Commissioner Arias Cañete at the European Parliament Plenary: opening and concluding remarks European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 7 October 2015 Opening remarks Honourable Members, Allow me to start by reinforcing a key message: Ensuring secure and resilient energy supplies to EU citizens and companies is a top priority for the Commission.
Air passenger transport in the EU Almost 880 million air passengers carried in 2014 Air passenger transport up in every Member State European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 7 October 2015 In 2014, 879.4 million passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by 4.4% compared with 2013 and by 16.9% compared to 2009. Over this period, air passenger transport has steadily risen in the EU. Full text available on EUROSTAT website.
Tax transparency: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Member States on the automatic exchange of information on tax rulings European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 October 2015 The Commission has welcomed today's unanimous agreement by Member States on the automatic exchange of information on cross-border tax rulings, just seven months after the presentation of the Commission's ambitious proposal on the subject.
Launch of public consultation on the future of the EU's partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 October 2015 The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have launched today a public consultation on the future of the partnership between the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries after 2020.
College holds orientation debate on the economic and social dimension of the Single Market European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 6 October 2015 The Single Market is one of Europe’s major achievements and its best asset in times of increasing globalisation. It is an engine for building a stronger and fairer EU economy.
Draft Action Plan: Stepping up EU-Turkey cooperation on support of refugees and migration management in view of the situation in Syria and Iraq European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 October 2015 This Action Plan reflects the agreement between the EU and the Republic of Turkey to step up their cooperation on support of refugees and migration management to address the unprecedented refugee crisis.
Funding of migration-related activities in the Southern Neighbourhood region European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 October 2015 Updated with the most recent data available on 6 October 2015 The Global Approach on Migration and Mobility (GAMM) adopted in 2011 provides the general framework for the EU engagement in migration in the EU’s Southern Neighbourhood.
Funding to main migration-related activities in the Western Balkans and Turkey European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 October 2015 Updated with the most recent data available on 6 October 2015 For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.
Daily News 06 / 10 / 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 06 / 10 / 2015 Brussels, 6 October 2015 College orientation debate: Commission discusses Internal Market and Labour Mobility Today the College of Commissioners will hold an orientation debate on two key aspects of the Internal Market: the upcoming Internal Market Strategy and...
College read-out: Vice-President Dombrovskis on orientation debate on labour mobility and social rights European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 6 October 2015 This afternoon, the College of Commissioners had a very constructive debate on labour mobility and social rights. It follows our first debate on social policy in June.