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Monday, 20 November 2017

EU Commission: State aid: Commission confirms most Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems do not involve aid; or...

State aid: Commission confirms most Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems do not involve aid; orders recovery of some public support for civil activities

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission has concluded that Greek measures for Hellenic Defence Systems fall outside the scope of EU State aid control because they protect Greece's essential security interests.

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Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.

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Questions and Answers on the second European Vocational Skills Week

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.Why a European Vocational Skills Week? Skills are a pathway to employability and prosperity.

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New rules for organic farming: Statement by Commissioner Phil Hogan

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 The agreement on new rules for organic farming endorsed today by Council representatives will simplify and harmonise many of the rules covering organic food production both within the European Union and in non-EU countries.

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The new organic Regulation

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 The new organic Regulation The Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the co-legislators' agreement on the new rules on organic production and looks forward to the final steps leading to the adoption of the new Regulation.

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