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European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 November 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, Last week the European Pillar of Social Rights was proclaimed at the Social Summit in Sweden. All European institutions and Member States will now be mobilised to deliver on a social Europe that improves perspectives...
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 November 2017 Before we move to the European Semester Package, let me briefly tell you what we discussed this morning in our weekly meeting. First, today Commissioner Oettinger informed us about progress towards President Juncker's commitment to have at least...
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 11 / 2017 Brussels, 22 November 2017 European Semester Autumn 2018 Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth The Commission today sets out its views on the EU's economic, fiscal and social priorities for the year ahead, building on the guidance...
Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 22 November 2017 What does today's package include? Today, the Commission presents: - 2018 Annual Growth Survey - 2018 Alert Mechanism Report - 2018 draft Joint Employment Report - Proposal for the Amendment of Employment Guidelines - Recommendation for a Council Recommendation on the...
Commission - Press release European Brussels, 22 November 2017 Commission sets out EU's economic and social priorities for the year ahead, gives policy recommendation for the euro area and completes the assessment of euro area Member States' Draft Budgetary Plans.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 November 2017 The European Commission is steadily moving towards meeting the target set by President Jean-Claude Juncker of ensuring that, by the end of the current mandate, at least 40% of its middle and senior managers are women.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 November 2017 The European Commission has fined Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka a total of € 34 million for breaching EU antitrust rules. The companies took part in one or more of four cartels for the supply of car seatbelts,...
Economic accounts for agriculture - Total agricultural output in the EU down by 2.8% in 2016 compared with 2015 - Decrease due to falls in both animal and crop output
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 22 November 2017 The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the European Union (EU) stood at €405.0 billion at basic prices in 2016, down by 2.8% compared with 2015.
European Commission - Press release New York, 21 November 2017 The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor Conference on the Caribbean in New York.
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 /11/ 2017 Brussels, 21 November 2017 Solidarité avec l'Italie: les fonds européens soutiennent la reconstruction de la basilique San Benedetto de Norcia 28 millions d'euros des fonds de la politique de Cohésion contribueront à redynamiser l'activité économique dans la région de l'Ombrie,...
Solidarity with Italy: EU funds support reconstruction efforts in Umbria, including the Basilica of San Benedetto
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 November 2017 The Commission will allocate €28 million from Cohesion Policy funds towards regenerating economic activity in the region of Umbria, affected by severe earthquakes, including €5 million to restore the Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia.
European SME Week 2017 - SMEs in the European Union generate half of the intra-EU trade in goods - With a slightly higher share for imports
Commission - EUROSTAT European Brussels, 21 November 2017 Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs – up to 249 persons employed) are considered as a driver of the economy of the European Union (EU), creating jobs and contributing to economic growth.
European Commission Vice-President Ansip and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo visit imec, a world-leading research hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies
- Upcoming events European Commission On Thursday 23 November afternoon, European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market, and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo, responsible for the Digital Agenda, will visit imec, in Leuven.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 20 November 2017 Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I would like to thank the Centre for European Reform, and its Director, Charles Grant, for inviting me today.
Press statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová, Mr. Lee Hyo-seong, Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission and Mr. Jeong Hyun-cheol, Vice President of the Korea Internet & Security Agency
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Mr. Lee Hyo-seong, Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), and Mr. Jeong Hyun-cheol, Vice President of the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) met in Brussels to exchange views on ways...
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 11 / 2017 Brussels, 20 November 2017 European Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times Today, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová kick off a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen...
Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.
Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Youth Ministers
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.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission kicks off today a major event on "Women's rights in turbulent times", the topical theme chosen for this year's annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium.