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Top Stories from the European Commission - 31 August-4 September 2020

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Speech by Vice-President Šefcovic at the Press Conference on critical raw materials resilience in the EU

European Commission Speech Brussels, 03 Sep 2020
For all of us, the coronavirus crisis has increased our reliance on technology. It was invaluable for work, for school, for staying informed or in touch with o...


Daily News 03 / 09 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 03 Sep 2020 The EU's Cohesion Policy invests almost €1.5 billion in better transport network and disaster management in Romania
The European Commission has approved a...


Questions and Answers on the Communication on Critical Raw Materials

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 03 Sep 2020
ACTION PLAN ON CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS


Commission announces actions to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Sep 2020 Today, the Commission presents an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials, the 2020 List of Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspective.


EIF and HBOR invest in three equity funds in Croatia unlocking €205 million for local SMEs and MidCaps

European Commission Press release Luxembourg, 02 Sep 2020 The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) will support three private equity funds in Croatia and unlock up to €205 million of investments in growth, expansion, innovation and improved international competitiveness of local SMEs and small mid-caps.


Keynote Address by Michel Barnier at the Institute of International and European Affairs

European Commission Statement Dublin, 02 Sep 2020 Ladies and gentlemen,
Good afternoon, dia dhaoibh,
Thank you for tuning in.
I hope you are all safe and well despite the difficult circumstances.
Let me start b...


Daily News 02 / 09 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 02 Sep 2020 Quatre films financés par l'UE seront en compétition pour le Lion d'or au prestigieux Festival international du film de Venise
La 77e Mostra de Ve...


Young translators at EU schools - Commission opens registration for 2020 translation contest

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Sep 2020 The European Commission today announced the launch of its annual translation contest for secondary school students from across Europe, Juvenes Translatores. Fro...


Daily News 01 / 09 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 01 Sep 2020 EU and Germany join efforts to support the African Union's response to coronavirus
The EU continues to work with Member States to tackle the coronavirus pandem...


EU and Germany join efforts to support the African Union's response to coronavirus

European Commission Press release Brussels, 01 Sep 2020 A second batch of German coronavirus testing kits have been handed over to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today.


Frans Timmermans on the European Green Deal as a growth strategy at the Bruegel Annual Meetings

European Commission Speech Brussels, 01 Sep 2020 Ladies and gentlemen,

Ten months ago, we presented the European Green Deal. A transformative agenda to combine policies to tackle climate chang...


Calendrier du 31 août au 6 septembre 2020

European Commission Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 02 Sep 2020 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)
Déplacements et visites

Lundi 31 août 2020
Mr Frans Timmermans participates via videoconf...


Daily News 31 / 08 / 2020

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 31 Aug 2020 Coronavirus Global Response: Commission joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX)
Today, the European Commission has confirmed its interest to p...


Car industry: New rules on cleaner and safer cars start to apply across Europe

European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 Aug 2020 Tomorrow, the EU Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles will start to apply. Adopted in May 2018, the new Regulation significantly overhauls and tightens the previous type approval and market surveillance system.


Lebanon: EU delivers additional emergency assistance following the explosion in Beirut

European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 Aug 2020 Today a second European Union (EU) Humanitarian Air bridge flight landed in Beirut, Lebanon, delivering 12 tonnes of essential humanitarian supplies and medical equipment, including a mobile hospital and face masks.


Coronavirus Global Response: Commission joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX)

European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 Aug 2020 Today, the European Commission has confirmed its interest to participate in the COVAX Facility for equitable access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines everywhere, for everyone who needs them


Questions and answers: New EU type-approval rules for safer and cleaner cars

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 31 Aug 2020 From 1 September 2020, the new EU vehicle type-approval framework starts to apply across the EU. It significantly raises the quality level and independenc...


EIB and UniCredit Bank Austria finance development of one of Austria's largest wind farms

European Commission Press release Vienna, 31 Aug 2020 EIB and UniCredit Bank Austria providing total funding of €107.4 million


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