CALENDRIER du 16 octobre au 22 octobre 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 13 October 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 16 octobre 2017 Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), in Luxembourg President Jean-Claude Juncker receives together with Mr Frans Timmermans, Mr Valdis Dombrovskis, Mr Andrus Ansip, Ms Marianne Thyssen, Mr...
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed merger of Celanese's and Blackstone's acetate tow activities European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed creation of an acetate flake and acetate tow joint venture by Celanese and Blackstone under the EU Merger Regulation.
EU approves €100 million in financial assistance for Jordan European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union (EU), has today approved the disbursement of a €100 million loan to Jordan under its Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme.
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of FTE by Valeo, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 October 2017 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of FTE by Valeo, both automotive equipment suppliers. The decision is conditional on the divestment of Valeo's passive hydraulic actuators business to the Italian car parts supplier Raicam.
Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Abertis by Atlantia European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 October 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Abertis by Atlantia, both leading companies in toll road and infrastructure management.
Commission appoints members of High Level Stakeholder Platform to follow up on the UN Sustainable Development Goals European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 October 2017 Following an open selection process, the Commission has appointed 30 members to a new high-level multi-stakeholder platform to follow up on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the EU.
1 million refugees in Turkey reached by EU's Emergency Social Safety Net European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2017 The EU funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme has now reached one million refugees living in Turkey. Launched by the European Commission in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with...
Sales of farmland: Commission issues guidelines to Member States European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 October 2017 The European Commission has today issued guidance to help Member States protect agricultural land from threats such as excessive price speculation and ownership concentration.
Employment: Commission report shows increased wage growth and swifter transitions from unemployment to employment European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 October 2017 Today, the Commission published its yearly report on Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe. This year's edition confirms the positive labour market trends that have been witnessed in the EU.
EU steps up its assistance for the stabilisation of Iraq European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 October 2017 The European Commission has today adopted a €60.4 million stabilisation package to support Iraq after the liberation of areas held by Da'esh, with the country still facing humanitarian, security, stabilisation and reconciliation challenges.