May infringements package – Part 1: key decisions European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 May 2017 May infringements package – Part 1: key decisions Overview by policy area In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission ('Commission') is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.
Daily News 17 / 05 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 05 / 2017 Brussels, 17 May 2017 State aid: Commission simplifies rules for public investment in ports and airports, culture and the outermost regions The European Commission has approved today new state aid rules that exempt certain public support measures for...
Speech by President Juncker at the European Parliament Plenary session on the conclusions of the Special European Council (Article 50) of 29 April 2017 European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 17 May 2017 Monsieur le Président, Monsieur le Président du Conseil européen, Chers collègues, As is customary whenever I address this House, I will speak in all three of our important working languages.
April 2017 - Annual inflation up to 1.9% in the euro area - Up to 2.0% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT April 2017 - April 2017 - Brussels, 17 May 2017 Euro area annual inflation was 1.9% in April 2017, up from 1.5% in March. In April 2016 the rate was -0.2%. European Union annual inflation was 2.0% in April 2017, up from 1.6% in March.
March 2017 compared with February 2017 - Production in construction down by 1.1% in euro area - Down by 0.8% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 May 2017 In March 2017 compared with February 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Joint Statement by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on aviation security cooperation European Commission - Statement Brussels, 17 May 2017 Today, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, hosted a delegation from the United States in Brussels, led by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, to discuss issues related to aviation...
Statement by Commissioner Vestager - Commission simplifies rules for public investment in ports and airports, culture and the outermost regions European Commission - Statement Brussels, 17 May 2017 *Please check against delivery* Today, the Commission has exempted public support measures in a number of areas from prior Commission state aid control. This facilitates public investments in key infrastructure, namely ports and existing airports, but also public support for...
Commission registers European Citizens' Initiative entitled 'Let us reduce the wage and economic differences that tear the EU apart' European - Press release Commission Brussels, 16 May 2017 The Commission has today decided on the partial registration of a European Citizens' Initiative on tackling wage and economic inequality, concerning legal acts within its competences.
President Juncker consults the European Parliament on Mariya Gabriel as Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 May 2017 Today, President Juncker announced his intention to allocate the Digital Economy and Society portfolio to Mariya Gabriel, the candidate for Commissioner from Bulgaria.
Commission introduces new measures to fight poaching and to end trade in raw ivory European - Press release Commission Brussels, 16 May 2017 The European Commission is moving to end the export of old raw ivory as of 1 July, with the adoption of new guidance on the EU rules governing ivory trade. Today's decision, foreseen in the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking,...