CALENDRIER du 20 au 26 novembre 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 17 November 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 20 novembre 2017 General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels 20-21/11 Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council (EYCS), in Brussels President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr François Hollande, former President...
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agreed to end unjustified geoblocking European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have delivered on commitments made during September's Digital Summit in Tallinn by ending unjustified geoblocking, one of the EU priority files for 2017 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a...
Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.
State aid: Commission confirms most Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems do not involve aid; orders recovery of some public support for civil activities European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission has concluded that Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems fall outside the scope of EU State aid control because they protect Greece's essential security interests.
UN climate conference makes progress on Paris Agreement implementation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2017 This year's climate conference,COP23, concluded today with steps forward to ensure global climate action through implementation of the Paris Agreement. Nearly 200 countries gathered at COP23, held in Bonn under the presidency of Fiji.
EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300 million European Commission - Press release New York, 21 November 2017 The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference on the Caribbean in New York.
A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.
Solidarity with Italy: EU funds support reconstruction efforts in Umbria, including the Basilica of San Benedetto European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 November 2017 The Commission will allocate €28 million from Cohesion Policy funds towards regenerating economic activity in the region of Umbria, affected by severe earthquakes, including €5 million to restore the Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia.
Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.
Competition: Commission and China start new dialogue on State aid control and discuss competition policy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 November 2017 Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Chairman He Lifeng and Vice Chairman Hu Zucai, both of China's National Development and Reform Commission, held today in Beijing the first cooperation meeting on State aid control and Fair Competition Review as part of a new dialogue...