Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger welcoming the adoption of the first EU-wide rules to make public sector websites and apps more accessible European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 26 October 2016 European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, welcome the decision by the European Parliament to formally approve the Directive on the accessibility of...
Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into mobile telephone network sharing in Czech Republic European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The European Commission has opened an investigation into a network sharing agreement between two Czech operators of mobile telephony, O2 CZ / CETIN and T-Mobile CZ.
The EU has announced new actions to respond to the El Niño and food security crisis in the Horn of Africa European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 Four new actions worth €66.5 million will be funded under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to address the destructive impacts of the El Niño phenomenon in the Horn of Africa region, such as floods and droughts.
EU demonstrates commitment to developing countries by stepping up climate finance to €17.6 billion European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The Commission welcomes the European Union's strong commitment to scale-up financing for climate action in developing countries, which showed a significant increase in 2015.
EU announces new support to tackle root causes of migration in Senegal European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, have today signed two projects worth € 60 million.