More about EU economic governance: http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/economic_governance/
#economy #economics #EuropeanSemester #EconomicGovernance
The figures are alarming: one in three women in the #EU has experienced some form of gender-based violence in their lives.
"Today, we join our voices to put an end to violence against women and girls. This violence constitutes a blatant violation of human rights and gender discrimination that blights every country in Europe and worldwide ...
... This year, we should pay special attention to the growing numbers of women seeking refuge or #asylum in the EU. Some have been raped, beaten or sexually exploited during their journey, while others flee gender-based violence in their home countries. They are arriving in Europe in need of gender-sensitive support, which we must provide."
Along with many other landmarks, the European Commission HQ in Brussels was lit orange to support this cause.
Full text: http://http://europa.eu/!kD88wH #OrangeTheWorld #16days #IDEVAW #gender #refugees #refugeecrisis #25November
The EU is taking action in all areas of its activity. This means more efficient use of less polluting energy, cleaner transport options, more environmentally-friendly land-use and agriculture... all parts of society play a role!
At the Paris climate conference ( #COP21 ) from 30 November to 11 December, countries from across the world will come together to seal a new global deal to fight climate change.
#GHG #COP21 #Unted4Climate
Today is Universal Children's Day and the current figures are alarming: 230 million children are living in conflict-affected areas, almost 10 million are registered as refugees and 19 million are internally displaced. In addition, 34 million conflict-affected children have no access to education.
#childrensday #humanitarian #humanitarianaid
How does the #EU work to respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian crises? See the infograph + read more: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/news/international-day-elimination-violence-against-women-responding-gender-based-violence_en
Part of and Campaign UNiTE - End #ViolenceAgainstWomen and Girls #OrangeTheWorld #16days
#HumanitarianAid #HumanitarianCrisis #humanitarian #development #DevelopmentAid
93% of Europeans say that fighting #climate change requires a collective global effort. Do you agree?
Watch today's last pre-negotiation press conference by #EU Chief negotiator Commissioner Arias Cañete: http://europa.eu/!KK39hG
Read more about the EU position: http://europa.eu/!yM86Fg
#climatechange #climateaction #united4climate #RoadToParis
Your deposits in banks to be equally safe, regardless of where the bank is located in the European Union – that is the goal of the European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) which we proposed today.
More information: http://europa.eu/!Yc66bP #BankingUnion #EDIS #Banking #Bank #Deposit #insurance #finance #EU
No age limits, no topic restrictions - any industry or sector can take part. Interested? More info here: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/promoting-entrepreneurship/support/erasmus-young-entrepreneurs/index_en.htm
Energy is what binds us beyond borders. There are several ways, but only one goal. It is essential to maintain the ambition and momentum created by the launch of the #EnergyUnion in February 2015. It is a triple win strategy benefiting European consumers, European industry, and European environment.
#energy #environment #climate #consumers #solar #electricity
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