CALENDRIER du 2 mai au 15 mai 2016 Commission européenne - Commissioners' weekly activities Bruxelles, le 29 avril 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 2 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech on "The Way Forward for the EU Social Market Economy", in Brussels.
EU supports UNICEF and WHO with €3 million in humanitarian aid for polio vaccinations in Syria European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 Today the European Commission has announced €3 million in humanitarian funding for a UNICEF and World Health Organisation-led nationwide polio vaccination campaign in Syria.
Capital Markets Union: Commission supports crowdfunding as alternative source of finance for Europe's start-ups European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 The European Commission is today publishing its report on the EU crowdfunding sector, part of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan. Supporting innovative ways of connecting savings to growth and diversifying the funding sources for European businesses is crucial to improving...
State aid: Commission gives final approval to existing guarantee ceiling for German HSH Nordbank European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 May 2016 The European Commission has found a €3 billion re-increase of the guarantee ceiling granted in June 2013 by the German Länder of Hamburg and Schleswig Holstein to stabilise the German bank HSH Nordbank in line with EU state aid rules.
Mergers: Commission approves container liner shipping merger between CMA CGM and NOL, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Neptune Oriental Lines ("NOL") of Singapore by rival CMA CGM, a French shipping company with worldwide activities.
Georgia joins Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Programme European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*.
New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 New customs rules come into force on Sunday 1 May that will make life simpler for businesses that trade in Europe and better protect consumers against illegal and counterfeit goods.
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.
Spring 2016 Economic Forecast: Staying the course amid high risks European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 Commission forecasts euro area growth of 1.6% and EU growth of 1.8% in 2016 © European Union 2016 Economic growth in Europe is expected to remain modest as key trading partners' performance has slowed and some of the so far supportive...
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.