AGENDA/16/803  16-03-2016 - 26-27 May: The EU at the G7 summit in Japan 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 42nd edition of the G7 will take place from 26 to 27 May in Ise-Shima, in the Mie Prefecture (Japan), under Japanese presidency. The European Union, who is a full member of the G7 (and the G20), will be jointly represented by...
AGENDA/16/1635  29-04-2016 - Monday 9 May: Europe Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Monday 9 May, Europe Day will be celebrated across the EU. For the Commission's part, President Juncker and the College Members will participate in events at national and European level to mark the annual celebration, including Open Doors Days in EU Representations...
AGENDA/16/1632  29-04-2016 - Friday 6 May: President Juncker attends the award of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 6 May in the Vatican, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis, together with European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk. The three Presidents will deliver a joint eulogy.
AGENDA/16/1509  21-04-2016 - Wednesday 4 May (*): Commission presents its third visa liberalisation progress report for Turkey 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Commission will present its third visa liberalisation progress report for Turkey on 4 May (*). If Turkey takes the necessary measures to fulfil the remaining benchmarks, the report will be accompanied by a legislative proposal for transferring Turkey to the visa-free list.
IP/16/1643  02-05-2016 - State aid: Commission gives final approval to existing guarantee ceiling for German HSH Nordbank 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 May 2016 The European Commission has found a €3 billion re-increase of the guarantee ceiling granted in June 2013 by the German Länder of Hamburg and Schleswig Holstein to stabilise the German bank HSH Nordbank in line with EU state aid rules.
MEX/16/1646  02-05-2016 - Daily News 02 / 05 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 02 / 05 / 2016 Brussels, 2 May 2016 First Vice-President Timmermans hosts Joint Conference with European Parliament on the Transparency Register Public Consultation On Monday 2 May, at 15.00, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and European Parliament Vice-President Sylvie Guillaume will host a...
STAT/16/1637  02-05-2016 - Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors - Almost 90 000 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers registered in the EU in 2015 - Slightly more than half are Afghans 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 2 May 2016 In 2015, 88 300 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors. While their number always stood between 11 000 and 13 000 in the EU over the period...
STATEMENT/16/1642  02-05-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on announcement by Halliburton and Baker Hughes to withdraw from proposed merger 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 2 May 2016 The European Commission takes note of Halliburton and Baker Hughes' announcement that they are abandoning their proposed merger. This follows competition concerns against that proposed transaction expressed by a number of competition agencies across the world, including the Commission.  The...
STATEMENT/16/1641  30-04-2016 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
AGENDA/16/1532  22-04-2016 - 25-29 April: 13th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 13th round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the EU and the US will take place from 25 to 29 April in New York. This round represents an additional step in the very intensive period of the talks...