Top News from the European Commission 25 May – 19 June 2015 European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 22 May 2015 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 26/5: International Conference on the Central African Republic: from relief to resilience 27/5: Commission proposes 2016 EU Budget 27/5: Commission holds orientation...
CALENDRIER du 25 au 31 mai 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 May 2015 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 25 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker meets with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, in Buckinghamshire. Ms Federica Mogherini participates in the ISPI Prize - Award ceremony, in Rome.
EU boosts assistance for the Sahel to increase resilience European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2015 The European Commission is providing assistance worth €34 million for immediate food aid for the most vulnerable people in Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso.
EU and Ukraine sign Memorandum of Understanding for €1.8 billion in financial assistance European Commission - Press release Riga, 22 May 2015 Today in Riga, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Ukraine's Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko and the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva signed a Memorandum of Understanding and loan agreement for the third EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme to...
How the EU is supporting Ukraine European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 May 2015 The EU, together with its Member States, has since last year delivered unprecedented levels of support to help Ukraine in its efforts for launching this renewed reform process.
Accelerated pre-financing for the Youth Employment Initiative: Questions and Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 May 2015 Why increase the pre-financing rate? The Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) followed a proposal from the Commission and a high-level political call from the European Council of February 2013 to address unprecedented youth unemployment in certain regions of the European Union (EU).
Daily News 22 / 05 / 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 05 / 2015 Brussels, 22 May 2015 EU and Ukraine sign Memorandum of Understanding for €1.8 billion in financial assistance Today in Riga, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Ukraine's Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko and Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine...
First estimate for March 2015 EU28 current account surplus €15.1 bn €14.2 bn surplus for trade in services European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 May 2015 The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of €15.1 billion in March 2015, compared with a surplus of €18.0 bn in February 2015 and a surplus of €7.6 bn in March 2014, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Ukraine European Commission - Statement Riga, 22 May 2015 I am very honored today to sign the Memorandum of Understanding and Loan Agreement with Ukraine on behalf of the European Union and the European Commission. The Memorandum of Understanding foresees a third Macro-Financial Assistance Programme for Ukraine, amounting up to €1.8...
Statement by Commissioner Christos Stylianides on the designation of the UN high-level panel on humanitarian financing European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 May 2015 "I warmly welcome the establishment by the United Nations Secretary-General of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing. We are confronted with humanitarian needs on an unprecedented scale.
Statement by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on payment of 1 billion euro for the Youth Employment Initiative European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 May 2015 Today the European Commission will make almost 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed. The decision to exceptionally increase the pre-financing in 2015 for projects helping young people in Europe through the Youth Employment Initiative is unprecedented.
Congratulatory Message by President Juncker to Mr. Andrzej Duda for his election as President of Poland, 26 May 2015 European Commission - Statement Brussels, 25 May 2015 Dear President-elect, I would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Poland. I am confident that under your Presidency, Poland will continue to be a positive force for European integration and its economic development.
The EU boosts its support to recovery and development in the Central African Republic European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2015 The European Union, already a major partner of the Central African Republic (CAR), is increasing its financial support to the country which is still living with the impact of recent conflict.
Promoting Green and Efficient Energy for Europe's Regions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2015 Today, the European Commission is launching the European Smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and Member States in using Cohesion Policy funding more effectively for promoting sustainable energy.
Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of the stock European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2015 The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic.
Adoption of a further 24 Rural Development Programmes to boost the EU farming sector and our countryside European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2015 The European Commission has today approved a further 24 Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) aimed at improving the competitiveness of the EU farming sector, caring for the countryside and climate, and strengthening the economic and social fabric of rural communities in the period...
The EU engagement with the Central African Republic European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 May 2015 The challenges facing the Central African Republic (CAR) are so complex and interlinked that only a comprehensive approach focused on security, humanitarian aid, stabilisation and development cooperation will help make a difference. This is the approach of the European Union (EU).
Facts and figures: 2015 Bluefin Tuna Fishing Season European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 May 2015 The Bluefin tuna fishery is regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to which the EU is a contracting party. Important control measures have been adopted to standardize the control of live fish at the point...
Daily News 26 / 05 / 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 26 / 05 / 2015 Brussels, 26 May 2015 Congratulatory Message by President Juncker to Mr. Andrzej Duda for his election as President of Poland, 26 May 2015 Today President Juncker congratulated President-elect of Poland Mr Andrzej Duda.
Speech by Commissioner Moscovici at the IIEA/Commission seminar on Consolidating Ireland's recovery - what next? European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech 26 May 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be in Dublin today to present the first set of country-specific recommendations to be adopted by the Commission led by President Jean-Claude Juncker.