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  • 28.07.2015PRESS RELEASE - Cyprus ‘Χαλλουμι’ (Halloumi)/‘Hellim’ cheese set to receive Protected Designation of Origin status

    The European Commission published today the application to register the names ‘Χαλλουμι’ (Halloumi)/‘Hellim’, in Greek and Turkish, as Protected Designations of Origin for a cheese produced in all the territory of the island of Cyprus. The publication is a key step in the process that would grant EU-wide protection for these names, and include them in the list of well-known high quality European products. Today, the Commission is also sending a letter confirming that Bureau Veritas, as an internationally accredited body, will be in a position to perform the official controls tasks referred to in the EU Regulation on Quality Schemes for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs.   more


    The European Green Leaf is a competition open to cities with population of between 20,000 and 100,000. It recognises success in achieving green growth, and is awarded to cities that bring green living concepts to life. European Green Leaf cities act as ambassadors to encourage others to follow their example.   more

  • 09.07.2015"Our vision for a post-settlement economy of Cyprus" - Speech by George Markopouliotis

    George Markopouliotis, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus, delivered a welcome address at an event co-organised by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce on 8 July 2015. In his address, Mr Markopouliotis, stressed that the two leaders have the EU's solidarity and assistance in their efforts to reach a comprehensive and lasting settlement. "What the EU managed to bring about for the whole of Europe – reconciliation and peace – can certainly happen on this island, too," he added.   more

  • 18.06.2015PRESS RELEASE

    Commission launches infringement procedures against six Member States for lack of compliance with the Services Directive in the area of regulated professions   more

  • 17.06.2015PRESS RELEASE - Commission presents Action Plan for Fair and Efficient Corporate Taxation in the EU

    Today the Commission presented an Action Plan to fundamentally reform corporate taxation in the EU. The Action Plan sets out a series of initiatives to tackle tax avoidance, secure sustainable revenues and strengthen the Single Market for businesses. Collectively, these measures will significantly improve the corporate tax environment in the EU, making it fairer, more efficient and more growth-friendly.   more

  • 03.06.2015PRESS RELEASE

    Mediterranean countries join forces to promote smart and sustainable growth   more

  • 28.05.2015PRESS RELEASE - May infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing several legal actions against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.   more

  • 27.05.2015PRESS RELEASE - Commission proposes draft EU budget 2016: focus on jobs, growth, migration and global action

    The Commission today proposed a 2016 EU budget of €143.5 billion in payment credits to support the recovery of the European economy and help improve lives in Europe and beyond. The money will be invested to boost innovation, create jobs, help convergence among Member States and among regions, deal more effectively with migration and further strengthen the role of the EU as a global player. The proposal also includes contributions to the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe. Today’s draft will be sent to the European Parliament and EU Member States who will jointly decide on the final budget.   more

  • 08.05.2015Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the latest mission to Cyprus

    Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Nicosia during April 28 to May 8 to review Cyprus’s economic reform programme. Cyprus’s programme aims to support the economic recovery and job creation by restoring financial sector stability, strengthening public finances, and implementing reforms to increase long-run growth.   more

  • 08.05.2015PRESS RELEASE - Unleash innovation to spur growth in Europe

    Improving Europe's capacity to innovate and be globally competitive requires further efforts to encourage disruptive ideas and foster their commercial up-take. These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from the latest ranking of innovation performance across Europe.   more

  • 29.04.2015Commissioner Stylianides travels to Nepal

    EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April.   more

  • 22.04.2015PRESS RELEASE

    More freedom for Member States to decide on the GMOs use for food & feed   more

  • 21.04.2015PRESS RELEASE - Joint Foreign and Home Affairs Council: Ten point action plan on migration

    At a joint meeting of Foreign and Interior Ministers, chaired by High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and held in Luxembourg, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Avramopoulos presented a 10 point plan of the immediate actions to be taken in response to the crisis situation in the Mediterranean. The plan received the full backing of Foreign and Interior Ministers.   more

  • 15.04.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ - Διαγωνισμός Juvenes Translatores: Τελετή απονομής βραβείων στους καλύτερους νεαρούς μεταφραστές της Ευρώπης ελληνικά (el)

    28 νικητές του ετήσιου διαγωνισμού της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής για νεαρούς μεταφραστές Juvenes Translatores θα παραλάβουν τα βραβεία τους στις Βρυξέλλες αύριο (Πέμπτη 16 Απριλίου) από την κα Κρισταλίνα Γκεοργκίεβα, Επίτροπο Προϋπολογισμού και Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 18.03.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ ελληνικά (el)

    290 χιλιάδες ευρώ για διανομή οπωροκηπευτικών στα σχολεία της Κύπρου (2015/2016)   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 13.03.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ - Με μεγάλη επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκε ο κύκλος ενημερωτικών σεμιναρίων για ευκαιρίες χρηματοδότησης από ευρωπαϊκά ελληνικά (el)

    Οι ευκαιρίες που έχουν οι Κυπριακές μικρομεσαίες επιχειρήσεις για να πάρουν χρηματοδότηση από προγράμματα της ΕΕ ήταν το θέμα του ενημερωτικού σεμιναρίου που διεξήχθη στη Λευκωσία την Τετάρτη, 11 Μαρτίου 2015 το  οποίο παρακολούθησαν πάνω από 200 συμμετέχοντες. Το σεμινάριο διοργανώθηκε από την Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο και τη Γενική Διεύθυνση Ευρωπαϊκών Προγραμμάτων, Συντονισμού και Ανάπτυξης.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 11.03.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ - Σεμινάρια για την Ενίσχυση της Νεανικής και Γυναικείας Επιχειρηματικότητ ελληνικά (el)

    Το Γραφείο του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου στην Κύπρο, η Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο και το Υπουργείο Ενέργειας, Εμπορίου, Βιομηχανίας και Τουρισμού σε συνεργασία με το δίκτυο πληροφοριών Europe Direct διοργανώνουν σειρά ενημερωτικών σεμιναρίων με θέμα τα σχέδια χορηγιών για την Ενίσχυση της Νεανικής και Γυναικείας Επιχειρηματικότητας.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 09.03.2015PRESS RELEASE

    2015 EU Justice Scoreboard: supporting Member States to improve their justice systems' effectiveness   more

  • 09.03.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ: Θέλεις να μάθεις περισσότερα για τις ευκαιρίες χρηματοδότησης της ΕΕ για μικρομεσαίες επιχειρήσεις; Ενημερωτικό σεμινάριο στη Λευκωσία, Τετάρτη 11 Μαρτίου 2015 ελληνικά (el)

    Οι ευκαιρίες που έχουν οι Κυπριακές μικρομεσαίες επιχειρήσεις για να πάρουν χρηματοδότηση από προγράμματα της ΕΕ είναι το θέμα του ενημερωτικού σεμιναρίου που θα διεξαχθεί στη Λευκωσία την Τετάρτη, 11 Μαρτίου 2015 στην αίθουσα εκδηλώσεων στο ισόγειο του Υπουργείου Οικονομικών, στη Λευκωσία, και η ώρα 15:00 - 18:30. Το σεμινάριο διοργανώνεται από την Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο και τη Γενική Διεύθυνση Ευρωπαϊκών Προγραμμάτων, Συντονισμού και Ανάπτυξης. Το σεμινάριο είναι ανοικτό για όλους και η είσοδος είναι ελεύθερη.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 11.02.2015ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ ελληνικά (el)

    Ημερίδα για την πρόσβαση των μικρομεσαίων επιχειρήσεων σε Ευρωπαϊκή χρηματοδότηση   more ελληνικά (el)


    Staff teams from the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund visited Nicosia during January 27 to February 6.   more

  • 05.02.2015PRESS RELEASE

    Winter Economic Forecast: outlook improved but risks remain   more

  • 05.02.2015PRESS RELEASE - Commission launches work on Energy Union

    The Commission today launched work on the Energy Union; a fundamental step towards the completion of single energy market and reforming how Europe produces, transports and consumes energy. The Energy Union with a Forward-looking Climate Change Policy is one of the key political priorities of the Juncker Commission. After more than 60 years from the founding of the Coal and Steel Community, the Commission today drew a plan for reorganising European energy policies and kicked off work for European Energy Union.   more

  • 28.01.2015Commission launches work on establishing a Capital Markets Union

    The European Commission has today kicked off its project to create a Capital Markets Union (CMU) for all 28 EU Member States with a first orientation debate at the College of Commissioners. The CMU is one of the flagship projects of this Commission and ties in with the ambition to boost jobs and growth in the EU.   more

  • 22.01.2015PRESS RELEASE - Commissioner Stylianides to visit Ukraine as EU steps up humanitarian aid

    The European Union is preparing to step up its humanitarian aid to the people affected by the conflict in Ukraine, especially the displaced and those who need help to weather the severe cold which has gripped the country. Commissioner Christos Stylianides, responsible for humanitarian aid and crisis management, will be in Ukraine on January 26-27 to discuss the emergency with the authorities in Kyiv, to meet victims of the crisis in the East and to reaffirm the EU's solidarity with the affected people.   more

  • 14.01.2015PRESS RELEASE

    Delivery of €315 billion Investment Plan on track: Commission presents law for the European Fund for Strategic Investments   more

  • 09.01.2015Press release - State aid: Commission orders Cyprus to recover incompatible aid from national air carrier Cyprus Airways

    Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has concluded that a restructuring aid package of over €100 million for Cyprus' ailing flag carrier Cyprus Airways gave the company an undue advantage over its competitors in breach of EU state aid rules. Cyprus Airways therefore needs to pay back all incompatible aid received. In particular, the Commission found that Cyprus Airways had no realistic perspective of becoming viable without continued state subsidies.   more

  • 08.01.2015Statement by President Juncker following the attacks on Charlie Hebdo premises

    "I am profoundly shocked by the brutal and inhumane attack which struck the Charlie Hebdo premises. This is an intolerable and barbaric act which concerns us all as human beings and Europeans. My thoughts are with the victims and their families. I wish to express, in my own name and in the name of the European Commission, our greatest solidarity with France."   more

  • 17.12.2014PRESS RELEASE - Growth and jobs for Cyprus: Commissioner Crețu welcomes EU investment programme worth €661 million for 2014-2020

    Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Crețu approved today a programme of investments backed by EU Regional and Cohesion Funds that will play a crucial role in putting Cyprus on the tracks of recovery, by supporting the development of the island's real economy and creating new job opportunities. The programme foresees that more than 600 SMEs are expected to be supported while new jobs will be created through the investments. Investment in ICT should also mean 50% of households should benefit from high-speed broadband coverage.   more

  • 12.12.2014The EU continues to support the reunification of Cyprus

    The European Commission approved a new annual financial assistance programme for the Turkish Cypriot community, worth 32.96 million euro. This allocation will continue the successful EU-funded programme focusing on promoting the economic integration of the island and improving contacts between the two communities and the EU. The overall objective is to facilitate the reunification of Cyprus.   more

  • 11.12.2014PRESS RELEASE

    Poverty: Commission adopts Cypriot programme to use €3.9 million from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived   more

  • 10.12.2014PRESS RELEASE - Juncker Commission takes oath of independence at the European Court of Justice

    President Jean-Claude Juncker and the Members of the College of Commissioners are taking their formal oath of office today in Luxembourg, at the Court of Justice of the EU. With this “solemn undertaking”, the members of the Commission are pledging to respect the Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, to carry out their responsibilities in complete independence and in the general interest of the Union. Commissioners will also promise not to seek or take instructions from any authorities, to refrain from engaging in actions incompatible with their duties and performance of their tasks, and to respect their obligations during and after their term of office.   more

  • 12.11.2014Towards a work programme for a new start for Europe

    The Juncker Commission is committed to restoring citizens' confidence by demonstrating that the EU can deliver for them on the big challenges facing European economies and societies. That starts with setting the right priorities for the 2015 Commission Work Programme.   more

  • 12.11.2014Ανακοίνωση - Έναρξη Ψηφιακού Πρωταθλήματος 2014-2015

    Το Ψηφιακό Πρωτάθλημα (ΨΠ) ξεκινά για δεύτερη συνεχή χρονιά και συγκεντρώνει τεράστιο ενδιαφέρον προσφέροντας τις ευκαιρίες σε όλους να υλοποιήσουν τις καινοτόμες ιδέες τους στον τομέα των Τεχνολογιών Πληροφορικής και Επικοινωνιών. Μεταξύ άλλων προσφέρονται βραβεία και δώρα αξίας δεκάδων χιλιάδων ευρώ.   more

  • 06.11.2014ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ - Θέλεις να μάθεις περισσότερα για τα Ευρωπαϊκά χρηματοδοτικά προγράμματα; ελληνικά (el)

    Οι ευκαιρίες που έχουν οι Κύπριοι να πάρουν χρηματοδότηση από ανταγωνιστικά προγράμματα της ΕΕ είναι το θέμα της σειράς ενημερωτικών σεμιναρίων που διοργανώνουν σε όλες τις πόλεις τις Κύπρου η Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής και η Γενική Διεύθυνση Ευρωπαϊκών Προγραμμάτων, Συντονισμού και Ανάπτυξης.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 07.10.2014ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ: Ευρωπαϊκή Εβδομάδα Κινητικότητας 2014 – Απονομή των βραβείων στους νικητές του διαγωνισμού "Κινητοποίησε το Δήμο Σου" ελληνικά (el)

    Επαρκή και λειτουργικά πεζοδρόμια, περισσότερους ποδηλατοδρόμους, αύξηση δρομολογίων στα λεωφορεία – αυτά είναι μερικά από τα μηνύματα που έστειλαν στις δημοτικές αρχές της περιοχής τους οι πολίτες που συμμετείχαν στον διαγωνισμό "Κινητοποίησε το Δήμο Σου" που διοργανώθηκε  φέτος online στο Facebook από το Γραφείο του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και την Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στα πλαίσια της Ευρωπαϊκής Εβδομάδας Κινητικότητας.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 03.10.2014PRESS RELEASE - Androulla Vassiliou: Five years of European Support for Education, Culture and Youth

    Education and culture are indispensable assets for Europe and Cyprus and we ought to invest in them. That was one of the key messages of Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Ms Androulla Vassiliou, at a press conference held today at EU House in Nicosia, in which she presented the legacy brochure 'Preparing for Life', an account of her work at the European Commission over the past five years.   more

  • 02.10.2014PRESS NOTICE

    New Commission can build on solid achievements in education, youth, culture and sport, says Vassiliou   more

  • 19.09.2014PRESS RELEASE -New milestone in the fight against match-fixing

    The European Commission today welcomes a new milestone in the fight against match-fixing, with the launch of the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions. The Convention will be declared open for signature this evening at a Council of Europe conference of Sport Ministers in Macolin, Switzerland. Over the past two years, the European Commission has played a key role in the preparation and negotiation of the agreement.   more

  • 12.09.2014PRESS RELEASE - Commissioner Vassiliou to present EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award in Nicosia

    Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will unveil a plaque in Nicosia on Tuesday 16 September to celebrate the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award won by the Home for Cooperation located in a historic building in the United Nations Buffer Zone. The Commissioner will be joined by Irina Subotic, Vice-president of Europa Nostra, Ingrid Schulerud, Ambassador for the European Economic Area and Norway Grants, Constantinos Yiorkadjis, Representative of the Greek Cypriot Community, and Mehmet Harmanci, Representative of the Turkish Cypriot Community. The presentation of the award will be followed by a musical performance.   more

  • 05.09.2014Formation of Juncker Commission advances

    President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker today sent the list of Commissioners-designate to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in his capacity as President of the Council of the European Union.   more

  • 04.09.2014Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade,Speech

    Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade, paid an official visit to Cyprus on September 4th. Mr De Gucht met with President Anastasiades and delivered a keynote speech at a trade event organised by the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism at the Filoxeneia Conference Centre in Nicosia. In his speech, Commissioner De Gucht said:   more

  • 14.08.2014Mind over matter: EU researchers use brainpower to get moving

    Grabbing a glass or typing an email: these are some everyday gestures that are not possible for people with serious physical impairments – even though they have the will and the brainpower to do so. EU-funded projects such as TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction) are working on technologies that could greatly improve the quality of life of people such as 20-year-old Francesco or 53-year-old Jean-Luc. Brain-Computer Interaction has allowed them to regain control of paralysed limbs, surf the web and take 'virtual' walks with their thought.   more

  • 13.08.2014Press Release -Safer cruise ships thanks to EU-funded research

    When choosing their summer holidays, many European opt for a cruise, or use a ferry to get where they are going. A very important aspect of passenger shipping is safety. Thanks to EU-funded research, evacuating large passenger ships could be even smoother and safer in future. EU-funded researchers are also helping to design more stable cruise ships and ferries.   more

  • 25.07.2014STATEMENT - Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Cyprus

    Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Nicosia during July14-25, 2014 for the fifth review of Cyprus's economic programme, which is supported by financial assistance from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the IMF. Cyprus’s programme seeks to ensure the recovery of economic activity to preserve the welfare of the population by restoring financial sector stability, strengthening public finance sustainability, and adopting structural reforms to support long-run growth.   more

  • 24.07.2014PRESS RELEASE - European Commission proposes a higher and achievable energy savings target for 2030

    New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment: these are some of the expected benefits of the energy efficiency target for 2030 put forward today by the European Commission in a Communication. The proposed target of 30 % builds on the achievements already reached: new buildings use half the energy they did in the 1980s and industry is about 19% less energy intensive than in 2001.   more

  • 22.07.2014Joint Research Centre and Cyprus Institute sign partnership agreement

    The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Cyprus Institute signed a partnership agreement on 22 July to boost joint research, innovation and cooperation in fields such as sustainable water and land management, environmental protection, climate change, energy and cultural heritage preservation. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, Costas Papanicolas, President of the Cyprus Institute, Maria Hadjitheodosiou, Cyprus Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU, and Cypriot Members of the European Parliament were present at the signing of a 'memorandum of understanding' at the Commission headquarters in Brussels.   more

  • 22.07.2014PRESS RELEASE - Commissioner Vassiliou: cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support

    Cultural heritage organisations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission. The policy document, entitled 'Towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe', states that the sector is at a "crossroads" with reduced public budgets, falling participation in traditional cultural activities and diversifying potential audiences due to urbanization, globalisation and technological change. But it also highlights opportunities for Member States and stakeholders to work more closely across borders to ensure that cultural heritage contributes more to sustainable growth and jobs.   more

  • 15.07.2014A new start for Europe: My agenda for Jobs, Growth, Fairness and Democratic Change

    Today Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session. After being proposed as candidate for Commission President by the European Council on 27 June 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker needed a majority of 376 votes in the European Parliament.   more

  • 02.07.2014The Economic Adjustment Programme for Cyprus - 4th Review

    Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Nicosia from 6 May to 17 May 2014 for the fourth review of Cyprus' economic adjustment programme, which is supported by financial assistance from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the IMF. The objectives of Cyprus’ programme are to restore financial sector stability, strengthen public finance sustainability, and adopt structural reforms so as to support sustainable and balanced long-run growth.   more

  • 06.02.2014Κύπριοι μαθητές από 31 σχολεία διαγωνίζονται στις γνώσεις τους για τα Ευρωπαϊκά θέματα ελληνικά (el)

    Τις γνώσεις τους για την Ευρώπη θα δοκιμάσουν οι τελειόφοιτοι μαθητές από 31 λύκεια της Κύπρου σε ένα κουίζ ερωτήσεων που για τους φιναλίστ θα έχει έπαθλο ένα εκπαιδευτικό ταξίδι στις Βρυξέλλες.   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 28.10.2013Statement of President Barroso at the final press conference following the European Council

    Extracts: "There was an important discussion about SMEs. How can we contribute to avoid the difficulties that exist today, also in the euro area, in terms of the lending conditions to SMEs in Europe? And we have agreed to significantly increase the funding for SMEs through the structural and investment funds, leveraging the European Investment Bank loans so that they can have this kind of funding available, which is particularly important for countries that have very big pressure on their budgets and also in terms of the access to markets of their companies."   more

  • 17.10.2013«Οι Ευρωτουρκικες Σχέσεις και το Κυπριακό» - Ομιλία από τον κο Μαρκοπουλιώτη, Επικεφαλής της Αντιπροσωπείας της EE στην Κύπρο ελληνικά (el)

    «Οι Ευρωτουρκικες Σχέσεις και το Κυπριακό: Στρατηγικές στο νέο Ευρωπαϊκό Περιβάλλον» - Ομιλία από τον κο Γεώργιο Μαρκοπουλιώτη, Επικεφαλής της Αντιπροσωπείας της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο, την Τετάρτη, 16 Οκτωβρίου 2013, 19:00, στο Κτίριο Europe Direct Λεμεσού   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 11.09.2013State of the Union address 2013

    The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has given his State of the Union address at the European Parliament plenary session/Strasbourg, today, 11 September 2013.   more

  • 18.06.2013Ομιλία Μαρκοπουλιώτη: «Οι σχέσεις Κύπρου-ΕΕ σε μετάβαση» ελληνικά (el)

    Ομιλία από τον κο Γεώργιο Μαρκοπουλιώτη, Επικεφαλής της Αντιπροσωπείας της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο, την Δευτέρα, 17 Ιουνίου 2013, 19:00, στο Europe Direct Λεμεσού - «Οι σχέσεις Κύπρου-ΕΕ σε μετάβαση: Σχεδιάζοντας ξανά την ευρωπαϊκή μας πορεία»   more ελληνικά (el)

  • 30.04.2013Προστασία προσωπικών δεδομένων, διαφάνεια και δημόσιο συμφέρον

    Η προστασία των προσωπικών δεδομένων δεν αποτελεί εμπόδιο στη διαφάνεια ούτε στην διερεύνηση θεμάτων δημοσίου συμφέροντος, ήταν το κύριο συμπέρασμα της εκδήλωσης που πραγματοποιήθηκε την Δευτέρα, 29 Απριλίου, στο Σπίτι της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης στο πλαίσιο του Ευρωπαϊκού Έτους Πολιτών 2013. Συνδιοργανωτές ήταν το Γραφείο του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου στην Κύπρο, η Αντιπροσωπεία της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής στην Κύπρο και το Γραφείο Τύπου και Πληροφοριών.   more

  • 24.04.2013Launch of MY CY Radio

    Welcome address by Mr Georgios Markopouliotis, Head of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, on Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 15:00 at the EU House, Nicosia   more

  • 28.03.2013Statement by the European Commission on the capital controls imposed by the Republic of Cyprus

    The Commission takes note of temporary restrictions on the free movement of capital, including capital controls, imposed by the Republic of Cyprus as part of a series of measures to prevent the significant risk of uncontrollable outflow of deposits which would lead to the collapse of the credit institutions and to the immediate risk of complete destabilisation of the financial system of Cyprus.   more

  • 26.03.2013Statement by President Barroso on Cyprus

    Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. After talks at the highest level with the President of Cyprus, the Eurogroup yesterday [March 24] reached an agreement on a programme for the Republic of Cyprus that, if properly implemented, we believe will restore the viability of the Cypriot economy.   more

  • 25.03.2013Remarks by VP Rehn on Cyprus at the Eurogroup Press Conference on 25 March 2013

    Thank you for your patience, ladies and gentlemen. It's been yet another hard day's night. I'm not saying a long and winding road, but it was absolutely essential that an agreement be reached tonight on a financial assistance programme for Cyprus. We now have such an agreement in place, which means that we can now work, starting today, to help the Cypriot people to rebuild their economy.   more

  • 12.03.2013Χαιρετισμός Επιτρόπου Βασιλείου στα εγκαίνια της Κρατικής Εκπαιδευτικής Έκθεσης Κύπρου ελληνικά (el)

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  • 28.11.2012Αντιπρόεδρος Reding: Η Ευρώπη, το δίκαιο και οι γερμανοί νομικοί: μια παρέμβαση του Λουξεμβούργου ελληνικά (el)

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  • 23.11.2012Statement by Vice-President Rehn on Cyprus

    I welcome the decisive progress that has been made in the discussions between the European Commission, European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and the Cypriot authorities on the key policies needed to strengthen public finances, restore the health of the financial system, and strengthen competiveness.   more

  • 12.09.2012State of the Union Address 2012

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  • 16.08.2012Culture's role in the European Union's external relations

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  • 16.11.2011Commission adopts 2012 Work Programme for European Renewal

    The European Commission has today adopted a Work Programme for the coming year, "Delivering European renewal". The Programme sets out how the Commission will build on the ambitious set of proposals to respond to the economic crisis already on the table with further measures next year. It translates the political priorities identified by President Barroso in the <a href="" target="_blank">State of the Union address</a> into concrete actions for the next year.   more

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