Second quarter of 2014 compared with first quarter of 2014 Government debt increased to 92.7% of GDP in euro area and to 87.0% in EU28 23 October 2014 Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release quarterly government debt figures based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology. The data in this Release include revisions due both to the implementation of ESA2010 and to the incorporation of other statistical adjustments.
Economic governance and better connectivity: opportunities for Western Balkans European Commission Statement Brussels, 23 October 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle together with the Vice-President of the Commission Jyrki Katainen is attending the "Western Balkans Six" Ministerial Conference about new economic governance and better connectivity in the region.
Iraq: EU increases humanitarian assistance European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis by an additional €3 million as winter approaches and the number of civilians forced to abandon their homes continues to rise as a result of the fighting.
European Parliament elects Juncker Commission Commission Press release Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 European Today, the European Parliament gave its strong support to the new European Commission with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The Juncker Commission can thus start its term of office on 1 November 2014.
EU high level group calls for targeted funding to boost use of new technologies in higher education European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Union's High-Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education publishes its report today on 'new modes of learning and teaching in universities'.
Draft budget 2015: Commission amends its proposal European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 October 2014 The approach for financing the agriculture crisis measures following the Russian embargo is consistent with the budgetary rules, the political circumstances and the serious shortage of payments that we are facing.
Daily News of 2014-10-22 MEX 14 / 22.10 DAILY NEWS 22 / 10 / 14 Setting Europe in Motion: President-elect Juncker's Main Messages from his speech before the European Parliament Speaking before the European Parliament plenary ahead of the vote on the Juncker Commission, President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker said: "Citizens are losing faith, extremists on...
Speech - Two Europes or One Europe? European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Neelie KROES Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Speech - Broadband World Forum Amsterdam, 22 October 2014 To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.
Setting Europe in Motion: President-elect Juncker's Main Messages from his speech before the European Parliament European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Jean-Claude Juncker President-elect of the European Commission Statement in the European Parliament plenary session ahead of the vote on the College Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Time for Action "From Ukraine to Syria, to the Middle East and North Africa, our neighbourhood remains shaky and unstable.
Residence permits for non-EU citizens in the EU28 More than 2.3 million first residence permits issued in the EU28 in 2013 Main beneficiaries from Ukraine 22 October 2014 In 2013, 2.36 million first residence permits1 were issued in the EU28 to non-EU citizens, up by 12.5% compared with 2012 but down by 7.0% compared with 2008. The decrease recorded from 2008 is mainly due to the fall in the number of first permits issued for...