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IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 9 November 2018

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ITU: New ITU case study maps the Moscow ‘smart city’ journey: Moscow reports experience with Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities +++  URBAN AGENDA: Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) applicant seminars +++ EU Commission: Athens is the European Capital of Innovation 2018 +++ Opening Speech by EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics at the first conference of the Mayors of European Capitals of Culture +++ EU Council: St 13733 2018 Init Presidency proposal on Urban and Spatial Planning +++  SMART CITIES EXPOThe Dutch and Smart Cities: Shaping the Future by Challenging Today SCISNew episode of SCIS' podcast out now!SCIS webinar: Common challenges and enablers for the replication of smart city solutions EIP-SCCEIP-SCC Marketplace Matchmaking Event at Smart City Expo World Congress 14 November 2018 in Barcelona, SpainThe Region of Northern Hesse to take off smart logistics to the 3rd dimension for its urban and inter-urban areasThe MAHHL-Cities (…

IEU Agenda Weekly Telegram 12 November 2018

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Our IEU AGENDA this week*: 
EU COMMISSION: EU Commission Calendar: +++ 12 November 2018 +++ 13 November 2018 +++ 14 November 2018 +++ 15 November 2018 +++ 16 November 2018 +++ 17 November 2018 +++ 18 November 2018 +++ Outlook November 2018 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPS: Meetings of EU Commission expert groups +++  EU COMMISSION - COMITOLOGYDraft Agenda for meeting of 13 November 2018 of the European ITS CommitteeDraft Agenda to the 26th meeting of the PC for the specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 to be held on 13 November 2018 - Configuration "Nanotechnologies, Advanced materials, Biotechnology, Advanced manufacturing and processing"Agenda for meeting of 13-15 November 2018 of the Air Safety CommitteeAgenda for the meeting of 14 November 2018 of the DHR committeeAgenda of the 2018-11-14 Meeting of the Committee for the Common Organisation of the Agricultural Markets - Horizontal QuestionsDraft Agenda of the IPA Committee meeting on 15 November 2018Amended Agen…

IEU Funding Innovation Telegram 9 November 2018

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EIT: EU Commission welcomes three new members to the Governing Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology +++ Legal and regulatory implications of artificial intelligence (AI): the case of autonomous vehicles, eHealth and data mining +++  EIC: Keynote speeches from EIC Innovators' Summit in Berlin +++  LIFE: EP Briefing - LIFE programme for 2021-2027: Financing environmental and climate objectives - 09-11-2018 +++  GOVTECHLe vice-président Ansip et la Commissaire Gabriel à Paris pour le sommet GovTech HORIZON EUROPEEP Think-tank Briefing - Horizon Europe – Specific programme: Implementing the framework programme - 09-11-2018Amendments  - Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - PE 629.569v01-00 - Committee on DevelopmentAmendments 57 - 167 - Proposal for a regulation of the European…

IEU Single Market Telegram 9 November 2018

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VOCATIONAL SKILLS: European Vocational Skills Week 2018 helps millions to discover the benefits of vocational education and training +++  SOCIAL INNOVATION: Social innovation for the young: EU Commission announces winners of EU competition +++  SINGLE MARKET - DATA: Digital Single Market: Council adopts new rules on free flow of non-personal data and on audiovisual media services +++ Free flow of data: EU Council adopts new rulesBusinesseurope: Making the free flow of data a reality SINGLE MARKET - SMEEP Opinion - Establishing the Programme for single market, competitiveness of enterprises, including small and medium-sized enterprises, and European statistics - PE 626.924v02-00 - Committee on Budgets LABOUR MARKETReport - Transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union - A8-0355/2018 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Implementing Decision C(2014)9752 a…

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 9 November 2018

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL (TRADE): Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) on 9 November 2018 +++  USA: Joint EU-U.S. statement following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting +++ AmCham EU survey: US companies in Europe are here to stay +++ U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports; Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing +++ Press Release: U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue +++ USA: Secretary's Remarks: Press Availability With Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi, and Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe +++  CETADG Trade: Agenda CETA JOINT SECTORAL GROUP GMP Pharma BREXITEP Report - Apportionment of tariff rate quotas included in the WTO schedule of the Union following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union and amending Council Regul…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 9 November 2018

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EURO AREA: EP Think-tank Briefing - Challenges for the euro area [What Think Tanks are thinking] - 09-11-2018 +++ Report - Charges on cross-border payments in the Union and currency conversion charges - A8-0360/2018 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++  EFTA: Annual EFTA-ECOFIN meeting focuses on financial technology and the FinTech Action Plan +++  ECB: ECB Guide to the internal liquidity adequacy assessment process (ILAAP)ECB Guide to the internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) SBBSSovereign bond-backed securities: EP committee debate CROWDFUNDINGEP Report - European Crowdfunding Service Providers (ECSP) for Business - A8-0364/2018 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs FINANCIAL SUPERVISIONEP Report - Markets in financial instruments - A8-0362/2018 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsEP Report - Disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks - A8-0363/2018 - Committee on Economic and Mo…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 9 November 2018

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STATE OF THE UNION: EPC Speech: The state of the European Union - by Herman Van Rompuy (EPC President) +++  ANTITRUST: Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by Disney in pay-TV investigation +++  STATE AID: EU Commission approves €15 million public support to promote shift of freight traffic from road to waterways in Sweden +++  BREXITProposed technical solutions to Northern Ireland border examined - UK ParliamentEP Report - Complementing EU type-approval legislation with regard to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union - A8-0359/2018 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEP Report - Apportionment of tariff rate quotas included in the WTO schedule of the Union following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 - A8-0361/2018 - Committee on International Trade TAX3TAX3 Mission to the Isle of Man - Special committee on financial crimes, tax ev…

IEU Environment Telegram 9 November 2018

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: EP Think-tank: EU policies – Delivering for citizens: Environmental protection [Policy Podcast] +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENV: COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead oxide in seal frit used for making window assemblies for certain laser tubes +++ COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in the plating layer of certain diodesCOMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for …

IEU Climate Telegram 9 November 2018

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IPCC: Expert and Government Reviews: Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) and Special Report on Climate and Land (SRCCL) +++  UNFCCC: Secretary-General Appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico Special Envoy for 2019 Climate Summit +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS: CO2 emission performance standards for new lorries: plenary voteAmendments:  CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyAmendments 001-073 - CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - A8-0354/2018(001-073) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyAmendments 074-074 - CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - A8-0354/2018(074-074)Amendments 075-077 - CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - A8-0354/2018(075-077)Amendments 078-078 - CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - A8-03…

IEU Energy Telegram 9 November 2018

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ENERGY UNION: Energy Union indicators - European Union Open Data Portal +++ EPP: Energy Union: clean, affordable and secure energy is well underway +++ Denmark: Draft Act amending the Electricity Tax Act +++  HEAT & POWER: 39th Euroheat & Power Congress +++  FUSION ENERGYRemote Handling design for ITER Diagnostics port plugs successfully validated EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENEREU position to be taken for the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community (1)EU position to be taken for the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community (2) EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAmendments 120-120 - Energy efficiency - A8-0391/2017(120-120) - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyAmendments 359-359 - Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - A8-0392/2017(359-359) - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy EU COUNCIL REGISTERSt 14033 2018 Init Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2009/33/EC …

IEU Funding Innovation Telegram 8 November 2018

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DG RTD: Latest publications by DG RTD: Events - Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Stakeholder Forum 2018 - 16 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium +++ Events - Designing future energy policies: Social sciences and humanities to accelerate the energy transition - 22 January 2019, Brussels, Belgium +++ Research Headlines - Saving lives with speedier responses to extreme weather +++ Research Headlines - Using social media to strengthen public security +++ Research Headlines - Tools to counter violent radicalisation +++ Research Headlines - Super-sensitive scanners search crowds in real time +++ Research Headlines - Innovation in energy technology powers research careers +++ Research Headlines - Taking down organised crime and terrorist networks +++  ESIFEC Answer to a written question - EUR 90 million in taxpayers' money for a Bulgarian castle - P-005035/2018(ASW) DG CNECTInfoday for the photonics 2019 callsFantastic-5G: reducing red tape for citizens and businesses …

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