Day: February 10, 2018

Commission proposes €2.1 million euro from Globalisation Fund for former Goodyear workers in Germany

The European Commission has proposed a €2.1 million contribution from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 646 workers in Germany previously employed at the tyre manufacturer Goodyear find new jobs. Powered by WPeMatico

European Commission hosts regional conference on employment and social reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey

The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion hosted the first regional conference on employment and social reforms with its partners from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade on 31 January 2018. Powered by WPeMatico

Beach resort recycles spare tiles into climate-resilient drain

The municipality of Benicàssim, on the eastern coast of Spain, is pioneering a sustainable urban drainage system to evacuate torrential rain water from its town centre. Climate change is expected to increase the frequency with which heavy rainfall floods the streets of Mediterranean seaside resorts. As part of the LIFE

Commission reports on progress under global commitments for sustainable urban development

European – Press release Commission Brussels, 9 February 2018 Today at the World Urban Forum in Malaysia, the Commission takes stock of what was achieved under the three commitments put forward by the EU and its partners 15 months ago. Powered by WPeMatico

Commissioner Creţu at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2018 Opening Speech by Commissioner Creţu, in charge of Regional Policy, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, at the Opening Plenary of the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7-13 February 2018)…