Daily Archives: 18, January 2013

Laboratoire commun CEA – ALL4TEC pour la conception et l’analyse de la sécurité des systèmes

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Le CEA et la société ALL4TEC annoncent la création de CALL4S, laboratoire commun dédié à l’analyse de la sécurité fonctionnelle à partir de modèles de systèmes. Après une première collaboration réussie dans le cadre du projet FEDER … Read the full press release

SPEECH – “Developing a Tax Environment for Growth and Competitiveness”

Algirdas Šemeta — Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-fraud Conference “Developing a Tax Environment for Growth and Competitiveness” Vienna, 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honoured to have been invited to speak to this … Read the full press release

Human rights: violence against women in India; crackdown in Bahrain; insecurity in Central African Republic

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Parliament called on Thursday on the Bahraini authorities to stop their violent crackdown against peaceful protestors; condemned sexual violence against women and girls in India and demanded new laws to tackle it; and sounded the alarm at … Read the full press release


18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Centralised Aviation Data Service team from Yeovil has been awarded a prestigious bronze medal by the Royal Aeronautical Society. The award was recently presented to the team at the Wilbur and Orville Wright Lecture as part … Read the full press release

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the bombing at the University of Aleppo and the mass killing of women and children in Homs, Syria

Brussels, 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative is deeply shocked by the attack at … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal announces proposed Combined Offering of common stock and mandatorily convertible subordinated notes (“MCNs”) for an expected amount of USD 3.5 billion

Luxembourg, 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ArcelorMittal (the “Company”) announces today its intention to offer common stock (“the Shares”) and mandatorily convertible subordinated notes (the “MCNs”) for an expected amount of approximately USD 3.5 billion (“the Combined Offering”). The Company retains the … Read the full press release

Novartis makes progress in the fight to eliminate leprosy worldwide

Novartis advances goals set as part of a coordinated, international effort to eliminate or control 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) Over 500 facilities in Tanzania now use SMS for Life to track the use and stock of leprosy medicines, and … Read the full press release

L’UE accélère son soutien à la résolution de la crise au Mali

Bruxelles, 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A l’occasion du Conseil des Affaires étrangères convoqué par la Haute Représentante de l’UE Catherine Ashton au sujet du Mali qui s’est tenu aujourd’hui, l’Union européenne a décidé de réserver un montant de € 50 millions au … Read the full press release

Veolia Environnement annonce le succès de son émission hybride subordonnée perpétuelle en Euros et en Sterlings

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Après avoir rencontré environ 150 investisseurs principalement d’Europe continentale et du Royaume-Uni, Veolia Environnement a lancé une émission de titres super subordonnés à durée indéterminée en euros et en sterlings remboursable à partir d’avril 2018. Profitant d’une … Read the full press release

Speech: Inauguration of the ITER Headquarters Building in Cadarache

Günther OETTINGER – EU Commissioner for Energy Inauguration of the ITER Headquarters Building/Cadarache 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dear Director General Motojima, Madame le Ministre, Dear Senators, Mayors, Prefects, Dear representatives of our ITER Partner Countries, Dear ITER staff and everybody involved … Read the full press release

UK: Aviva appoints chief underwriting officer for Commercial and Corporate & Speciality Lines

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, has today appointed Susan Penwarden as chief underwriting officer (CUO) for Commercial, Corporate & Speciality Lines. Susan joins Aviva from RSA where she worked for 13 years, most recently as Group Specialty … Read the full press release

Tesco comments on FSAI beef survey

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tesco comments on FSAI beef survey Tim Smith, Group Technical Director comments: “Today we were informed that the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has found that a number of beef products they have recently tested contained … Read the full press release

EU must require “made in” labels on imports from third countries, say MEPs

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU must make the use of “made in” origin labels on goods imported from third countries mandatory, MEPs reiterated in a plenary debate and vote on Thursday. They objected to the Commission’s plans simply to withdraw … Read the full press release


18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lloyds Banking Group has announced the appointment of Alasdair Gardner as Regional MD of Commercial Banking for Scotland. Alasdair will now take on responsibility for all of the Group’s SME clients in Scotland, in addition to his … Read the full press release

Parliament backs free access to EU market for four African countries

18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Zimbabwe will get duty- and quota-free access to the EU market, under the EU’s first economic partnership deal, endorsed by Parliament on Thursday, with an African region. The Interim Economic Partnership Agreement … Read the full press release


Confermata la decisione concernente la joint venture con Inversiones Energeticas (INE) per lo sviluppo della geotermia in El Salvador Roma e San Salvador, 18-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — La Corte d’Appello di Parigi ha confermato ieri il lodo emesso dal Tribunale Arbitrale … Read the full press release