UN climate conference makes progress on Paris Agreement implementation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2017 This year's climate conference,COP23, concluded today with steps forward to ensure global climate action through implementation of the Paris Agreement. Nearly 200 countries gathered at COP23, held in Bonn under the presidency of Fiji.
2018 EU budget: jobs, investments, migration challenge and security European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2017 Today, 18 November* the EU institutions reached an agreement on the 2018 EU budget– a reflection of the political priorities of the Juncker Commission. The EU budget helps turn political priorities into a reality.
Leave no child behind - Joint Statement on the occasion of Universal Children's Day European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 November 2017 Ahead of the Universal Children's Day on 20 November, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home...
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agreed to end unjustified geoblocking European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have delivered on commitments made during September's Digital Summit in Tallinn by ending unjustified geoblocking, one of the EU priority files for 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a...
Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.
State aid: Commission confirms most Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems do not involve aid; orders recovery of some public support for civil activities European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission has concluded that Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems fall outside the scope of EU State aid control because they protect Greece's essential security interests.
A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.
Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.
Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.
The new organic Regulation European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 The new organic Regulation The Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the co-legislators' agreement on the new rules on organic production and looks forward to the final steps leading to the adoption of the new Regulation.