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/16/1665  04-05-2016 - 23-24 May: World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Union as the world's largest donor of humanitarian aid will play a key role at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) taking place on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
AGENDA/16/1669  04-05-2016 - Friday 13 May (*): Commission proposes to better protect workers from cancer-causing chemicals 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 13 May (*), Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, will present the Commission's proposal to revise the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive The background: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancer is the second largest cause...
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.
IP/16/1670  06-05-2016 - President Juncker appoints the first Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Vatican City, 6 May 2016 Former European Commissioner Ján Figeľ assumes this new role as of today for an initial mandate of one year Speaking at the Vatican today on the occasion of the award of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis, President Jean-Claude Juncker...
SPEECH/16/1681  06-05-2016 - Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Award Ceremony of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Vatican City, 6 May 2016 Wenn Sie, Heiliger Vater, Flüchtlinge im Vatikan aufnehmen, dann machen Sie uns frischen und neuen Mut. Denn Sie leben vor, dass Solidarität und Nächstenliebe keine Lippenbekenntnisse sein dürfen, sondern Werte, die uns immer wieder zur...
SPEECH/16/1673  05-05-2016 - Remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Panel discussion on the "State of the European Union" with European Parliament President Schulz, European Council President Tusk and Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Rome, 5 May 2016   Dear friends,   I was a member of the Council of Ministers for 30 years. I was Prime Minister of my country for 19 years and so I can say, without being arrogant, that I have experienced...
STATEMENT/16/1671  05-05-2016 - Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian aid and Crisis management Christos Stylianides on the attack on a refugee camp in northern Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 5 May 2016 The reports of many casualties following an attack on a refugee camp in northern Syria today, shows that the most vulnerable people continue be the first victims of the conflict.
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.