EU, Latin America and the Caribbean: Partnering for prosperity, democracy, resilience and global governance

18 avril 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2019 The European Union is strengthening its political partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean by focusing it on four priorities - prosperity, democracy, resilience and effective global governance - for common future.
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WTO Boeing dispute: EU issues preliminary list of U.S. products considered for countermeasures

18 avril 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2019 The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on a preliminary list of products from the United States on which the European Union may take countermeasures in the context of the ongoing Boeing dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
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European Border and Coast Guard: Stronger EU borders with a new standing corps of 10,000 border guards

18 avril 2019

Commission - Press release European Strasbourg, 17 April 2019 . Today, the European Parliament adopted the Commission’s proposal to reinforce the European Border and Coast Guard Agency with a standing corps of 10,000 border guards by 2027.
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EU Visa Policy: Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of stronger and more secure EU visa rules

18 avril 2019

European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 17 April 2019 . Today, the European Parliament adopted the Commission’s proposal to reform the rules on Schengen visas, making it easier for bona fide travellers to obtain a visa to come to Europe for short stays, whilst strengthening security standards and reducing irregular migration…
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Mergers: Commission approves Liberty House Group purchase of ArcelorMittal’s divestment businesses

18 avril 2019

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2019 The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, Liberty House Group as a suitable purchaser of several ArcelorMittal steel plants, sold under commitments made by ArcelorMittal in order to buy Ilva.
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Joint statement by Commissioners Jourová and Gabriel on the launch of the #DigitalRespect4Her campaign

17 avril 2019

European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 16 April 2019 Commissioners for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová and for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel launched today a campaign to raise awareness on violence that women face online every day.
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February 2019 compared with January 2019 - Production in construction up by 3.0% in euro area - Up by 2.3% in EU28

17 avril 2019

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 April 2019 In February 2019 compared with January 2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Daily News 16 / 04 / 2019

17 avril 2019

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 04 / 2019 Brussels, 16 April 2019 RÉUNION DU COLLEGE : La Commission européenne engage le débat sur une prise de décision plus efficace pour la politique sociale de l’Union Aujourd’hui, la Commission européenne amorce un débat sur les moyens de rendre…
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More efficient decision-making in social policy – Questions and Answers

17 avril 2019

European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 16 April 2019 More efficient decision-making in social policy – Questions and Answers Why does the EU need more efficient decision-making in social policy? In times of rapid, sometimes fundamental change, it is more important than ever that the EU, alongside the Member States,…
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Adoption of the banking package: revised rules on capital requirements (CRR II/CRD V) and resolution (BRRD/SRM)

17 avril 2019

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 16 April 2019 1. CONTEXT Why did the Commission propose this package of banking reforms in 2016? The banking reform package proposed by the Commission in November 2016 represents an important step towards the completion of the European post-crisis regulatory reforms.
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