Tag Archives: CONFER

The overhaul of EU rules on data protection: making the single market work for business

Viviane Reding — Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner 3rd Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference / Brussels Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, 1995 was a long time ago. In terms of digital technologies, a different age. … Read the full press release

Climate action: Doha conference must lay the foundations for the 2015 global climate deal

Brussels, 26-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The United Nations climate change conference next week in Doha, Qatar must start the hard work of turning last year’s agreement to enhance global climate action into reality. The European Union wants an outcome that takes forward all … Read the full press release

Sustainable growth in the EU – why we cannot go soft on education

Androulla VASSILIOU — Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Jean Monnet Conference/ECSA World Conference Brussels, 16-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen Dear friends, I am very grateful for this opportunity to address you on a topic … Read the full press release

Food security and resilience to crises – EU’s vision for helping Niger

Kristalina Georgieva — European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Niger National Economic and Social Development Plan (PDES) Round Table Conference Paris, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mr. President, Mr. Minister of State, Honourable ministers, Representatives of partner governments, international organisations … Read the full press release

Mettre la science au service de la stabilité financière et de la croissance en Europe

Michel BARNIER – Membre de la Commission européenne, chargé du Marché intérieur et des Services Bruxelles, 10-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Monsieur le Directeur général, Monsieur le Recteur, Mesdames et Messieurs les Parlementaires, Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d’abord de remercier les équipes du Joint … Read the full press release

Berlin 10 Conference “Networked scholarship in a networked world: participation in open access”

Berlin 10 Conference / Cape Town, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen The Berlin Open Access Conferences have already taken place in Europe, China and the US, and now I am delighted to be here at this tenth edition in South … Read the full press release

Active and healthy ageing: concrete action plans for a better life for older Europeans

Brussels,  7-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The first Conference of Partners of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing takes place in Brussels today. The Conference is headlined by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, Commissioner Maire Geoghegan Quinn, Kathleen … Read the full press release

Active Ageing: Delivering Results for Europe

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – First Conference of Partners, Brussels, 6-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s a great pleasure to welcome you all here today. You don’t need me telling you about the challenge of an ageing population. And … Read the full press release

Commission to defend access to open Internet and freedom of speech at global Internet Governance Forum conference in Azerbaijan

Brussels, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission will use the opportunity of the annual global conference of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Baku (5-9 November) to defend the open Internet and promote the Internet as a frontline in efforts to … Read the full press release

Statut de la Fondation européenne: une proposition concrète pour la cohésion sociale et le dynamisme économique de l’Europe

2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Conférence sur la proposition de statut de la fondation européenne/Brussels Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d’abord de remercier l’Académie du droit européen, son directeur, Monsieur Wolfgang HEUSEL et son directeur-adjoint, John COUGHLAN, pour l’organisation de cette conférence … Read the full press release

Joint statement by Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for Environment, and Sofoclis Aletraris, EU President of the Environment Council, on the outcome of the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Hyderabad, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union welcomes the agreement today on the measures needed to implement the global strategy to prevent biodiversity loss agreed in Nagoya. The negotiations were at times difficult but the EU, which is the world’s … Read the full press release