Commission puts forward commitments to reach global targets in sustainable urban development European - Press release Commission Quito, 20 October 2016 In the context of the U.N. Habitat III conference, the European Commission has presented three commitments to meet the New Urban Agenda's global objectives. The New Urban Agenda, adopted at the U.N.
Daily News 20 / 10 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 10 / 2016 Brussels, 20 October 2016 President Juncker participates in the European Council meeting in Brussels on 20 and 21 October Today and tomorrow, President Juncker is participating in the meeting of the European Council.
European Health Interview Survey - Almost 1 adult in 6 in the EU is considered obese - Share of obesity increases with age and decreases with education level Commission - EUROSTAT European Brussels, 20 October 2016 While 46.1% of those aged 18 or over living in the European Union (EU) had a normal weight in 2014, slightly more than half of the adults (51.6%) were considered as over-weight (35.7% pre-obese and 15.9% obese) and a further 2.3% as...
First estimate for August 2016 - EU28 current account surplus €13.5 bn - €11.0 bn surplus for trade in services European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 October 2016 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €13.5 bn in August 2016, compared with surpluses of €11.3 bn in July 2016 and €8.2 bn in August 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...
Commission urges Member States to support proposals to strengthen European defences against unfair trade European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 October 2016 Commission adopts Communication "Towards a robust trade policy for the EU in the interest of jobs and growth". The Commission today called upon Member States to support its efforts to provide the European Union with updated, strengthened and more robust trade...