Opening up Education: Vassiliou welcomes 'Opening up Slovenia' initiative European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 Europe's schools and universities risk losing ground against their international counterparts if they fail to make the most of the digital revolution. This will be one of the themes addressed at an event promoting 'open courseware' - free-to-use educational material for teachers...
New EU support to renewable energy and fighting climate change in the Pacific European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, will undertake a joint mission to the Pacific on 23-27 April to further strengthen development cooperation in that region.
Maritime transport: Commission clarifies EU rules on cabotage and reports on developments in this sector European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 The European Commission has given new guidance on the interpretation of the regulation to provide cabotage within a Member State1, thus providing an internal market for the provision of maritime transport services.
"Let's Clean Up Europe" on 10 May European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 Every year, millions of tonnes of litter end up in Europe's streets, oceans, beaches, forests and natural areas. And every year millions of Europeans get out in their neighborhoods to clean up in voluntary actions.
A United, Open and Stronger Europe – European Commission "2010-2014 Record of Achievement" European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 April 2014 What has the European Commission done for you in the last five years? Today, the European Commission has published a snapshot of some of the main achievements that it has delivered for citizens and businesses across Europe over the last five years.
New step towards 'wonder material' graphene applications European Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 April 2014 Researchers of the AMBER centre @ambercentre in Dublin have developed a new process to mass produce graphene-based material. The method – which promises to be simple and affordable – could be used by industries for applications such as highly efficient batteries.
NETmundial: European Commission to take leading role at global conference on internet governance European Commission Memo Brasilia/Brussels, 23 April 2014 The EU, represented by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, is to participate at high level in “NETmundial: the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Gorvernance”, Sao Paulo on 23-24 April.
Commission updates its guidance on maritime cabotage: Frequently asked questions European MEMO Brussels, 22 April 2014 Commission Council Regulation (EEC) No 3577/92 (hereinafter the 'regulation') applying the principle of freedom to provide services to maritime transport within Member States (maritime cabotage)1 is now over twenty years old.
Daily News of 2014-04-24 EXME 14 / 24.04 DAILY NEWS 24 / 04 / 14 Commissioner Füle on achievements and state of play of the Eastern Partnership 5 years after its launch Commissioner for enlargement and the European neighbourhood policy Štefan Füle is in Prague today, where he is participating in the Prague High...
Daily News of 2014-04-23 EXME 14 / 23.04 DAILY NEWS 23 / 04 / 14 Provision of deficit and debt data for 2013 - first notification - Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 3.0% and 3.3% of GDP respectively - Government debt at 92.6% and 87.1% In 2013, the government deficit of both...