CALENDRIER du 25 juin au 1 juillet 2018 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 June 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 25 juin 2018 Foreign Affairs Council, in Luxembourg Environment Council, in Luxembourg President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, France: meets Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe.
New interactive Story Maps make Europe's cultural heritage more accessible European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2018 Today, on the occasion of the first ever European Cultural Heritage Summit, the European Commission has released a set of interactive maps which will help to raise awareness of cultural heritage in Europe.
European Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Europe must deepen its innovation edge Commission - Press release European Brussels, 22 June 2018 The Commission's 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard published today shows that the EU's innovation performance continues to improve, but further efforts are needed to ensure Europe's global competitiveness.
A Europe that protects: Commission calls for stronger national equality bodies to fight discrimination European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2018 Today, the Commission is recommending a set of measures for Member States to ensure that the equality bodies effectively protect citizens and fight discrimination.
European Commission ready to start negotiations for a new ambitious partnership with 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific - Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 June 2018 Today, the European Commission received authorisation from the Council to open negotiations for a new partnership agreement with countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).
VAT: European Commission welcomes adoption of new tools to combat fraud in the EU European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2018 The Commission has welcomed the general approach* reached by EU Member States today on new tools to close loopholes in the EU's Value Added Tax (VAT) system. These inconsistencies can lead to large-scale VAT fraud causing losses of €50 billion for...
2018 European Innovation Scoreboard: Frequently Asked Questions European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2018 What is the European Innovation Scoreboard? The annual European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) provides a comparative assessment of research and innovation performance of the EU and European countries.
Factsheet: European Commission ready to start negotiations for a new ambitious partnership with 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2018 What is the Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA) between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries? The Cotonou Partnership Agreement is the legal framework ruling relations between the EU and 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).
Daily News 22 / 06 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 06 / 2018 Brussels, 22 June 2018 Commission welcomes Eurogroup agreement laying foundations for successful conclusion of stability support programme for Greece The Commission welcomes the comprehensive agreement reached at the Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg.
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Luxembourg, 22 June 2018 Thank you, Vladislav. Good afternoon everybody. This was the last ECOFIN meeting under your chairmanship, under the chairmanship of the Bulgarian Presidency. I would like to thank you and your team for hard work during these six months.
Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Luxembourg, 22 June 2018 Mario a été très clair et précis, donc je vais être bref et juste revenir sur deux points. D'abord sur la crise grecque. Ce que je veux dire surtout c'est le sens de ce que nous vivons ce...
Structure of government debt in 2017-Debt mainly held by non-residents in half of the EU Member States-Long-term initial maturities largely prevail across Member States European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 June 2018 Significant differences can be observed across the European Union (EU) regarding the sector in which government debt is held. Among Member States for which data are available, the share of public debt held by non-residents in 2017 was highest in Cyprus (82%),...
Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into restrictions to the free flow of gas sold by Qatar Petroleum in Europe European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2018 The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether supply agreements between Qatar Petroleum companies exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) and European importers have hindered the free flow of gas within the European Economic Area (EEA), in breach of...
New World Atlas of Desertification shows unprecedented pressure on the planet's natural resources European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2018 Today, the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, is publishing a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and land degradation.
EU announces €34 million in humanitarian aid to Uganda and Kenya European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2018 The Commission has released today €34 million in humanitarian assistance for the most vulnerable populations in Uganda and Kenya, with a special focus on displaced populations in both countries.
EU and New Zealand launch trade negotiations European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2018 Today, in the capital of New Zealand, Wellington, Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and New Zealand's Minister for Trade David Parker officially launched talks for a comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement.
A framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 June 2018 Updated Questions and Answers (*) What will change with the newly agreed Regulation? With the Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, the European Parliament the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on a new principle...
Daily News 21 / 06 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 06 / 2018 Brussels, 21 June 2018 President Juncker on two-day trip to Dublin, Ireland President Juncker is in Dublin today, Thursday 21 June and tomorrow, Friday 22 June 2018.
Speech by President Juncker at the Honorary Doctorate award ceremony by the National University of Ireland European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Dublin, 21 June 2018 Chancellor Manning, Professor O'Shea, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Allow me to start by thanking Professor O'Shea for his kind words. I would like to thank the National University of Ireland for this important distinction.
Address by President Jean-Claude Juncker to the Joint Houses of the Oireachtas European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Dublin, 21 June 2018 Mr Speaker, Taoiseach, Honourable Members, It is, Mr Speaker, a real honour to be with you here today for this special sitting of the Joint Houses.