The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique

The European Commission has agreed to the request submitted by France and Germany asking it to look at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique in the light of the European merger regulation. The Commission considers that the transaction could harm competition at European and global level. The proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Read more about The European Commission looks at Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantier de l’Atlantique[…]

European Union invests in infrastructure and cultural heritage in Napoli – Italy

The European Union adopted five major Cohesion Policy projects, altogether worth 868 million euros, for better transport and water infrastructure and to preserve cultural heritage in the Italian city of Napoli This investment package will allow the finalisation of works started in the previous 2007-2013 budget period. These five projects will be completed between 2020 Read more about European Union invests in infrastructure and cultural heritage in Napoli – Italy[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The 2017 review shows positive trends about employment and social developments in Europe

Today it is published the 2017 edition of its yearly employment and social developments in Europ review. This year’s edition confirms positive labour market and social trends and continued economic growth. With over 234 million people having a job, employment has never been as high as today in the european Union and unemployment is at Read more about The 2017 review shows positive trends about employment and social developments in Europe[…]

Forest fires in Italy: the european Union provides immediate help

On 12 July, the european forest fires information System recorded 24 fires that burned in Italy. Forest fires rage over a big part in the south of the Country, including the regions of Sicily, Basilicata, Campania, Lazio and Calabria. Forest fire risk is expected to remain at very high levels in the south of the Read more about Forest fires in Italy: the european Union provides immediate help[…]

Review of employment and social developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work

The latest annual review of employment and social developments in Europe¬†shows encouraging results. Around 3 million jobs have been created and employment has risen, pushing back poverty. However, unemployment remains high, with huge disparities across member states. Labour markets and societies will need to adapt to new forms of work. This year’s employment and social Read more about Review of employment and social developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work[…]

Changes for tobacco products sold in the european Union

From today, all european countries must comply with the tobacco products directive, whose measures for tobacco productson the european internal market aim to reduce the numbers of tobacco users with a particular focus on discouraging young people from taking up smoking and to ensure that citizens across the european Union are fully aware of the Read more about Changes for tobacco products sold in the european Union[…]

Commission seeks views on how to facilitate cross-border provision of services

The Commission today launched a public consultation on how to¬†make it easier for service providers to provide services across the Europe. The Commission plans to propose by the end of 2016 a services passport to simplify the administrative procedures for service providers who want to expand to other member states. The Commission is also gathering Read more about Commission seeks views on how to facilitate cross-border provision of services[…]

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