CALENDRIER du 5 au 11 octobre 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 2 October 2015 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 5 octobre Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, in Luxembourg. Eurogroup, in Luxembourg. European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg (05-08/10).
Tax transparency: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Member States on the automatic exchange of information on tax rulings European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 October 2015 The Commission has welcomed today's unanimous agreement by Member States on the automatic exchange of information on cross-border tax rulings, just seven months after the presentation of the Commission's ambitious proposal on the subject.
Launch of public consultation on the future of the EU's partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 October 2015 The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have launched today a public consultation on the future of the partnership between the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries after 2020.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of BASE Belgium by Liberty Global European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 The European Commission will investigate in-depth the Liberty Global/BASE Belgium takeover. The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of BASE Company NV by Liberty Global would harm effective competition.
Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into International Skating Union's eligibility rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into International Skating Union (ISU) rules that permanently ban skaters from competitions such as the Winter Olympics and the ISU World and European Championships if they take part in events not approved...
Adequate Pensions: new report calls for measures to enable people to work until they reach the pension age European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2015 A new report shows that EU’s pension systems can be expected to deliver adequate pensions to future generations of retirees provided strong policies to enable workers to stay in jobs until they reach the statutory pension age are pursued.
College holds orientation debate on the economic and social dimension of the Single Market European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 6 October 2015 The Single Market is one of Europe’s major achievements and its best asset in times of increasing globalisation. It is an engine for building a stronger and fairer EU economy.
The European Union Provides Additional €30 million to Support Palestine Refugees through United Nations Relief and Works Agency European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 September 2015 In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that it will support Palestine refugees with fresh funding totalling € 30 million.
Protecting Europe's nature: more ambition needed to halt biodiversity loss by 2020 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 October 2015 The mid-term review of EU biodiversity strategy shows progress in many areas, but highlights the need for greater effort by Member States on implementation to halt biodiversity loss by 2020.
EU-UNICEF: Safer learning for more than 2 million children caught in Syrian conflict European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 October 2015 More than 2 million children whose lives have been torn apart by the conflict in Syria will have better access to education in safe environments through an agreement signed today by the European Union (EU) and UNICEF.