EU bulletin 11th December 2015 Human rights, borders

December 11, 2015 9:33 AM

It is time to promote the Juncker investment plan, Commission Vice-President for Growth, Jobs and Investment, Jyrki Katainen has old EurActiv. Read the interview here: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/euro-finance/more-needs-be-done-sell-juncker-plan-confesses-katainen-320340

The EU needs to be ambitious and innovative in its approach to human rights, the Chair of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights has said in a statement to mark International Human Rights Day. Read the full statement here: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/20151210IPR06851/DROI-Chair-Elena-Valenciano-on-the-International-Human-Rights-Day.

The European Commission has published a consumer credit glossary explaining the different terms used when talking about credit. Such terminology can often be found in the information you receive from credit providers. See it here: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/citizen/my_rights/consumer-credit/glossary/index_en.htm

The Commission wants to make it easier for consumers to open a bank account in another EU country, according to dpa-AFX. See here, but in German and no further details available: http://www.cep.eu/presseschau/artikel/news/presseschau.html

The EU Commission will propose a reinforced border and coast guard next week to strengthen the bloc's external border controls, according to EUobserver. See the report here: https://euobserver.com/migration/131487