AGENDA/16/224  03-02-2016 - Thursday 25 February: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 25 February 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/16/272  09-02-2016 - Tuesday 16 February: Energy Union - Commission presents energy security package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Commission will adopt a sustainable energy security package. It comprises of: Revision of the Regulation on Security of Gas Supply which intends to improve the EU's resilience to supply disruptions Revision of the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) Decision which will increase transparency and...
AGENDA/16/258  05-02-2016 - 15 February: EU to launch new European Medical Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Union will launch the European Medical Corps to help mobilise medical and public health teams and equipment for emergencies inside and outside the EU. Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, will host the event.
AGENDA/16/275  09-02-2016 - Wednesday 10 February: Commission assesses progress on priority actions and takes further steps in response to the refugee crisis 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 10 February 2016, ahead of the February European Council meeting, the European Commission will report on the implementation of agreed priority actions under the European Agenda for Migration.
IP/16/265  10-02-2016 - Commission extends by one year the application date for the MiFID II package 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 February 2016 The Commission has proposed a one year extension to the entry into application of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID II. This is to take account of the exceptional technical implementation challenges faced by regulators and market participants.
STAT/16/277  10-02-2016 - Renewable energy in the EU - Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU rose further to 16% in 2014 - Nine Member States already achieved their 2020 targets 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 10 February 2016 In 2014, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.0% in the European Union (EU), almost double that of 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data is available.
MEX/16/273  09-02-2016 - Daily News 09/02/2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 09/02/2016 Brussels, 9 February 2016 Commission welcomes landmark deal on CO2 standards for aircrafts The Commission welcomes the agreement reached yesterday within the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on the first ever-global standard to cap CO2 emissions from aircraft.
SPEECH/16/274  09-02-2016 - Extract from speech by Commissioner Jonathan Hill on 2016 priorities for an approach to resolution for CCPs, Centre for European Policy Studies 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 9 February 2016 We need to consider how to approach other systemic financial institutions like central counterparty clearing houses, or CCPs.  We have required more clearing to go through central counter parties.  That's good for transparency and will reduce risk.  But...
STATEMENT/16/267  09-02-2016 - Commission welcomes landmark deal on CO2 standard for aircraft emissions 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Brussels, 9 February 2016 The Commission welcomes the agreement reached yesterday within the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on the first ever-global standard to cap CO2 emissions from aircraft. EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said, "This agreement is an important step to curb aviation emissions.
MEX/16/262  08-02-2016 - Daily News 08 / 02 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 08 / 02 / 2016 Brussels, 8 February 2016 Investment Plan for Europe: €19 million for SMEs in Sweden The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Norrlandsfonden have signed a guarantee agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small...