Commissioner Andor's statement on International Women's Day – 8 March European Commission Statement Brussels, 7 March 2014 The past decades have seen unprecedented progress in improving women's rights and in increasing opportunities for women in all professional sectors. However this does not mean that equality has been achieved. Women still fare worse than men on the labour market.
EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton on the occasion of International Women's Day 2014 European Commission Statement Brussels, 8 March 2014 Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, made today the following statement: Today, on International Women's Day, we celebrate the real transformation the world has witnessed in women's rights, thanks...
International Women's Day (8 March): Statement by Androulla Vassiliou European Commission STATEMENT Brussels, 7 March 2014 A lot has been achieved over the years for women's rights and gender equality, but, on this occasion of International Women's Day, we are reminded that much remains to be done.
Message du Président Barroso suite au décès de Maurice Faure, dernier signataire vivant du Traité de Rome Commission européenne Déclaration Bruxelles, 6 mars 2014 Monsieur le Président, C'est avec grande tristesse que j'ai appris le décès de Maurice Faure, ancien Ministre français et le dernier signataire encore vivant du Traité de Rome en 1957.
International Women’s Day – Statement by Commissioner Piebalgs European Commission Statement Brussels, 7 March 2014 Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), I’d like to once again underline that the EU will not rest until all forms of violence and discrimination suffered by women and girls are eradicated –wherever we work.
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht: Ensuring minerals from conflict zones are sourced responsibly European Commission Statement Brussels, 5 March 2014 I am very pleased that the College of Commissioners has agreed to the joint proposal of High Representative/ Vice President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton and me for a 'responsible trading strategy for conflict minerals'. This is an important proposal today.
Commissioner Andor welcomes provisional agreement on Posting of Workers European Commission Statement Brussels, 5 March 2014 "I welcome today's approval by the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) of the compromise agreed between European Parliament and Council in Trilogue on the enforcement Directive on posting of workers.
Statement by Vice-President Joaquín Almunia on antitrust decisions on power exchanges European Commission Brussels, 5 March 2014 Statement Today the Commission adopted two antitrust decisions related to power exchanges - the platforms where electricity is traded. In the first decision, the Commission has imposed fines totalling almost 6 million euros on the two leading European spot power exchanges, EPEX Spot and...
"Commission improves financial management of EU Budget". Commissioner Lewandowski welcomes Court of Auditors' report European Commission Statement Brussels, 4 March 2014 "I welcome today's European Court of Auditors report which shows that the European Commission implements the Court's recommendations and keeps improving the financial management of the EU budget.
Commissioner Barnier welcomes the conclusion of the first agreement on a regional division of the Unified Patent Court by Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia European Commission Statement Brussels, 4 March 2014 "I welcome today’s agreement by Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on the creation of a regional division of the Unified Patent Court (UPC). I am very pleased to see those countries taking the lead in setting up local and regional divisions of the...