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Friday, 17 February 2017

EU Commission: Article - Plenary highlights: Ceta, robots, counter-terrorism, future of the EU

Article - Plenary highlights: Ceta, robots, counter-terrorism, future of the EU

Plenary sessions : MEPs approved Ceta during this week's plenary session followed by a visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau telling them how the EU-Canada trade deal was not just about commerce, but also about improving people's lives. Newly-elected Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen also addressed the Parliament, while MEPs adopted new anti-terrorism measures and set out their ideas for the future of the EU.

Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

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First estimate for December 2016-EU28 current account surplus €17.8 bn-€11.2 bn surplus for trade in services

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 February 2017 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €17.8 bn in December 2016, compared with surpluses of €16.2 bn in November 2016 and €11.4 bn in December 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...

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December 2016 compared with November 2016-Production in construction down by 0.2% in euro area-Up by 0.6% in EU28

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 February 2017 In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19), while it increased by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European...

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CALENDRIER du 20 février au 26 février 2017

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 17 February 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 20 février 2017 Eurogroup Competitiveness Council President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Mike Pence, Vice-President of the United States of America.

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Statement by Commissioner Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Western Mosul and other conflict areas in Iraq

European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 17 February 2017 The military operations in Mosul have so far been conducted with due attention to the protection of civilians.  This is despite the challenges of fighting ISIL in densely populated areas. We commend Iraqi authorities and military forces for having put protection...

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