Top News from the European Commission 25 May – 19 June 2015 European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 22 May 2015 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 26/5: International Conference on the Central African Republic: from relief to resilience 27/5: Commission proposes 2016 EU Budget 27/5: Commission holds orientation...
CALENDRIER du 25 au 31 mai 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 May 2015 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 25 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker meets with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, in Buckinghamshire. Ms Federica Mogherini participates in the ISPI Prize - Award ceremony, in Rome.
EU boosts assistance for the Sahel to increase resilience European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2015 The European Commission is providing assistance worth €34 million for immediate food aid for the most vulnerable people in Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso.
EU and Ukraine sign Memorandum of Understanding for €1.8 billion in financial assistance European Commission - Press release Riga, 22 May 2015 Today in Riga, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Ukraine's Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko and the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva signed a Memorandum of Understanding and loan agreement for the third EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme to...
EU helps bring new vital aid into Yemen European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 May 2015 In response to the rapidly growing humanitarian needs in Yemen, the European Commission is giving €5.1 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) which is one of the few relief organisations that has access to some of the...
Commission asks for input on the implementation of and first experience with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 May 2015 The European Commission has today published a questionnaire about the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, or EMIR, which is a centrepiece of the legislation introduced in the wake of the financial crisis in order to render financial markets safer and more stable.
EU to unlock €2 billion worth of investment for small businesses in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 May 2015 At the Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Riga today, the European Commission launched the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) Facility for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
European Parliament backs stronger rules to combat money laundering and terrorism financing Commission - Press release European Brussels, 20 May 2015 Today, members of the European Parliament adopted new rules to help fight money laundering and terrorist financing in the EU, one of the key actions in the European Security Agenda presented last month (see IP/15/4865).
State of Nature: Largest ever assessment draws a mixed picture for Europe's habitats and species European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 May 2015 The Commission has adopted a new report providing the most comprehensive picture yet on the ‘State of Nature in the EU’. The findings show that the majority of birds have a secure status, and some species and habitats are doing better.
How the EU is supporting Ukraine European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 May 2015 The EU, together with its Member States, has since last year delivered unprecedented levels of support to help Ukraine in its efforts for launching this renewed reform process.