European Union Delegation to Norway
27/11/2013 - Alternative fuels for transport: Parliament committee vote supports roll-out of refuelling infrastructure
The European Commission has welcomed the vote of the European Parliament's Transport Committee on measures to build-up alternative fuel stations across Europe to break the oil dependency of transport.
Following a formal warning one year ago (IP/12/1215), the European Commission today intensifies its fight against illegal fishing by identifying Belize, Cambodia and Guinea as non-cooperating third countries.
26/11/2013 - Making Europe's cities smarter
Any city, company, association, government or research body is invited to follow the recommendations in the Strategic Implementation Plan by developing own initiatives and taking on commitments on smart cities by investments, new forms of cooperation and sharing resources.
The idea behind the Single Market is simplicity itself: treat the EU as one territory where people, money, goods and services interact freely to stimulate competition and trade, and improved efficiency. The increased choice of goods and services will raise quality and cut prices. It is the basic recipe for prosperity.
As part of the EEA Agreement, Norway is part of the European Single Market. In practice, the Agreement allows goods, capital, services and people to circulate freely in the whole EEA Area, including the EFTA countries Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. To ensure that equal rights apply for all companies in the area, the EEA Agreement also features common rules for competition and state subsidies.
European Commission MEMO Milan, 9 December 2013 During his opening speech at the New Narrative for Europe conference in Milan today, President Barroso also made the following remarks on the current situation in Ukraine: "My appeal to all the intellectuals, to all men and women of culture, to all citizens,...
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