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Over to you, Commissioner #Oettinger…

Over to you, Commissioner #Oettinger…

| January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Commissioner Gunther Oettinger’s first working week as the confirmed commissioner responsible for the EU’s budget and its human-resources issues is starting today (16 January). In spite of several major concerns over Commissioner Oettinger’s suitability to replace Kristalina Georgieva, the fact is that the portfolio is his. And now it is time to act on the commitments made […]

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#Cannes2016: Investing in creativity: 25 years of MEDIA programme celebrated at Cannes Film Festival

Since it was launched in 1991, the EU MEDIA programme has invested more than €2.4 billion in European creativity and cultural diversity. It has supported the development of thousands of films in Europe and their international distribution. Video clip on MEDIA-funded movies This year’s Cannes Film Festival is a great occasion to celebrate the 25th […]

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#European112 Day Only half of Europeans know emergency number 112: Commission takes action to inform young people

#European112 Day Only half of Europeans know emergency number 112: Commission takes action to inform young people

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today, 11 February, is the European 112 Day, a day aimed at raising public awareness of Europe’s emergency number, 112. With this free-to-call number, people across Europe can immediately reach the local police, ambulance or fire services. The 112 number was introduced 25 years ago, yet a survey shows that only 48% of EU citizens […]

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29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

For full details of yesterday’s (29 September) hearings, click here.

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