STATEMENT/17/4729  20-11-2017 - Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Youth Ministers 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, EU Ministers in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council came to an agreement on the Commission's proposal to provide the European Solidarity Corps with its own budget and legal framework. Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther H.
IP/17/4687  18-11-2017 - 2018 EU budget: jobs, investments, migration challenge and security 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2017 Today, 18 November* the EU institutions reached an agreement on the 2018 EU budget– a reflection of the political priorities of the Juncker Commission. The EU budget helps turn political priorities into a reality.
STATEMENT/17/3864  12-10-2017 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger and Commissioner Věra Jourová on the Council's agreement to set up the European Public Prosecutor 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 October 2017 We welcome today's agreement of the Council to set up the European Public Prosecutor's Office. With 20 Member States joining, we will have a strong, independent and efficient body to fight transnational crime against the EU budget and cross-border VAT fraud.
STATEMENT/17/3709  05-10-2017 - Joint Statement by Commissioners Oettinger and Jourová on the European Parliament's consent to establishing the European Public Prosecutor's Office 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 5 October 2017 We welcome today's vote of the European Parliament, giving its green light to the creation of a European Public Prosecutor's Office. A vast majority of Members of the European Parliament decided to endorse this historic step.
IP/17/3490  28-09-2017 - European Court of Auditors signs off EU accounts for 10th time in a row and sends positive message on EU spending 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 28 September 2017 The European Court of Auditors gave the EU annual accounts a clean bill of health for the 10th year in a row, finding them true and fair. The Court also detected fewer errors across all areas of spending than in the...
AGENDA/17/3249  18-09-2017 - 25 September 2017: Commission welcomes stakeholders' views on the future of EU finances 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: As part of the process started with the publication of the Reflection Paper on the Future of EU finances, the Commission is organising on 25 September 2017 a conference on the challenges ahead of the European Union budget and the ways to address...
IP/17/2822  31-08-2017 - New and improved car emissions tests become mandatory on 1 September 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 August 2017 . As of 1 September 2017, new car models will have to pass new and more reliable emissions tests in real driving conditions ("Real Driving Emissions" – RDE) as well as an improved laboratory test ("World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure"...
IP/17/1942  11-07-2017 - 2016 EU budget reports: generating added value out of every euro spent 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 The European Commission today published three reports on the implementation of the 2016 EU budget. The European Commission today published three reports on the implementation of the 2016 EU budget.
IP/17/1921  11-07-2017 - The future of EU finances: High Level Group presents proposals to simplify access to EU funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 Today the group of independent Cohesion Policy experts presented its final report for a simplified EU funds framework after 2020. Although the achievements of the EU Cohesion Policy are undeniably positive, the current volume of rules does not always make life...
IP/17/1795  28-06-2017 - An EU budget fit for tomorrow: Commission opens debate on future of EU finances 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 June 2017 Europeans expect their Union to do more. At a time when the EU is doing more than ever before to protect, empower and defend its citizens, resources continue to be stretched at the seams.