CALENDRIER du 3 octobre au 9 octobre 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 30 September 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 3 octobre European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg (03-06/10). Informal Meeting of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers (until 04/10), in Bratislava.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed Deutsche Börse/LSE merger European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger Regulation, whether the proposed merger between Deutsche Börse AG (DB) and London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) would reduce competition in several financial market infrastructure areas.
State aid: Commission approves Polish scheme to support high-efficiency co-generation of heat and power European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission has found that a Polish scheme supporting high-efficiency co-generators of heat and power is state aid but complies with EU state aid rules since it furthers efficient energy production.The scheme will run until 2018 with an annual budget...
The European Union steps up its support to Mali European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2016 On behalf of the European Commission, Commissioner for International cooperation and Development Neven Mimica has announced new support for the people of Mali.
European Commission and EIB present guidance paper on the Eurostat treatment of PPPs - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 September 2016 EU-Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori of the European Investment Bank (EIB) have presented a new Guide to the Statistical Treatment of Public Private Partnerships in Brussels today.
Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to International Skating Union on its eligibility rules European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2016 The European Commission has informed the International Skating Union (ISU) of its preliminary view that the ISU rules under which athletes face severe penalties for participation in unauthorised speed skating events are in breach of EU antitrust rules.
European Union - Tunisia: enhanced partnership and more EU support for Tunisia's democratic transition Commission - Press release European Brussels, 29 September 2016 The European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy call for "strengthened EU support for Tunisia" in a joint Communication adopted today.
Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU signs grants worth €600 million to help refugees on education and health European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 Today, the European Commission signed two direct grants worth €600 million to support Syrian refugees and host communities in Turkey in the areas of education and health.
Commission proposes to modernise and strengthen controls on exports of dual-use items European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 September 2016 Commission proposal for improved export controls would modernise and simplify system to respond to new risks. Today, the European Commission proposes to strengthen controls on exports of certain goods and technologies that – in addition to legitimate civilian applications – may...
Delivering on migration and border management: Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The Commission is today reporting on the progress made on the EU's relocation and resettlement schemes and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement. At the same time, it is outlining the steps still needed to be taken by Greece in view...