Introductory statement on the European Council debate at the European Parliament European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Jyrki Katainen Vice-President for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 Mr. President, Honourable Members, I am honoured to be here today to present to you the views of the European Commission on the European Council meeting this week.
Valedictory speech by President Barroso European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, First of all, I would like to thank you for the invitation to address this Parliament in what would be the last time I...
Speech - Financial Fair Play helping to preserve the real values of football, says Commissioner European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Speech - Informal meeting of EU Sport Ministers Rome, 21 October 2014 I have had the opportunity already to discuss the idea of Financial Fair Play with [UEFA] President Michel Platini.
Statement on the results of the European employment summit (Milan, 8 October) European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 President, Honourable Members, The meeting of Heads of State or Government last week in Milan reconfirmed their determination to make the Youth Guarantee a reality.
Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 2.9% and 3.2% of GDP respectively - 21 October 2014 Provision of deficit and debt data for 2013 - second notification Government debt at 90.9% and 85.4% Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release deficit and debt figures for 2010 to 2013 based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology.
Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next week European Commission Statement Brussels, 21 October 2014 At today's gas talks in Brussels, Vice-President Günther H. Oettinger, built on his Berlin proposals and presented ways to secure gas supplies to Europe and the Ukraine during the winter season. Vice-President Günther H.
Statement by Vice President Joaquín Almunia on 2 cartel decisions concerning Swiss Franc Related Derivatives European Commission Brussels, 21 October 2014 Statement Today the European Commission has found and sanctioned two distinct cartels in the financial sector. In these two decisions, we have imposed total fines of about 94 million euros on four major international banks who violated EU antitrust rules.
EU and China settle the telecoms case at the Joint Committee European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 Intensive discussions between the European Commission and the Chinese government were concluded by an amicable settlement on the trade defence investigation into Chinese telecoms. Today, the Commission took the official decision that it no longer considers it necessary to pursue this investigation.
Telecoms: Commission asks German regulator to lower mobile call tariffs for the fifth time European Commission Press release Brussels, 20th October 2014 The European Commission has requested the German telecoms regulator (Bundesnetzagentur - BNetzA) to amend or withdraw its proposal on mobile termination rates (MTRs) for the fifth time.
Employment: Progress Microfinance loans worth €182 million given to over 20,000 entrepreneurs for start-ups and expansion European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 More than 20,000 entrepreneurs have already benefited from loans and guarantees worth a total of €182 million under the European Progress Microfinance Facility, according to the latest European Commission report about the implementation of this financial instrument.