CALENDRIER du 27 juin au 3 juillet 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 24 June 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 27 juin College meeting Agriculture and Fisheries Council (until 28/06), in Luxembourg. President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr John Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts by Marriott European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 June 2016 The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts by Marriott International, both of the US. The Commission found that the takeover would not adversely affect competition in Europe.
New Commission proposal helps Cyprus and Greece fully seize investment opportunities under ESI Funds European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 June 2016 The Commission proposes to maintain the EU co-financing rate of 85% for Cyprus and to extend the "top-up" mechanism, which can benefit Greece. The financial and economic crisis had a profound impact on national and regional budgets in many Member States,...
Commission calls for renewed commitment to Roma integration European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 June 2016 Today, the Commission adopted its annual report on Roma integration. This year's assessment provides, for the first time, an overview of the measures put in place by Member States following the 2013 Council Recommendation on effective Roma integration measures, which required...
European Border and Coast Guard agreed Commission - Press release European Brussels, 22 June 2016 The European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached an agreement, endorsed by the Council today, on the Commission's proposal on a European Border and Coast Guard.
European Commission appoints new Director-General for Regional and Urban Policy - Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 June 2016 Today, the European Commission appointed Marc Lemaître as Director-General of its department for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO). Mr Lemaître, a national from Luxembourg, is currently Director of the Office for Administration and Payment of individual entitlements (PMO).
New EU package of more than €200 million to support one million refugees from Syria in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis launched new projects worth more than €200 million to support refugees who are fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
The European Union sets its sights high on ambitions with China European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission today adopted a Joint Communication, entitled "Elements for a new EU strategy on China", which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for the...
EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will combine efforts and leadership to accelerate climate action at the local level worldwide. Today, the world’s two primary city-led climate change and energy initiatives, the EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact...
UK Referendum on Membership of the European Union: Questions & Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 June 2016 The European Commission takes note of the outcome of the UK Referendum. Now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, what happens next? The European Commission takes note of the outcome of the UK Referendum.