L´Europe sociale, réformes et solidarité / Discours du Président Juncker pour la Confédération européenne des syndicats, 13ème Congrès European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 29 September 2015 Monsieur le Président de la République, cher François. Madame la Maire. Madame la Secrétaire Générale, chère Bernadette. Et pour beaucoup d'entre vous, cher Emilio, et d'autres, les anciens de Loire, les vétérans qui sont tous là.
5 October 2015: World Habitat Day Just over 40% of the EU population lives in cities Urban population in the Nordic Member States most satisfied with public spaces European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 October 2015 Out of 100 persons in the European Union (EU) in 2014, 40 were living in densely-populated areas (or cities), 28 in thinly-populated (or rural) areas and 32 in intermediate areas (or towns and suburbs).
August 2015 compared with July 2015 Volume of retail trade stable in both euro area and EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 October 2015 In August 2015 compared with July 2015, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade remained stable in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
World Teachers' Day - Women teachers over-represented at early stages of education in the EU - More than 1 in 3 teaching staff in the EU aged 50 or older in 2013 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 October 2015 In 2013, 8.3 million persons worked as teaching staff (from pre-primary to tertiary level) in the European Union (EU), of which 5.8 million (70%) were women. Women were largely predominant in the early stages of education, representing 95% of all teachers at...
August 2015 compared with July 2015 - Industrial producer prices down by 0.8% in euro area - Down by 0.9% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 October 2015 In August 2015, compared with July 2015, industrial producer prices fell by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.9% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Flash estimate - September 2015 - Euro area annual inflation down to -0.1% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 30 September 2015 Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.1% in September2015, down from 0.1% in August2015, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Full text available on EUROSTAT website.
August 2015 - Euro area unemployment rate at 11.0% - EU28 at 9.5% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 30 September 2015 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.0% in August 2015, stable compared to July 2015, and down from 11.5% in August 2014. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.5% in August 2015, also stable compared to July 2015, and down from...
International Day of Older Persons - 1 out of every 8 persons in the EU could be 80 or above by 2080 - Elderly people less at risk of poverty or social exclusion European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 September 2015 The European Union (EU) as a whole is confronted with an ageing population. In 2014, the proportion of persons aged 65 or over reached 18.5% in the EU and it is projected to further increase in the future to almost 30% by...
Fighting Tax Avoidance: Commissioner Moscovici welcomes final adoption of international tax reform package European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 October 2015 Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, has welcomed the final package of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) measures that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) adopted today.
The Commission deplores the death of several people in the bombing of an MSF-run hospital in Kunduz European Commission - Statement Brussels, 3 October 2015 Commissioner Stylianides expresses condolences to the families of the victims affected by the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz earlier today and calls on all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law and protect medical facilities.