IP/15/5448  28-07-2015 - Cyprus ‘Χαλλουμι’ (Halloumi)/‘Hellim’ cheese set to receive Protected Designation of Origin status 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 July 2015 The European Commission published today the application to register the names ‘Χαλλουμι’ (Halloumi)/‘Hellim’, in Greek and Turkish, as Protected Designations of Origin for a cheese produced in all the territory of the island of Cyprus.
IP/15/5430  28-07-2015 - Commission launches the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission 28 July 2015 Today the Commission officially launched the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP), the fourth EU macro-regional strategy. More than70 million citizens will reap the benefits of a closer cooperation between regions and countries in terms of research and innovation, SME support,...
MEMO/15/5431  28-07-2015 - Q&A on the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 July 2015 Why an EU Strategy for the Alpine Region? The Alpine Region is among the most dynamic, innovative and competitive areas in Europe with unique geographical and natural features. More than 70 million people live and work in the Region.
IP/15/5427  23-07-2015 - Commission allocates €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria in the wake of natural disasters 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 July 2015 Today the Commission decided to grant aid worth €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria following natural disasters that occurred in the winter of 2015.
IP/15/5369  14-07-2015 - Investing in Growth and Jobs: Italy to benefit from € 2.17 billion of EU Cohesion Policy Funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 July 2015 Today the Commission officially adopted five Operational Programmes for Italy with a total contribution of € 2.17 billion from the European Regional Development Fund and the European Social Fund.
IP/15/5130  09-06-2015 - Commission acts to simplify access to European Structural and Investment Funds 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Riga, 09 June 2015 Today, the Commission announces its intention to create a High Level Group on simplification. It aims to reduce the administrative burden for beneficiaries to access the five European Structural and Investment Funds– the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund,...
MEMO/15/5128  09-06-2015 - Improving how EU Member States and regions invest and manage EU Cohesion Policy funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 09 June 2015 In 2014-2020 over 351 billion euro will be available to EU Member States, regions and cities under the Cohesion Policy (European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund).
IP/15/5096  02-06-2015 - The EU Urban Agenda: Commission unveils results of public consultation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 02 June 2015 Today the European Commission unveiled the results of the public consultation on the EU Urban Agenda during the 2nd European CITIES Forum, in Brussels. The consultation shows that Europe can help cities address common challenges and, in turn, contribute to the...
STATEMENT/15/5018  21-05-2015 - Commissioner Creţu in Greece: Announces creation of a Joint Working Group to make the most of European Structural and Investment Funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement 21 May 2015 It has been decided today, on the occasion of the official visit in Greece of Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu, to create a Joint Working Group between the Commission and the Greek authorities to help Greece improve its implementation capacity of the...
IP/15/4746  09-04-2015 - EU Solidarity Fund: €66.5 million for Bulgaria, Italy and Romania after severe flooding 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 09 April 2015 Today the Commission granted aid worth €66.5 million from the European Union Solidarity Fund to Bulgaria, Italy and Romania following three natural disasters in 2014.