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Top Stories from the European Commission - 11-15 November 2019

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Clean mobility: Commission welcomes agreement on tyre labelling to save energy

European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 Nov 2019 A political agreement on a European tyre labelling was reached yesterday between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.


Juncker Plan supports online financing for small and medium companies in Germany

European Commission Press release Frankfurt, 14 Nov 2019 Juncker Plan supports a pioneer in online SME financing in Germany


Commission and OECD present recommendations to help EU countries and regions achieve industrial transition

European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 Nov 2019 Today the Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) present a report on an initiative launched in 2017 to help 12 EU regions and Member States achieve industrial transition and hold their own in a globalised economy.


European Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK following its failure to name a candidate for EU Commissioner

European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 Nov 2019 As the Guardian of the Treaties, the European Commission has today sent a letter of formal notice to the United Kingdom for breaching its EU Treaty obligations ...


Daily News 13 / 11 / 2019

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 13 Nov 2019 COLLEGE MEETING: European Commission appoints 3 Directors to its Directorates-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and Trade

The European Commission has ...


Humanitarian aid: EU announces additional €35 million for Africa's Sahel region

European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 Nov 2019 A rise in the number and spread of conflicts in countries across Africa's Sahel region is putting further strains on already fragile communities. To help those most in need, the European Commission is stepping up its support with a further €35 million in humanitarian aid.


Adjustments to names of portfolios of Commissioners-designate

European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 Nov 2019 President-elect Ursula von der Leyen agreed following fruitful discussions with the European Parliament, to make several adjustments concerning the names of por...


Speech by President-elect Ursula von der Leyen at the 2019 Paris Peace Forum

European Commission Speech Brussels, 12 Nov 2019 Monsieur le Président Macron,

Mesdames et messieurs les chefs d'État et de gouvernement,

Mesdames et messieurs, Chers amis,

Je suis honorée et profondémen...


Keynote speech of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis on challenges and impacts of implementing Basel III

European Commission Speech Brussels, 12 Nov 2019 Ladies and gentlemen
It is a pleasure to welcome you all today and introduce what I am sure will be a useful exchange of views and ideas.
Ten years ago, the f...


Mergers: Commission clears Telia's acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, subject to conditions

European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 Nov 2019 The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting by Telia. The approval is conditional on ...


Daily News 12 / 11 / 2019

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 12 Nov 2019 Vaccine against Ebola: Commission grants first-ever market authorisation

The European Commission adopted the decision granting marketing authorisation to the c...


Juncker Plan: EIB provides funding of up to €20 million to Bitmovin

European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 12 Nov 2019 Fresh funds will support R&D and help to scale up distribution network


Speech by Commissioner Jourová at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights : "Making the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights a reality for all"

European Commission Speech Brussels, 12 Nov 2019 Thank you Tiina. Ladies and gentlemen,

I am honoured to be with you today, as we mark the 10th anniversary of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights becoming leg...


Vækstfonden partners with EIB in support of Danish SMEs and Mid-Caps

European Commission Press release Copenhagen, 11 Nov 2019 Agreement supported by the Juncker Plan


EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 Nov 2019 To mark the 10th anniversary of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU and the EU's agency for Fundamental Rights, is holding a conference tomorrow, with the aim of looking at how to improve the use of the Charter.


Humanitarian Aid: EU allocates €55 million in Sudan

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 Nov 2019 The European Commission is mobilising €55 million to help vulnerable people caught in humanitarian crises in Sudan.


Daily News 11 / 11 / 2019

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 11 Nov 2019 European Solidarity Corps: new opportunities in 2020 for young people to engage

Today, the European Commission published its 2020 call for proposals under the ...


Vaccine against Ebola: Commission grants first-ever market authorisation

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 Nov 2019 Today, the European Commission adopted the decision granting marketing authorisation to the company Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. for a vaccine against Ebola. This v...


Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 Nov 2019 Today in the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two member States' development finance institution


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