Commission welcomes Parliament's vote in favour of better European cooperation against disasters European Press release Brussels, 10 December 2013 Commission The European Parliament today adopted new legislation on EU Civil Protection which paves the way for a stronger European cooperation in responding to disasters.
State Aid: Commission welcomes Court ruling on exemptions from excise duty on mineral oils used as fuel for alumina production European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 The European Commission welcomes today's judgement of the EU Court of Justice, setting aside a General Court ruling that had annulled a Commission Decision of December 2005 finding exemptions from excise duty on mineral oils used as fuel for alumina production granted by...
Creating a fair single market for mortgage credit – FAQ European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 See also MEMO/13/1126 1. What does this Directive cover? This Directive aims to ensure that all consumers who purchase a property or take out a loan secured against their home are adequately informed and protected against the risks.
Commissioner Barnier welcomes the European Parliament’s adoption of new rules on mortgages European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 "The European Parliament has today confirmed its willingness to make the mortgage credit sector subject to improved consumer protection measures at EU level by approving new rules on mortgages.
Questions and Answers on the reformed Common Fisheries Policy European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 The overall objective of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is to make fishing sustainable - environmentally, economically and socially. The new policy will bring fish stocks back to sustainable levels and will stop wasteful fishing practices.
Croatia: Commission takes steps under the Excessive Deficit Procedure European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 What decisions has the Commission taken today as regards the Excessive Deficit Procedure? Today, the Commission is issuing an opinion, proposing to the Council of Ministers to decide that an excessive deficit exists in Croatia.
Background Foreign Affairs Council/Development European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 1. “Post-2015” At the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000, leaders of 189 countries committed to halving global poverty by 2015 and saving millions of lives. As a follow up, eight specific Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015 were formulated.
New legislation to strengthen European policy on disaster management European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 December 2013 What is the key idea behind the revised civil protection legislation? A rising trend in natural and man-made disasters underlines the need for a well-coordinated European action, both in terms of response and also in terms of preparedness and prevention.
Daily News of 2013-12-10 EXME 13 / 10.12 DAILY NEWS 10 / 12 / 13 President Barroso attends Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela today As a tribute to Nelson Mandela, the College of Commissioners will observe a minute's silence today, at the start of the Commission meeting at 13:00.
Albania has delivered and so should the EU European Commission Štefan Füle European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy 2013 progress report on Albania, European Parliament Plenary, Strasbourg 10 December 2013 Chairman, Honourable Members, I would like to thank the Parliament, and the rapporteur, Mr Vuljanic, for his excellent report on Albania.