Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
CALENDRIER du 2 mai au 15 mai 2016 Commission européenne - Commissioners' weekly activities Bruxelles, le 29 avril 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 2 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech on "The Way Forward for the EU Social Market Economy", in Brussels.
Mergers: Commission approves container liner shipping merger between CMA CGM and NOL, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Neptune Oriental Lines ("NOL") of Singapore by rival CMA CGM, a French shipping company with worldwide activities.
Georgia joins Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Programme European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*.
New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 New customs rules come into force on Sunday 1 May that will make life simpler for businesses that trade in Europe and better protect consumers against illegal and counterfeit goods.
State aid: Commission authorises support for renewable energy in Italy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 The European Commission has concluded that an Italian scheme aimed at supporting electricity generation from renewable energy sources is in line with EU state aid rules.
Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve the working conditions in the fishing sector European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 April 2016 Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in the fishing sector. Today, following an agreement by social partners on working conditions in the fishing sector, the European Commission...
Daily News 29 / 04 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 29 / 04 / 2016 Brussels, 29 April 2016 President Juncker to attend Charlemagne Prize award ceremony for Pope Francis On Friday 6 May in the Vatican, European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker will join European Parliament President, Martin Schulz, and European Council President,...
Video message by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the First Single Resolution Board Conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 29 April 2016 I am really sorry not to be with you for your conference and to have the chance to discuss the work that we have been doing together to strengthen the banking union.
Preliminary flash estimate for the first quarter of 2016 - GDP up by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28 - +1.6% and +1.7% respectively compared with the first quarter of 2015 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 April 2016 Improved timeliness of GDP estimates With this release, Eurostat begins the publication of a preliminary GDP flash estimate at around 30 days after the end of the reference quarter.