Archive pour septembre 2018

JOINT COMMUNIQUE between the European Union and the United Nations: A renewed partnership in development

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Statement New York, 27 September 2018 The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) share a strong commitment to support partner countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing…
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Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the One Planet Summit 2018 in New York

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] New York, 27 September 2018 Although the extreme weather events we have seen this summer have been an eye-opener for many people, they only confirm the existing trend: according to NASA, 17 out of the 18 hottest years in recorded history have…
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Speech by Commissioner Andriukaitis at the Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the Prevention & Control of Non-Communicable Diseases

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech New York, 27 September 2018 Ms President, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests,   I am honoured to speak on behalf of the European Union and its Member States. Non-communicable diseases are a global health challenge, closely linked to poverty and inequalities.
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Daily News 27 / 09 / 2018

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 27 / 09 / 2018 Brussels, 27 September 2018 EU@UNGA on Thursday On Thursday, high-level EU engagements at the UN General Assembly and events in the margins continue. First Vice-President Frans Timmermans will attend the address at the UNGA General Debate by European Council President Donald Tusk on…
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Questions and Answers: EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Fact Sheet New York, 27 September 2018 The European Union and the United Nations are today announcing a €50 million programme to end femicide in Latin America as part of the Spotlight Initiative, a partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, backed by…
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European Union and United Nations join forces to end femicide in Latin America under the Spotlight Initiative

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

Commission - Press release European New York, 27 September 2018 The European Union and the United Nations are announcing today a €50 million financial contribution to end femicide in Latin America. Femicide claims the lives of 12 women in Latin America every day.
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The European Union proposes additional €40 million for Palestine Refugees to keep schools and health clinics open

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Press release New York, 27 September 2018 Today, the European Commission proposed additional support for UNRWA to allow the agency to keep providing access to education for 500,000 Palestine refugee children, primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients and assistance to over 250,000 vulnerable Palestine…
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A Europe that protects: EU customs seized over 31 million fake goods at EU borders in 2017

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2018 New figures released by the European Commission today show that customs authorities detained over 31 million fake and counterfeit products at the EU’s external border with a street value of over €580 million.
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State aid: Commission approves €3.5 billion support to three offshore windfarms in Belgium

Vendredi 28 septembre 2018

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 September 2018 The European Commission has found Belgian plans to support three offshore windfarm projects to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will further EU energy and climate goals without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.
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Statement by Commissioner Gabriel on the Code of Practice on Online Disinformation

Jeudi 27 septembre 2018

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 September 2018 Online platforms and the advertising industry have unveiled a self-regulatory Code of Practice that includes a wide range of commitments to fight online disinformation.
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