EU agrees rules to manage investor-state disputes European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 August 2014 The European Union today took an important step towards creating a comprehensive EU investment policy, with the publication of a Regulation setting out a new set of rules to manage disputes under the EU's investment agreements with its trading partners.
Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU research European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 August 2014 Imprints’ early warning software provides a real-time overview of potential flash floods. Timely flood alerts and real-time monitoring of flood emergencies can save lives and prevent damage to property, infrastructure and the environment.
European Union helps fight forest fires in Greece Commission Press release Brussels, 26 August 2014 European Greece is receiving support through the European Union's Civil Protection Mechanism to fight the forest fires raging in the central part of the country. France has responded to Greece's request for assistance in a matter of hours – its two fire-fighting planes...
EU Solidarity Fund: Commission moves to help Italy, Greece, Slovenia and Croatia after flood, earthquake and ice storm disasters European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 August 2014 EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has today announced an aid package worth nearly €47 million proposed by the European Commission for Sardinia (Italy), Kefalonia (Ionian Islands, Greece), Slovenia and Croatia after a series of natural disasters struck the regions in...
European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with the Czech Republic on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 Press release Brussels, 26 August 2014 European Commission The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with the Czech Republic setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.
Statement by the European Commission, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the Romanian Financial Supervision Authority on the independent assessment of the Romanian insurance sector European Commission MEMO Brussels, 1 September 2014 The European Commission (EC), the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the Romanian Financial Supervision Authority (ASF) agreed on the key elements for an assessment by independent third parties of the Romanian insurance sector.
Frequently asked questions: radio spectrum and UHF band European Commission MEMO Brussels, 1st September 2014 IP/14/957 Why was this report on the future of the UHF band commissioned? The Commission convened a group of industrial stakeholders on reviewing the future use of spectrum in the UHF broadcasting band in the light of the fact that the ITU World...
Crisis in Iraq: The European Union's humanitarian response European Commission MEMO Brussels, 29 August 2014 The humanitarian crisis in Iraq has been deteriorating rapidly: the ongoing conflict has been dispersing populations throughout the country and putting them in need of assistance.
Daily News of 2014-09-01 EXME 14 / 01.09 DAILY NEWS 01 / 09 / 14 News from the European Commission's Midday Briefing Nouvelles du rendez-vous de midi de la Commission européenne Following the European Council: President Barroso on the Ukraine crisis and institutional appointments Following Saturday's European Council meeting, President Barroso said: "There can...
Daily News of 2014-08-29 EXME 14 / 29.08 DAILY NEWS 29 / 08 / 14 la Commission européenne President Barroso participates in the special meeting of the European Council Tomorrow on Saturday 30th August the European Council will convene for a special meeting in Brussels.