CALENDRIER du 20 février au 26 février 2017 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 17 February 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 20 février 2017 Eurogroup Competitiveness Council President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Mike Pence, Vice-President of the United States of America.
EU announces €82 million in emergency aid as famine declared in South Sudan European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2017 Today the European Commission has announced an emergency aid package worth €82 million as famine has been declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.
European Semester Winter Package: review of Member States' progress towards economic and social priorities Commission - Press release European Brussels, 22 February 2017 The European Commission today publishes its annual analysis of the economic and social situation in the Member States, including an assessment of remaining imbalances.
Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to prevent tax avoidance through non-EU countries European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2017 Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to prevent tax avoidance through non-EU countries The Commission welcomes the agreement reached at today's ECOFIN on new rules to help prevent tax avoidance via non-EU countries.
Commissioner Malmström and Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs confirm commitment for an early conclusion of EU-Japan FTA negotiations European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 February 2017 Commissioner notes that tremendous progress has been made but a few issues remain to be solved. Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Fumio Kishida met today in Bonn to discuss the way forward for the negotiation of a Free...
EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2017 Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit to the country.
EU invests €444 million in key energy infrastructure European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 February 2017 Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €444 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects.
EU welcomes entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 February 2017 The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) – the most significant multilateral trade deal concluded since the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 1995 - enters into force today.
Questions and Answers: Commission investigation into statistical reporting in Salzburg European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 February 2017 On what basis has the Commission concluded that three entities within the general government sector of Austria were seriously negligent? On 3 May 2016, the Commission announced the launch of a formal investigation into the possible misrepresentation of statistics in Austria.
European Semester 2017: Winter Package explained Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 22 February 2017 What does today's package include? Today, the Commission publishes: 27 Country Reports (for all Member States except Greece, which is subject to a stability support programme), including the In-Depth Reviews (IDRs) for 13 countries identified in the Alert Mechanism Report of...