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#Brexit – Statement by President Juncker on outcome of ‘Meaningful Vote’ in United Kingdom House of Commons

#Brexit – Statement by President Juncker on outcome of ‘Meaningful Vote’ in United Kingdom House of Commons

| January 16, 2019

“I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the House of Commons this evening. “On the EU side, the process of ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement continues. “The Withdrawal Agreement is a fair compromise and the best possible deal. It reduces the damage caused by Brexit for citizens and businesses across […]

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#EasternPartnership – #TEN-T Investment Action Plan of €13 billion for better connectivity with the EU and stronger growth in the region

#EasternPartnership – #TEN-T Investment Action Plan of €13 billion for better connectivity with the EU and stronger growth in the region

| January 16, 2019

The European Commission together with the World Bank have developed a new Indicative trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan that identifies priority projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Together, these almost 100 projects amount to an investment of almost €13 billion up to 2030 and foresee a total of 4,800 kilometres of road and rail, […]

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MEPs to debate #Brexit at 8h30 on Wednesday

MEPs to debate #Brexit at 8h30 on Wednesday

| January 16, 2019

From 8h30 on Wednesday (16 January), Parliament will debate the state of play of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, one day after the UK House of Commons meaningful vote on 15 January. The debate is scheduled to last ninety minutes, with one MEP speaking for each political group and interventions from the members of […]

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#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

| January 15, 2019

Today (15 January) MEPs meeting in Strasbourg discussed the priorities of the incoming Romanian Presidency of the European Council. This is the first time that Romania – which joined the EU in 2007 – will hold the Presidency. We asked Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici about the next six months of what will be an unusual […]

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European Commission launches public consultation on EU rules guaranteeing #EqualPay between men and women

European Commission launches public consultation on EU rules guaranteeing #EqualPay between men and women

| January 15, 2019

The European Commission is launching a public consultation to gather information on the impact of EU rules on equal pay. The principle of ‘equal pay for equal work’ is enshrined in the EU’s Treaties, and EU law prohibits direct and indirect discrimination on the grounds of sex. The public consultation will gather input from citizens, […]

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#DiscoverEU – Questions and Answers

#DiscoverEU – Questions and Answers

| January 15, 2019

What is DiscoverEU? DiscoverEU is an EU initiative which offers 18-year-olds a travel experience that will enable them to take advantage of the freedom of movement in the European Union, discover the diversity of European regions, enjoy its cultural richness, and connect with people from all over the continent. At the same time, they will […]

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Stronger supervision:Banking supervisors agree on a cooperation mechanism for combatting #MoneyLaundering

Stronger supervision:Banking supervisors agree on a cooperation mechanism for combatting #MoneyLaundering

| January 15, 2019

The European Commission is following up on one of the actions laid out in President Juncker’s State of the Union proposal to strengthen anti-money laundering supervision. The European Central Bank and national authorities supervising financial institutions’ compliance with EU anti-money laundering obligations, in close co-operation with the European Commission and the European Supervisory Authorities, have […]

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