The European ministers for research- and innovation have after long and hard negotiations reached an agreement on the overall structure for the EUs coming Framework programme for research and innovation – Horizon 2020 – which has a proposed budget of EUR 80 billion.
The administrative burdens on listed companies are being reduced in order to make it easier for businesses to raise capital and contribute to growth and employment in the EU. This is at the heart of changes to the so called Transparency Directive. The Danish Presidency is leading negotiations of the Directive, and has just received a mandate in the Council of Ministers to begin negotiations with the European Parliament.
New EU rules require that providers of mortgage credit in the EU should ensure better information for consumers and more solid credit assessments for the receipt of mortgage credit. At the same time it will be easier for consumers to see where the best options are for them in taking out a mortgage. This is the heart of the new so-called Mortgage Credit Directive. The Danish Presidency is leading negotiations on the Directive, and has just received a mandate in the Council of Ministers to begin negotiations with the European Parliament.
On 30 May, together with other European ministers, the Danish Minister for Business and Growth set a footprint on the growth agenda in Europe. The Competitiveness Council discussed a number of the initiatives to cre-ate growth in the Single Market Act.
160 parliamentarians from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and Europe had a number of questions for the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach during the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Horsens, ending today.
La ministre danoise du Commerce extérieur et de l'Investissement, Pia Olsen Dyhr, conduira jeudi la dernière réunion des ministres européens du commerce sous présidence danoise, avec, au programme, plusieurs points auxquels cette présidence accorde un caractère prioritaire, car ils doivent contribuer à une relance de la croissance et de l'emploi dans l'Union européenne.
Les 30 et 31 mai, la présidence danoise de l'UE conduira sa seconde et ultime réunion formelle du Conseil Compétitivité. Le thème en sera la croissance au sein du Marché unique et le prochain programme cadre européen en matière de recherche et d'innovation, Horizon 2020.
Nicolai Wammen, ministre danois des Affaires européennes, conduit ce mardi 29 mai la négociation relative au cadre financier pluriannuel de l'UE à l'occasion d'une réunion du Conseil Affaires générales.
Today, Monday 28 May, Prime Minster Helle Thorning-Schmidt and President of the Danish Parliament Mogens Lykketoft welcomed politicians from 78 developing countries as well as from the European Parliament in Horsens.
The establishment of the Single Market in 1992 has had a massive impact on the everyday life of EU citizens. Every time you buy a new mobile phone, have steak for dinner or watch TV with your family, the EU’s Single Market has played its part.
On 24-25 May 2012, the Danish EU Presidency and the European Commission will open the doors for a conference in Copenhagen on financing and organising large transport infrastructure projects.
Today, the Danish Presidency has reached agreement with the European Parliament on a regulation on the Internal Market Information System (the IMI-system). The agreement ensures that Member States’ authorities are able to cooperate more effectively across borders. The Danish Minister for Business and Growth sees the agreement as a considerable result for the Danish Presidency.
The Danish Presidency has secured an ambitious agreement between the institutions of EU. The new requirements will dramatically reduce the harmful smoke from ships.