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12 October 2018: Commission continues to seek stakeholders' views on the EU budget for the future

European Commission - Upcoming events The news: Following the publication of its proposal for the EU's long-term budget post-2020, the Commission is organising on 12 October 2018 a conference to gather further feedback and continue the debate on the strategic choices and policy decisions that shape a modern, fair and...


A new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 October 2018 Today the Commission has put forward an action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy that serves Europe's society, environment and economy. As announced by President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans in their letter of intent accompanying President Juncker's 2018...


Daily News 11 / 10 / 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 11 / 10 / 2018 Brussels, 11 October 2018 Commission presents new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe Today the Commission has put forward an action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bio-economy that serves Europe's society, environment and economy.


A Europe that Protects: Commission calls for decisive action on security priorities

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 October 2018 Today, the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency.


Commission grants 22 cities with funding for innovative projects; launches new call for projects for security in public urban spaces

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 October 2018 The Commission has announced the winning cities of the 3rd call for projects under the Urban Innovative Actions. €92 million from the European Regional Development Fund will finance innovative solutions to urban challenges such as air quality, climate change, housing, and...


Daily News 10 / 10 / 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 10 / 10 / 2018 Brussels, 10 October 2018 COLLEGE MEETING: A Europe that Protects - Commission calls for decisive action on security priorities Today, the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on...


Fisheries: Commission proposes measures to conserve stocks of deep-sea species in the North-East Atlantic

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2018 Today the Commission has proposed Total Allowable Catches (TAC) for a number of species for 2019 and 2020, in an effort to restore deep-sea fish stocks in the North-East Atlantic.


Daily News 09 / 10 / 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 09 / 10 / 2018 Brussels, 9 October 2018 Fisheries: Commission proposes measures to conserve stocks of deep-sea species in the North-East Atlantic Today the Commission has proposed Total Allowable Catches (TAC) for a number of species for 2019 and 2020, in an...


8 October 2018: Commission to Host Annual High-Level Meeting with Religious Leaders

European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Monday 8 October, the First Vice-President Frans Timmermans will host the annual high-level meeting "The Future of Europe: addressing challenges through concrete actions" with representatives from religious organisations from across Europe.


Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Com Hem by Tele2

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 October 2018 The European Commission has approved unconditionally, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Com Hem by Tele2. The Commission concluded that the transaction would raise no competition concerns as the companies' activities and assets are largely complementary.


Commission brings together religious leaders to discuss "The Future of Europe: addressing challenges through concrete actions"

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 October 2018 European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosted today a high-level meeting with eight representatives of religious organisations from across Europe. The participants debated "The Future of Europe: addressing challenges through concrete actions".


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