AGENDA/16/3083  16-09-2016 - Thursday 29 September: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 29 September 2016, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
AGENDA/16/3172  23-09-2016 - Wednesday 28 - Thursday 29 September: Digital Assembly in Bratislava 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: More than 750 European researchers, investors and policy makers will gather in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 28 and 29 September for the 2016 Digital Assembly (#DA16eu) to discuss the creation of a Digital Single Market in the EU.
AGENDA/16/3084  16-09-2016 - 27 September – 7 October: International deal to tackle aviation emissions 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Assembly of the UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is meeting in Montreal to agree on a Global Market Based Mechanism to curb CO2 emissions from international aviation. This would be the first global sectorial agreement.
CLDR/16/3167  23-09-2016 - CALENDRIER du 26 septembre au 2 octobre 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 23 September 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 26 septembre Informal meeting of defence ministers (until 27/09), in Bratislava. President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Torsten Albig, Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
IP/16/3144  23-09-2016 - EU pushes for further tightening of wildlife trade rules at global summit on wildlife conservation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 September 2016 On 24th September, representatives of 182 countries and the EU will gather at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES CoP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa to agree tangible measures to better protect...
IP/16/3132  23-09-2016 - Customs Union: Number of counterfeit goods seized by EU authorities continued to rise in 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 September 2016 Customs authorities across the EU seized an estimated five million more counterfeit items in 2015 than the previous year, according to new figures released today by the European Commission.
MEMO/16/3145  23-09-2016 - EU position for the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 September 2016 Questions and Answers See also: Press release What is the EU's position on ivory trafficking? The EU is concerned about the current levels of ivory trafficking and elephant poaching and is at the forefront of international efforts to tackle this problem.
MEX/16/3171  23-09-2016 - Daily News 23 / 09 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 09 / 2016 Brussels, 23 September 2016 EU at the UN General Assembly - Day 5 A busy Ministerial Week at the 71st United Nations General Assembly will come to an end today. On Thursday, the European Union delegation continued its...
STAT/16/3169  23-09-2016 - European Day of Languages - More than 80% of primary school pupils in the EU were studying a foreign language in 2014 - English clearly dominant 
Eurostat Commission - Commission - EUROSTAT European Brussels, 23 September 2016 In 2014, more than 18 million primary school pupils (or 84% of all the pupils at this level) in the European Union (EU) were studying at least one foreign language, including nearly 1 million (around 5%) studying two foreign languages or more.
IP/16/3161  22-09-2016 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Vattenfall Europe Generation and Vattenfall Europe Mining by EPH and PPF Investments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 September 2016 The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Vattenfall Europe Generation and Vattenfall Europe Mining by Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) and PPF Investments (PPF). The Commission found the deal would not adversely affect competition in the relevant markets.