October 2016- Euro area unemployment at 9.8%- EU28 at 8.3% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 1 December 2016 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.8% in October 2016, down from 9.9% in September 2016 and from 10.6% in October 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2009.
Communiqué de presse Président du Conseil européen Donald Tusk, Président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker, Président du Parlement européen Martin Schulz et du Président de la République de Tunisie Beji Caid Essebsi Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 1er décembre 2016 Cette première visite d'un Président tunisien aux institutions de l'Union européenne intervient à l'heure où nous célébrons le 40ème anniversaire du premier accord de coopération.
Statement by Vice-President Ansip at the press conference to announce new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 1 December 2016 Online trading is a booming market, for buyers as well as sellers. Europe could be making so much more of it. In the plan to build a Digital Single Market, we promised to tackle the obstacles holding back the growth...
Statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová on the European Parliament consent vote on the conclusion of the EU-U.S. data protection "Umbrella Agreement" European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 1 December 2016 On the occasion of the final vote by the European Parliament on the conclusion of the EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement", Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said: "I welcome the strong positive vote of the European Parliament on the conclusion of...
Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The Commission announces a first aid disbursement worth €30 million under the EU Solidarity Fund and proposes to fully fund reconstruction operations under Structural Funds programmes.
EU boosts 2017 commitment to education for children in emergencies European Commission - Press release EU boosts EU boosts Brussels, 30 November 2016 Access to education for children in emergency situations among top priorities for humanitarian funding in 2017 Today the European Commission is announcing a further increase of the share of its humanitarian aid budget to lead the way...
European Defence Action Plan: Towards a European Defence Fund Commission - Press release European Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission proposes a European Defence Fund and other actions to support Member States' more efficient spending in joint defence capabilities, strengthen European citizens' security and foster a competitive and innovative industrial base.
State aid: Sector Inquiry report gives guidance on capacity mechanisms European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission has published the final report of its capacity mechanism sector inquiry. It concludes that Member States need to better assess the need for such mechanisms and gives guidance on how to make their design deliver on security of...
Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe's growth potential European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission today presents a package of measures to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing the global energy markets.
The European Defence Action Plan - FAQs European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 November 2016 Frequently asked questions 1. Why is the European Defence Action Plan (EDAP) needed? What is the geopolitical backdrop? The European Union faces an unprecedented set of security challenges within and beyond its borders.