CALENDRIER du 23 mai au 29 mai 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 20 May 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 23 mai Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels. President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg: delivers a keynote speech at the Conference of the Speakers of the European Union' Parliaments.
EU increases humanitarian support to Ecuador by €4 million following deadly earthquake European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The EU has today released € 4 million in humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable victims of the earthquake which struck Ecuador on 16th April 2016. The funding comes on top of an initial € 1 million released only 36 hours...
Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The Commission delivers on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility announcing €20 million to increase the capacity of the Turkish Coast Guard and €27 million to facilitate refugees' access to education.
Antitrust: Commission fines Pometon € 6.2 million for participation in steel abrasives cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 May 2016 The European Commission has found that Italian abrasives producer Pometon S.p.A. breached EU antitrust rules by participating in a cartel to coordinate steel abrasives prices in Europe for almost four years.
State aid: Commission endorses UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has found that the UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 complies with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to connect as many homes and businesses as possible throughout the UK to high speed broadband.
14 new primary health care centres to be built across Ireland, supported by the Investment Plan for Europe European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 May 2016 Fourteen new Primary Care Centres are to be built across Ireland following a new EUR 70 million, 27-year loan from the European Investment Bank. The loan benefits from support from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the...
Investment Plan for Europe: GBP 525m European backing for Beatrice windfarm off Scottish coast in the UK European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2016 This project is the single largest investment in an offshore wind farm by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The investment is supported by new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe.
Mergers: Commission approves AB InBev's acquisition of SABMiller, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of SABMiller, the world's second largest brewer, by AB InBev, the world's largest brewer.
Commission proposes new e-commerce rules to help consumers and companies reap full benefit of Single Market European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 May 2016 The European Commission today tabled a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the EU.
State aid: Commission finds Danish transmission system operator's contract with DONG Energy does not involve State aid European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 May 2016 The European Commission has found that a contract between the Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk and DONG Energy for the supply of electricity at short notice did not involve any State aid.