Back to school: schoolchildren to receive milk, fruits and vegetables at school thanks to european programme

The European school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme resumes with the school year in the participating european Countries. Aimed at promoting healthy eating habits among children, the European school scheme includes the distribution of fruits, vegetables and milk products, as well as dedicated educational programmes to teach pupils about the importance of good nutrition and Read more about Back to school: schoolchildren to receive milk, fruits and vegetables at school thanks to european programme[…]

European Council: speech of Antonio Tajani

This European Council meeting will be remembered for a long time, but we cannot yet say whether it will be remembered as a success or a failure. That will depend on us, on the responses we offer to our fellow citizens’ most pressing concerns, in particular those linked to the migration crisis which is putting Read more about European Council: speech of Antonio Tajani[…]

European Budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027

€ 1,279 billion are planned for the 27 Member States of the European Union for the period 2021- 2027, with economical problems on current resources.   The long-term budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027 is presented, proceeding in continuity with the political priorities expressed by the European President Jean- Claude Juncker during his annual Read more about European Budget proposal for the period 2021- 2027[…]

Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker on the situation in Syria

Last night France, the United Kingdom and the United States responded in a coordinated military action to the heinous chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime against civilians in Duma on 7 April. As the European Commission has stated, the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable in any circumstances and must be condemned Read more about Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker on the situation in Syria[…]

The European Union supportes the economic recovery in italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017

The European Union has found a € 43,9 million to support italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017. The european commissioner in charge of competition policy said: The people and economy of Central Italy are still recovering from the dramatic effects of several earthquakes over the past years. The italian authorities want to Read more about The European Union supportes the economic recovery in italian regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017[…]

Ambitious agreement on first ever European legislation to monitor and report CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles

A provisional agreement on the regulation for monitoring and reporting CO2 emissions and fuel consumption data from new heavy-duty vehicles , i.e. lorries, buses and coaches is reached. This is the first ever European legislation focusing on the CO2 emissions from these vehicles. The new rules are part of the European’ strategy on low-emission mobility Read more about Ambitious agreement on first ever European legislation to monitor and report CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles[…]

The draft Withdrawal Agreement between European Union and the United Kingdom government

The draft Withdrawal Agreement translates into legal terms the Joint report from the negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom government on the progress achieved during phase 1 of the negotiations, and proposes text for those outstanding withdrawal issues which are mentioned in the joint report. It also integrates the text on the Read more about The draft Withdrawal Agreement between European Union and the United Kingdom government[…]

Employment and social situation in the european Union continues to improve

Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the european Union continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly review on Employment and social developments in Europe. The Commissione for Employment, social affairs, skills and labour mobility, commented: Growth is Read more about Employment and social situation in the european Union continues to improve[…]

Safer drinking water for all Europeans

Revised european legislation proposed will improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better information to citizens. The right to access essential services of good quality, including water, is one of the principles of the european pillar of social rights unanimously endorsed by heads of State or Government at Read more about Safer drinking water for all Europeans[…]

Launch of the european Year of cultural heritage 2018 in Belgium

Today, in the afternoon, the President of the european Commission and the college of the Commissioners will participate in the launch of the european year of Cultural heritage in Belgium, at the invitation of the Mayor of the city of Bruxelles. This unprecedented occasion will reflect the excellent relations between the european Union and the Read more about Launch of the european Year of cultural heritage 2018 in Belgium[…]

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