Top News from the European Commission 4 – 29 May 2015 European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 30 April 2015 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 5/5: The Commission publishes Spring European Economic Forecast 2015 6/5: Commission to unveil Digital Single Market Strategy 6-7/5: European Civil Protection Forum...
CALENDRIER du 4 au 10 mai 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 30 April 2015 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 4 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Antonis Samaras, former Prime Minister of Greece.
Mergers: Commission approves coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelēz, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 05 May 2015 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture between two of the world's leading coffee manufacturers - D.E. Master Blenders 1753 B.V.
State aid: Commission approves extension of SFIL/CAFFIL activities to financing of export credit loans European Commission - Press release Brussels, 05 May 2015 The European Commission has concluded that an extension of the scope of French development bank SFIL/CAFFIL's activities to also cover the financing of export credit loans was in line with EU state aid rules.
European Commission launches the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 - Press release European Commission Brussels, 04 May 2015 Today the European Commission launched the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015, which rewards outstanding contributions by journalists who report on development, and in particular on the eradication of poverty.
Nepal: EU increases its financial support in the aftermath of the earthquake European Commission - Press release Brussels, 04 May 2015 Today, the European Commission has approved financial support worth €16.6 million to assist Nepal after the devastating earthquake that hit the country just over a week ago.
Spring 2015 Economic Forecast: Tailwinds support the recovery European Commission - Press release Brussels, 05 May 2015 Economic growth in the European Union is benefitting from positive economic tailwinds. According to the European Commission's Spring 2015 Economic Forecast, these short-term factors are boosting an otherwise mild cyclical upswing in the EU.
Commissioner Stylianides travels to Nepal European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April.
EU proposes new Joint Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 Human rights will remain the compass in the EU's foreign policy and its relations with other institutions and civil society. This week the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Security Policy adopted a joint...
State Aid: Commission launches sector inquiry into mechanisms to ensure electricity supplies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission has launched a state aid sector inquiry into national measures to ensure that adequate capacity to produce electricity is available at all times to avoid black-outs (so-called "capacity mechanisms").