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Top Stories from the European Commission - 6-10 January 2020

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Remarks by Michel Barnier at the European Commission Representation in Sweden

European Commission Statement Stockholm, 09 Jan 2020 Good morning to all of you and thank you very much for taking time to participate in this dialogue.

First of all, I think it is still time to wish you all Happ...


Daily News 09 / 01 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 09 Jan 2020 La présidente von der Leyen et le Collège à Zagreb pour l'inauguration de la présidence croate du Conseil de l'UE

La présidente Ursula von der Leyen et l'ensem...


European Commission steps up protection of European intellectual property in global markets

European Commission Press release Brussels, 09 Jan 2020 The European Commission published today the latest report on protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in third countries. While developm...


Italy, Investment Plan for Europe: EIB finances new trains of Naples Circumvesuviana network

European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 09 Jan 2020 Significant impact in terms of cutting CO2 emissions and combating climate change


Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press point with Ludovic Orban, Prime Minister of Romania

European Commission Speech Brussels, 09 Jan 2020 Good morning,

It is a huge pleasure and honour to have the Romanian Prime Minister here today, Ludovic Orban. What a pleasure to see you again and what a pleas...


Climate action: EIB provides financing to Grupo Ruiz to renew its fleet with more modern and less polluting buses

European Commission Press release Madrid, 09 Jan 2020 Project supported by the Investment Plan for Europe


Von der Leyen: Time for the EU and the UK to build a new future together

European Commission News London, 08 Jan 2020 Von der Leyen said the EU would start the negotiations of the new relations with the UK from a position of certainty, goodwill, shared interests and purpose.


Speech by President von der Leyen at the London School of Economics on 'Old friends, new beginnings: building another future for the EU-UK partnership'

European Commission Speech London, 07 Jan 2020 On 8 January, President von der Leyen delivered a speech at the London School of Economics 'Old friends, new beginnings: building another future for the EU-UK partnership'.


Daily News 08 / 01 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 08 Jan 2020 COLLEGE MEETING : Statements by President von der Leyen and High Representative Borrell on the situation in Iraq, Iran, wider Middle East and Libya

This mornin...


Statement by President von der Leyen after the special College meeting on 8 January 2020

European Commission Speech Brussels, 08 Jan 2020 President von der Leyen called a special College meeting on 8 January to discuss the situation stemming from the tensions in Iraq, Iran, the wider Middle East as well as Libya.


Visa Facilitation and Readmission: the European Union and Belarus sign agreements

European Commission Press release Brussels, 08 Jan 2020 Today, the European Union and Belarus signed a visa facilitation agreement and a readmission agreement. The agreements represent an important step in EU-Belarus...


Remarks by Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at Die Welt Economic Summit

European Commission Speech Berlin, 08 Jan 2020 Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, sehr geehrter Herr Doepfner,

Es freut mich sehr, hier zu Gast zu sein, bei einer Zeitung die ich sehr schätze und gerne lese.

D...


Readout of the meeting between President Ursula von der Leyen and Prime Minister Boris Johnson

European Commission Statement London, 08 Jan 2020 President von der Leyen met Prime Minister Boris Johnson today to frame the forthcoming discussions on the future relationship between the EU and the UK.
In her...


Daily News 07 / 01 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 07 Jan 2020 New Deal for Consumers: new rules to boost consumer protection enter into force

Today, the Commission welcomes the entry into force of new EU rules for consume...


Daily News 06 / 01/ 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 06 Jan 2020 Executive Vice-President Timmermans at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg

Today, Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal will vi...


Statement by President von der Leyen on recent developments related to Iran and Iraq

European Commission Statement Brussels, 06 Jan 2020 "After recent developments in Iraq, now it is important to halt the cycle of violence so that one more action does not give rise to the next one, and instead sp...


Cleaner Air in 2020: 0.5% sulphur cap for ships enters into force worldwide

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jan 2020 From 1 January 2020, the maximum sulphur content of marine fuels is reduced to 0.5% (down from 3.5%) globally – reducing air pollution and protecting health and...


2020 European Capitals of Culture: Rijeka and Galway

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jan 2020 As of 1 January 2020, Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland) will hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year.

"Thanks to their title of European...


Daily News 03 / 01 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 03 Jan 2020
2020 European Capitals of Culture: Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland)
As of 1 January 2020, Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland) will hold the title of E...


Statement by Vice-President Maroš Šefcovic on the long-term transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine

European Commission Statement Brussels, 31 Dec 2019 Following the political agreement from 20 December 2019 between the European Commission, Russia and Ukraine, the new gas transit contract has now been signed by...


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