CLDR/17/5287  15-12-2017 - CALENDRIER du 18 décembre au 07 janvier 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 15 December 2017 CALENDRIER du 18 décembre au 07 janvier 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 18 décembre 2017 Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe.
MEMO/17/5306  15-12-2017 - EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: one year on 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 December 2017 On 15 December 2016, the European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), launched a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration to support the efforts of...
MEMO/17/5270  15-12-2017 - Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 December 2017 Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers Why do tobacco products on the EU market need to be tracked and traced? Tobacco use is extremely harmful to health. Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable death in the EU.
MEX/17/5311  15-12-2017 - Daily News 15 / 12 / 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 12 / 2017 Brussels, 15 December 2017 Investment Plan now set to trigger €256.1 billion in investment after new projects approved Following this week's meeting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Directors, the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is...
SPEECH/17/5315  15-12-2017 - Remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker following the European Council meetings of 14 and 15 December 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech Brussels, 15 December 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen, When I first met Jüri, I said to myself that this is the beginning of a great friendship. That is exactly what happened, and like our President I wanted to pay tribute to the Prime Minister, to the...
SPEECH/17/5308  15-12-2017 - Speech by Commissioner Věra Jourová on EU - Japan: Facilitating business exchanges by setting the global data protection standard together 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Tokyo, 15 December 2017 Speech delivered at the Keidanren Seminar EU-Japan - Privacy and Data Ladies and gentlemen, Let me first thank the Keidanren for organising this seminar.
STATEMENT/17/5307  15-12-2017 - Joint statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection on the state of play of the dialogue on data protection 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Tokyo, 15 December 2017 Joint statement by Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan Commissioner Haruhi Kumazawa and Commissioner Věra Jourová held a constructive meeting in Tokyo on...
STATEMENT/17/5269  15-12-2017 - Combatting illicit trade in tobacco products: Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the EU's adoption of an EU-wide track and trace system 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 December 2017 Today the EU has taken a big step forward in combatting the illicit trade in tobacco products. The new EU-wide track and trace system adopted today will ensure that tobacco products in the EU are easily traceable with a unique identifier for...
IP/17/5266  14-12-2017 - A more united, stronger and more democratic Union: Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 December 2017 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signed today the new Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019, alongside President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani and holder of the rotating Council Presidency and Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas.
IP/17/5203  14-12-2017 - EU agrees to make parcel delivery more affordable 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 14 December 2017 EU negotiators reached a provisional agreement last night to make prices for cross-border parcel delivery services more transparent and affordable and to increase regulatory oversight of the EU parcel market.