EIB gives EUR 150m backing for LUAS connection PRESS RELEASE 4th March, 2014 Govt welcomes EIB support for crucial transport project The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide EUR 150 million to support construction of a new connection between the Red and Green lines on Dublin’s light rail tram system, LUAS.
La BEI renforce son action en Tunisie Financement de l’ETAP de 150 M€ (325 M DT) dans le développement des infrastructures et l’approvisionnement énergétiques COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE CONJOINT ETAP, le 4 mars 2014 Conscients de l’importance du secteur de l’énergie dans le développement économique et durable de la Tunisie, la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) et l’Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP) ont conclu un financement de 150 millions d’euros - soit l’équivalent de 325 millions...
New lending programme to benefit small businesses across Tanzania PRESS RELEASE 4th March 2014 The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed a new lending programme with Bank of Africa Tanzania that will support investment by small companies across the country.
Are the EU and its Member States doing enough for youth employment? To investigate, the EESC makes full use of its members' expertise. 04/03/2014 Members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and its Labour Market Observatory (LMO) have embarked on an impact study on the implementation of EU youth employment policies in a selection of six Member States (Austria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Italy and Slovakia) – seen from the civil society...
EU Commission implements audit recommendations adequately, say EU Auditors EUROPEAN COURT OF AUDITORS PRESS RELEASE ECA/14/06 Luxembourg, 4 March 2014 A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) concludes that the EU Commission adequately follows up and implements a large majority of the ECA’s recommendations and that this has contributed towards improving the financial management in...
Ombudsman: Gaining people's trust is the most important point on "EU Wish List" Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 4 March 2014 OmbudsmanOmbudsman European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, says the perceived democratic deficit and the disconnect between citizens and the EU institutions are the key problems facing the EU.
EU-Georgia: Financial support to strengthen democratic institutions European Commission Press release Tbilisi, 4 March 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle signed two financing agreements in Tbilisi on Tuesday to support public finances reform in Georgia and to strengthen the role and capacities of the Parliament.
Commission adopts new standards to increase transparency over bankers' pay and risk profiles European Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 Commission The European Commission has today adopted Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on criteria to identify categories of staff whose professional activities have a material impact on an institution's risk profile (so-called ‘material risk takers’).
Final "simplification scoreboard": 120 measures to cut red tape on EU funding European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 The Commission has adopted its Final Simplification Scoreboard: over 120 measures to simplify the EU funding rules for Europe's businesses, towns, regions, scientists and NGOs.
Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announces new EU support for the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €620 million of new EU support to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and €460 million for Rwanda for the period 2014-2020, during a visit to the Great Lakes region in Central Africa together...