Press releases - RSS http://europa.eu/rapid/search-result.htm?query=68&language=EN&format=RSS Search={language={EN},format=RSS,size=10} EN Copyright European Commission DG COMM 29 May - 2 June: EU Green Week 2017 - Green jobs for a greener future http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1385_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: EU Green Week 2017 will take place from 29 May to 2 June with the theme of 'Green jobs for a greener future'. It will focus on how EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic, sustainable and socially responsible... Fri, 19 May 2017 07:40:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1385_en.htm 26-27 May: The EU at the G7 summit in Taormina http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1330_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 43rd edition of the G7 will take place from 26 to 27 May in the Sicilian city of Taormina (Italy), under Italian presidency. The European Union, who is a full member of the G7 (and the G20), will be jointly represented by... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:12:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1330_en.htm Tuesday 30 May 2017 (timing tbc): Legal proposal to consolidate and further shape the European Solidarity Corps http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1187_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 30 May 2017, the Commission is expected to adopt a legislative proposal on the European Solidarity Corps, as announced at its launch in December 2016. The new dedicated legal base will consolidate the current first phase of this new initiative that builds... Tue, 02 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1187_en.htm 22-23 May: European Business Summit http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1421_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 2017 European Business Summit will take place in Brussels from 22 to 23 May, bringing decision makers and business together on a number of topical issues. The Commission will contribute to this debate by presenting and explaining its priorities and policy actions in areas like... Sun, 21 May 2017 09:17:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1421_en.htm State aid: Commission approves reductions on cogeneration surcharges for energy-intensive companies in Germany and Italy http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1440_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 May 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules reductions granted to energy-intensive companies on surcharges to finance support for cogeneration in Germany, and reductions on surcharges to finance support for cogeneration and renewables in Italy. Tue, 23 May 2017 09:45:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1440_en.htm More European sites meet excellent bathing water quality standards than ever before http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1438_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 May 2017 More than 85% of bathing water sites monitored across Europe in 2016 met the most stringent ‘excellent' quality standards — meaning they were mostly free from pollutants harmful to human health and the environment, according to the annual bathing water quality... Tue, 23 May 2017 10:04:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1438_en.htm European Dialogue on Skills and Migration: Employers and Commission together for the integration of migrants http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1386_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 23 May 2017 . Today, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen are hosting the second meeting of the European Dialogue on Skills and Migration, at the European Business Summit. Tue, 23 May 2017 10:08:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1386_en.htm A new strategy to put culture at the heart of EU international relations http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-2075_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 May 2017 Questions and answers Why has the Commission adopted an EU Strategy for international cultural relations? In a fast-changing, inter-connected world, cultural relations offer a unique opportunity for improving relations with EU partner countries. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-2075_en.htm Daily News 23 / 05 / 2017 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-17-1443_en.htm European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 05 / 2017 Brussels, 23 May 2017 Statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker following the attack in Manchester Following the attack in Manchester, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker issued a statement saying, "It breaks my heart to think that, once... Tue, 23 May 2017 10:08:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-17-1443_en.htm Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-1444_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 May 2017 Thank you, Edward. First of all, let me offer the sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims in Manchester. We stand united in our sorrow and condemnation - and in the fight against terrorism. Tue, 23 May 2017 11:42:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-1444_en.htm