“Accelerating local and regional climate action” – Speech by Vice-President responsible for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 12 December 2017 Madame la Maire, Chère Anne, Mayors, representatives of financial institutions, Ladies and gentlemen, Two years ago, not one but two historic summits took place in Paris.
“Greening finance for sustainable business” – Speech by Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Financial Stability and Financial Services Valdis Dombrovskis European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 12 December 2017 Opening Remarks Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the organisers; it is a pleasure to be here today, 2 years after the signature of the landmark Paris agreement.
A new Eurostat publication - Facts and figures about economic globalisation - Patterns in EU trade and investment European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 December 2017 Globalisation, which can be defined as an increasingly integrated world economy, includes movements of goods, services, people, capital and technology. It has an impact on businesses, governments and citizens, as globalised trade and investment notably changes our consumption and production patterns, triggers the...
European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a European Defence Union * - Press release European Commission Brussels, 11 December 2017 The European Commission welcomes the decision adopted today by the Council formally establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the plans presented by 25 EU Member States to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence projects.
€700 million to support refugees in Turkey through flagship humanitarian aid programmes European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has announced today additional humanitarian aid for two major projects through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, that both work by providing monthly transfers on a special debit card.