CLDR/16/1930  27-05-2016 - CALENDRIER du 30 mai au 5 juin 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 27 May 2016   (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 30 mai President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech at the event marking the 40 years of European People's Party, in Luxembourg.
IP/16/1911  27-05-2016 - State aid: Commission clears closure of lignite-fired power plants in Germany 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 The European Commission has found German plans to grant €1.6 billion public financing for mothballing and subsequently closing eight lignite-fired power plants to be in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/16/1910  27-05-2016 - State aid: Commission clears €2.13 billion aid to alleviate social and economic impact of closing 26 uncompetitive coal mines in Spain 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 The Commission has found Spanish plans to grant €2.13 billion for the orderly closure of 26 uncompetitive coal mines to be in line with EU state aid rules. The aid aims to alleviate the social and environmental impact of the mine...
IP/16/1902  27-05-2016 - EU announces new funding to support post-conflict process in Colombia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini was in Colombia this week, where she announced new EU support for conflict affected regions, green growth and land rights together with a series of immediate actions to support Colombia.
MEX/16/1954  27-05-2016 - Daily News 27 / 05 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 27 / 05 / 2016 Brussels, 27 May 2016 Investment Plan for Europe: EIF and Equa bank sign an agreement to benefit Czech SMEs The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Equa bank have signed a COSME agreement in the Czech Republic, benefiting from...
STATEMENT/16/1941  27-05-2016 - G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 27 May 2016 Preamble   We, the leaders of the G7, met in Ise-Shima on 26 and 27 May 2016 to address major global economic and political challenges. Global growth remains moderate and below potential, while risks of weak growth persist.
IP/16/1929  26-05-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of building materials group Italcementi by HeidelbergCement, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Italian building materials group Italcementi by its German competitor HeidelbergCement. The clearance is conditional on HeidelbergCement selling Italcementi's entire business in Belgium.
IP/16/1913  26-05-2016 - EU increases humanitarian support to Ecuador by €4 million following deadly earthquake 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The EU has today released € 4 million in humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable victims of the earthquake which struck Ecuador on 16th April 2016. The funding comes on top of an initial € 1 million released only 36 hours...
IP/16/1908  26-05-2016 - Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The Commission delivers on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility announcing €20 million to increase the capacity of the Turkish Coast Guard and €27 million to facilitate refugees' access to education.
IP/16/1904  26-05-2016 - State aid: Commission endorses UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The European Commission has found that the UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020 complies with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to connect as many homes and businesses as possible throughout the UK to high speed broadband.