"Top News" to become more flexible, digital and efficient European Commission - Top news Brussels, 03 July 2015 The Commission's weekly "Top News", normally published on Fridays at 12.00, is currently being revamped in order to make it more flexible, digital and efficient in the current highly dynamic news context.
CALENDRIER du 6 au 12 juillet 2015 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 03 July 2015 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 6 juillet European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg (06-09/07). Informal Sport Council, in Luxembourg.
State aid: Commission approves amended restructuring plan of Austrian bank ÖVAG European Commission - Press release Brussels, 02 July 2015 The European Commission has found the amended restructuring plan of Österreichische Volksbanken AG (ÖVAG) and the Volksbanken-Verbund (Verbund) to be in line with EU state aid rules.
State aid: Commission approves €270 million in investment aid for the expansion of the Port of Calais European Commission - Press release Brussels, 02 July 2015 The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules.
Commission calls for stricter enforcement of passenger rights legislation in Europe European - Press release Commission Brussels, 03 July 2015 As millions of European citizens will be travelling during the summer period, today the Commission is calling for better application and enforcement of passenger rights legislation in the European Union.
Aviation: certifying third country operators to cut red tape and boost air safety European Commission - Press release Brussels, 02 July 2015 Today, the Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued the first single air safety authorisations to 22 third country operators. These certifications will be valid throughout the EU.
Free movement: end of the first phase of transitional period for Croatian workers European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 On 30 June the first phase of transitional arrangements for Croatian workers came to an end. By that date Member States were required to notify the Commission whether they will maintain restrictions on access of Croatian citizens to employment during the...
Completing Europe's Economic and Monetary Union – College of Commissioners discusses first steps European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 To mark Stage 1 of the Deepening of Europe's Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), which starts today (1 July 2015), the College of Commissioners had a first debate on the "Five Presidents' Report".
Commission welcomes deal to improve consumer protection for insurance products European - Press release Commission Brussels, 01 July 2015 The European Commission has welcomed the agreement reached last night on a proposal for a revised Directive on insurance sales, known as the Insurance Distribution Directive.
Outcome of EU-Russia-Ukraine trilateral gas talks in Vienna European Commission - Press release Vienna, 30 June 2015 Today’s trilateral gas talks in Vienna finished after meetings between the European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak, Ukrainian energy minister Vladimir Demchyshyn and Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev.
EU gives €15 million to Ukraine for humanitarian assistance European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 The European Union is increasing its humanitarian response to help people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine, with a new aid package worth €15 million announced today by European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides during his...
Delivering for parents: Commission withdraws stalled maternity leave proposal and paves the way for a fresh approach European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 As foreseen in its 2015 Work Programme, the Commission today reviewed progress on the draft Maternity leave Directive, which has been stuck in the legislative process since 2008.
Implementing the 2015 Work Programme: Commission to withdraw proposals blocked in Parliament and Council European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 As foreseen in its 2015 Work Programme, the Commission today decided to withdraw two legislative proposals on which the co-legislators have not been able to find a timely political agreement, and to replace them with new initiatives in the 2016 Work...
Internal energy market: Commission releases €550 million for cross-border European networks European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 June 2015 Today the Commission launches a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. Up to €550 million will be made available for projects which will contribute to develop a resilient Energy Union.
Investment Plan for Europe: Bulgaria to contribute €100 million European Commission - Press release 30 June 2015 Bulgaria has announced that it will contribute €100 million to projects benefiting from finance by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), at the heart of the €315 billion Investment Plan for Europe.
EU-China summit European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 June 2015 The 17th bilateral summit between the European Union and the People's Republic of China took place in Brussels on Monday 29 June 2015. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Premier Li Keqiang...
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand by Siemens European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 June 2015 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand of the US by Siemens of Germany. Both companies supply turbo compressors as well as the engines which drive these compressors ("drivers").
Information from the European Commission on the latest draft proposals in the context of negotiations with Greece European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 June 2015 In the interest of transparency and for the information of the Greek people, the European Commission is publishing the latest proposals agreed among the three institutions (European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund), which take into account the proposals...
Commission puts forward record €13.1 billion investment in transport infrastructure to boost jobs and growth European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 June 2015 Today the Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth in Europe, by unveiling a record €13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
Commission welcomes agreement to end roaming charges and to guarantee an open Internet European - Press release Commission Brussels, 30 June 2015 Huge telephone bills ruining your holiday budget, an Internet connection not delivering on its promises: these experiences will be soon old memories. Almost two years after the European Commission put forward its proposal for a telecoms single market, an agreement was...