CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 janvier 2018 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 19 January 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 22 janvier 2018 Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels Eurogroup, in Brussels President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Mário Centeno, Minister for Finance of Portugal and President of the Eurogroup.
Commissioner Vella calls air quality ministerial summit on 30 January, and announces new measures to help Member States comply with environmental laws European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 In a final push to find solutions to address the serious problem of air pollution in the European Union, Commissioner for Environment, Karmenu Vella has invited ministers from 9 Member States to convene in Brussels on Tuesday, 30 January.
Report: EU trade schemes promote economic development and human rights European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The report published today jointly by the European Commission and the European External Action Service shows the positive impact of the European Union's duty-rebate schemes on developing economies.
Countering illegal hate speech online – Commission initiative shows continued improvement, further platforms join European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The third evaluation of the Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech carried out by NGOs and public bodies released today shows that IT companies removed on average 70% of illegal hate speech notified to them.
Second report on the effects of GSP and the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance (GSP+) covering 2016-2017 European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 January 2018 Questions and answers What is GSP? Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP), consisting of the three arrangements Standard GSP, GSP+ and Everything But Arms (EBA), is the EU's trade preference programme for vulnerable developing countries.