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IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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EFSI: Investment Plan for Europe: EIB Group and BBVA sign second synthetic securitisation operation with a EUR 98 million subordinated guarantee in support of SMEs +++ EIB: Cities deserve more attention to stand more resilient: we must support urban investment, says EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák at IMF/WBG Spring Meetings +++ Finland: EIB expands financing of care properties +++ The IDB Group and the EIB Pledge to Expand Partnership and Explore Blended Finance +++ The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) joins the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs) Risk Database Consortium +++ ESIF: Draft opinion - The impact of EU cohesion policy on Northern Ireland - PE 620.996v01-00 - Committee on Budgetary Control +++ DG RTDResearch Headlines - Smart road studs guide drivers to safetyEUREKAGermany Hungary Call for Projects - Call descriptionFrance, Spain, Canada, Hungary, Israel and The Netherlands promotional call for projects in EurostarsEASMEB…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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INDUSTRY: New recommendation to support cross-border market access for defence and security SMEs +++  EMPLOYMENT: Posting of workers: EP committee vote inter-institutional negotiations +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL: Proposal for a DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund following an application from France – EGF/2017/009 FR/Air France +++ COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Implementing Decision C(2014)8213 approving the food and/or basic material assistance operational programme for support from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived in Lithuania CCI 2014LT05FMOP001 +++ DG GROWDécision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié et des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de spécification technique, notifié par la Grèce sous le N° 2018/031/GR dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler un avis circo…

IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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MEXICO: EU and Mexico reach new agreement on trade +++ Joint statement by Commissioners Malmström and Hogan, and the Secretary of the Economy of Mexico, Guajardo Villarreal  +++ EU Commission Memo: Key features of the EU-Mexico trade agreement +++ Further EU documents related to Mexico: EU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet: figuresEU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet - the negotiating processEU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet - Strategic benefitsEU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet - standards and valuesEU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet on safeguardsEU Mexico trade agreement: Exporters StoriesEU Mexico trade agreement: Factsheet on AgricultureEU Mexico trade agreement. Factsheet - OverviewEU-Mexico free trade: A modern agreement to reflect modern trade - ALDEEurocommerce: EU-Mexico trade agreement: important signal against protectionismBundeswirtschaftsminister Altmaier: Die Modernisierung unseres Handelsabkommens mit Mexiko ist ein Signal für freie…

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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EMU: EESC sketches out further measures needed to achieve a stable, prosperous and resilient EMU +++ In-Depth Analysis - How could the Stability and Growth Pact be simplified? - PE 614.501 +++ In-Depth Analysis - How could the Stability and Growth Pact be simplified? - PE 614.509 +++ In-Depth Analysis - How could the SGP be simplified? - PE 614.503 +++ Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Greece +++ ECB: A cooperative approach to CCP recovery and resolution +++ Mario Draghi: Generation €uro Students' Award 2018 event +++ BASEL III: Basel Committee urges full, timely and consistent implementation of Basel III post-crisis reformsFourteenth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory frameworkCAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEP Think-tank Briefing - Cross-border distribution of investment funds - 23-04-2018ESMAESMA Chair Maijoor speech at ILF Conference 2018 on CCP resolutionBISBen Broadbent: Monetary and macro-prudential policies - the c…

IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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WHISTLEBLOWERS: Whistleblower protection: EU Commission sets new, EU-wide rules +++ EU Commission FAQ: Whistleblower protection +++ EU Commission Consultation: EU Whistleblower protection +++ Finally, European Commission backs S&D's call for protection for whistle-blowers +++ Europa-SPD: „Schutz statt Verfolgung“ - EU-Kommission mit Vorschlag für europaweite Schutzstandards für Whistleblower +++ Europa-SPD: Whistleblower europaweit schützen - EU-Kommission schlägt Mindeststandards zum Schutz von Hinweisgebern vor +++ ALDE: Protection of whistle blowers: EU-wide rules are a leap forward +++ Die Grünen: Durchbruch für den Schutz von Whistleblowern +++ New EU proposals for whistleblower protection is a bold step in the right direction - Transparency International +++ ECPMF welcomes EU whistleblowing directive: "Individuals may come forward with information on wrongdoing with no fear" +++     DGB-Vorstandsmitglied Buntenbach: Whistleblower…

IEU MONITORING: Environment Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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ECHA: ECHA: 82 % of inspected internet advertisements for hazardous chemicals lack required warning +++ ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT: Conférence: Comment investir avec une empreinte environnementale réduite? +++ PESTICIDES: Draft agenda - Thursday, 26 April 2018 - PE 621.005v01-00 - Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides +++ EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG ENVCOMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to risk assessments in relation to invasive alien speciesEU COUNCILSt 7946 2018 Rev 1 105th session of the IMO Legal Committee (LEG 105) (London, 23–25 April 2018) Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordinationSt 8262 2018 Init COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Investing in Sustainable Development: The EU at the forefront in implementing the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (2015-2017)ECHA BRIEFSPublic Consultations-Benzoic…

IEU MONITORING: Climate Telegram 23 Apr 2018

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UNFCCC: Climate Action Special Envoy Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help UN fight climate change in line with the Paris Agreement +++ Final Week to Submit Your Climate Action Project! +++ UN Climate Conference Next Month: Shining Light on Climate Action +++ PARIS AGREEMENT: Joint BUDG-ENVI hearing on "The EU budget and Paris Climate Agreement" - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ CARBON MARKET: EFET, IETA, eurelectric, CEEP Joint Statement on improved transparency of interactions between the EU’s carbon market and climate and energy policies at Member State and Union level +++ VEHICLE EMISSIONSHighlights - Approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles: vote in Plenary - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEEA: No fuel efficiency improvements in new cars sold in Europe in 2017Transport & Environment: European new car CO2 emissions are rising because of heavier, bigger dieselsEnding the…

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