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Commission launches consultation on "Europe 2020 Project Bonds" to fund infrastructure

28/02/2011

IP/11/236 Brussels, 28 February 2011 The European Commission today launches a public consultation on the "Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative" which aims at boosting the funding of projects with long-term revenue potential in line with the Europe 2020 ...

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Air transport: Another major step toward the establishment of the European Single Sky

25/02/2011

IP/11/227 Brussels, 25 February2011 The European Commission has today adopted rules to harmonise information between all the actors involved in creating the Single European Sky (SES). Member States decided to put an end to the fragmentation of Europe's ...

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EU grants €170 million to vital infrastructure projects across Europe

21/02/2011

IP/11/209 Brussels, 21 February 2011 The European Commission today announced the projects selected to receive a total of €170 million of trans-European transport network (TEN-T) funds to build and upgrade vital transport infrastructure across the European ...

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Projects selected under 2010 call for proposals – Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T)

21/02/2011

MEMO/11/101 Brussels, 21 February 2011 List of abbreviations AP = Annual Programme MAP = Multi-Annual Programme ATM/FAB = Air Traffic Management/Functional Airspace Blocks MoS = Motorways of the Sea PP = Priority Project RIS = River Information Services ...

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Air transport: Commission launches infringement procedures against six Member States over agreements with Russia on equal treatment of EU airlines and Siberian overflights

16/02/2011

IP/11/186 Brussels, 16 February 2011 The European Commission has today launched infringement procedures against Cyprus, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain over their bilateral air service agreements with Russia, sending each of these Member ...

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Air transport: Infringements concerning bilateral aviation agreements with Russia

16/02/2011

MEMO/11/88 Brussels, 16 February 2011 The European Commission has launched infringement procedures against several Member States (see IP/10/1425, IP/11/74, IP/11/186 ) and is actively assessing the compliance with EU law of the remaining Member States' ...

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EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented

16/02/2011

memo/11/86 Brussels, 16 February 2011 Infringement package : overview of press releases EMPL ENV JUST MARKT MOVE SANCO TAXUD Austria IP/11/163 IP/11/191 Belgium IP/11/165 IP/11/172 IP/11/159 Cyprus IP/11/182 IP/11/186 Czech Republic IP/11/163 France IP/11/160 ...

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Air transport: Commission refers Malta to the Court of Justice over airport groundhandling services at Malta-Luqa airport

16/02/2011

IP/11/188 Brussels, 16 February 2011 The European Commission has decided today to refer Malta to the European Court of Justice for incorrect application of the rules on airport groundhandling. The Commission is concerned that incorrect application of ...

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Air transport: Commission requests Poland to apply security standards at airports

16/02/2011

IP/11/187 Brussels, 16 February 2011 The European Commission has today requested Poland to fully apply European Union legislation on aviation security. The Commission is concerned that Poland is not applying the common standards of security at certain ...

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Commission welcomes European Parliament approval for bus and coach passenger rights

15/02/2011

IP/11/155 Strasbourg, 15 February 2011 The European Commission welcomes the European Parliament voting today in favour of a regulation on rights of passengers travelling by bus and coach after difficult negotiations....

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EU research and innovation funding: Commission consults on radical changes to create more growth and jobs

09/02/2011

IP/11/138 Brussels, February 9, 2011 The European Commission today launches a consultation on major improvements to EU research and innovation funding to make participation easier, increase scientific and economic impact and improve value for money....

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EU Transport Ministers discuss the future of the Trans-European Transport Network

08/02/2011

IP/11/137 Brussels, 8 February 2011 On 8 February 2011, the transport ministers of the 27 Member States, European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas and Chairman of the TRAN Committee of European Parliament Brian Simpson held a policy debate on the ...

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Commission poised to push for success at International Maritime Organization CO2 talks

03/02/2011

IP/11/126 Brussels, 3 February 2011 After meeting with a group of high-level experts, European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, and Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, responsible for climate action, said: "We are convinced ...

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Vice-President Siim Kallas presents road safety awards

01/02/2011

IP/11/118 Brussels, 1 February 2011 At the Excellence in Road Safety Awards ceremony held today in Brussels, Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for transport, presented awards to seven organisations which have undertaken ...

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