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/16/279  10-02-2016 - State aid: Commission approves impaired asset management measures for banks in Hungary and Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 The European Commission has found Hungarian and Italian plans aimed at transferring non-performing loans off the balance sheets of Hungarian and Italian banks to be free of any state aid.
IP/16/278  10-02-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves Staples' acquisition of Office Depot, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2016 Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of office supplies distributor Office Depot by Staples, subject to conditions.
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.
MEX/16/280  10-02-2016 - Daily News 10 / 02 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 10 / 02 / 2016 Brussels, 10 February 2016 Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Commission reports on progress on priority actions In view of next week's European Council, the Commission is today reporting on the implementation of priority actions under the European...
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.