International Women's Day (8 March): Statement by Androulla Vassiliou European Commission STATEMENT Brussels, 7 March 2014 A lot has been achieved over the years for women's rights and gender equality, but, on this occasion of International Women's Day, we are reminded that much remains to be done.
International Women’s Day – Statement by Commissioner Piebalgs European Commission Statement Brussels, 7 March 2014 Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), I’d like to once again underline that the EU will not rest until all forms of violence and discrimination suffered by women and girls are eradicated –wherever we work.
A higher profile for civil society in EU – Africa relations 6/03/2014 From 4 to 5 March - one month ahead of the EU-Africa summit in Brussels - the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), who supports and strengthens organised civil society both inside and outside the European Union, brought together representatives of employers, workers and various interest groups (specifically farmers...
Towards an EU integrated approach to global maritime security European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 March 2014 The European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have adopted today a Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council "For an open and secure global maritime domain: elements for a European...
“Tech is too important to be left to men!” European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 March 2014 Europe's digital economy and app sector are booming, but where are the women? Facts about women in the digital economy: Only 9 in 100 European app developers are female.
New European rules for airports safety European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 March 2014 Today new rules providing for the first time common standards for safe design, operation and maintenance in over 700 of the largest EU and EEA airports are becoming applicable.
EU-Albania: 2nd High Level Dialogue progress and commitment to EU integration European Commission MEMO Tirana, 6 March 2014 Tirana, (6 March) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle visited Albania on Thursday for another round of the High Level Dialogue on the Key Priorities.
Bringing mummies to life? New tools to make museums more interactive European Commission Memo Brussels, 6 March 2014 @chessexperience developed by French, British, German & Greek partners in EU-funded project will be showcased at the Innovation Convention #EUIC2014 in Brussels on 10-11 March.
Q& A's for a European Union Maritime Security Strategy European Commission MEMO Brussels, 6 March 2014 Q: Why is the Commission and the High Representative proposing only elements for a strategy? A: One of the objectives of this process is to ensure that the Member States are fully involved in the development of this strategy.
Daily News of 2014-03-06 EXME 14 / 06.03 DAILY NEWS 06 / 03 / 14 News from the European Commission's Midday Briefing Nouvelles du rendez-vous de midi de la Commission européenne Extraordinary meeting of EU Heads of State and Government on Ukraine The European Commission agreed yesterday on a package of support identifying a...
Speech - Tackling corruption in the EU: it is time for action European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Cecilia Malmström EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Speech - Transparency International (TI) conference on EU Anti-Corruption Report Brussels, 6 March 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, It is a pleasure to be here today to talk about the EU anti-corruption report and discuss how we can...
Speech: Remarks by President Barroso following the extraordinary meeting of EU Heads of State and Government on Ukraine European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Speech: Press conference Brussels, 6 March 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, The President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, just presented the very important statement of the Heads of State and Government, unanimously approved today.
Working together for a better future and quality of our lives, within the limits of our planet European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Panel discussion on the 7th EAP (Environment Action Programme) Berlin, 6 March 2014 Presenting the 7th EAP Thank you for receiving me here in Berlin and for giving me the opportunity to present the 7th Environment Action Programme, and...
Protecting our heritage is a shared responsibility European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth EU Presidency Conference, “Heritage First! Towards a Common Approach for a Sustainable Europe” Athens, 6 March 2014 Minister, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honour to be with you today, in...
Speech: Aviation in Europe: contributor to growth and competitiveness? European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Siim Kallas Vice President of the European Commission Speech: European Policy Centre Brussels, 6 March 2014 Ladies and gentlemen It is hard to overstate the importance of aviation in today’s globalised environment. By bringing the citizens of the world together, it creates prosperity and jobs.
Message du Président Barroso suite au décès de Maurice Faure, dernier signataire vivant du Traité de Rome Commission européenne Déclaration Bruxelles, 6 mars 2014 Monsieur le Président, C'est avec grande tristesse que j'ai appris le décès de Maurice Faure, ancien Ministre français et le dernier signataire encore vivant du Traité de Rome en 1957.
European Investment Bank backs EUR 105m investment scheme to improve access to clean water sanitation in Tanzania PRESS RELEASE 5th March 2014 The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, today formally agreed to back a new water infrastructure investment scheme expected to transform access to clean water and sanitation around the southern shores of Lake Victoria.
Culture Commissioner calls for more action to save Pompeii European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 March 2014 European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou is calling for stronger coordination between local, regional and national authorities in Italy to ensure that the ancient city of Pompeii is protected from further damage.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into acquisition by Huntsman of titanium dioxide assets of Rockwood European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 March 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the planned acquisition by Huntsman of a number of equity interests held by Rockwood (both of the US) is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
European Commission's support to Ukraine Press release Brussels, 5 March 2014 European Commission The European Commission agreed today a package of support identifying a number of concrete measures to assist economically and financially Ukraine. These measures should be seen as the Commission's contribution to a European and international effort to support Ukraine's economic and political...