Top News from the European Commission 22 December 2014 – 16 January 2015 European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 19 December 2014 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 1/1/2015: Lithuania becomes the 19th Member State to adopt the euro 1/1/2015: Countdown to the European Year for Development - 2015 7-8/1/2015:...
CALENDRIER du 22 décembre 2014 au 11 janvier 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 19 December 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 22 décembre Mr Valdis Dombrovskis visits Estonia on 22 and 23 December.
EU releases emergency funds for humanitarian assistance to Libya European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 December 2014 The European Commission is giving €2 million in emergency funding to assist scores of Libyans who have been forced to flee their homes because of worsening violence in the country. The funding will provide essential humanitarian assistance and protection to the...
Mergers: Commission approves IMS Health's acquisition of parts of Cegedim, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of part of Cegedim S.A.'s customer relationship management and strategic data business (the target) by IMS Health.
Commission to recover €102 million of CAP expenditure from the Member States European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 December 2014 A total of €102 million of EU agricultural policy funds, unduly spent by Member States, is being claimed back by the European Commission from Greece, Ireland and Slovenia under the so-called clearance of accounts procedure.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of joint control over Czech national carrier České aerolinie by Travel Service and Český Aeroholding European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of joint control over České aerolinie ("CSA"), the Czech national air carrier, by Travel Service and Český Aeroholding ("CAH"), all of the Czech Republic.
EU Banking Union Fit for Service: Council appoints permanent members of the Single Resolution Board and adopts the methodology for banks' contributions to the resolutions funds European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 Today the Council formally appointed the Chair, the Vice-Chair and the four other permanent members of the Single Resolution Board. This concludes a recruitment process which started in July 2014.
State aid: Commission turns state aid modernisation into action and calls for better cooperation with Member States to boost growth European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 December 2014 The European Commission has for the first time approved state aid evaluation plans for two different aid schemes in the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.
Statement from Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on the occasion of 'International Migrants Day' European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 December 2014 The Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on the occasion of 'International Migrants Day' made the following statement: "On International Migrants Day, we are reminded that migrants are an important part of our daily lives.
President Juncker appoints Dr Edmund Stoiber Special Adviser for Better Regulation; First Vice-President Timmermans announces reform of the Impact Assessment Board. European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 December 2014 Today, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, appointed Dr Edmund Stoiber as Special Adviser on Better Regulation. President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "EU citizens need the EU to focus where it can make a real difference to their lives, not...