Creative Europe funding guide published: €170 million available in 2014 European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 December 2013 Cultural and creative organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2014 through Creative Europe, the European Union's new programme for the cultural and creative sectors, can start to prepare their grant applications from today.
EU enhances its comprehensive approach to external conflicts and crises European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 December 2013 The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Commission adopted today a Joint Communication setting out concrete steps that the EU, collectively, is taking towards an increasingly comprehensive approach in its external action.
Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 December 2013 The European Commission has today for the first time presented calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
Transport: Commission strengthens cooperation with Israel European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 December 2013 Vice-President Siim Kallas, the EU transport commissioner, is travelling to Israel on 11 and 12 December 2013 for discussions on EU–Israel transport cooperation. The visit follows the signature in June this year of a comprehensive EU–Israel air transport agreement.
Remarks by EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton at the end of her visit to Ukraine European Commission MEMO Kyiv, 11 December 2013 "Good afternoon everyone! During my visit to Ukraine I spoke to very many people and I followed events through the night. I want to say at the very beginning that I really do condemn the use of force, it's totally unacceptable.
Mergers: Commission welcomes General Court judgment in Microsoft/Skype merger case European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 The European Commission welcomes today's judgment by the General Court which dismisses Cisco Systems' appeal of a Commission decision of October 2011 to clear the acquisition of Skype by Microsoft (case T-79/12).
Commission staff conclude fourth Post-Programme Surveillance mission to Hungary European MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 Commission European Commission officials conducted a mission to Hungary from 4 to 10 December 2013 to review recent developments and policy initiatives in the context of post-programme surveillance linked to EU balance of payments assistance between 2008 and 2010.
Approval of the financing instruments for EU external action by the European Parliament European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 Joint Statement by Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Füle and Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs We are highly pleased that the European Parliament has just approved the legislative package on the EU's external instruments.
The Multiannual Financial Framework: The External Action Financing Instruments European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 1. What is the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)? What are the proposals for the external instruments? The MFF translates the EU's political priorities for seven years into financial terms.
Commissioner Michel Barnier remarks following the ECOFIN Council meeting European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 On Single resolution mechanism / Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and Deposit guarantee schemes package: “We have never before had to deal at the same time with three regulatory texts [BRRD, DGS and SRM] as complex and interrelated as these, which we are...
EU Direct Financial Support to the Palestinian Authority European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 The EEAS and the Commission welcome today’s report from the Court of Auditors on the EU Direct Financial Support to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the PEGASE Mechanism.
EU transport to benefit from the new research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020 European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the innovation union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. With an investment of €6.3 billion in Horizon 2020 (2014-2020), the "Smart, green and integrated transport" programme is the world's largest investment...
Preparation of the Energy Council, 12 December 2013 European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 The last Energy Council under the Lithuanian Presidency will be held on 12th December 2013 in Brussels. Energy Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger will represent the European Commission.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: €800 million to support research careers, training and mobility in 2014 European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 The European Commission today publishes the first tranche of funding 'calls' for research grants totalling €800 million in 2014, under the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). Part of the new Horizon 2020 programme, the MSCA support European research training and career development.
Horizon 2020 - first calls European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-15 sets out the funding opportunities under the different parts of the programme; all are being published today on the Participant Portal. Each part describes the overall objectives, the respective calls, and the topics within each call.
Daily News of 2013-12-11 EXME 13 / 11.12 DAILY NEWS 11 / 12 / 13 Ukraine: Message of HR/VP Ashton to Maidan protesters "I am still in Kiev. I was among you on Maidan in the evening and was impressed by the determination of Ukrainians demonstrating for the European perspective of their country.
Speech - Horizon 2020 – first calls European Commission Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech - Press conference/Brussels 11 December 2013 Ladies and gentlemen, It's time to get down to business. After all the talk and the seemingly endless negotiations around the EU budget, today we are starting to put that money to...
Message by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton to Maidan protesters European Commission Catherine Ashton Vice President - High Representative of the European Union Kiev 11 December 2013 "I am still in Kiev. I was among you on Maidan in the evening and was impressed by the determination of Ukrainians demonstrating for the European perspective of their country.
Speech - Data isn't a four-letter word European Commission Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Speech - IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress/Brussels 11 December 2013 To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here You have been talking intensively about data; and how to protect...
Speech by Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič on the preparations for the European Council meeting (19-20 December 2013) European Commission Maroš Šefčovič Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for inter-institutional relations and administration European Parliament/Strasbourg 11 December 2013 Thank you very much Mr. President, Honourable members, President Barroso would have liked to be here with you for this important debate, as he usually is prior to each European...