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Commission welcomes European Parliament support for the Jobs and Growth Plan for Greece

The European Commission welcomes today’s vote of the European Parliament which paves the way for swiftly implementing the Jobs and Growth Plan for Greece presented by the Commission on 15 July. The aim is to allow Greece to make full … Continue reading

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College holds orientation debate on the economic and social dimension of the Single Market

It is an engine for building a stronger and fairer EU economy. By allowing people, goods, services and capital to move more freely it opens up new opportunities for citizens, workers, businesses and consumers – creating the jobs and growth … Continue reading

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Tax transparency: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Member States on the automatic exchange of information on tax rulings

The new rules should lead to greater cooperation between Member States on tax matters and act as a deterrent from using tax rulings as an instrument for tax abuse. All Member States will be equipped with the information they need … Continue reading

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June 2015 Euro area unemployment rate at 11.1% EU28 at 9.6%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.1% in June 2015, stable compared with May 2015, and down from 11.6% in June 2014. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.6% in June 2015, also stable compared with May 2015 and … Continue reading

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New EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

The EU adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development. The High Representative for … Continue reading

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Safety net measures for dairy, fruit and vegetables to be extended

Safety net measures for the European dairy, fruit and vegetables sectors will be extended into 2016. The European Commission is currently finalising the last details with a view to formally adopting the relevant legal decisions in the coming weeks as … Continue reading

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March guest photographer contest topic: women and girls

Take part in our new guest photographer contest, inspired by 2015 being the European Year for Development. Every month until September we will be announcing a different topic linked to development. Send us your photo inspired by the theme of … Continue reading

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Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the impact of fighting in Yemen

The impact on the civilian population, in particular on children, of the ongoing fighting between different militias, bombardments and disruption of essential services is reaching alarming proportions and exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation. The airstrike on the Al-Marzaq camp … Continue reading

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1. Review of financial, economic and monetary developments and policy options

Financial market developments Mr Cœuré reviewed recent financial market developments. Since the Governing Council’s previous monetary policy meeting on 21-22 January 2015, the announcement of the ECB’s expanded asset purchase programme (APP) had had a significant impact on euro area … Continue reading

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2 April 2015 – 3rd International Conference on the Protection of the Euro against Counterfeiting

The European Central Bank, Europol and the European Commission jointly organised the 3rd International Conference on the Protection of the Euro against Counterfeiting. The conference was held at the ECB’s new headquarters in Frankfurt am Main from 24 to 27 … Continue reading

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