European Parliament: opening remarks by VP Dombrovskis in the debate on frontloading existing EU funds for investment in Greece Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] European Strasbourg, 5 October 2015 Honourable Chair, Honourable Members, On behalf of the European Commission, I would like to thank the European Parliament for supporting this proposal to amend the Common Provisions Regulation regarding specific measures for Greece.
Commissioner Jourová 's concluding remarks at the Colloquium on Fundamental Rights - Tolerance and respect: Living better together European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 2 October 2015 The time has come to close our first Colloquium on Fundamental Rights. But before you go, I would like to thank you! As Frans Timmermans yesterday said in his concluding remarks “What we are doing here over these...
Boosting investment in education: Let's make it happen European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 5 October 2015 Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Joint event by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank "Education and the Investment Plan for Europe" Dear Vice-Presidents Katainen and Baranyai, Ladies and gentlemen, When Commission President...
Opening remarks of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans at the First Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 1 October 2015 Thank you very much. I can't begin to tell you how glad I am that you are all here. This for me is already at the beginning a highlight in my career as a member of the European...
Speech by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen at Roundtable with Civil Society organisations: Forging common action to achieve the Social Triple A for Europe European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 1 October 2015 European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to welcome you here today – and indeed to join in our first roundtable discussion.
Introductory remarks by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the launch of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 30 September 2015 Press Conference I am very pleased to be here and to have the chance after a number of months to publish our Action Plan on the Capital Markets Union.
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.