Eastern Partnership Summit Facts and figures about the Eastern Partners of the European Union European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 May 2015 The Eastern Partnership was launched in 2009, as a joint initiative between the European Union (EU) and six Eastern European and South Caucasus partner countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
March 2015 compared with February 2015 Production in construction up by 0.8% in euro area Up by 1.5% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 May 2015 In March 2015 compared with February 2015, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.5% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Transport: Commission launches infringement case on the application of the German Minimum Wage law to the transport sector European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 19 May 2015 The European Commission decided today to launch an infringement procedure against Germany, concerning the application of the Minimum Wage Act to the transport sector.
EU proposes to scale up its partnership with ASEAN European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 May 2015 Today, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted the Joint Communication: "The EU and ASEAN: a partnership with a strategic purpose".
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Jazztel by Orange, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 May 2015 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Jazztel plc, a telecommunications company registered in the UK but mainly active in Spain, by rival Orange SA of France.