State aid: Commission adopts a package of decisions regarding public support to airports and airlines in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Sweden European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 October 2014 The European Commission has adopted seven decisions following in-depth investigations concerning public support granted to airports and airlines in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Sweden.
Award for Roma Integration in the Western Balkans and Turkey European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 October 2014 Today, the European Commission has for the first time given awards for Roma integration to civil society organisations from Western Balkans and Turkey. The awards honour the contribution and the valuable work of civil society in supporting social inclusion of Roma people.
New pan-European pension fund to boost researcher mobility European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 October 2014 Mobility of researchers in Europe received a boost today with the launch of a consortium that aims to establish a new pan-European pension arrangement. Once put in place, the RESAVER initiative would mean that researchers could move freely without having to worry...
Second Ministerial Conference of the Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 September 2014 The Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online has been up and running since 2012. Concrete goals have been set and additional countries have joined forces, but the fight to eradicate the online exploitation of children is far from complete.
Further €165 million package for perishable fruit & vegetable market support. European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 The European Commission has today adopted a new programme for emergency market measures for perishable fruit & vegetables in the wake of the Russian ban on imports of certain EU agricultural products.
Credit rating agencies: Commission adopts Regulatory Technical Standards to implement stricter new rules European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 September 2014 The European Commission has today adopted three Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) needed to implement key provisions of the Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies.
Jean Monnet Conference 2014: what's next for European Union studies? European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 September 2014 The future of EU studies is the focus of this year's annual Jean Monnet Conference, which takes place in Brussels on 1 and 2 October. European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Training, Multilingualism and Youth, will...
Central African Republic: EU trust fund starts delivering support to population European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 The EU is today launching the first three development projects from the EU multi-donor trust fund for the Central African Republic (CAR). The “Bêkou” fund (which means “hope” in Sango, the country’s main language) was created in July by the European Commission,...
Commission consults the public on criteria to identify Endocrine Disruptors European Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 Commission The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation to help define criteria for endocrine disruptors as required by the regulations on biocidal and plant protection products.
Business Climate Indicator decreases slightly in September European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 In September 2014 the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area decreased slightly by 0.09 points to +0.07. Managers' evaluation of the level of past production, export order books and, to a lesser extent, the stocks of finished products, as well...