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Provision of deficit and debt data for 2013 - first notification - Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 3.0% and 3.3% of GDP respectively - Government debt at 92.6% and 87.1%

In 2013, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA18) and the EU28 decreased in absolute terms compared with 2012, while the government debt rose in both zones. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio decreased from 3.7% in 2012 to ... read more

NETmundial: European Union to take leading role at global conference on internet governance

The EU, represented by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, is to participate at high level in “NETmundial: the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet ... read more

Erasmus+ set for Berlin launch

Erasmus+, the EU's new funding programme for education, training, youth and sport, will be launched in Berlin tomorrow (24 April) by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Johanna Wanka, ... read more