The European Commission has today proposed new rules to ensure that digital business activities are taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way in the EU. The measures would make the EU a global leader in designing tax laws fit for the modern economy and the digital age.
On Thursday, March 22nd, President Juncker, Commission Vice-Presidents Dombrovskis and Katainen, the President of France Emmanuel Macron and many other high-level panellists will speak at a conference on financing sustainable growth. There, Vice-President Dombrovskis will present the Commission Action Plan on Sustainable Future, which sets out the Commission's vision of a financial system that supports sustainable growth. "I want Europe to be the leader when it comes to the fight against climate change," said President Juncker.
The high-level conference is hosted by the European Commission in Brussels, and will be live-streamed.
Τhe European Commission Representation in Cyprus together with the DGT Field Office in Cyprus will be taking part in the Day of Cultural Diversity, which is organized by the French-Cypriot school in Nicosia.
Europe Day, held on 9 May every year, celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe's nations unthinkable. Schuman's proposal is considered to be the beginning of what is now the European Union.
- 06/05/2018 to 26/05/2018