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17475364_10158441030990385_312454121_o EU Commission to make Fintech services more accessible
epa05237433 European Commissioner in Charge of Transport Violeta Bulc speaks at a news conference on the 2015 road safety statistics in Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2016. According to a European Commission press release, road fatalities declined by 17 percent between 2010 and 2015, despite the redution of fatalities slows down. The European Commission comes to the conclusion that European roads remain the safest in the world.  EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE EU sees transport investment opportunities in Bulgaria
epa05861935 Helen Clark (R), head of the UN Development Programme and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven (L), speaking at the launch of UN stabilization fund?s Human Development Report 2016 at Norra Latin in Stockholm, Sweden, March 21, 2016.  EPA/FREDRIK SANDBERG SWEDEN OUT 2016 UN Human Development Report: attention shifts to the “left behind”
Ukip leader Nigel Farage launches a new Ukip EU referendum poster campaign in Smith Square, London. Do it like Trump: Nigel Farage insists Malmö is “the rape capital of the world”
epa05863749 Michel Barnier the European Chief Negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the EU during a debate with members of the Committee of the Regions in the hemicycle of the European parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 22 March 2017.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET Barnier outlines the three key stages of the Brexit negotiations
epa04724975 A picture made available on 29 April 2015 shows wind turbines protrude from the North Sea in the offshore wind farm 'DanTysk' operated jointly by the Swedish energy company Vattenfall and the city of Munich, Germany, power utility, some 70 km West of the island of Sylt, Germany, 27 April 2015. On 30 April 2015 the wind farm at the German-Danish border will be officially brought into service.  EPA/CHRISTIAN†CHARISIUS North Sea provides strong tail winds to climate change fight
epa05864017 Armed police following major incidents outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, Britain, 22 March 2017. Scotland Yard said on 22 March 21017 the police were called to a firearms incident in the Westminister palace grounds and on Westminster Bridge amid reports of at least people killed and several other people injured in central London.  EPA/WILL OLIVER Juncker on London attacks: “Love will always triumph over hate and tolerance will always triumph over fear”
epa04304706 Danish Finance Minister Margrethe Vestager and Eurogroup President Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem (R) at the start of an Ecofin council meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 08 July 2014. The Economic and Financial Affairs Council is responsible for EU policy in three main areas: economic policy, taxation issues and the regulation of financial services.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET Juncker and Vestager on Dijsselbloem saga
Economic and Financial (ECOFIN) Affairs Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium on Mar. 21, 2017 Dijsselbloem will not step down, regrets it if one is offended by “Dutch directness”
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference in Brussels, Belgium on Dec. 7, 2016 EU Commission empowers national competition agencies

EU National News

27568707511_1d1e98537a_b Italy’s ENI finds oil offshore Mexico
epa05865981 A Union flag flies at half mast outside Parliament in central London, Britain, 23 March 2017. Scotland Yard said on 23 March 2017 that police have made seven arrests in raids carried out over night after the terror attack in the Westminster Palace grounds and on Westminster Bridge on 22 March 2017 leaving at least four people dead, including the attacker, and 29 people injured.  EPA/WILL OLIVER IS claimed responsibility for London Attack – Khalid Masood 52 named by Metropolitan Police as the attacker
05_Free trade Italian PM to host President Trump with a clear message on free trade
epa03598633 German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) walks with German soldiers in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, 24 February 2013. Merkel arrived on 24 February for a two-day visit in Turkey, focussed on the conflict in neighbouring Syria and on Turkey's EU accession talks, and was scheduled to visit German soldiers who are part of a NATO mission to defend against Syrian attacks.  EPA/KAY NIETFELD No German weapons for Turkey
epa05856278 Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) leader Lodewijk Asscher during the political members council of the Labor Party in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18 March 2017. The Labor Party lost 29 seats in the Dutch Parliament in the national elections on 15 March 2017.  EPA/ROBIN UTRECHT Dutch Labour seeks left unity (probably in vein)

World News

epa05651293 Montenegrian newly sworn in Prime Minister Dusko Markovic addresses the parliament in Podgorica, Montenegro, 28 November 2016. The opposition boycotted the parliament session over alleged irregularities on election day. Markovic said that he expected to stay on Djukanovic's path towards further integration with the West, especially NATO and the European Union.  EPA/BORIS PEJOVIC Montenegro points at NATO while suppressing opposition
_MG_4561 First full-scale passenger capsule being built by Hyperloop
epa05794842 A woman passes a screen displaying foreign currency exchange rates outside a currency exchange office in Moscow, Russia, 15 February 2017. Russian ruble resumed its growth up from the previous exchange rates. The euro decreased to 60,02 rubles and dollar decreased to 56,77 rubles.  EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV Russian Central Bank may make a modest rate cut
epa05856264 A handout photo made available by the Turkish President Press office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) laying down a wreath during a ceremony marking the 102nd anniversary of the end of Gallipoli campaign during World War I, at the Turkish Mehmetcik Monument in Galipoli, Turkey, 18 March 2017.  EPA/TURKISH PRESIDENT PRESS OFFICE HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES Erdogan steps up pressure in unprecedented attack on Europe
epa05857362 US State of Secretary Rex Tillerson boards a plane at the airport in Beijing, China, 19 March 2017. Tillerson is on the final leg of a diplomatic tour of East Asia.  EPA/THOMAS PETER / POOL Tillerson changes his mind, will visit NATO after all if date changed

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© Eric FEFERBERG / AFP | French presidential election candidate for the far-left coalition "La France insoumise" Jean-Luc Melenchon (C) taking part in the "Marche pour la VI Republique" (March for the 6th Republic) on March 18, 2017, in Paris. Thousands rally behind far-left presidential candidate Mélenchon
© Johanna Leguerre, AFP | Lawyer Robert Bourgi speaks to reporters on September 12, 2011 in Paris. Mystery suit donor named as Fillon’s French presidential bid hits point of no return
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Pressure grows on Dijsselbloem to resign after “sexist and xenophobic” remarks epa05752388 President of Eurogroup, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem during the Eurogroup Finance Ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 26 January 2017.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

Enfeebled by his Labour party’s huge losses in the latest national elections, the Eurogroup chief and Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem

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Energy

27568707511_1d1e98537a_b Italy’s ENI finds oil offshore Mexico
A picture made available on 19 December 2007 shows a dog run through the snow near the Yuzhno-Russkoye gas field in northwest Siberia, near Novy Urengoy, Russia on 18 December 2007. On 18 December, Russia and Germany launched Yuzhno Russkoye gas field. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended the inauguration ceremony in Moscow on 18 December.  EPA/STR Germany’s BASF, Gazprom talk joint production projects in Russia
Gazprom ENI Gazprom inks MoU with ENI to export gas to Europe
epa05237433 European Commissioner in Charge of Transport Violeta Bulc speaks at a news conference on the 2015 road safety statistics in Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2016. According to a European Commission press release, road fatalities declined by 17 percent between 2010 and 2015, despite the redution of fatalities slows down. The European Commission comes to the conclusion that European roads remain the safest in the world.  EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE EU sees transport investment opportunities in Bulgaria
epa04847643 EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, speaks during a news conference on the Energy Union Strategy at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 15 July 2015. Report states the European Commission presented proposals to deliver a new deal for energy consumers and launch a redesign of the European electricity market, updating energy efficiency labeling and revising the EU Emissions Trading System.  EPA/JULIEN WARNAND Cañete sees role of gas in clean energy transition
epa04724975 A picture made available on 29 April 2015 shows wind turbines protrude from the North Sea in the offshore wind farm 'DanTysk' operated jointly by the Swedish energy company Vattenfall and the city of Munich, Germany, power utility, some 70 km West of the island of Sylt, Germany, 27 April 2015. On 30 April 2015 the wind farm at the German-Danish border will be officially brought into service.  EPA/CHRISTIAN†CHARISIUS North Sea provides strong tail winds to climate change fight
epa02811873 The LNG ship Arctic Voyager is moored in the port of Rotterdam 06 July 2011. The gate terminal, the first LNG terminal in the Netherlands, is running on tria since June. According to the Port of Rotterdam, the start of the commercial operation of Gate Terminal in due September 2011, with installations subjected to extensive testing for a number of months. In the first phase, the tanks and the pipelines will be cooled down to -162 degrees Celsius. This is the temperature at which the gas comes from the tanker and is stored in the three storage tanks at the terminal.  EPA/Lex van Lieshout US LNG to play key role in global markets
epa05267319 A general view of the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant near the town of Ostrovets, some 180 km from Minsk, Belarus, 19 April 2016. The power plant project consists of two power plants, each capable of 1,200MW, that are currently under construction. The Belarus government expects the first unit to be commissioned at the end of 2018, and the second by July 2020.  EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH Belarus tries to assure EU that nuclear plant is safe
Sumitomo EU clears acquisition of German auto parts maker by Japanese companies
epa01315318 A man looks at a washing machine at the Haier showroom in the coastal city of QIngdao in East China's Shandong province, 15 April 2008. Haier, China's top home appliance maker is a sponsor of the 2008 Olympics and has vowed to donate home appliances, books and stationery to needy students each time a Chinese athlete wins an Olympic gold medal.  EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EU Commission hails clearer energy efficiency labelling rules

Internet & ICT

17475364_10158441030990385_312454121_o EU Commission to make Fintech services more accessible
epa05861890 (FILE) - A file photograph showing a border patrol officer stands at the British Border crossing in the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, 04 June 2014. Media reports on 21 March 2017 state that the British Government is to announce a ban on laptops and other electronic devices on flights from certain Middle East countries following the recent ban from eight countries by the US authorities.  EPA/ANDREW COWIE U.K follows US in electronic equipment ban on flights from the Middle East
epa03490666 Workers of the ILVA steel plant demonstrate in front of Deputy Chambers in Rome, Italy, 29 November 2012 while the Italian government and social partners are trying to reach an agreement about the future of the Taranto factory. Italy's Riva Group said 26 November it was shutting down its Ilva steelworks in Taranto, southern Italy, in the latest twist of a legal battle that has been fought for months over the future of the plant, which is Europe's biggest.  EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI Two Indian market leaders bid for Europe’s biggest steel manufacturing plant
epa04175835 A Greenpeace activist in a Polar bear costume demonstrates for the protection of the Arctic in front of the Ozeaneum in Stralsund, Germany, 22 April 2014. Greenpeace campaigns against oil production by Gazprom in the Arctic Ocean at Museum Ozeaneum.  EPA/STEFAN SAUER MEPs reject a total ban on oil drilling in the Arctic 
epa04091106 The Facebook and WhatsApp app icons are displayed on an iPhone in New York, New York 20 February 2014. Facebook announced that it acquired the globally popular messaging system WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars. Facebook paid 12 billion dollars in shares and 4 billion dollars in cash, it was explained in a conference call. The deal includes an additional 3 billion dollars in Facebook stock for WhatsApp founders and employees. The deal should close later in 2014 and is still subject to regulatory approval, according to Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, who said in the conference call that he did not expect any issues. Additionally, WhatsApp co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Jan Koum will join the Facebook Board of Directors.  EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT First rape case live-streamed on Facebook on trial in Sweden
epa05146764 A young visitor looks at chocolates displayed during the Chocolate fair, in Brussels, Belgium, 06 February 2016. The 3rd Salon du Chocolat of Brussels runs from 05 to 07 February.  EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE Science to the rescue as climate change threatens chocolate
epa05601196 A view of the Time Warner offices in New York, New York, USA, on 24 October 2016. AT&T, whose business is mainly focused on telecommunications, announced last week that it has plans to try and purchase Time Warner, which owns a number of major televisions and move studios, for over $85 billion (USD).  EPA/JUSTIN LANE Mergers : Acquisition of Time Warner by AT&T has been cleared by the Commission
epaselect epa05848828 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gestures as he arrives for a press conference after the closing of the fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 15 March 2017.  EPA/WU HONG China urges EU to remain united, fearing Brexit fallout, nationalism
epa05721751 People walk around vans and transporters on the stand of French car maker Renault at the Brussels Motor Show in Brussels, Belgium, 16 January 2017. The Brussels Motor Show runs from 14 to 22 January 2017.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ After Volkswagen, Renault and Audi could have cheated on Diesel emissions
epa04661102 People use escalators on the first day of South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, USA, 13 March 2015. SXSW Conferences and Festivals showcases original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. SXSW is an annual conference and festival held in Austin.  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH The tech take on Trump

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“In view of what was announced in London yesterday, I would like to inform you that I will call a

By Irene Kostaki Journalist, New Europe

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Latest Press Releases


EU Commission
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly 18:57 Feb 8, 2017
Political agreement reached on Structural Reform Support Programme – a new tool to help Member States implement reforms 18:25 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the killing of six Red Cross staff in Afghanistan 18:10 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on a Commission decision fining companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 12:49 Feb 8, 2017
Daily News 08 / 02 / 2017 12:41 Feb 8, 2017
The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy 12:36 Feb 8, 2017
€1 billion to maximise private investment in European transport infrastucture 12:34 Feb 8, 2017
Relocation and Resettlement: Member States need to build on encouraging results 12:33 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market – Portability of online content services 12:00 Feb 8, 2017
Further shaping and consolidating the European Solidarity Corps 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Improving the implementation of European environmental policy 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Antitrust: Commission fines three companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 11:30 Feb 8, 2017
Investment Plan for Europe: Over €168 billion in new investments across the EU 09:45 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on new rules allowing Europeans to travel and enjoy online content services across borders 18:54 Feb 7, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Creţu following the roundtable on how to strengthen the integration of migrants with mayors of European cities 16:00 Feb 7, 2017
Daily News 07 / 02 / 2017 12:17 Feb 7, 2017
Malta Summit: Reaffirming our values and stabilising the Central Mediterranean route 12:01 Feb 7, 2017
#TellMyStory: Commission launches 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
L’Union européenne renforce son soutien post-ouragan Matthew à Haïti avec 35 millions d’euros supplémentaires 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy 11:23 Feb 7, 2017
Health research: Commission awards €1 million to breakthrough test which distinguishes between viral or bacterial infections 17:00 Feb 6, 2017
Daily News 06 / 02 / 2017 12:19 Feb 6, 2017
Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Commission launches public consultation to further shape the European Solidarity Corps 11:50 Feb 6, 2017
Wednesday 8 February: The Commission publishes the 9th Report on Relocation and Resettlement 18:17 Feb 3, 2017
Daily News 03 / 02 / 2017 12:13 Feb 3, 2017
The EU tackles growing aviation emissions 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
CALENDRIER du 06 février au 12 février 2017 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
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EU Parliament
Press release – EU job-search aid: €1.8m for 800 former retail workers in the Netherlands – Committee on Budgets 09:42 Feb 9, 2017
Press release – Deal on voluntary EU help scheme for growth-enhancing reforms – Committee on Regional Development 18:24 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Schengen: Civil Liberties MEPs to debate new extension of internal border checks – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs 16:00 Feb 8, 2017
Article – Robots take over the Parliament 12:42 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Accessing online films and TV while abroad: deal with Council – Committee on Legal Affairs 19:05 Feb 7, 2017
Article – EU-Russia relations: a key strategic challenge 15:51 Feb 7, 2017
Article – Gender equality: time to close the gap 17:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Björk: “Female genital mutilation way to control women’s bodies and sexuality” 15:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – In Parliament this week: cleaner cars, border checks, tax avoidance 12:04 Feb 6, 2017
Press release – Defence MEPs to debate dire situation in eastern Ukraine – Subcommittee on Security and Defence 11:58 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Priorities for Europe: EU leaders set objectives for 2017 11:31 Feb 3, 2017
Press release – ‘Less bureaucracy and more politics’ message by Tajani to Summit in Valletta 11:16 Feb 3, 2017
Article – Share your story on My House of European History 16:21 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Georgia visa waiver approved by Parliament 12:09 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs call for automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions 12:01 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs to DRC and Gabon presidents: “Respect the rule of law” 11:56 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs back import surge safeguards for EU banana growers 11:52 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean debated with Ms Mogherini 10:04 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – State of the Energy Union debate 18:15 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – MEPs firmly condemn US travel ban in debate with Federica Mogherini 17:10 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Opening – debates added on US travel restrictions, migration and Romania 16:26 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean and crises in South Sudan, DRC and Gabon 15:33 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – US travel restrictions to top plenary agenda: debate with Federica Mogherini 12:00 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Euroscola – 09/02/2017 (AM) 11:34 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – End of mobile roaming charges: deal on lower wholesale price caps – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 00:54 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs – Committee on Foreign Affairs – Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 19:26 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign Affairs and Development MEPs deeply concerned about “US travel ban” – Subcommittee on Human Rights – Committee on Development – Committee on Foreign Affairs 18:15 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform efforts in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina – Committee on Foreign Affairs 17:54 Jan 31, 2017
Background – Q&A: New rules on automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions? 15:02 Jan 31, 2017
Article – President Tajani in Italy: “Our Europe is the Europe of citizens” 15:09 Jan 30, 2017
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EU Council
Presentation of letter of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:45 Feb 8, 2017
Structural reforms in the member states: Presidency and EP agree on support programme 16:19 Feb 8, 2017
Last step to end roaming fees: Council approves wholesale deal 15:59 Feb 7, 2017
Portability of digital content services: EU Presidency-Parliament agreement 13:52 Feb 7, 2017
Schengen area: Council recommends prolongation of internal border controls 09:26 Feb 7, 2017
European Public Prosecutor’s Office : Council takes first step towards a possible enhanced cooperation 09:17 Feb 7, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev 15:34 Feb 6, 2017
Libya: Council adopts conclusions 11:34 Feb 6, 2017
Indicative programme – General Affairs Council of 7 February 2017 14:29 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Declaration by the members of the European Council on the external aspects of migration: addressing the Central Mediterranean route 12:45 Feb 3, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 12:11 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the informal summit in Malta 11:56 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk ahead of the informal summit in Malta 17:27 Feb 2, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj 11:43 Feb 2, 2017
Indicative programme – Foreign Affairs Council of 6 February 2017 14:07 Feb 1, 2017
End of roaming charges: informal deal on wholesale market reform 17:37 Jan 31, 2017
“United we stand, divided we fall”: letter by President Donald Tusk to the 27 EU heads of state or government on the future of the EU before the Malta summit 12:22 Jan 31, 2017
Invitation letter from President Donald Tusk to the EU heads of state or government before the Malta summit 12:18 Jan 31, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Ministers Ratas, Kučinskis and Skvernelis 12:08 Jan 31, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 15:25 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on the 2017 alert mechanism report 12:06 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on macroeconomic and fiscal guidance to the member states (annual growth survey) 11:11 Jan 27, 2017
Eurogroup Statement on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans for 2017 of Spain and Lithuania 19:30 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 26 January 2017 18:55 Jan 26, 2017
Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Ognyan Gerdzhikov on his appointment as Prime Minister of Bulgaria 17:29 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković 16:55 Jan 26, 2017
Fishing vessels: agreement on modernised legislation 16:10 Jan 26, 2017
Indicative programme – Economic and Financial Affairs Council of 27 January 2017 10:30 Jan 26, 2017
Presentation of letters of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:24 Jan 25, 2017
Tunisia: Council extends freeze on the assets of 48 persons for another year 14:40 Jan 25, 2017
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ECB
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Le Parisien 00:00 Feb 7, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament 00:00 Feb 6, 2017
Speech Vítor Constâncio: Resolving Europe’s NPL burden: challenges and benefits 00:00 Feb 3, 2017
Press release Extended publication of Securities Holdings Statistics 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Security through unity: making integration work for Europe 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Maintaining price stability in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Outlook for monetary policy in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Roland Straub as Counsellor to the President 00:00 Feb 1, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Welcome address 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital transformation: Europe’s integrated market of tomorrow 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Press release Euro banknote counterfeiting remains low in second half of 2016 00:00 Jan 27, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Ructions in the repo market – monetary easing or regulatory squeezing? 00:00 Jan 26, 2017
Press release Results of the December 2016 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD) 00:00 Jan 25, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Towards Banking Union 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Sabine Lautenschläger: The test of progress – Europe, the euro and the future 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Premio Cavour 2016: Commemorazione 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Entretien avec Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Cavour Prize 2016: commemoration 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Press release Results of the Q1 2017 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Is secular stagnation the new economic reality? 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with CNBC 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Productivity and Growth: Innovation and Diffusion 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Press release Monetary policy decisions 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press conference Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Frank Smets as Director General Economics 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB provides further details on APP purchases of assets with yields below the deposit facility rate 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release Results of the January 2017 euro area bank lending survey 00:00 Jan 17, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital Base Money: an assessment from the ECB’s perspective 00:00 Jan 16, 2017
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ECJ
69/2016 : 29 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-486/14 10:18 Jun 29, 2016
68/2016 : 28 June 2016 – Judgments of the General Court in Cases T-208/13, T-216/13 09:56 Jun 28, 2016
67/2016 : 22 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-557/14 09:55 Jun 22, 2016
66/2016 : 21 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-15/15 09:54 Jun 21, 2016
65/2016 : 16 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-12/15 10:32 Jun 16, 2016
37/2016 : 7 April 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-160/15 10:11 Apr 7, 2016
36/2016 : 5 April 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-404/15, C-659/15 PPU 10:02 Apr 5, 2016
35/2016 : 4 April 2016 – Information 17:33 Apr 4, 2016
34/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Information 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
34/2016 : 18 mars 2016 – Informations 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
32/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans l’affaire C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
32/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans les affaires jointes C-145/15,… 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-145/15, C-146/15 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
28/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-484/14 10:42 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
27/2016 : 10 March 2016 – Judgments of the Court of Justice in Cases C-247/14 P, C-248/14 P,… 10:03 Mar 10, 2016
26/2016 : 8. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
26/2016 : 8 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
24/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-26/15 P 09:53 Mar 3, 2016
23/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-179/15 09:52 Mar 3, 2016
22/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in den verbundenen Rechtssachen C-443/14,… 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
22/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-443/14, C-444/14 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
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EESC
The euro can only survive if political leaders recognise that we Europeans belong together and start building upon a common sense of purpose 10:39 Feb 6, 2017
Visite du Président du Comité économique et social européen en Côte d’Ivoire (clone) 14:47 Jan 30, 2017
In a debate with Commissioner Moscovici, EESC members call for completing the architecture of the euro to ensure lasting prosperity and stability for the whole of Europe 16:16 Jan 26, 2017
Europe’s economic future is digital 11:13 Jan 26, 2017
The European Pillar of Social Rights must be a positive project for all, says EESC 18:17 Jan 25, 2017
Your Europe, Your Say! 2017 kicks off 12:24 Dec 20, 2016
European society should transition from a throw-away culture toward a more sustainable, job-rich era 19:17 Dec 15, 2016
EESC calls upon Commissioner Katainen to operationalise investment plan without delay 18:55 Dec 15, 2016
EESC Civil Society Prize rewards most outstanding examples of solidarity with migrants 17:37 Dec 15, 2016
Commission must push for greater Solidarity in Europe in 2017, says EESC 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
Pour 2017, le CESE demande que la Commission fasse avancer la solidarité en Europe 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
EESC 2016 Civil Society Migration Prize to reward inspiring and successful examples of human solidarity 12:46 Nov 29, 2016
EESC and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum addressed migration policies and the situation of civil society in the EU and in Russia 3rd edition – joint seminar 23.11.2016 10:43 Nov 25, 2016
COP22 –It’s now time to act! 11:10 Nov 16, 2016
Globalisation, climate change, technological advances and rising inequality: European social partners and civil society to discuss the future of work 12:48 Nov 15, 2016
Statement by the President of the European Economic and Social Committee on the situation of fundamental rights in Turkey 10:00 Nov 14, 2016
We cannot accept the declining of rural areas 13:41 Nov 11, 2016
The European Economic and Social Committee is fully behind the European steel industry 11:25 Nov 9, 2016
EESC President Dassis and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras at the EUROMED Summit 2016 in Greece 12:21 Oct 25, 2016
Innovation essential to create more jobs and generate growth in Europe, says Commissioner Moedas at the EESC Plenary 19:30 Oct 19, 2016
EU anti-money laundering measures need to cover all high-risk third countries 17:03 Oct 19, 2016
EESC – Europe needs to do better for consumers on Geo-blocking, Roaming & Parcel delivery 15:51 Oct 19, 2016
Civil Society proposes to step up measures to fight money laundering and terrorist financing 11:39 Oct 10, 2016
1ª Reunión del Comité Consultivo Conjunto de la Sociedad Civil UE-Chile 4 y 5 octubre de 2016 Santiago, Chile 15:41 Oct 3, 2016
EESC urges the EU to adopt a more comprehensive nuclear strategy (PINC) 11:29 Sep 22, 2016
EESC pushes for lowering of multinational tax disclosure threshold to below 750 million Euros 11:06 Sep 22, 2016
EESC shines spotlight on vital role of live-in carers 15:34 Sep 21, 2016
Tax (clone) 14:39 Sep 21, 2016
EESC delegation to Moscow in support of a continued dialogue with Russian civil society organisations 10:03 Aug 30, 2016
EESC calls on EU Commission to strengthen economic and social cohesion and citizens’ ownership of EU 17:43 Jul 18, 2016
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Com. of Regions
Regional and local leaders to debate investment for a smart and green Europe 19:40 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Informal Summit: citizens and political leaders from national, regional and local levels support President Tusk and the Maltese Presidency’s call to regain faith, reunite and stand up for a strong European Union 14:27 Feb 3, 2017
Priorities for the Commission for Natural Resources 13:21 Feb 3, 2017
Organic, local and fresh food can deliver new jobs and better environment 19:13 Feb 2, 2017
A new Ambassador in town: the European week of Regions and cities gets Brussels’ Capital Region’s award 18:40 Feb 1, 2017
Common front to boost the circular economy in Europe 16:38 Feb 1, 2017
Interregional cooperation needs to be at the core of smart specialisation strategies 13:30 Feb 1, 2017
eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 – Guidance document for implementation at Regional and local level 20:00 Jan 31, 2017
Extremadura kicks off its year as European Entrepreneurial Region 19:40 Jan 31, 2017
Brexit: EU and UK local governments cooperate to assess impact on towns, cities and regions 14:00 Jan 31, 2017
It is time for a systematic action for the development of our rural areas” 16:08 Jan 27, 2017
Message from Joseph Cordina, Head of the Maltese delegation 14:49 Jan 27, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 18:04 Jan 25, 2017
30th anniversary of the Erasmus+ Programme – a milestone for Europe 18:11 Jan 24, 2017
Migration tops agenda at Mediterranean assembly 10:48 Jan 24, 2017
URBACT good practices call: promote your city on a European platform 18:53 Jan 23, 2017
Investing in Europe: building a coalition of smart cities & regions- a high level seminar with Jeremy Rifkin 14:09 Jan 23, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 13:57 Jan 23, 2017
Calling Europe’s Youth: Join the European Committee of the Regions at Yo!Fest in Maastricht! 11:49 Jan 23, 2017
President Markkula on earthquake in central Italy 18:02 Jan 19, 2017
Statement by the European Committee of the Regions’ President Markku Markkula on the earthquake in central Italy 16:17 Jan 19, 2017
European Committee of the Regions’ President Markkula congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as European Parliament President 11:14 Jan 18, 2017
CoR stands side-by-side with Maltese EU Presidency to rebuild trust in Europe 19:09 Jan 16, 2017
President Markkula on the priorities of the Maltese presidency 11:33 Jan 16, 2017
Cohesion policy is delivering €130bn of quality investment, proving it is irreplaceable for all EU regions 11:54 Dec 22, 2016
President Markkula statement on the attack in Berlin 15:04 Dec 20, 2016
How EU’s cities and regions are integrating immigrants 13:42 Dec 16, 2016
Europe’s local leaders call for the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy to be regionalised 18:04 Dec 13, 2016
Europe’s local leaders propose an operational solution for making better use of the potential of tourism 17:16 Dec 13, 2016
Highlights from the December plenary session 13:23 Dec 13, 2016
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EEAS
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Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of the 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference in Myanmar 06:07 Aug 30, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the terrorist attack in Yemen 20:20 Aug 29, 2016
Déclaration de la Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini sur le nouveau gouvernement en Tunisie 12:32 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation of Crimean Tatar leader and deputy Chair of the Mejlis Ilmi Umerov 08:40 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova 16:55 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on today’s attack in Cizre, Turkey 13:42 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the death in custody of Gambian opposition member Ebrima Solo Krummah 17:43 Aug 25, 2016
Phone calls between the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the President and Chief Executive of Afghanistan 13:29 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the HRVP on the announcement of an agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP on a definitive and final peace agreement 03:55 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of Ukraine 12:18 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the reported Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile launch by the DPRK 11:13 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today’s adoption of Coordination Mechanism by Bosnia and Herzegovina 20:32 Aug 23, 2016
EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia signs agreement to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy 18:04 Aug 23, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole à l’occasion du procès devant la Cour pénale internationale sur la destruction des mausolées de Tombouctou au Mali 11:48 Aug 22, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks in Somalia 20:24 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey 12:36 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the release from prison of the Kazakh activist Vladimir Kozlov 10:32 Aug 20, 2016
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Syria and the situation in Aleppo 16:18 Aug 18, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala 19:43 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the EU Delegation and the Embassies of EU Member States in Kyiv on the launch of an e-declaration system without certification in Ukraine 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the arrest of Natiq Jafarli in Azerbaijan 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the recent judicial decision in Nicaragua 23:08 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks of an MSF hospital and a school in northern Yemen 20:53 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the general elections and referendum on the Constitution in Zambia 12:01 Aug 16, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole sur la violence en République Démocratique du Congo 00:00 Aug 15, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the bomb attacks in Thailand 15:06 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Chad and the International Criminal Court 09:41 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the resurgence of demolitions in Area C of the West Bank 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
Statement High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest terrorist atrocities in Syria 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
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