CALENDRIER du 11 décembre au 17 décembre 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 8 December 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 11 décembre 2017 Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), in Brussels 11-12/12 Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH), in Brussels. 11-14/12 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.
Transparency Register: Second political meeting opens way for negotiations in the New Year European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 Political representatives from the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission met on Tuesday evening and agreed that negotiations on a mandatory EU Transparency Register can start early in 2018.
Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of parts of Air Berlin by easyJet European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of certain assets of Air Berlin by easyJet. The Commission concluded that the transaction would not adversely affect competition in the EU Single Market.
EU Trust Fund for Africa: new actions worth €174.4 million to support refugees and foster stability in the Horn of Africa European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The European Commission has announced today 13 new actions worth €174.4 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to support refugees and host communities in the Horn of Africa region.
EU proposes a modernised partnership with Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific countries European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The European Commission has today presented a recommendation to the Council, including a proposal for negotiating directives. This is an important milestone towards opening negotiations with the countries of the Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP).
The European Union adopts new assistance programme to improve health services in Libya European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The Commission adopted a new €10.9 million health programme which will support Libyan people to get better access to healthcare. The EU-funded action will directly benefit the Libyan population and improve their access to healthcare.
European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a European Defence Union * - Press release European Commission Brussels, 11 December 2017 The European Commission welcomes the decision adopted today by the Council formally establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the plans presented by 25 EU Member States to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence projects.
€700 million to support refugees in Turkey through flagship humanitarian aid programmes European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has announced today additional humanitarian aid for two major projects through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, that both work by providing monthly transfers on a special debit card.
Security Union: Commission closes information gaps to better protect EU citizens European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 12 December 2017 Today, the European Commission has proposed to close information gaps by upgrading EU information systems for security, border and migration management and making them work together in a smarter and more efficient way.
Capital Markets Union: Commission announces new tax guidelines to make life easier for cross-border investors European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has today put forward new guidelines on withholding taxes to help Member States reduce costs and simplify procedures for cross-border investors in the EU.