CALENDRIER du 29 août au 11 septembre 2016 European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 26 August 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 29 août Mr Frans Timmermans in Olympia, Greece: delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the international conference 'Ancient Greece and the modern World'.
State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 August 2016 The European Commission has concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple. This is illegal under EU state aid rules, because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses.
State aid: Commission approves support schemes for renewable energy in Luxembourg and Malta European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 August 2016 The European Commission has found plans by Luxembourg and Malta to support power generation from renewable sources to be in line with EU state aid rules. The schemes will increase electricity produced from renewable sources, in line with EU energy objectives,...
Commission proposes 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage European - Press release Commission Brussels, 30 August 2016 Today the Commission has put forward a proposal to the European Parliament and Council to designate 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage. In doing so, the Commission is seeking to highlight the role of Europe's cultural heritage in fostering...
State aid: Commission approves creation of Malta Development Bank European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 August 2016 The Commission has found Malta's plans for setting up a development bank to be in line with EU state aid rules. The bank will carry out non-commercial activities to facilitate access to finance for SMEs and to support infrastructure investment, without...