EIB fosters renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in Poland PRESS RELEASE Luxembourg, 22 July 2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending up to PLN 295m (some EUR 71m) to the Polish energy company TAURON Polska Energia SA for its investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency in Southern Poland, to be completed by the end of 2016.
Southern African region and the EU complete negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, and by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloş, the chief negotiators of the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa...
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The EU welcomes today's announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Austria joins EU Children of Peace initiative European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Austria is joining the EU Children of Peace initiative, becoming the second Member State to contribute to the EU's efforts to fund humanitarian projects which help children in conflict zones to gain access to education. Luxembourg joined last year.
Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner is asking EU citizens to share their views on an EU Urban Agenda - what form it should take and how it should be put into action.
Commissioner Vassiliou: cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Cultural heritage organisations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission.
COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 #ConnectedContinent #broadband Today the European Commission published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU. The report covers 2012 – 2013 years.
Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes European Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Commission The European Commission today presents details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
Employment: Commission proposes €700,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant workers in the carpentry sector in Spain European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €700,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 400 workers made redundant in the carpentry and joinery sector in the Castilla y León region to find new jobs.
Q&A on an Urban Agenda and the urban dimension of EU policies European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 July 2014 1. What's the importance of today's communication on an Urban Agenda? Nowadays the majority of the European population live in urban areas and cities form the backbone of our economy and society.
First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 July 2013 The adoption today of the updated 2014-2015 Horizon 2020 Work Programme confirms the amounts for the actions to be implemented through next year's budget – see table at the end of this document – and brings in two main novelties presented here: a...
Daily News of 2014-07-22 MEx 14 / 22.07 DAILY NEWS 22 / 07 / 14 Foreign Affairs Council The Foreign Affairs Council meets today presided by HRVP Ashton. It will address the situation in Ukraine, the Middle East Peace process and the latest events in Iraq.
First general discussion on EU trade policy with the new Committee on International Trade (INTA) European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade European Parliament Brussels, 22 July 2014 Mr Chairman, Honourable Members, Thank you for inviting me to the first full meeting of this Committee.
First quarter of 2014 compared with fourth quarter of 2013 Government debt increased to 93.9% of GDP in euro area and to 88.0% in EU28 22 July 2014 Pre-announcement In line with the worldwide guidelines on national accounting, EU National Accounts data, which includes government debt and GDP, will be published based on a new methodology (ESA2010) from Autumn 2014 onwards. See http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/esa_2010/introduction for more details.
Opening remarks by Commissioner Füle at the plenary session of the Foreign Affairs Council on Eastern Partnership European Commission Statement Brussels, 22 July 2014 Commissioner Füle participated today in the plenary session of the Foreign Affairs Council on Eastern Partnership and this is what he said in the beginning: 'Events in Ukraine since Vilnius have tested our determination and commitment.
EIB continues to finance projects of SMEs, midcaps and municipalities through BCR Leasing in Romania PRESS RELEASE Bucharest/Luxembourg, 21 July 2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 30 million to BCR Leasing to support the undertakings of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), midcap companies and public entities in the sectors of industry, services and infrastructure in Romania.
BEI-Banco Popolare: 390 milioni all’economia italiana COMUNICATO STAMPA T Prima linea di credito in Italia per l’apprendistato giovanile nelle Pmi Mid, Cap ed enti locali Con tre distinti accordi per complessivi 390 milioni la Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) e il gruppo Banco Popolare hanno rafforzato la collaborazione finalizzata al sostegno dell’economia italiana.
EU Commissioner announces significant new funding for Peru during visit European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 July, 2014 The EU's development contribution to Peru for the period 2014-2017 (€66 million), as well as new funding to support the fight against illegal drugs (€32 million), will be announced today by EU's Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, during a visit to the...
EU cooperation with Latin America European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 July 2014 Regional Cooperation with Latin America The EU has over 18 years of experience of regional cooperation in Latin America. Between 2007- 2013 the EU provided €556 million for regional funds, spent in the areas of social cohesion, water management, socio-economic development, higher education...