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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

EU Commission: #InvestEU: Commission and EIB Group welcome final adoption of extended and improved European Fund for ...

#InvestEU: Commission and EIB Group welcome final adoption of extended and improved European Fund for Strategic Investments

Today Members of the European Parliament voted to adopt the Regulation to extend and enhance the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe. This successful final step follows the agreement in principle reached by the European Parliament and Member States on 13 September.

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"Scaling-up finance for climate action" – Speech by Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 12 December 2017 Monsieur le Premier Ministre Bainimarama,  Monsieur le Ministre Le Drian,  Madame la Secrétaire exécutive Espinosa,  Monsieur le Ministere Kishida,  J'aimerais saisir cette occasion pour remercier  l'engagement exemplaire du gouvernement français dans la lutte contre le changement climatique et...

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Joint communiqué from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women on Global Action to Combat Violence against Women

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women agreed on the global action to combat violence against women.

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"Accelerating local and regional climate action" – Speech by Vice-President responsible for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 12 December 2017 Madame la Maire, Chère Anne, Mayors, representatives of financial institutions, Ladies and gentlemen, Two years ago, not one but two historic summits took place in Paris.

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A new Eurostat publication - Facts and figures about economic globalisation - Patterns in EU trade and investment

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 12 December 2017 Globalisation, which can be defined as an increasingly integrated world economy, includes movements of goods, services, people, capital and technology. It has an impact on businesses, governments and citizens, as globalised trade and investment notably changes our consumption and production patterns, triggers the...

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