Top News from the European Commission 25 October – 30 November 2014 European Commission Brussels, Friday 24 October 2014 Top News Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes Tuesday 28 October: Artists, scientists and intellectuals present a book with their contributions to a new narrative for Europe 2 Saturday 15 and Sunday...
CALENDRIER du 27 octobre au 2 novembre 2014 Commission européenne Bruxelles, le 24 octobre 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 27 octobre Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO receives the Ambassadors of Lusophone countries M. Michel BARNIER à Milan.
Commissioner Hahn completes his tour of Greece's 13 regions with North Aegean and Western Macedonia European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 October 2014 EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn is visiting EU supported projects and meeting local representatives in Kozani, Western Macedonia today completing his tour of the 13 Greek regions which he began two years ago.
Employment: Commission proposes €918,000 from Globalisation Fund to support former workers of GAD abattoirs in France European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 October 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide France with €918,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 760 former workers of GAD, an enterprise which slaughters pigs and processes pork.
October 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 October 2014October 2014 In October 2014, after four months of decline, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator increased slightly in the EU (by 0.6 points to -7.4) and remained broadly stable in the euro area (+0.3 points to...
Commissioners Hahn and Damanaki welcome endorsement of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region by Europe's leaders European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 October 2014 The European Commission has welcomed the endorsement today by EU leaders of the new EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR). Today's decision by the European Council gives the green light to the Strategy which was proposed by the European...
Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa: it is sheltering more than 643 000 refugees.
Tripartite Social Summit: EU leaders and social partners stress need to stimulate investment to create more and better jobs European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 EU leaders and social partners have agreed this morning on the urgent need to stimulate investment and create more jobs in order to meet the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU's long-term growth and jobs plan.
European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 European The European Commission has today announced €24.4 million from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research. The funding will go to five projects, ranging from a large-scale clinical trial of a potential vaccine, to testing existing and novel compounds to treat...
Iraq: EU increases humanitarian assistance European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis by an additional €3 million as winter approaches and the number of civilians forced to abandon their homes continues to rise as a result of the fighting.