Joint Statement by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mark Rutte, Holder of the Presidency of the Council of the EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 June 2016 President Schulz, President Tusk and Prime Minister Rutte met this morning in Brussels upon the invitation of European Commission President Juncker. They discussed the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum and made the following joint statement: "In a free and democratic process,...
Commission statement on judgment of German Constitutional Court European - Statement Commission Brussels, 21 June 2016 We take note of today's judgement by the German Constitutional Court, in which it rejects challenges to the European Central Bank's Outright Monetary Transactions programme.
Joint Statement ahead of World Refugee Day 2016 European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2016 On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs...
Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2016 On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Federica Mogherini, High Representative/ Vice-President, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for...
Production of fruit and vegetables - Apples and tomatoes were the top fruit and vegetable produced in the EU in 2015 - Spain, Italy and Poland: main producers European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 June 2016 In the European Union (EU), just over 2.3 million hectares were devoted to the production of fruit and berries and a further 2.1 million hectares to the production of vegetables.
Structure of government debt in 2015 - Long-term initial maturities largely prevail among EU Member States - Debt mainly held by non-residents in around half of Member States European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 21 June 2016 With slightly more than a quarter (27%) of total government debt having a term below one year, Sweden registered in 2015 the highest proportion of short-term initial maturities of debt among the Member States for which data are available.
First quarter of 2016 Euro area job vacancy rate up to 1.7% - EU28 rate up to 1.8% European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 June 2016 The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.7% in the first quarter of 2016, up from 1.6% in both the previous quarter and the first quarter of 2015, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the...
April 2016 compared with March 2016 - Production in construction down by 0.2% in euro area - Up by 0.4% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 20 June 2016 In April 2016 compared with March 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and increased by 0.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Press statements by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press point with High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 June 2016 Opening statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker Monsieur le Président, Mesdames et Messieurs, Nous étions heureux, Madame Mogherini et moi-même, d'accueillir le Président Rivlin à la Commission européenne.
Speech by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the Pensions Europe Conference 2016 European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 23 June 2016 Well here we are. Thursday 23rd June. A day which many of us have been waiting for for a long time. A historic day for Europe. A possible turning point. The Pensions Europe Conference 2016.