CALENDRIER du 26 septembre au 2 octobre 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 23 September 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 26 septembre Informal meeting of defence ministers (until 27/09), in Bratislava. President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Torsten Albig, Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
State aid: Commission approves Polish scheme to support high-efficiency co-generation of heat and power European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission has found that a Polish scheme supporting high-efficiency co-generators of heat and power is state aid but complies with EU state aid rules since it furthers efficient energy production.The scheme will run until 2018 with an annual budget...
Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to International Skating Union on its eligibility rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 The European Commission has informed the International Skating Union (ISU) of its preliminary view that the ISU rules under which athletes face severe penalties for participation in unauthorised speed skating events are in breach of EU antitrust rules.
Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU signs grants worth €600 million to help refugees on education and health European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 Today, the European Commission signed two direct grants worth €600 million to support Syrian refugees and host communities in Turkey in the areas of education and health.
Commission proposes to modernise and strengthen controls on exports of dual-use items European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 September 2016 Commission proposal for improved export controls would modernise and simplify system to respond to new risks. Today, the European Commission proposes to strengthen controls on exports of certain goods and technologies that – in addition to legitimate civilian applications – may...
Delivering on migration and border management: Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The Commission is today reporting on the progress made on the EU's relocation and resettlement schemes and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement. At the same time, it is outlining the steps still needed to be taken by Greece in view...
Delivering on transparency: Commission proposes mandatory Transparency Register for all EU institutions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission is today proposing a mandatory Transparency Register covering all three EU institutions – the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission - delivering on a key transparency commitment of the Juncker Commission.
One year on: High Level Group presents key recommendations to make access to the European Structural and Investment Funds easier for businesses. European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 In line with the initiative "EU budget focused on results" and with the efforts for Better Regulation, today the Commission is taking stock of the work conducted by the High Level Group on Simplification for the beneficiaries of the European Structural...
Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 The member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have defined key measures to address the persisting challenge of unemployment in the Mediterranean region, particularly for young people and women.
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Vattenfall Europe Generation and Vattenfall Europe Mining by EPH and PPF Investments European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 September 2016 The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Vattenfall Europe Generation and Vattenfall Europe Mining by Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) and PPF Investments (PPF). The Commission found the deal would not adversely affect competition in the relevant markets.