EU boosts its cooperation on sustainable energy with developing countries European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will tomorrow co-sign joint declarations in New York to reinforce energy cooperation with five African countries: Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Togo and Rwanda.
Erasmus Impact Study confirms EU student exchange scheme boosts employability and job mobility European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 Young people who study or train abroad not only gain knowledge in specific disciplines, but also strengthen key transversal skills which are highly valued by employers.
Commissioner Šemeta welcomes G20 Finance Ministers' agreement on new measures to combat corporate tax avoidance European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 September 2014 EU Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta has welcomed the package of measures to tackle international corporate tax avoidance, which was endorsed today by the G20 Finance Ministers in Cairns, Australia.
EU-Turkey: Meeting new Minister V. Bozkır in Brussels European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met the new Turkish Minister of European Affairs and the Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır in Brussels today.
New Head of European Commission Regional Office in Munich European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 The European Commission has appointed Mr Joachim Menze as Head of its Regional Office in Munich covering both Bavaria and Baden Württemberg. Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič said: "I am very pleased that we were able to find such a strong candidate for this...
Better volcano forecasting boosted by EU funding European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 September 2014 Caption: Baldur Bergsson from the EU-funded FUTUREVOLC project takes gas measurements at the Holuhraun lava flow in Iceland. Download here the picture in high quality. Volcanic eruptions are notoriously difficult to predict.
New milestone in the fight against match-fixing European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 The European Commission today welcomes a new milestone in the fight against match-fixing, with the launch of the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions.
EU-funded driving system to boost electric cars European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Watch the video (bottom of the page) While electric cars are on the rise, many drivers are still concerned about running out of juice. Six partners from Germany, France, Austria and Spain have cut the consumption of electric vehicles with a new...
Youth Guarantee: learning from the Finnish experience European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Members States are meeting on 18-19 September in Helsinki to review the implementation of the Youth Guarantee in Finland, a pioneer country in developing this scheme.
Fisheries: Commission cooperates with Portugal to enforce fisheries rules European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 In its efforts to ensure that fisheries rules are respected across the EU, the European Commission has today adopted an action plan to help upgrade the Portuguese fisheries control system to European standards.