CALENDRIER du 23 janvier au 29 janvier 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 20 January 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 23 janvier 2017 President Jean-Claude Juncker participates in the conference of Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) and Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern (CSU) party leaders at EU, federal and regional...
Security Union: Commission reports on the implementation of the EU-US TFTP and PNR Agreements European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Today, the Commission is presenting two implementation reports on the EU-US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP) Agreement and EU-US Passenger Name Records (PNR) Agreement.
EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy This programme is expected to provide access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity services to at least 63,000 households, or about 300,000 people, to social and public infrastructure and...
Antitrust: Commission welcomes steps taken by Amazon/Audible and Apple to improve competition in audiobook distribution European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission welcomes an agreement to end all exclusivity obligations concerning audiobook supply and distribution between Amazon's subsidiary Audible and Apple. This step is likely to improve competition in downloadable audiobook distribution in Europe.
Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
Essen becomes the European Green Capital for 2017 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 January 2017 The impressive transformation from coal and steel industry to the greenest city in North Rhine-Westphalia is proof of Essen's successful structural change. On 21 January, the town of Essen in Germany will officially become the European Green Capital for 2017.
EU boosts emergency assistance in Africa's Lake Chad region European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian aid of €40 million to help the populations in the Lake Chad basin. The crisis in the region is escalating and humanitarian needs are growing rapidly.
European Commission adopts Opinions on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans of Spain and Lithuania - Press release European Commission Brussels, 17 January 2017 Spain, currently in the corrective arm, considered broadly compliant with the Stability and Growth Pact in 2017; Lithuania, in the preventive arm, deemed at risk of non-compliance pending the assessment of requested flexibility.
EU and US publish TTIP state of play assessment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman have today published a joint assessment of the progress made in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since negotiations started in July 2013.
Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 January 2017 Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels. Detailed proposals will follow shortly.The European Commission also announced it would co-host an EU Social Summit with...