Today the Council and the European Parliament have reached an agreement about technical modifications to the regulation from 2002 on double-hull oil tankers.
Heads of states and governments, UN and other international organisations, experts and NGOs will gather for three days in June for the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro. The Conference will set the stage for future sustainable development.
As part of the Danish Presidency, the Danish Foreign Minister will be representing the EU High Representative Ashton at the EU-IGAD political dialogue which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 3 April 2012.
Die dänische Ministerin für Wirtschaft und Inneres Margrethe Vestager war Gastgeberin, als sich die Wirtschafts- und Finanzminister und die Zentralbankdirektoren der EU Freitag und Samstag in Kopenhagen trafen. Die Minister und Zentralbankdirektoren diskutierten unter anderem über Wege zur Lösung der Wirtschaftskrise, zur Abwicklung kollabierender Banken und über den mehrjährigen Haushalt der EU.
Today in Brussels, the EU discussed the nomination of board members to the Green Climate Fund. The Fund was launched at COP17 in Durban last December. There has been a significant interest for representation on the board from both EU Member States and the Commission.
Die Wirtschafts- und Finanzminister und die Zentralbankdirektoren der EU kommen am 30. und 31. März in Kopenhagen zu einem informellen ECOFIN-Treffen zusammen. Sie werden unter anderem die wirtschaftliche Situation und die Hantierung der Wirtschaftskrise, die verstärkte Regulierung des Finanzsektors sowie den mehrjährigen Finanzrahmen der EU diskutieren.
Can the Euro survive the economic turmoil in Greece, Spain and Italy? To what extend will the richer countries accept the burden of debt? Will the European welfare state survive under the current economic conditions? And will the present crisis result in a division between the rich in the North and the poor in the South?
The Danish EU Presidency has brokered a new agreement with the European Parliament. European citizens will in the near future be able to see if they have Seveso sites in their neighbourhood on the internet.
Today the Danish EU Presidency has finalised an agree-ment on roaming in the EU. The new agreement ensures, that mobile prices on telephony, sms and internet now drops significantly in the EU. Minister of Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, considers the agreement as one of the major results of the Danish Presidency.
The consequences of modern piracy are great, and it is difficult to put a stop to the problem. Minister for Business and Growth Ole Sohn and several other important stakeholders take part in the EU Presidency Conference on 28 March 2012.
Minister for European Affairs Nicolai Wammen attends the European Parliament mini plenary session on 28 and 29 March and in particular participates in four debates on enlargement (Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey and Montenegro). He will also hold a meeting with commissioner Štefan Füle and sign EU legislation.
Europaminister Nicolai Wammen führt am Montag, dem 26. März, im Rat für Allgemeine Angelegenheiten die zweite Runde der Verhandlungen über den mehrjährigen Budgetrahmen.
The EU Ministers for Transport were gathered today for a Council Meeting in Brussels to discuss, among other issues, how cross-border transport and infrastructure can generate growth in the EU.
Should it be easier for European consumers to bring compensation claims before the courts? This is one of the questions that will be discussed when, today, Minister of Justice and President of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, Morten Bødskov, opens a conference focused on collective redress in a European perspective.
The future scope and impact of EU policies will largely depend on the shape of the next MFF, which is now under discussion, on the basis of the European Commission's proposals submitted in June last year. The aim of this conference is to deepen the discussion between the key actors of the European institutions.
On 19-20 March 2012, a total of 375 decision-makers and experts from a number of EU Member States convened for the SportVision2012 conference in Copenhagen. The conclusion is clear: Sport for all has the potential to play a significant role as a dynamo in a number of societal areas that go beyond sport in a narrow sense.
Am Donnerstag, dem 22. März, treffen sich die Transportminister der EU in Brüssel, um neue Richtlinien für das Transportnetzwerk, TEN-T und die Luftfahrtpolitik zu diskutieren.
The main issue for today’s debate in the Council (Agriculture and Fisheries) was on how to reduce red tape in the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. Innovation was also on the agenda.