Top News from the European Commission 20 September – 17 October 2014 European Commission Brussels, Friday 19 September 2014 Top News Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes Monday 22 – Friday 26 September: General Assembly of the United Nations 2 Monday 22 September: Commission publishes findings from the Erasmus Impact Study...
CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 septembre 2014 Commission européenne Bruxelles, le 19 septembre 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 22 septembre Informal Health Council in Milan, Italy (22–23/9) Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO (22-25/9), Ms Catherine ASHTON, Mr Andris PIEBALGS, Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA, Ms Connie HEDEGAARD (19-25/9), and Mr Štefan FÜLE...
September 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 September 2014September 2014 In September 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator continued to decline in both the EU (by 1.6 points to -8.0) and the euro area (by 1.4 points to -11.4) compared to August.
EU to observe elections in Mozambique European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 Following an invitation from the Mozambican authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Mozambique to observe the Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections scheduled for 15 October 2014.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into acquisition of controlling stake in De Vijver Media by Liberty Global European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of joint control over De Vijver Media by Liberty Global, Corelio and Waterman & Waterman, is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
Environment: 17 companies nominated for the 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 Rome, 19 September– The shortlist for the 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) has been revealed, following a two-day jury meeting in Rome, Italy. The 17 finalists come from 10 countries.
EU boosts its cooperation on sustainable energy with developing countries European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will tomorrow co-sign joint declarations in New York to reinforce energy cooperation with five African countries: Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Togo and Rwanda.
Erasmus Impact Study confirms EU student exchange scheme boosts employability and job mobility European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 Young people who study or train abroad not only gain knowledge in specific disciplines, but also strengthen key transversal skills which are highly valued by employers.
Commissioner Šemeta welcomes G20 Finance Ministers' agreement on new measures to combat corporate tax avoidance European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 September 2014 EU Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta has welcomed the package of measures to tackle international corporate tax avoidance, which was endorsed today by the G20 Finance Ministers in Cairns, Australia.
EU-Turkey: Meeting new Minister V. Bozkır in Brussels European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met the new Turkish Minister of European Affairs and the Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır in Brussels today.