EU takes eradication of trafficking in human beings from words to action European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Cecilia Malmström EU Commissioner for Home Affairs EU EU Press Conference Brussels, 17 October 2014 Between 2010-2012, 30.146 women, men, girls and boys were registered as victims of trafficking in the EU Member States. That means 30.146 broken lives, and as many broken dreams.
First estimation of European aggregates based on ESA 2010 ESA 2010 shifts level of EU and euro area GDP upward, growth rates almost unaffected 17 October 2014 growth rates almost unaffected Announcement This special News Release is the first on GDP based on the ESA 2010 methodology. It covers changes in annual GDP levels and growth rates with a particular focus on 2010, the reference year for the detailed analysis of the revisions.
August 2014 compared with July 2014 Production in construction up by 1.5% in euro area Up by 0.5% in EU28 17 October 2014 In August 2014 compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction1 sector grew by 1.5% in the euro area2 (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU282, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Statement by Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for Environment, on the outcome of Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP12) European Commission Brussels, 17 October 2014 Statement The European Commission welcomes the successful outcome of CBD COP12 and in particular the agreement reached on 2020 targets for the mobilisation of resources in support of biodiversity.
Remarks by President Barroso following the 10th ASEM Summit European Commission Statement Milan, 17 October 2014 Press conference Good afternoon, I would like to thank Prime Minister Renzi for hosting us and for this great Milanese and Italian hospitality. The Summit we just had demonstrates that Asia matters to Europe and Europe matters to Asia.
EU and Singapore conclude investment talks European Commission Statement Brussels, 17 October 2014 Speaking Point by Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a new deal; or to be precise, we have finalised the trade agreement with Singapore after closing the chapter on investment.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - statement by Commissioner László Andor European Commission Statement Brussels, 17 October 2014 Today, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I would like to express my solidarity with all those around the world that are exposed to poverty and social exclusion.
EU strikes a comprehensive trade deal with East African Community European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Negotiators from the EU and the East African Community (EAC) finalised today a new comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between both regions. The agreement will provide legal certainty for businesses and open a long-term perspective for free and unlimited access to the...
Turkey joins COSME, the EU’s programme for SME financing European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Today, Turkey and the European Commission signed an agreement for Turkey to join the EU's Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Programme (COSME).
State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid scheme for Irish credit unions European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 The European Commission has found an Irish scheme aimed at restructuring the credit union sector to be in line with EU State aid rules. In particular, the Commission concluded that the scheme will strengthen the Irish financial sector, while limiting the risk...