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13/07/2018

Each week we sum up Commission news of particular interest for the UK. All comments welcome at COMM-UK-PRESS@ec.europa.eu

Press conference by Pierre Moscovici
12/07/2018

Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and 2019 at 2.1% and 2% respectively in both the EU and the euro area, estimates the European Commission in its Summer 2018 Interim Economic Forecast released today. For the UK economy the outlook remains subdued.

Events
The Frontiers of the Roman Empire

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 this exhibition focuses on the historical zone that spans Europe and 1,900 years of history. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, it recognises the significance of how an era of profound civilisation shaped the Europe we know today. As a frontier aligning all in its path – places, people – it brought order and established a symbolic definition of the reach of civilisation, but as a contemporary zone crossing the continent and...

Date:
  • 18/07/2018 to 10/08/2018
Sakharov

Since 1988 the European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to individuals and organisations which have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights.

To mark the 30th anniversary of the prize, the Parliament together with Magnum Photos present four stories of today’s human rights activists. Discover them on europarl.europa.eu/Sakharov.

Date:
  • 15/08/2018 to 14/09/2018