Diversity and Inclusion: European Commission acts to reach at least 40% women in its management and launches comprehensive strategy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2017 A new Diversity and Inclusion Charter and fresh action to reach at least 40% women in its management by 1 November 2019 are two key features of the Commission's new human resources policy.
The European Union steps up its support for investigations into war crimes and accountability in Syria European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2017 The European Union announced it will provide €1.5 million to support the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in Syria.
Security and defence: Significant progress to enhance Europe's resilience against hybrid threats – more work ahead European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2017 The European Commission and the High Representative are today reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement the 2016 Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats.
Acrylamide: vote in favour of Commission's proposal to reduce presence in food European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2017 Today, Member States representatives voted in favour of European Commission's proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food. Once implemented, the new regulation will require that food business operators (FBOs) apply mandatory measures to reduce the presence of acrylamide, proportionate...
European Commission acts to reach at least 40% women in its management and launches comprehensive strategy - Questions and Answers - Fact Sheet European Commission Brussels, 19 July 2017 . I. A true equal opportunity workplace: at least 40% in female management Why do you have this quantitative 40% female management target? Women make up for 55% of our staff and only 34% of our managers.
Daily News 19 / 07 / 2017 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 07 / 2017 Brussels, 19 July 2017 European Commission expresses grave concern about the clear risks for the independence of the judiciary in Poland and urges the Polish Government to put its new laws on hold On the invitation of President...
Opening remarks of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans: College readout on grave concerns about the clear risks for independence of the judiciary in Poland European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 19 July 2017 As you know, the Commission already concluded in our 2016 Recommendations that there is a systemic threat to the rule of law in Poland. Let me recall that the Commission's concerns are shared equally by the European Parliament...
Smarter, greener, more inclusive?-How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets?-A mixed picture European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 July 2017 The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, is the European Union's agenda for jobs and growth for the current decade. As a main objective, the strategy strives to deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion...
May 2017 compared with April 2017-Production in construction down by 0.7% in euro area-Down by 1.1% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 July 2017 In May 2017 compared with April 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.1% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
First quarter of 2017 compared with first quarter of 2016-House prices up by 4.0% in the euro area-Up by 4.5% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 July 2017 House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.0% in the euro area and by 4.5% in the EU in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.