At the 55th anniversary of the Tibet uprising, a European Tribute PRESS RELEASE 10 March 2014 EN EN The European Economic and Social Committee's President, Henri Malosse, was a special Guest and speaker at the ceremony of the 55th anniversary of the Tibet uprising that took place today in Dharamsala (India).
Youth employment: Commission welcomes adoption of guidelines to improve quality of traineeships European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Minister of a Quality Framework on Traineeships to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their...
“What does an enlarged EU mean to you?” Engaging young people in a competition on enlargement European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 The European Commission has launched a writing competition entitled “What does an enlarged EU mean to you?” targeting young people from the EU as well as from countries in the enlargement process.
Poverty: Commission welcomes final adoption of new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's definitive adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of the Regulation on the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD).
German company wins EU's €2 million inducement prize for innovative vaccine technology European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 German biopharmaceutical company CureVac GmbH has won the EU's first ever innovation inducement prize. The company received the prize for progress towards a novel technology to bring life-saving vaccines to people across the planet in safe and affordable ways.
Eurobarometer survey finds broad support among Europeans for new CAP content European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 Over three-quarters (77 %) of Europeans believe the common agricultural policy (CAP) benefits all EU citizens and over 90 % support the main trends of the new CAP, such as making aid fairer and more targeted (92 %) and linking the granting of aid to...
Commission supports Maritime and Coastal Tourism and assists SMEs to access markets in Greece European MEMO Brussels, 10 March 2014 Commission Small and medium sized enterprises in Greece, including many operating in the costal tourism sector, have been hit hard by the economic crisis. They face many challenges that require adapting to new ways of doing business, accessing markets and funding.
From lab to market: 3 research projects that led to high-tech spin-offs European Commission Memo Brussels, 10 March 2014 Today the European Women Innovator Award was awarded to Ana Maiques @ana_maiques. Ms Maiques said: "To be a top innovator, you have to be able to do cutting edge science – but also take it to market." (read her post on Vice President...
New psychoactive substances: European Parliament committee backs Commission proposal European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 March 2014 The proposals to strengthen the European Union’s ability to respond to new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy (IP/13/837 and MEMO/13/790) made important progress today.
EU savings taxation rules and savings agreements with third countries: frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 March 2014 Why is an EU approach to tackling evasion in the area of savings taxation important? A strong unified stance in tackling tax evasion is essential when part of a Single Market.