Commission appoints eleven European coordinators for the new transport infrastructure policy European Press release Brussels, 12 March 2014 Commission The European Commission today appointed European coordinators for each of the nine core network corridors of the trans-European transport network (or TEN-T), as well as for the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and for Motorways of the Sea.
Free movement of workers: Commission improves the application of worker's rights – frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 12 March 2014 The European Commission proposed a new Directive to make it easier for people to exercise their right to work in another Member State on 26 April 2013 (see IP/13/372). The European Parliament approved the proposal on 12 March 2014 (see STATEMENT/14/67).
Progress on EU data protection reform now irreversible following European Parliament vote European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 The European Parliament today cemented the strong support previously given at committee level to the European Commission's data protection reform (MEMO/13/923 and MEMO/14/60) by voting in plenary with 621 votes in favour, 10 against and 22 abstentions for the Regulation and 371 votes...
EU Citizenship: European Parliament supports Commission's efforts to foster EU citizens' rights European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 The European Parliament has today welcomed the European Commission's proposals to reinforce EU citizens’ rights with a series of actions to tackle obstacles that citizens still encounter in their everyday lives.
Stress-free holidays for 120 million consumers – European Parliament backs new rules on package travel European Commission Press release Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 The European Parliament backed today (610 votes for, 58 against and 13 abstentions) the European Commission's proposal modernising EU rules on package holidays (IP/13/663). Existing EU rules on package travel holidays date back to 1990.
European Public Prosecutor's Office: European Parliament confirms its support Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 European The European Parliament has today confirmed its support to the Commission’s proposal for a European Public Prosecutor’s Office to protect taxpayers’ money throughout the EU (IP/13/709).
Daily News of 2014-03-12 EXME 14 / 12.03 DAILY NEWS 12 / 03 / 14 President Barroso on the situation in Ukraine At today's Strasbourg meeting of the European Parliament, President Barroso voiced the "very serious concerns" remaining over the situation in Ukraine, and answered the questions of members of the European Parliament on...
Speech: Plenary debate on Network and Information Security Directive European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Neelie KROES Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Speech: European Parliament Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here Introductory remarks I very much welcome this debate tonight on our...
Speech: Speaking points by Vice-President Rehn on the European Parliament draft report on the role and operations of the Troika with regard to the euro area programme countries European Commission Olli REHN Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Speech: European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 President, Honourable Members, Our debate today represents an important input into the debate on the workings of the...
Speech: Crimea referendum: major threat to the stability of the borders in Europe European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Štefan Füle European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Speech: European Parliament, plenary debate on 'Invasion of Ukraine by Russia' Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 Mr. President, Honourable members, It is very nice to have among us Mr Petro Poroshenko and his delegation today.