, the EU's new programme for education, training, youth and sport, with a budget of €14.7 billion over the next seven years - 40% higher than current levels.
Judicial documents circulate faster across borders, a new Commission report reveals European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 The European Commission today presented its findings on the application of EU rules governing the 'service of documents' in civil justice proceedings – that is providing a citizen with access to correspondence intended for them in civil justice proceedings.
Horizon 2020 – the EU's new research and innovation programme European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 How is funding organised under Horizon 2020? Horizon 2020 is built around three pillars: 1) Support for "Excellent Science" – including grants for individual researchers from the European Research Council and Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships (formerly known as Marie Curie fellowships); 2) Support for...
Commissioner Georgieva condemns killing of two health workers in Darfur, stressing importance of vaccinations European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 I strongly condemn the killing of two volunteers working for the Sudanese Ministry of Health on a vaccination campaign in West Darfur last week. The two men were part of a team vaccinating children against measles in West Darfur.
Thirteenth report on practical preparations for the euro: final countdown for Latvia European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 There is only one month to go before Latvia’s €-day, 1 January 2014, when the country becomes the 18th member of the euro area. The Commission has adopted today the thirteenth report on the practical preparations for the changeover.
EU-BiH: Sejdić-Finci positive progress European Commission MEMO Prague, 3 December 2013 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Štefan Füle chaired another round of political consultations aimed at finding the solutions for the open issues on Bosnia and Herzegovina´s way to the European Union in Prague.
The EU's bilateral trade and investment agreements – where are we? European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 According to IMF estimates, over the next years, 90% of world demand will be generated outside the EU. That is why it is a key priority for the EU to open up more market opportunities for European business by negotiating new Free Trade...
A new action plan for the fashion and high-end industries endorsed in London European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 December 2013 With more than 850 000 companies and 5 million jobs, the fashion industry currently accounts for 3% of the EU's GDP. Furthermore, Europe's high-end products account for 10% of total EU exports and provide one million direct jobs.
Daily News of 2013-12-03 EXME 13 / 03.12 DAILY NEWS 03 / 12 / 13 EU school report: Some improvement in science and reading, but poor in maths The latest OECD report on the maths, science and reading skills of 15 year olds reveals mixed results for Member States.
Speech - Reform and recovery of the European and global economy European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Speech - Wirtschaftsrat Europe Symposium, Brussels 3 December, 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, meine sehr geehrten Damen und Herren, I am honoured to speak to such distinguished guests...