Statement by Commissioner Jourová ahead of the European Day for Victims of Crime

22 février 2019

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 February 2019 “Today my thoughts go out to all those children, women and men who one day fell victim to crime. And on this day I once again pay my respect to Ján Kuciak, who was murdered one year ago.
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Structure of orchards in 2017 - Two-thirds of the EU’s fruit plantation area is concentrated in Spain, Italy and Poland

22 février 2019

European Commission - EUROSTAT - - Brussels, 21 February 2019 Almost 1.3 million hectares (ha) of land in the European Union (EU) were covered with fruit trees in 2017. A little over one third of this total was accounted for by apple orchards (473 500 ha, 37%), and another one…
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Daily News 21 / 02 / 2019

22 février 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 02 / 2019 Brussels, 21 February 2019 Better road connections in Poland thanks to Cohesion Policy funds The EU invests €234 million of Cohesion Policy funds in a section of the S6 express road in the Polish Pomerania region, in the…
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EU Budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes Member States’ position on InvestEU

22 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2019 The European Commission welcomes the political agreement among Member States on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term EU budget.
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State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into British Capacity Market scheme

22 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2019 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether the British Capacity Market scheme to safeguard security of electricity supply is in line with EU State aid rules.
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Daily News 20 / 02 / 2019

21 février 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 02 / 2019 Brussels, 20 February 2019 COLLEGE MEETING: Infractions: la Commission adapte sa méthodologie de calcul pour les sanctions financières La Commission a présenté aujourd’hui l’adaptation qu’elle compte appliquer à sa méthodologie de calcul employée pour les propositions de sanctions…
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EU budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes provisional agreement on the future European Defence Fund

21 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 The EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement on the European Defence Fund, subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council, which will foster an innovative and competitive defence industrial base and contribute to the EU’s strategic autonomy.
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Infringements: Commission adapts its calculation methodology for financial sanctions

21 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 Today, the Commission set out how it will adapt its calculation method when proposing financial sanctions to the Court of Justice of the EU in infringement proceedings.
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Iraq: EU announces additional €50 million in humanitarian aid and development cooperation

21 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country’s cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities for vulnerable youth.
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EU Visa Policy: Commission welcomes agreement to strengthen EU visa rules

21 février 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 * Today Member States endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission’s proposal to modernise the EU’s common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered…
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