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/16/1635  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.
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.
STATEMENT/16/1641  30-04-2016 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
AGENDA/16/1532  22-04-2016 - 25-29 April: 13th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 13th round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the EU and the US will take place from 25 to 29 April in New York. This round represents an additional step in the very intensive period of the talks...
IP/16/1631  29-04-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves container liner shipping merger between CMA CGM and NOL, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Neptune Oriental Lines ("NOL") of Singapore by rival CMA CGM, a French shipping company with worldwide activities.
IP/16/1630  29-04-2016 - Georgia joins Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Programme 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*.
IP/16/1629  29-04-2016 - New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 New customs rules come into force on Sunday 1 May that will make life simpler for businesses that trade in Europe and better protect consumers against illegal and counterfeit goods.
IP/16/1605  29-04-2016 - State aid: Commission authorises support for renewable energy in Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 The European Commission has concluded that an Italian scheme aimed at supporting electricity generation from renewable energy sources is in line with EU state aid rules.