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Commissioner Vella calls air quality ministerial summit on 30 January, and announces new measures to help Member States comply with environmental laws

19 January, 2018 - 13:35
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 In a final push to find solutions to address the serious problem of air pollution in the European Union, Commissioner for Environment, Karmenu Vella has invited ministers from 9 Member States to convene in Brussels on Tuesday, 30 January.

Report: EU trade schemes promote economic development and human rights

19 January, 2018 - 13:34
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The report published today jointly by the European Commission and the European External Action Service shows the positive impact of the European Union's duty-rebate schemes on developing economies.

Second report on the effects of GSP and the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance (GSP+) covering 2016-2017

19 January, 2018 - 13:34
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 January 2018 Questions and answers What is GSP? Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP), consisting of the three arrangements Standard GSP, GSP+ and Everything But Arms (EBA), is the EU's trade preference programme for vulnerable developing countries.

Daily News 19 / 01 / 2018

19 January, 2018 - 13:33
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 01 / 2018 Brussels, 19 January 2018 Lutter contre les discours haineux en ligne: l'initiative de la Commission enregistre des progrès La troisième évaluation du code de conduite visant à lutter contre les discours haineux illégaux en ligne, réalisé des ONGs...

CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 janvier 2018

19 January, 2018 - 13:10
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 19 January 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 22 janvier 2018 Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels Eurogroup, in Brussels President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Mário Centeno, Minister for Finance of Portugal and President of the Eurogroup.

Countering illegal hate speech online

19 January, 2018 - 13:10
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 January 2018 The third evaluation of the Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech carried out by NGOs and public bodies released today shows that IT companies removed on average 70% of illegal hate speech notified to them.

Countering illegal hate speech online – Commission initiative shows continued improvement, further platforms join

19 January, 2018 - 13:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The third evaluation of the Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech carried out by NGOs and public bodies released today shows that IT companies removed on average 70% of illegal hate speech notified to them.

Mergers: Commission approves Qualcomm's acquisition of NXP, subject to conditions

18 January, 2018 - 16:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of NXP, based in the Netherlands, by Qualcomm of the US. The approval is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Qualcomm.

Opening remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on NPL Progress Report

18 January, 2018 - 13:38
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 January 2018 Good morning, Today, the European Commission has adopted a Communication on the progress made in reducing levels of non-performing loans in EU banks.

Daily News 18 / 01 / 2018

18 January, 2018 - 13:18
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 01 / 2018 Brussels, 18 January 2018 VAT: More flexibility on VAT rates, less red tape for small businesses The European Commission has today proposed new rules to give Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and...

Future of Europe: President Juncker appoints members to Task Force on Subsidiarity and Proportionality

18 January, 2018 - 13:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 Today, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appointed six members to the 'Task Force on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and "Doing Less More Efficiently"' that he announced in September in his State of the Union Address.

Banking Union: First Progress Report on the tackling of non-performing loans to support the risk-reduction agenda

18 January, 2018 - 12:55
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 The European Commission has welcomed the headway made in tackling non-performing loans (NPLs) in the EU as part of ongoing work at the national and EU level to reduce remaining risks in parts of the European banking sector.

Progress in the Reduction of Non-Performing Loans in Europe

18 January, 2018 - 12:54
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 January 2018 Why is the Commission presenting a progress report on the reduction of non-performing loans (NPLs)? The Commission is presenting its First Progress Report on the Action Plan to tackle non-performing loans (NPLs) in Europe, which Finance Ministers agreed on in July...

Competition: Commission welcomes new rules that benefit consumers by promoting more competition in processing of card payments

18 January, 2018 - 12:45
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 The European Commission has issued new requirements that ensure independence of payment card schemes and processing entities, to enhance competition in the card payment market.

VAT: More flexibility on VAT rates, less red tape for small businesses

18 January, 2018 - 12:44
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 The European Commission has today proposed new rules to give Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax environment to help SMEs flourish.

Questions and Answers on the VAT package

18 January, 2018 - 12:11
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 January 2018 I. GENERAL QUESTIONS Why do we need these reforms? Today's proposals build on the Commission's 2016 VAT Action Plan which aims to broadly overhaul current rules, establishing a robust single European VAT area fit for an increasingly globalised world.

Third quarter of 2017 compared with third quarter of 2016 - House prices up by 4.1% in the euro area - Up by 4.6% in the EU

18 January, 2018 - 12:00
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 January 2018 House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.1% in the euro area and by 4.6% in the EU in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.

Friday 19 January: Launch of EU-China Tourism Year 2018

17 January, 2018 - 16:42
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 19 January, the EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY) will be launched at the Doge's Palace in Venice. This initiative provides a unique opportunity to increase the number of visits, promote sustainable tourism, stimulate investment opportunities for Europe and China, and underpin the...

Daily News 17 / 01 / 2018

17 January, 2018 - 13:27
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 01 / 2018 Brussels, 17 January 2018 New measures to boost key and digital competences, as well as the European dimension of education Only two months after the Gothenburg Summit on 17 November 2017, the European Commission has today adopted new...

Speech by President Juncker at the Plenary session of the European Parliament on the debate with the Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, on the Future of Europe

17 January, 2018 - 13:25
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 17 January 2018 Mister President, Taoiseach, Ladies and Gentlemen, To be very short: I could not agree more. But I have to deliver a speech because the disappointment would be too big, if I did not do so.

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