Vice-President Jyrki Katainen's speech at the European Parliament plenary debate on EFSI 2.0 European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 Madam Speaker, Honourable Members, It is a great day for all of us who have participated to the EFSI project. But also especially those who will benefit from additional investments in our Member States and regions.
“Scaling-up finance for climate action” – Speech by Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 12 December 2017 Monsieur le Premier Ministre Bainimarama, Monsieur le Ministre Le Drian, Madame la Secrétaire exécutive Espinosa, Monsieur le Ministere Kishida, J'aimerais saisir cette occasion pour remercier l'engagement exemplaire du gouvernement français dans la lutte contre le changement climatique et...
“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.
Capital Markets Union: Commission announces new tax guidelines to make life easier for cross-border investors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has today put forward new guidelines on withholding taxes to help Member States reduce costs and simplify procedures for cross-border investors in the EU.
No region left behind: launch of the Platform for Coal Regions in Transition European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 11 December 2017 The EU's commitment to a clean energy transition is irreversible and non-negotiable. In this shift to a more sustainable future, no regions should be left behind when moving away from an economy driven by fossil fuels.
Daily News 11 / 12 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 11 / 12 / 2017 Brussels, 11 December 2017 European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a European Defence Union The Commission welcomes the plans presented by 25 EU Member States today to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence...