Negotiations begin on a mandatory Transparency Register for the three EU Institutions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 April 2018 Political negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission met on 16 April 2018 to discuss how to strengthen the EU Transparency Register At their first interinstitutional negotiation, European Parliament negotiators Sylvie Guillaume and...
New European Investment Bank loans under Juncker Plan set to mobilise €1 billion in investment for agriculture and bio-economy sectors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 April 2018 New financing initiative targets investments by private cooperatives and companies in the agriculture sector. The EIB financing amounts to €400m and is expected to back close to €1bn of investment across Europe.
Investment Plan for Europe: €640 million for Greek businesses as EIF and National Bank of Greece sign new EU guarantee agreements European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 April 2018 From very small businesses and start-ups to mid sized enterprises, more than 5,000 companies will benefit from loans amounting to EUR 640 million. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG)have signed three guarantee agreements worth €640...
Daily News 16 / 04 / 2018 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 04 / 2018 Brussels, 16 April 2018 €640 million for Greek businesses as EIF and National Bank of Greece sign new EU guarantee agreements under the Juncker Plan The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG) have...
Antitrust: Commission approves Greek measures to ensure fair access to lignite-fired electricity generation for PPC's competitors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The European Commission has made legally binding under EU antitrust rules the measures submitted by Greece to ensure fair access to lignite-fired power generation for the competitors of Public Power Corporation (PPC), the incumbent electricity operator.
Reform of Political Party Funding: Commission welcomes swift agreement by EU legislators European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The Commission today welcomed the vote by the European Parliament on its proposals, following the 2017 State of the Union Address, to reform the rules on European Political Parties and Foundations.
Commission welcomes final vote on energy performance of buildings European - Press release Commission Brussels, 17 April 2018 New rules will make buildings smarter and more energy efficient, saving money and creating jobs in the renovation and construction sector. The European Parliament gave today its final approval on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive.
Security Union: Commission facilitates access to electronic evidence European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The Commission is proposing new rules to make it easier and faster for police and judicial authorities to obtain the electronic evidence, such as e-mails or documents located on the cloud, they need to investigate, prosecute and convict criminals and terrorists.
Enlargement package: Commission publishes reports on the Western Balkans partners and Turkey European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The European Commission adopted today its annual Enlargement Package, including seven individual reports, assessing the implementation of the European Union's enlargement policy which is based on established criteria and fair and rigorous conditionality.
Security Union: Commission presents new measures to deny terrorists and criminals the means and space to act European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is taking additional steps to further curtail the space in which terrorists and criminals operate – denying them the means needed to plan, finance and carry out crimes.