Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on the WiFi4EU initiative European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached tonight a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiative and its funding which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, piazzas, parks, hospitals and other...
Mergers: The Commission clears the takeover of the Areva Group's nuclear reactors business by EDF European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Commission has approved EDF's proposed takeover of New NP, the Areva Group's nuclear reactors business, under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission has concluded that the transaction would not raise competition concerns.
EU announces over €44 million of humanitarian funding to help people in need in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of over €44 million to help people in need in South-West and Central Asia, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflicts and displacement, as well as recurrent natural disasters.
European Commission lays the ground work for future action in EU consumer law - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 May 2017 Today, the European Commission presents an analysis of EU consumer and marketing rules. This report will serve as a basis for further improving the legal framework for consumers and businesses.
Commission welcomes adoption of new rules to block tax avoidance European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 May 2017 The European Commission has welcomed the formal adoption today of new EU rules to prevent tax avoidance via non-EU countries. The agreed rules will stop companies from escaping tax by exploiting the mismatches between Member States' and non-EU countries' tax systems...
Daily News 29 / 05 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 29 / 05 / 2017 Brussels, 29 May 2017 Commission welcomes adoption of new rules to block tax avoidance The European Commission has welcomed the formal adoption today by Member States of new EU rules to prevent tax avoidance via non-EU countries.
Discours par Michel Barnier à la 57ème COSAC (Conférence des Organes Parlementaires Spécialisés dans les Affairs de l'Union des Parlements de l'Union Européenne) - Malte European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Valletta, 29 May 2017 Mr Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon to everyone. I am very happy to be back here speaking in front of you today.
Déclaration du Président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker suite au décès de l'ancien Premier ministre grec Constantin Mitsotakis European Commission - Statement Brussels, 29 May 2017 "C'est avec une grande tristesse que j'ai appris le décès de Constantin Mitsotakis. Constantin Mitsotakis, un européen convaincu, fut l'une des figures emblématiques de la vie politique de la Grèce lors d'une carrière politique de plus de 50 ans.
Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press briefing with European Council President Tusk ahead of the G7 Summit European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Taormina, 26 May 2017 Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Buongiorno, As you are, I am happy to be here in Taormina for this 43rd G7 Summit, the sixth in fact taking place in Italy.
Remarques du Président Jean-Claude Juncker à la conférence de presse conjointe avec Emmanuel Macron, Président de la République française Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Bruxelles, le 25 mai 2017 Remarques d'ouverture du Président Jean-Claude Juncker C'est avec beaucoup de plaisir – sinon du bonheur et de la joie – que j'ai reçu mon ami Emmanuel Macron au siège de la Commission.
CALENDRIER du 29 mai au 04 juin 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 24 May 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 29 mai 2017 29-30/05 Competitiveness Council President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy of France.
State aid: Commission approves Slovak support of €36 million for the construction of the national football stadium in Bratislava European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Slovakia's support for the construction of the national football stadium in Bratislava. The Commission found that the measure will further the promotion of sport and culture while preserving competition in the...
State aid: Commission opens investigation into proposed public financing of Jaguar Land Rover plant in Slovakia European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Slovakia's plans to grant €125 million to Jaguar Land Rover for investing in a car plant in Nitra (Slovakia) are in line with EU rules on regional state aid.
Commission debates future of European defence European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 May 2017 Feeding into the discussion on the future direction of the EU at 27, the Commission today held an orientation debate on the future of European defence. A stronger Europe when it comes to security and defence matters has been a priority...
EU announces new aid for natural disasters for Latin America and the Caribbean at UN Conference European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has today announced new funding of €14.3 million to support countries affected by natural disasters and invest in disaster risk reduction and resilience in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017.
Questions and Answers - Data protection reform package European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 May 2017 The data protection reform package which entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018 includes the General Data Protection Regulation ("Regulation") and the Data Protection Directive for the police and criminal justice sector.
Daily News 24 / 05 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 24 / 05 / 2017 Brussels, 24 May 2017 Commission debates future of European defence Feeding into the discussion on the future direction of the EU at 27, the Commission today held an orientation debate on the future of European defence.
Remarks by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Vice-President Jyrki Katainen at the press conference following the Commission orientation debate preparing the Reflection paper on the future of the European defence European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 24 May 2017 High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini Today in the College we had a very good and useful discussion on the European Union defence and security work.
Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the cholera outbreak in Yemen European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 As Yemen is facing a fast spreading Cholera outbreak of unprecedented scale the EU is increasing its response with further funding to help those in need. This is the second outbreak in less than a year to hit the war-ravaged...
Statement by Commissioner Crețu on the Commission proposal to fully fund reconstruction operations following natural disasters European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 Today the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on our proposal to fully fund reconstruction operations after natural disasters with the European Regional Development Fund. This compromise foresees an exceptional co-financing rate of 95%.
Statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Věra Jourová one year ahead of the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 "New EU-wide data protection standards have been adopted by the EU last year. Their success depends not only on Member States adapting national laws to the new rules, but also on the knowledge of citizens of their new rights, and...