Posts Tagged News from EU 2014
* Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is fully operational in all eurozone countries on 1st August 2014. Check here and here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Lithuania to Join Euro Area EU Council formally approved the accession of Lithuania to the euro area and single supervisory mechanism (SSM) on 1 January 2015. Read more here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Southern African Region and the EU – EPA The European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland) concluded negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). For more information click here.
* Emissions Trading Scheme for Aviation The Presidency of the Council and representatives of the European Parliament have agreed on a draft regulation amending the EU Emissions trading scheme (ETS) directive (2003/87/EC). Read more here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * European Maritime Safety Agency The Council and European Parliament reached a compromise on funding the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations. Check here for more.