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Top Stories from the European Commission - 14-18 January 2019

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Daily News 17 / 01 / 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 01 / 2019 Brussels, 17 January 2019 Juncker Plan: Commission welcomes European Parliament's position on InvestEU The European Commission welcomes yesterday's vote by the European Parliament to agree its position on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment...


Commission welcomes European Parliament's position on InvestEU

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 16 January 2019 The European Commission welcomes today's vote by the European Parliament to agree its position on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term EU budget.


EU imposes safeguard measures on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 January 2019 An investigation has confirmed a significant increase of imports of Indica rice from Cambodia and Myanmar into the European Union that has caused economic damage to European producers.


EU increases its humanitarian assistance - record budget adopted for 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 January 2019 As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019. From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change...


Factsheet: Negotiations on a new Partnership Agreement between the EU and ACP countries: first round of talks conclude*

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 16 January 2019 What is the Cotonou Partnership Agreement between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries? The Cotonou Partnership Agreement is the legal framework ruling relations between the EU and 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).


Daily News 16 / 01 / 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 01 / 2019 Brussels, 16 January 2019 EU increases its humanitarian assistance – record budget adopted for 2019 As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion...


Commission launches debate on a gradual transition to more efficient and democratic decision-making in EU tax policy

European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 15 January 2019 The Commission has today kick-started the debate on reforming decision-making for areas of EU taxation policy, which currently requires unanimity among Member States.


A gradual transition to more efficient and democratic decision-making in EU tax policy - Questions and Answers

European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 15 January 2019 Why is action needed on the EU decision-making process for taxation policy? In recent years, taxation has become a burning issue for the international community.


Daily News 15 / 01 / 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 01 / 2019 Brussels, 15 January 2019 COLLEGE MEETING: Commission launches debate on a gradual transition to more efficient and democratic decision-making in EU tax policy The Commission has today kick-started the debate on reforming decision-making for areas of EU taxation...


DiscoverEU gives 14,500 more young people the chance to explore Europe

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 January 2019 More than 14,500 18-year-olds have been selected from almost 80,000 applications to receive a DiscoverEU travel pass. Participants will be able to travel between 15 April and 31 October 2019 for up to 30 days.


DiscoverEU: Questions and Answers

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 January 2019 . What is DiscoverEU? DiscoverEU is an EU initiative which offers 18-year-olds a travel experience that will enable them to take advantage of the freedom of movement in the European Union, discover the diversity of European regions, enjoy its cultural richness,...


Daily News 14 / 01 / 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 14 / 01 / 2019 Brussels, 14 January 2019 Joint letter by President Juncker and President Tusk to Prime Minister May Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, together with European Council President Donald Tusk, has today replied to a letter by Prime Minister of the...


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