Towards an Energy Union

News Highlight25/02/2015

The Commission and its Priorities


President Juncker and President Tusk during the post-Council press conference


EU leaders agree actions to tackle Mediterranean tragedy

EU leaders held a special meeting on the situation in the Mediterranean and committed to step up both resources and financing to stem the dramatic loss of life.

President Juncker and Chairperson Dlamini-Zuma chaired a joint meeting of both Commissions

Weekly meeting22/04/2015

Commission reviews GMOs, meets African Union, sends Statement of Objections to Gazprom

The Commission plans to give member states more freedom on GMOs. Separately the College also met with the African Union Commission and sent a Statement of Objections to Gazprom.

EU-Ukraine: €250 million assistance disbursed

Press release21/04/2015

EU-Ukraine: €250 million assistance disbursed

The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, today disbursed €250 million to Ukraine. This is the last disbursement under the first Macro-Financial Assistance operation for Ukraine, amounting to a total of €610 million.

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