March 2015 - Euro area unemployment rate at 11.3% - EU28 at 9.8% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 30 April 2015 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.3% in March 2015, stable compared with February 2015, but down from 11.7% in March 2014. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.8% in March 2015, stable compared with February 2015 and down from 10.4%...
Commissioner Stylianides travels to Nepal European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April.
EU proposes new Joint Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 Human rights will remain the compass in the EU's foreign policy and its relations with other institutions and civil society. This week the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Security Policy adopted a joint...
State Aid: Commission launches sector inquiry into mechanisms to ensure electricity supplies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has launched a state aid sector inquiry into national measures to ensure that adequate capacity to produce electricity is available at all times to avoid black-outs (so-called "capacity mechanisms").
State Aid: Commission gives guidance on local public support measures that can be granted without prior Commission approval European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has concluded in relation to seven measures granting public support to purely local operations that they do not involve state aid within the meaning of EU rules, because they are unlikely to have a significant effect on trade...