CALENDRIER du 30 mai au 5 juin 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 27 May 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 30 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech at the event marking the 40 years of European People's Party, in Luxembourg.
European Commission and IT Companies announce Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speech - Press release European Commission Brussels, 31 May 2016 The Commission together with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft (“the IT companies”) today unveil a code of conduct that includes a series of commitments to combat the spread of illegal hate speech online in Europe.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of building materials group Italcementi by HeidelbergCement, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Italian building materials group Italcementi by its German competitor HeidelbergCement. The clearance is conditional on HeidelbergCement selling Italcementi's entire business in Belgium.
EU steps up humanitarian aid for Burundi crisis: €22 million in 2016 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2016 The EU is increasing its support to respond to emergency needs of those fleeing the country due to ongoing instability in Burundi. The European Commission has announced additional €10 million in humanitarian aid to help the increasing number of displaced Burundians.
The Urban Agenda for the EU: European cities get their say in EU policy making European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2016 Today, the informal Ministerial meeting on urban matters agreed on the "Pact of Amsterdam", which sets out the principles of the Urban Agenda for the EU. Today, the Commission is taking part in the informal meeting in Amsterdam of the 28...
More transparent and balanced interest representation: Commission adopts new expert group rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2016 Today, the Commission has adopted new rules on how it selects the advisory expert groups which provide external expertise to help inform the policy-making process.
EU increases humanitarian support to Ecuador by €4 million following deadly earthquake European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The EU has today released € 4 million in humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable victims of the earthquake which struck Ecuador on 16th April 2016. The funding comes on top of an initial € 1 million released only 36 hours...
State aid: Commission clears closure of lignite-fired power plants in Germany European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 The European Commission has found German plans to grant €1.6 billion public financing for mothballing and subsequently closing eight lignite-fired power plants to be in line with EU state aid rules.
State aid: Commission clears €2.13 billion aid to alleviate social and economic impact of closing 26 uncompetitive coal mines in Spain European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 The Commission has found Spanish plans to grant €2.13 billion for the orderly closure of 26 uncompetitive coal mines to be in line with EU state aid rules. The aid aims to alleviate the social and environmental impact of the mine...
Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The Commission delivers on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility announcing €20 million to increase the capacity of the Turkish Coast Guard and €27 million to facilitate refugees' access to education.