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Top Stories from the European Commission - 2-6 March 2020

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"Making Tax Work For All": Speech by Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni at the European Policy Centre on the Commission's priorities for EU taxation policy

European Commission Speech Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Good morning. Let me begin by thanking the European Policy Centre for this timely opportunity to set out the Commission's priorities for EU taxation policy.


Questions and Answers: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 How is gender equality progressing in the EU?

The Gender Equality Index, a tool published by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), measures gender...


Gender Equality Strategy: Striving for a Union of equality

European Commission Press release Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Today, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025 sets out key actions for the next 5 years and commits to ensure that the Commission will include an equality perspective in all EU policy areas.


Striving for a Union of Equality: The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

European Commission Factsheet Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 ; Striving for a Union of Equality: The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025 The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025


Turkey: Commission continues humanitarian support for refugees *

European Commission Press release Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 During a mission to Gaziantep in Turkey, Commissioner for Crisis Janez Lenarcic visited aid projects helping Syrian refugees and met with key partners providing...


Commission reaches agreement with collaborative economy platforms to publish key data on tourism accommodation

European Commission Press release Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 The agreement aims at accessing reliable data about holiday and other short-stay accommodation offered via Airbnb, Booking, Expedia and TripAdvisor. It will allow public authorities to better understand the development of the collaborative economy and support evidence-based policies.


Daily News 05 / 03 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Gender Equality Strategy: Striving for a Union of equality

Today, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. ...


Shaping Europe's digital future: Eurobarometer survey shows support for sustainability and data sharing

European Commission Press release Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Europeans want their digital devices to be easier to repair or recycle and are willing to share their personal information to improve public services, as a spec...


Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the BusinessEurope Day 2020

European Commission Speech Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Good morning, Mr President Pierre Gattaz,

Thank you very much for this opportunity to share my thoughts today with you and to listen to ...


Negotiations with the UK: Michel Barnier, the European Commission's Chief Negotiator, sets out points of convergence and divergence following the first round of negotiations

European Commission Speech Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Mesdames et Messieurs,

Je suis heureux de vous retrouver aujourd'hui pour vous rendre compte de ce premier round de négociation avec le Royaume-Uni.


Speech by European Commission Vice-President Jourova - AI France Summit 2020, Paris, 5 March 2020

European Commission Statement Brussels, 05 Mar 2020 Ladies and gentlemen,

It is a pleasure for me to be here at the AI France Summit 2020 and open this roundtable on today's and tomorrow's AI leaders.


Press remarks by Vice-President Schinas on immediate actions to support Greece

European Commission Statement Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 Yesterday, in Evros, in the Greek-Turkish border, the 3 Presidents of the institutions and the rotating presidency of the Council, in an unprecedented sign of s...


Press remarks by Commissioner Johansson on immediate actions to support Greece

European Commission Statement Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 We have a very worrying situation. False promises and manipulation have brought people to the Greek borders and a lot of these people that were in a difficult s...


Committing to climate-neutrality by 2050: Commission proposes European Climate Law and consults on the European Climate Pact

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 The Commission turns its political objective into a legally binding target, showing people, business and our global partners that we are serious about the green and inclusive transition towards a healthy planet for generations to come.


Promoting Sustainable Mobility: Commission proposes 2021 to be the European Year of Rail

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 The Commission has proposed today to make 2021 the European Year of Rail, to support the delivery of its European Green Deal objectives in the transport field. ...


Questions and answers on the European Climate Law and Climate Pact

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 Why do we need a European Climate Law?


The European Green Deal step by step

European Commission Factsheet Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 The European Green Deal step by step The European Green Deal step by step The European Green Deal step by step


European year of rail 2021

European Commission Factsheet Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 European year of rail 2021 European year of rail 2021 European year of rail 2021


A Climate Pact for all Europeans

European Commission Factsheet Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 A Climate Pact for all Europeans A Climate Pact for all Europeans A Climate Pact for all Europeans


The European Climate Law

European Commission Factsheet Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 The European Climate Law The European Climate Law The European Climate Law


Daily News 04 / 03 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 COLLEGE MEETING: Commission adopts European Climate Law*

Today, the Commission presents a proposal to enshrine in legislation the EU's political commitment to ...


Turkey: Common interest to end conflict in Syria and cooperate on the refugee crisis

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic concluded their two-day visit to Ankara on Wednesday, whe...


European Citizens' Initiative: Commission registers 'Voters Without Borders, Full Political Rights for EU Citizens' initiative

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled 'Voters Without Borders, Full Political Rights for EU Citizens'. The...


Extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council: Commission presents Action Plan for immediate measures to support Greece

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 As a contribution to the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council called for today, the Commission is presenting an Action Plan of measures to be taken by...


Press remarks by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the adoption of the European Climate Law

European Commission Statement Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 Good afternoon,

I am pleased to tell you that the Commission has just adopted our proposal for the first ever European Climate Law. This proposal sets in stone...


College read-out on the European Climate Law by Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans

European Commission Read-out Brussels, 04 Mar 2020 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen

Today, the College discussed the Strategy with Africa, which will be adopted by written finalisation procedure and presente...


European Commission launches global coalition for biodiversity

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Mar 2020 On the occasion of the World Wildlife Day, the European Commission launched today in Monaco a new global coalition for biodiversity. With this communication cam...


Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece, Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia, President Sassoli and President Michel

European Commission Statement Kastanies, 03 Mar 2020 Thank you very much Kyriakos, I want to thank you for the invitation.

Indeed, these are extraordinary circumstances. And we have just been to the border area a...


Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria, and President Michel

European Commission Statement Sofia, 03 Mar 2020 Thank you very much, Prime Minister, dear Boyko.

First of all, thank you very much for receiving us at such a special day, which is your national holiday. This...


EU boosts financing for Italian SMEs with €30 million from European Investment Fund

European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 03 Mar 2020 EIF invests €30 million into PMI Italia II fund under the Investment Plan


New Eurobarometer Survey: Protecting the environment and climate is important for over 90% of European citizens

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Mar 2020 According to a new Eurobarometer survey, 94% of citizens in all EU Member States say that protecting the environment is important to them.


Rohingya crisis: EU allocates €31 million for Bangladesh and Myanmar

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Mar 2020 The European Commission is releasing €31 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

"The Rohingya crisis is in its t...


Protecting the environment – Eurobarometer survey

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 03 Mar 2020 How important is the environment for Europeans?


Daily News 03 / 03 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 03 Mar 2020 President von der Leyen and Vice-President Schinas in Greece, HR/VP Borrell and Commissioner Lenarcic in Turkey*

Today, President Ursula von der Leyen and Vice...


State aid: Commission clears public support for several ferry services in Italy; finds other measures to the former Tirrenia Group to be incompatible aid

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 The European Commission has concluded that the public service compensation granted since 2009 to Tirrenia di Navigazione ('Tirrenia') and later to its acquirer ...


State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation procedure into measures in favour of Béziers airport in France and Ryanair

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether operating aid granted to Béziers airport and marketing and airport services agree...


EU4FairWork: Commission launches campaign to tackle undeclared work

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 The Commission is launching today the first European campaign for declared work.


Daily News 02 / 03 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 Commission's response team to coordinate work on halting COVID-19 outbreak

The European Commission continues working on all fronts to support Member States in ...


Commission reports on progress made by Albania and North Macedonia

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 Today, the Commission presented updates on the progress made by Albania and North Macedonia in further addressing rule of law related reforms, in particular in the areas set by the Council in June 2018.


Remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Commissioners Lenarcic, Kyriakides, Johansson, Valean and Gentiloni at the ERCC ECHO on the EU's response to COVID-19

European Commission Statement Brussels, 02 Mar 2020 President von der Leyen and Commissioners Lenarcic, Kyriakides, Johansson, Valean and Gentiloni held a joint press conference to launch the Corona Response Team at the Emergency Response Coordination Centre.


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