Opening remarks of First Vice-President Timmermans on the Commission proposal for a mandatory Transparency Register covering all EU institutions European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 28 September 2016 I am here today to speak about the transparency register, not about wider ethical issues. You know that President Juncker is looking at the Barroso and Kroes cases and we are being as transparent as possible as we...
Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos at the Press Conference following the College Meeting of 28 September European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 28 September 2016 Dear all, In the last 12 months, we have come a long way: The EU-Turkey statement had as a result that the flows have dropped dramatically.
World Maritime Day - Half of EU trade in goods is carried by sea - Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg busiest cargo ports European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 28 September 2016 Maritime transport plays an essential role in the international trade in goods of the European Union (EU). In 2015, the value of EU trade in goods with third countries (non-EU countries) carried by sea was estimated at close to €1,777 bn, accounting...
Joint statement by President Juncker and President Tusk on the passing away of former President Shimon Peres European Commission - Statement Brussels, 28 September 2016 Dear President Rivlin, Please accept on behalf of the European Union our heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Israel on the passing of former President Shimon Peres.
Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to International Skating Union on its eligibility rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 The European Commission has informed the International Skating Union (ISU) of its preliminary view that the ISU rules under which athletes face severe penalties for participation in unauthorised speed skating events are in breach of EU antitrust rules.
One year on: High Level Group presents key recommendations to make access to the European Structural and Investment Funds easier for businesses. European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 In line with the initiative "EU budget focused on results" and with the efforts for Better Regulation, today the Commission is taking stock of the work conducted by the High Level Group on Simplification for the beneficiaries of the European Structural...
Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 The member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have defined key measures to address the persisting challenge of unemployment in the Mediterranean region, particularly for young people and women.
Daily News 27 / 09 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 27 / 09 / 2016 Brussels, 27 September 2016 Investment Plan for Europe: €300 million for Portuguese SMEs The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed four €70 million loans with the Portuguese banks Millennium Banco Comercial Português, Banco BPI, Banco Santander Totta and...
Opening address by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Montreal, 27 September 2016 Mr. President, distinguished delegates, I am honoured to address you here today. Over the next two weeks we will collectively shape the future of international aviation.
European Commission appoints new Head of Representation in Ireland - Press release European Commission Brussels, 26 September 2016 Mr Gerard Kiely has been appointed as the new Head of the Commission Representation in Dublin. Mr Gerard Kiely will take up office as the new Head of the European Commission's Representation in Ireland on 1 October 2016.