CALENDRIER du 25 au 31 août 2014 Commission européenne Bruxelles, le 22 août 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 25 août Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO in Vietnam (25-26/8) Ms Catherine ASHTON attends the European Forum, Alpbach, Austria Mr Günther H.
Commission Statement on today’s Expert Group meeting to discuss agricultural markets in the context of the Russian ban European Press release Brussels, 22 August 2014 Commission Today’s Expert Group meeting provided the Commission and Member State experts with a further chance to discuss elements relating to the impact on EU markets of the Russian import restrictions announced two weeks ago.
EU welcomes WTO ruling against Argentinian measures on imports European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 August 2014 EU Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, today welcomed a ruling by an independent panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that certain conditions which Argentina introduced for firms wishing to import goods into the country break WTO law.
Employment: Commission proposes €570,945 from Globalisation Fund for former workers of the car manufacturer Ford and its suppliers in Belgium European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 August 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with €570,945 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 479 workers made redundant by Ford in Genk (Belgium) and its suppliers to find new jobs.
European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with The Netherlands on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 Press release Brussels, 22 August 2014 European Commission The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with The Netherlands setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.
August 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 August 2014August 2014 In August 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator decreased in both the EU (by 0.9 points to -6.4) and the euro area (by 1.6 points to -10.0) compared to July.
Nominate your favourite European Web Entrepreneur for a europioneers Award European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Who will become this year’s most successful European Web Entrepreneur? Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
New launchers to support independence of EU's satellite navigation programme European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Last night the EU's satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a €500 million agreement with Arianespace which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer.
Robots lending a helping hand to build Airbus planes European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 Watch the video Trying to squeeze into tight spaces, carrying out highly repetitive tasks and living with back injuries: these everyday realities of working in aviation construction will soon be over.
Customs: Commission adopts strategy and action plan for better customs risk management European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 A new strategy to improve customs risk management, together with a detailed action plan, was adopted by the Commission today. Robust customs risk management is essential to protect the safety and security of the EU and its citizens, the interests of legitimate...
European satellite navigation: Galileo launches two more satellites Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 European Tomorrow Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation programme, will send two more satellites into space, reaching a total number of 6 satellites in orbit. The lift-off will take place at the European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana, at 14.31 CET and can...
Humanitarian aid reaches Iraq via EU Civil Protection Mechanism European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is helping European humanitarian aid arrive in Iraq as Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response is in the country to address the worsening humanitarian situation.
Mercury – Have your say on the EU implementation of the Minamata Convention European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 August 2014 The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on issues related to the ratification and implementation by the EU of the Minamata Convention on mercury. The Convention was signed in October 2013.
The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the market situation, the European Commission is moving as from today to introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits...
Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against the Faroe Islands European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The Commission has today repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now be lifted as of 20th August 2014.
FAQ – GALILEO, the EU's satellite navigation programme European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 August 2014 Why is satellite navigation important to the EU? Today, the positioning and timing signals provided by satellite navigation systems are used in many critical areas of the economy, including power grid synchronization, electronic trading and mobile phone networks, effective road, sea and air...
Spreading information on the risks of drug use: a European challenge European Commission memo Brussels, 21 August 2014 Young Europeans are less informed about the effects and risks of drugs than just a few years ago. While they widely use the Internet to gather knowledge, a new Eurobarometer survey shows that compared to 2011, respondents are less likely to have received...
Europe's support for humanitarian action European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 August 2014 Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad (Iraq) in 2003 which caused the death of 22 people including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio...
Daily News of 2014-08-22 EXME 14 / 22.08 DAILY NEWS 22 / 08 / 14 European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with The Netherlands on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with The Netherlands setting down the strategy for the optimal...
Daily News of 2014-08-21 EXME 14 / 21.08 DAILY NEWS 21 / 08 / 14 New launchers to support independence of EU's satellite navigation programme Last night the EU's satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a €500 million agreement with Arianespace which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer.