Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the cholera outbreak in Yemen European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 As Yemen is facing a fast spreading Cholera outbreak of unprecedented scale the EU is increasing its response with further funding to help those in need. This is the second outbreak in less than a year to hit the war-ravaged...
Statement by Commissioner Crețu on the Commission proposal to fully fund reconstruction operations following natural disasters European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 Today the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on our proposal to fully fund reconstruction operations after natural disasters with the European Regional Development Fund. This compromise foresees an exceptional co-financing rate of 95%.
Statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Věra Jourová one year ahead of the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 "New EU-wide data protection standards have been adopted by the EU last year. Their success depends not only on Member States adapting national laws to the new rules, but also on the knowledge of citizens of their new rights, and...
Statement by Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip on the general approach agreed in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council European Commission - Statement Brussels, 23 May 2017 "I am pleased that the Council adopted today a general approach on the update of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. It is essential to have one common set of audiovisual rules across the EU and avoid the complication of different...
Statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker following the attack in Manchester European Commission - Statement Brussels, 23 May 2017 "It was with great sadness and profound shock that I learnt of the brutal attack that struck Manchester. It breaks my heart to think that, once again, terrorism has sought to instil fear where there should be joy, to sow division where young...
Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press briefing with European Council President Tusk ahead of the G7 Summit European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Taormina, 26 May 2017 Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Buongiorno, As you are, I am happy to be here in Taormina for this 43rd G7 Summit, the sixth in fact taking place in Italy.
Remarques du Président Jean-Claude Juncker à la conférence de presse conjointe avec Emmanuel Macron, Président de la République française Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Bruxelles, le 25 mai 2017 Remarques d'ouverture du Président Jean-Claude Juncker C'est avec beaucoup de plaisir – sinon du bonheur et de la joie – que j'ai reçu mon ami Emmanuel Macron au siège de la Commission.
Remarks by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Vice-President Jyrki Katainen at the press conference following the Commission orientation debate preparing the Reflection paper on the future of the European defence European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 24 May 2017 High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini Today in the College we had a very good and useful discussion on the European Union defence and security work.
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 May 2017 Thank you, Edward. First of all, let me offer the sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims in Manchester. We stand united in our sorrow and condemnation - and in the fight against terrorism.
Discours d'ouverture du Commissaire Moscovici lors de la conférence de presse de l'Eurogroupe Commission européenne - Discours - [Seul le texte prononcé fait foi] Discours Bruxelles, le 22 mai 2017 Cette journée a été longue. Nous n'avons pas conclu mais le travail qui a été fait est utile et a marqué d'excellents progrès. Faisons un état des lieux.