September 2014: Economic Sentiment decreases in the euro area and the EU European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 September 2014September 2014 In September the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) decreased in both the euro area (by 0.7 points to 99.9) and the EU (by 1.0 point to 103.6).
European Commission urges outermost regions to set their sights on EU 2020 goals and to capitalize on their individual strengths Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 European Commission The European Commission will be hosting the "Third Forum of the Outermost Regions" in Brussels on 30 September-1 October to discuss joint efforts towards more dynamic economic and social development in the outermost regions and to realize their full potential.
Clean fuels for transport: Member States now obliged to ensure minimum coverage of refuelling points for EU-wide mobility European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 New EU rules have been adopted today to ensure the build-up of alternative refuelling points across Europe with common standards for their design and use, including a common plug for recharging electric vehicles.
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Moldova join COSME, the EU’s financing programme for small and medium-sized enterprises European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 Today, Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship Ferdinando Nelli Feroci signed two Agreements with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Moldova formalising the entry of both countries in the EU's Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Programme (COSME) (2014-2020).
Consumers: Commission improves safety of cosmetics European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 September 2014 Today the Commission further strengthened the protection of consumers, in particular babies and young children. It adopted two measures restricting the use of three preservatives in cosmetic products.
Commissioner Vassiliou presents Erasmus+ in France European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 September 2014 Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will present Erasmus+, the new European programme for education, youth and sport, this Monday (29 September at 10:00) at the conference to be held at the Cité Universitaire Internationale (Espace Adenauer),...
Fighting abuse of EU citizens' right to free movement: Commission helps Member States tackle marriages of convenience European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 September 2014 Today the European Commission published a handbook to help EU Member States take action against marriages of convenience between EU citizens and non-EU nationals in the context of EU law on free movement.
South Sudan: EU increases humanitarian assistance by €20 million European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 September 2014 The European Commission is responding to the continuing major crisis in South Sudan by increasing its life-saving assistance by a further €20 million to help its most vulnerable people.
Keeping EU seaside communities safe from flooding European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 September 2014 Caption: Local authorities in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region are using the MICORE projet’s Storm Impact Early Warning System to help them respond more effectively to flooding. A room with a seaside view is a luxury for most.
Cutting emissions and cutting red tape: a new regulation for off-road engines European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 September 2014 The European Commission today proposed measures will cut emissions of major air pollutants from engines in non-road mobile machinery and cut the complexity of the legal framework for the sector.