Statement by EU Commissionner Connie Hedegaard on 2030 agreement by European Council European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Commenting on the agreement, Connie Hedegaard said: ''The EU climate action commissioner is very proud that the 28 EU leaders, despite economic uncertainty and other severe international crises, were able to get their act together on this pressing climate challenge.
Statement by Commissioner Reicherts on the European Day of Justice European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Ahead of the European Day of Justice tomorrow, I would like to reflect on how far we have come in developing a common European area of justice, and to celebrate the progress we have made together.
October 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 October 2014October 2014 In October 2014, after four months of decline, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator increased slightly in the EU (by 0.6 points to -7.4) and remained broadly stable in the euro area (+0.3 points to...
Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa: it is sheltering more than 643 000 refugees.
Tripartite Social Summit: EU leaders and social partners stress need to stimulate investment to create more and better jobs European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 EU leaders and social partners have agreed this morning on the urgent need to stimulate investment and create more jobs in order to meet the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU's long-term growth and jobs plan.