Navigation path

Login   |   Register
 

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









European Council, Brussels, 18-19/10/2012

38 views

On 18 and 19 October 2012, the EU Heads of State or Government gathered in Brussels for a European Council which was dedicated to economic policy, growth and jobs. Ahead of this meeting, the Tripartite Social Summit brought together European institutions, employers’ and workers’ representatives to discuss how to boost growth and create quality jobs. The European Council reiterated its firm commitment to take resolute action to address financial market tensions, restore confidence and stimulate growth and jobs. It closely reviewed the implementation of the Compact for Growth and Jobs. It welcomed progress made so far but also called for swift, determined and result-oriented action to ensure its full and rapid implementation. Further to the presentation of the interim report on Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), the European Council called for work to proceed on the proposals on the Single Supervisory Mechanism as a matter of priority with the objective of agreeing on the legislative framework by 1 January 2013 and agreed on a number of orientations to that end. It also took note of issues relating to the integrated budgetary and economic policy frameworks and democratic legitimacy and accountability which should be further explored. It agreed that the process towards deeper economic and monetary union should build on the EU's institutional and legal framework and be characterised by openness and transparency towards non-euro area Member States and respect for the integrity of the Single Market. It looked forward to a specific and time-bound roadmap to be presented at its December 2012 meeting, so that it can move ahead on all essential building blocks on which a genuine EMU should be based. The European Council also discussed relations with the EU's strategic partners and adopted conclusions on Syria, Iran and Mali.
SHOTLIST

Type: Stockshot   Reference: I-074993   Date: 25/10/2012   Duration: 39:30
To download, please log in



Related media

European Council of Brussels, 19/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel ...
Ref: 88891
Date: 19/10/2012
Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (2nd ...
Ref: I-074911
Date: 19/10/2012
Brussels European Council, 18-19/10/12
Ref: P-021969/00-01
Date: 18/10/2012
European Council, Brussels, 18-19/10/2012
Ref: I-074993
Date: 18/10/2012
European Council of Brussels, 18/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel ...
Ref: 88886
Date: 18/10/2012
Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (1st ...
Ref: I-074910
Date: 18/10/2012
Video Player (V2)
Need some help?


Investment plan

Mon 22/12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 December 2014 The European Commission is giving €2 million in emergency funding to assist scores of Libyans who have been forced to flee their homes because of worsening violence in the country.     The funding will provide essential humanitarian assistance and protection to the...
Mon 22/12
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 12 / 2014 Brussels, 22 December 2014 Passenger rights: Eurobarometer survey shows one in three EU citizens are aware of their rights when travelling The European Commission released today the results of a new Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights.
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Top news Top Top Brussels, 19 December 2014 Background notes from the Spokesperson’s service for journalists The European Commission reserves the right to make changes 1/1/2015: Lithuania becomes the 19th Member State to adopt the euro 1/1/2015: Countdown to the European Year for Development - 2015 7-8/1/2015:...
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 19 December 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 22 décembre Mr Valdis Dombrovskis visits Estonia on 22 and 23 December.
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of part of Cegedim S.A.'s customer relationship management and strategic data business (the target) by IMS Health.
Fri 19/12
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 December 2014 A total of €102 million of EU agricultural policy funds, unduly spent by Member States, is being claimed back by the European Commission from Greece, Ireland and Slovenia under the so-called clearance of accounts procedure.
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of joint control over České aerolinie ("CSA"), the Czech national air carrier, by Travel Service and Český Aeroholding ("CAH"), all of the Czech Republic.
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 Today the Council formally appointed the Chair, the Vice-Chair and the four other permanent members of the Single Resolution Board. This concludes a recruitment process which started in July 2014.
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 December 2014 What is the Single Resolution Mechanism? The Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) complements the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) which, once operational in November 2014, will see the European Central Bank (ECB) directly supervise banks in the euro area and in other Member...
Fri 19/12
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 12 / 2014 Brussels, 19 December 2014 Statement by Commissioner Vestager welcoming Luxembourg's decision to provide all information requested on tax rulings and patent boxes Margrethe Vestager,Commissioner in charge of competition policy, issued a statement yesterday evening welcoming Luxembourg's announcement that...

Go to useful links page Useful links

Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2014