Tag Archives: Strasbourg

Millions to enjoy free access to thousands of rarely opened historic and cultural sites in 50 countries as part of annual 2013 European Heritage Days

29-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Millions of people will enjoy free access to thousands of rarely opened historic and cultural sites in 50 countries throughout September as part of the annual European Heritage Days, a joint initiative of the European Commission and Council of Europe. The … Read the full press release

EC recommends collective redress mechanisms to Member States

Strasbourg, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today set out a series of common, non-binding principles for collective redress mechanisms in the Member States so that citizens and companies can enforce the rights granted to them under EU law where … Read the full press release

Plenary debate of the European Parliament on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in Strasbourg

Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade, remarks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Strasbourg, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — From the outset, let me underline the importance of this Parliament’s interest, commitment and contribution to preparations for negotiations of a Transatlantic Trade … Read the full press release

The European Parliament voted to endorse EC’s proposal for EU-wide protection for victims of domestic violence

EU-wide protection for victims of domestic violence to become law Strasbourg, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Victims of violence, in particular domestic violence, will soon be able to count on EU-wide protection, after the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority (602 … Read the full press release

Amadeus IT Group, S.A. received unsecured loan of €150m with a 9 year maturity to finance its R&D activities between 2013 and 2015

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — he European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has granted a second loan for Amadeus IT Group, S.A., subsidiary of Amadeus IT Holding S.A. (Amadeus: “AMS.MC”), a leading technology partner for the global travel … Read the full press release

EEAS could do much better if there were more coordination and synergy among institutions

25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Political leadership and visibility of the External Action Service could be improved if there were more coordination and synergy between it, the Commission and the Council, as was the intention when the functions of High Representative, Commission … Read the full press release

Olli REHN: Statement on Cyprus in the European Parliament

Olli REHN – Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro European Parliament Strasbourg, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — President, Honourable Members, As President Barroso is attending the funeral of Baroness Thatcher … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle on the 2012 comprehensive monitoring report on Croatia

Štefan Füle – European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy European Parliament, plenary debate / Strasbourg Strasbourg, 17-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — President, Honourable Members, It is a great honour for me to participate in today’s debate on Croatia. I also welcome your support … Read the full press release

The Commission welcomes EP’s decision to grant discharge to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the 2011 EU budget

Strasbourg, 17-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner responsible for Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Audit and Anti-Fraud, said: “The decision by the European Parliament to grant discharge to the Commission is recognition of our consistent effort over the years to improve the management and … Read the full press release