Statement by EU Commissionner Connie Hedegaard on 2030 agreement by European Council European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Commenting on the agreement, Connie Hedegaard said: ''The EU climate action commissioner is very proud that the 28 EU leaders, despite economic uncertainty and other severe international crises, were able to get their act together on this pressing climate challenge.
Economic governance and better connectivity: opportunities for Western Balkans European Commission Statement Brussels, 23 October 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle together with the Vice-President of the Commission Jyrki Katainen is attending the "Western Balkans Six" Ministerial Conference about new economic governance and better connectivity in the region.
Statement by Commissioner Reicherts on the European Day of Justice European Commission Brussels, 24 October 2014 Statement Ahead of the European Day of Justice tomorrow, I would like to reflect on how far we have come in developing a common European area of justice, and to celebrate the progress we have made together.
Déclaration conjointe du Président de la Commission européenne, José Manuel Barroso, et du Président du Conseil européen, Herman Van Rompuy, suite à l'octroi du Prix Sakharov au Dr. Mukwege Commission européenne Bruxelles, 22 octobre 2014 Déclaration Nous félicitons très chaleureusement le Dr. Denis Mukwege, Lauréat du Prix Sakharov pour 2014. Nous nous réjouissons de la décision prise par le Parlement européen de reconnaître le travail si riche d'inspiration et si résolu du Docteur Denis Mukwege, gynécologue et directeur de...
Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next week European Commission Statement Brussels, 21 October 2014 At today's gas talks in Brussels, Vice-President Günther H. Oettinger, built on his Berlin proposals and presented ways to secure gas supplies to Europe and the Ukraine during the winter season. Vice-President Günther H.
Statement by Vice President Joaquín Almunia on 2 cartel decisions concerning Swiss Franc Related Derivatives European Commission Brussels, 21 October 2014 Statement Today the European Commission has found and sanctioned two distinct cartels in the financial sector. In these two decisions, we have imposed total fines of about 94 million euros on four major international banks who violated EU antitrust rules.
Statement by Commissioner László Andor on Bangladesh Sustainability Compact follow up meeting European Commission Brussels, 20 October 2014 Statement Since the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in 2013, the European Union (EU) has been active to improve labour rights, working conditions and factory safety in the ready-made garment and knitwear industry in the country.
Second quarter of 2014 Seasonally adjusted government deficit down slightly to 2.5% of GDP in the euro area Deficit also down slightly to 3.0% of GDP in the EU28 24 October 2014 Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release quarterly government deficit figures based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology. The data in this Release include revisions due both to the implementation of ESA2010 and to the incorporation of other statistical adjustments.
Second quarter of 2014 compared with first quarter of 2014 Government debt increased to 92.7% of GDP in euro area and to 87.0% in EU28 23 October 2014 Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release quarterly government debt figures based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology. The data in this Release include revisions due both to the implementation of ESA2010 and to the incorporation of other statistical adjustments.
Residence permits for non-EU citizens in the EU28 More than 2.3 million first residence permits issued in the EU28 in 2013 Main beneficiaries from Ukraine 22 October 2014 In 2013, 2.36 million first residence permits1 were issued in the EU28 to non-EU citizens, up by 12.5% compared with 2012 but down by 7.0% compared with 2008. The decrease recorded from 2008 is mainly due to the fall in the number of first permits issued for...