IP/18/722  15-02-2018 - EU solidarity at work: Commission offers financial aid to France, Greece, Spain and Portugal following natural disasters 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2018 Today the Commission proposes to give €104 million from the Solidarity Fund to four EU Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017. This is a concrete delivery on the Juncker Commission's promise to offer more than condolences when...
IP/18/662  09-02-2018 - Commission reports on progress under global commitments for sustainable urban development 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 9 February 2018 Today at the World Urban Forum in Malaysia, the Commission takes stock of what was achieved under the three commitments put forward by the EU and its partners 15 months ago.
SPEECH/18/684  08-02-2018 - Commissioner Creţu at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2018 Opening Speech by Commissioner Creţu, in charge of Regional Policy, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, at the Opening Plenary of the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7-13 February 2018)...
IP/18/382  24-01-2018 - Slovakia: Commission initiative helps a low-income region catch up 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2018 Today the Commission launches the "Catching up" initiative in Prešov, a low-income region in North-East Slovakia. Prešov's GDP is rapidly growing but remains well under the EU and Slovak average.
IP/18/364  24-01-2018 - Integration of migrants: Commission presents toolkit to help Member States make the best use of EU funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2018 Today the Commission is publishing a toolkit to help national and regional authorities design strategies and projects to integrate migrants and identify available EU resources.
IP/17/5167  12-12-2017 - Commission gives new support to help industrial transition regions build resilient and low-carbon economies 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 December 2017 Today the Commission is announcing which regions in industrial transition will benefit from tailored support under a new EU-funded pilot action. Hauts-de-France (FR), Norra Mellansverige (North-Middle Sweden) (SE), Piemonte (IT), Saxony (DE), Wallonia (BE): these 5 regions have been selected after...
IP/17/5165  11-12-2017 - No region left behind: launch of the Platform for Coal Regions in Transition 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 11 December 2017 The EU's commitment to a clean energy transition is irreversible and non-negotiable. In this shift to a more sustainable future, no regions should be left behind when moving away from an economy driven by fossil fuels.
IP/17/5108  07-12-2017 - Commission gives new support for EU regions working together on high-tech projects 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today the Commission is announcing which interregional partnerships will receive tailored support under a new EU-funded pilot action for innovative projects. The aim of this pilot action is to help these partnerships scale up their projects in priority sectors such as...
IP/17/4941  28-11-2017 - Commission and European Investment Bank launch new advisory service to help cities plan investments 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 November 2017 URBIS, for "Urban Investment Support" will help cities plan investments to support their own urban development strategies and get easier access to finance. Cities face particular challenges when it comes to accessing finance.
STATEMENT/17/4902  28-11-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Creţu on the French authorities' request for aid from the European Solidarity Fund 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 28 November 2017 Within the first few hours of the devastating Irma and Maria hurricanes hitting the Caribbean, the European Union expressed its solidarity by mobilising its emergency response instruments and offering aid for reconstruction in the longer term with the support of...