Thursday December 13, 2018

THE EUROPEAN UNION Press Releases

Western Balkans accession to EU membership likely to be completed - supported by the regions General—15 May 18

The European Union - Western Balkans Summit will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 17th of May 2018. This meeting aims to reaffirm the EU's commitment towards the Western Balkans gaining EU membership. Coface's economists see the EU accession as

Thai Ministry of Transport - The European Union (EU) to Enhance Safety and Efficiency in Freight General—09 Mar 18

Today (March 8, 2018), Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport is presiding over the opening of the seminar on "Enhancing Safety and Efficiency in Freight Transport". Mrs. Luisa Ragher, Charge d'Affaires, the European Union (EU) Delegation

Poland Among the Top Opportunity Performers in the European Union Stcoks—09 Mar 18

WARSAW, March 8, 2018 – Most Northern European countries, Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Poland are among the top opportunity performers in the European Union (EU), as the vast majority of their youth – including those from disadvantaged

The European Union in Thailand hosts RUN4RIGHTS, Where Every Step Matters! at Lumpini Park to Mark General—14 Dec 17

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, which is celebrated on 10 December every year, the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand in cooperation with the Department of Rights and Liberties Protection of the Ministry of Justice today held

Western Balkans Need Faster Growth to Catch Up with European Union, Says World Stcoks—01 Dec 17

Vienna, 30 November, 2017 – It will take as many as six decades for income levels in the Western Balkans to catch up with those of the European Union (EU) if economies in the region continue to grow at the average speed achieved between 1995 and

European Union Holds RUN4RIGHTS at Lumpini Park on Sunday, December 10, 2017 Join us at Run4Rights, General—26 Sep 17

The European Union is founded on a strong engagement to promote and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law. We believe that without respect for human rights, sustainable peace and stability, long-term development and prosperity cannot

European Commission Approves Bavencio (avelumab) for Metastatic Merkel Cell Heathcare—21 Sep 17

- First approved immunotherapy for rare and aggressive skin cancer in the European Union, with initial launches planned in Germany and the UK - Builds on Bavencio's previous accelerated approvals in the US and recent approval in Switzerland - Approval is

MAKE ASEAN YOUR FUTURE! FOURTH BATCH OF SHARE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ASEAN STUDENTS IS NOW OPEN FOR General—15 Sep 17

The European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are inviting undergraduate students in ASEAN of all disciplines to apply for the fourth batch of the SHARE scholarships to study at ASEAN or EU universities for one semester

EU Joins Hands with Ministry of Transport and GIZ to Organise Activities on World Environment Day General—08 Jun 17

(From left)Ms. Tanatcha Vongamornniti, Manager-Brand Management Office, SCG Packaging Public Company Limited,Mr. Somsak Hommuang, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Thai Ministry of Transport,Mrs. Luisa Ragher, Charge d'Affaires of the European Union (EU)

World Bank: Polands Success Is Remarkable, but Further Reforms Are Stcoks—22 Mar 17

WARSAW, 21 March 2017 – Poland's economic ascent is remarkable, but further reforms are needed to meet citizen's expectations for faster convergence with the European Union, says the new World Bank report "Lessons from Poland; Insights for

Bosch paves the way towards safer mobility in Southeast Asia Active contribution to help make Automotive—15 Mar 17

- Road traffic fatalities in ASEAN member countries estimated at 117,000 per year, with more than half attributed to motorcycles - Increasing number of countries such as the European Union, Japan, Taiwan, and India are mandating motorcycle antilock

Labor Market Improvements Can Help Unlock Potential of Bulgarias Digital Landscape, Says World Stcoks—15 Mar 17

RUSE, March 14, 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

Labor Market Improvements Can Help Unlock Potential of Bulgarias Digital Landscape, Says World Stcoks—14 Mar 17

RUSE, March 14, 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

To Unlock Potential of Digital Economy, Kosovo Must Go Beyond Internet Access, Says World Stcoks—08 Mar 17

PRISTINA, March 7, 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

To Unlock Potential of Digital Age, Europe Must Go Beyond Internet Access, Says World Stcoks—08 Mar 17

BUCHAREST, March 7 2017− Countries in the European Union (EU) must enact policies designed to better help workers adapt to new jobs being created by the internet if they want to avoid increasing inequality and exclusion in the region, notes a new

Vienna Initiative: New Working Group on Capital Markets Union for CESEE Stcoks—07 Mar 17

The Vienna Initiative has agreed to establish a Working Group on Capital Markets Union. This follows the European Union's push to strengthen capital markets which will have a major impact on financing of investment and sustaining growth in the Central,

Vienna Initiative: New Working Group on Capital Markets Union for CESEE Stcoks—07 Mar 17

Luxembourg, March 6, 2017 - The Vienna Initiative has agreed to establish a Working Group on Capital Markets Union. This follows the European Union's push to strengthen Capital Markets which will have a major impact on financing of investment and

World Bank Administers School Construction Projects under the Facility for Refugees in Stcoks—31 Jan 17

ANKARA, January 30, 2017 – The World Bank, together with the Ministry of National Education of Turkey, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, the European Union, and KfW, has launched the "School Construction Projects under the Facility for

Photo Release: EU Hosts Stand Up for Urban Refugees Rights in Bangkok to Mark International Human General—20 Dec 16

To celebrate International Human Rights Day, the European Union Delegation to Thailand hosted "Stand Up for Urban Refugees' Rights," an event to raise public awareness on the situation of urban asylum seekers and refugees in Thailand. Participating in

International Group Supports Global Efforts To End Dental Mercury Usage Heathcare—15 Dec 16

Last week, three EU institutions (the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the European Union) reached a provisional agreement to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and pregnant and breastfeeding women as of July

EU proposes a phasing in of some bank capital rules - document Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Banks in the European Union will get more time to adjust to new rules aimed at making sure that banks hold enough of a capital cushion against risky lending on their trading books, an EU document showed on Wednesday. Earlier this year the Basel Committee

Photo Release: The European Union Delegation in Thailand General—14 Oct 16

The European Union Delegation in Thailand organized the panel discussion to raise public awareness and understanding of the impact of the death penalty The European Union Delegation in Thailand organized a theatre performance and panel discussion to

ECB minutes flag Brexit and banking sector concerns Stcoks—18 Aug 16

Frankfurt -- European Central Bank policy makers warned at their July meeting that Britain's vote to leave the European Union created fresh headwinds for the eurozone and could affect the world economy, suggesting they may be ready to launch fresh

World Bank Supports Development of Polands Lagging Regions Stcoks—26 Jul 16

WARSAW, July 25, 2016 – The World Bank is beginning work on a new project, aimed at supporting the poorer regions of Poland by better utilizing European Union funds made available to the country through the European Union Financial Framework

Mizuho, MUFG reorganizing in Europe over Brexit fears Stcoks—23 Jul 16

Tokyo -- Japanese megabank parents Mizuho Financial Group and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group are reshuffling operations in Europe to hedge against possible fallout involving Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Mizuho will augment functions at its