European Commission announces new Pan Africa Action Plan projects - Press release European Commission Brussels, 25 November 2015 The European Commission today announces new projects as part of the Pan Africa Action Plan. The European Commission has announced nearly €150 million for nine projects to support governance and human rights, as well as innovation and learning throughout the African...
European Commission to increase humanitarian support to education for children in emergencies - Press release European Commission Brussels, 25 November 2015 More children to benefit from education in emergency situations. The European Commission is set to increase in 2016 its humanitarian funding for education in emergencies to 4% of the EU's overall humanitarian budget.
A stronger Banking Union: New measures to reinforce deposit protection and further reduce banking risks European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 24 November 2015 Today, the Commission has proposed a euro-area wide insurance scheme for bank deposits and has set out further measures to reduce remaining risks in the banking sector in parallel.
Mergers: Commission clears Avago's acquisition of Broadcom European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by Avago Technologies Limited. Both companies are global manufacturers of semiconductors.
New EU funding for Palestine refugees and vulnerable Palestinian families through United Nations Relief and Works Agency European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The EU provides additional €10 million in support to UNRWA to keep schools open and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees. Furthermore, Austria and Portugal provide €1.525 million through PEGASE in support to vulnerable Palestinian families.
State Aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Hungarian investment support for Paks II nuclear power plant European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth state aid investigation into Hungary's plans to provide financing for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks.
State aid: Commission approves resolution plans for four small Italian banks Banca Marche, Banca Etruria, Carife and Carichieti European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 November 2015 The European Commission has in separate decisions approved the resolution plans of four small Italian banks under EU state aid rules. The intervention by the Italian resolution fund will allow the orderly resolution of the banks while preserving financial stability.
The European Commission announces development support for Madagascar European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission today announced it will provide €518 million to Madagascar, as part of its development cooperation programmes to help reduce poverty in the African country covering the period 2014-2020.
State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 November 2015 State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis Updated on 27 November The European Agenda on Migration adopted by the Commission in May 2015 set out the need for a comprehensive approach to migration management.
Annual Growth Survey 2016: Strengthening the recovery and fostering convergence European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 November 2015 Annual Growth Survey starts the 2016 European Semester Today’s package launches the annual cycle of economic governance. It sets out general economic and social priorities for the EU and gives Member States policy guidance for the following year.