Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2016 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. The decision is conditional on compliance with a series of commitments aimed at preserving competition between professional social networks in Europe.
Commission welcomes Member States' agreement on extension and reinforcement of the Investment Plan for Europe European - Press release Commission Brussels, 6 December 2016 EU Member States today agreed their position on a Commission proposal to extend, expand and reinforce the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Juncker Commission's Investment Plan for Europe.
EU Syria Trust Fund: new package of €139 million for refugees in Lebanon and stabilisation needs in Iraq European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2016 The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new €139 million assistance package to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities. A special stabilisation package for Iraq is also included.
Daily News 06 / 12 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 06 / 12 / 2016 Brussels, 6 December 2016 Commissioner Navracsics and OECD Deputy Secretary-General Frantz present the PISA 2015 results Today, Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and OECD Deputy Secretary-General Douglas Frantz presented the 2015 results of the...
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 6 December 2016 Thank you Minister Kažimír. Let me begin by congratulating the Slovak Presidency on all their achievements and thank them for a very collegial approach over the past six months. Today's weighty ECOFIN agenda is a clear indication of...
L'intervention du Président Juncker à l'occasion de la conférence de 2016 sur les perspectives agricoles de l'Union européenne Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Bruxelles, le 6 décembre 2016 Good morning, Mesdames et Messieurs, je voulais le dire d'emblée, sans créer – je l'espère au moins – de surprise: j'ai toujours été et j'ai l'intention de demeurer un partisan convaincu de la politique...
GDP and main aggregates estimate for the third quarter of 2016- GDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28- +1.7% and +1.9% respectively compared with the third quarter of 2015 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 6 December 2016 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
The EU is providing aid worth €213.5 million to Tunisia for reforms and funding social infrastructure European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 The European Commission reaffirms its support to Tunisia with a new financial assistance package worth a total of €213.5 million for reforms and funding social infrastructure.
The Commission welcomes Member States backing for plan to make free WiFi4EU available in public areas European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 Last Friday, Telecoms Council marked a first positive step towards providing free Wi-Fi connections in towns, cities and villages across Europe, according to an initiative announced by President Juncker in his State of the Union Address.
Commission launches European Solidarity Corps European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2016 "There are many young, socially minded people in Europe willing to make a meaningful contribution to society and help show solidarity. We can create opportunities for them to do so." - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 14 September 2016 On 7...