CALENDRIER du 23 avril au 29 avril 2018 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 20 April 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 23 avril 2018 Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers on health in Sofia, Bulgaria President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Damdin Tsogtbaatar, Minister for Foreign Affairs...
EU and Mexico reach new agreement on trade European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2018 The European Union and Mexico today reached a new agreement on trade, part of a broader, modernised EU-Mexico Global Agreement. Practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will now be duty-free, including in the agricultural sector.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Shazam by Apple under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services.
State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Italian State loan to Alitalia European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Italy's bridge loan to Alitalia totalling €900 million constitutes State aid and whether it complies with EU rules for aid to companies in difficulty.
Shaping globalisation: Commission mobilises €9.8 million to help former workers of Air France find new jobs European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 Following a call from France, the European Commission is today mobilising €9.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help former workers of Air France, the French airline company, find new jobs.
Whistleblower protection: Commission sets new, EU-wide rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission is proposing a new law to strengthen whistleblower protection across the EU. © European Union 2018 Director: Catherine Vandezande Recent scandals such as Dieselgate, Luxleaks, the Panama Papers or the ongoing Cambridge Analytica revelations show that whistleblowers can...
Special Eurobarometer: How fair do Europeans think life in the EU is? European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 New poll shows most Europeans think life is generally fair, but have concerns over justice, political decisions and income inequality. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made fairness in the EU the cornerstone of his political priorities.
Antitrust: Commission approves Greek measures to ensure fair access to lignite-fired electricity generation for PPC's competitors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The European Commission has made legally binding under EU antitrust rules the measures submitted by Greece to ensure fair access to lignite-fired power generation for the competitors of Public Power Corporation (PPC), the incumbent electricity operator.
Strengthening the competitiveness of the European retail sector European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2018 Today the Commission is publishing a set of best practices to support Member States' efforts to create a more open, integrated and competitive retail sector. The retail sector is one of the biggest sectors in the EU economy, with almost one...
Reform of Political Party Funding: Commission welcomes swift agreement by EU legislators European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The Commission today welcomed the vote by the European Parliament on its proposals, following the 2017 State of the Union Address, to reform the rules on European Political Parties and Foundations.