MEMO/14/600  21-10-2014 - The EU at the G20 summit in Brisbane: Joint letter of Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 October 2014 In a joint letter to Heads of State and Government of the European Union ahead of this week's European Council meeting, European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy inform about the key issues coming up for discussion at the G20...
STATEMENT/14/331  21-10-2014 - Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next week 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 21 October 2014 At today's gas talks in Brussels, Vice-President Günther H. Oettinger, built on his Berlin proposals and presented ways to secure gas supplies to Europe and the Ukraine during the winter season. Vice-President Günther H.
IP/14/1182  20-10-2014 - EU and China settle the telecoms case at the Joint Committee 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 Intensive discussions between the European Commission and the Chinese government were concluded by an amicable settlement on the trade defence investigation into Chinese telecoms. Today, the Commission took the official decision that it no longer considers it necessary to pursue this investigation.
IP/14/1177  20-10-2014 - Fourth meeting of the Cooperation Council between the European Union and the Republic of Tajikistan – EU announces further support for development 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 20 October 2014 The European Union (EU) and the Republic of Tajikistan held their fourth Cooperation Council meeting on 20 October 2014. The meeting was chaired by Mr Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy,...
IP/14/1173  20-10-2014 - Commission assesses progress by Turkey in visa dialogue 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 Commission Today the Commission presented its first report on progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements set in its visa liberalisation roadmap. "This first report shows that Turkey is doing effective efforts to meet the criteria identified in its visa liberalisation roadmap and...
MEMO/14/598  20-10-2014 - Media arrangements: Press point after trilateral gas meeting between the EU, Russia and Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 October 2014 The next trilateral gas meeting between Commission Vice-President Oettinger, Russian Energy Minister Novak and Ukrainian Energy Minister Prodan will take place on Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Brussels.
IP/14/1175  17-10-2014 - EU & Japan researchers join forces to deliver the 1 Gigabit Olympics 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2014 The European Commission and Japan are announcing today four research projects developing new technologies for high-speed networks in highly-dense user areas. Joint investments amount to €12 million and more than 40 partners are involved.
IP/14/1172  17-10-2014 - EU and Singapore conclude investment talks 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2014 The European Union (EU) and Singapore have concluded the negotiations of the investment part of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA). This marks the successful conclusion of the negotiations of the entire EUSFTA, following the initialling of the other parts of the...
IP/14/1169  17-10-2014 - EU increases development support to Nepal and Bhutan 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has announced that the EU development programmes for Nepal and Bhutan will triple in the 2014-2020 period in comparison with the allocation from the previous years.
MEMO/14/596  17-10-2014 - EU development cooperation with Bhutan 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 October 2014 Main development challenges of the country Bhutan has quite recently become a democracy (a parliamentary monarchy with first national assembly elections being held in 2008) which still needs to be strengthened.