Speech: Introductory statement on the European Council European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Speech: European Parliament Plenary debate Strasbourg, 12 March 2014 Mr President, Mr Minister, President of the Council, Honourable members, It goes without saying that, today, the eyes of Europe and of the world are set on...
January 2014 compared with December 2013 Industrial production down by 0.2% in euro area Up by 0.1% in EU28 12 March 2014 In January 2014 compared with December 2013, seasonally adjusted industrial production1 fell by 0.2% in the euro area2 (EA18) and rose by 0.1% in the EU282, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Free movement of workers: Commissioner Andor welcomes Parliament's approval of Directive European Commission Statement Brussels, 12 March 2014 "I warmly welcome today's approval by the European Parliament of the proposed Directive to make it easier for people to exercise their right to work in another Member State, less than one year since the Commission presented the proposal (see IP/13/372).
G-7 Leaders Statement European Commission Statement Brussels, 12 March 2014 We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea...
The EESC received by the Dalai Lama 11 March 2014 The President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Henri Malosse, met with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala (India) earlier today. He was accompanied by a delegation of EESC Members, whose official visit included attendance of the 55th anniversary ceremonies of the Tibetan uprising.
EU High Representative Catherine Ashton visits Iran European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 March 2014 Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, visits Iran this weekend, for a series of high-level meetings.
Catherine Ashton to visit BiH European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) this Wednesday, 12 March.
EU provides €4 million to help refugees fleeing violence in Central African Republic European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 The European Commission will provide life-saving assistance to a hundred thousand victims of the violence in Central African Republic (CAR) who have been forced to flee to Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon.
European Commission proposes temporary tariff cuts for Ukrainian exports to the EU Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 European Commission The European Commission today adopted a proposal for temporarily removing customs duties on Ukrainian exports to the EU. Following the recent unprecedented events in the country and the security, political and economic challenges faced by Ukraine, on 6 March 2014 the European...
State aid: Commission endorses investment aid for Hankook for production of tyres in Rácalmás, Hungary European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 The European Commission has authorised €57.9 million of regional investment aid to the Hungarian company Hankook Tire Hungary Manufacturing and Trading Ltd ("Hankook Hungary") for the construction of a tyre plant in Rácalmás, Fejér county, Hungary.