Showing posts from November 12, 2015

EU TRADE AND TTIP Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# TISATrade in Services Agreement, EIB Annual Report, fight against fraud: REGI committee votesVote on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionImpact of TiSA on the ability to regulate and bring sensitive service sectors back under public control - Answer given by Ms Malmström on behalf of the CommissionEU Commission: Answer - Legitimacy of TiSA negotiations - E-012694/2015EU Parliament: Amendments 422 - 599 - Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) - PE 571.498v01-00 - Committee on International Trade  EP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis - The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA):An end to negotiations in sight?# TRADE STRATEGYThe EU's future trade and investment strategy: public hearing at the INTA Committee# G20EP Thinktank Briefing - The G20 summit in Antalya: Seeking global growth through collective action# FOREIGN POLICY European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) ho…

EURO AND EMU Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# BANKING UNIONSpeech by  Mario Draghi: Cross-border markets and common governanceEuropean Commission holds orientation debate on how to complete the Banking UnionCollege orientation debate: Vice-President Dombrovskis remarks on steps towards completing banking unionCompleting Banking Union: Commission debate on a European Deposit Insurance SchemeEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Keine Notwendigkeit für Vergemeinschaftung der Einlagensicherung# BANKING OUTLOOKMoody's maintains stable outlook on Denmark's banking system given broad-based recovery and low rates# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONECB: Opinion piece Yves Mersch: Elemente des Entwurfs des Aktionsplans zur Schaffung einer KapitalmarktunionDeutsche Bank Research: Capital Markets Union: An ambitious goal, but few quick wins# INSURANCE MEDIATIONSupplementary Report - Insurance mediation (recast) - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# EMUUpdated: Monetary dialogue with Mario Draghi, President of the ECB - 12.11.2015 at 9.30…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# EU LEGAL SERVICEEU Commission strengthens top management in the Legal Service and in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers# EU TREATY REVIEWUK Committee hears German perspective on EU Strategic ReviewEP Thinktank Briefing - The Future Institutional Evolution of the European Union - Thematic DigestEP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis - Implementation of the Lisbon Treaty - Improving Functioning of the EU: Foreign AffairsEU Parliament: Meetings with National Parliaments - Interparliamentary Committee Meeting on the institutional evolution of the EU - 19-11-2015 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs# ELECTORAL REFORMSEU elections: "Spitzenkandidaten", mandatory thresholds, right to vote abroadEuropean elections 2019: EPP Group asks for harmonisation of the voting proceduresStatement des EU-Abgeordneten Reul (EVP/CDU)  zur Reform des EuropawahlrechtsEU-Abgeordneter Jo LEINEN (S&D/SPD):  Europawahlen 2019 sollen attraktiver und sichtbarer werden - Europäisches Parlame…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# ENERGY UNIONPublications - Roll call votes : 2015 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# SMART METERINGLord Bourne’s speech on the UK government’s vision for Smart Metering – UK Department of Energy & Climate Change# ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURENATO: Emerging threats to maritime energy infrastructure# ENERGY SECURITYUkrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Gas consumption in Ukraine cut by 19%# GAZPROMGazprom and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation sign Memorandum of Understanding# NUCLEAR SAFETYIAEA: Measuring Radiation: Improved Models Help Correct Assessment# GERMAN ENERGY TRANSITIONDIW: Klimareserve: Eine unsinnige, teure und klimapolitisch fragwürdige Abwrackprämie für alte Kohlekraftwerke. Kommentar von Claudia KemfertBDEW zur Anhörung der KWK-G-Novelle im Wirtschaftsausschuss: Potenziale der KWK nicht verschenkenFraunhofer Institut stellt Karten zu Energiedaten ins Netz# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTAnswer - Establishing a bank of low-enriched uranium in Kazakhstan - E-012155/2015Answer - …

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# CARBON LEAKAGEReport - Developing a sustainable European Industry of base metals - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# COP21Luxembourg EU Presidency: Carole Dieschbourg at the Pre-COP 21- "Focus on political leadership and the spirit of compromise to make the Conference on Climate Change a success"Fortschritte vor der UN-Klimakonferenz – BundesregierungUK Government Speech - Foreign Secretary: “A conservative response to climate change” Österreich: Klimawandel: Vorzeichen für ein Abkommen in Paris stehen gut - Aktuelle Stunde im Nationalrat über nationale und globale Maßnahmen gegen die ErderwärmungUNFCCC Information Hub Overview - Paris COP 21/CMP 11Forests absorb 9% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe - Joint Research Centre of the EU CommissionNecessary changes ahead-Climate challenges and the trade union response – GUE/NGLEU Parliament: Motion for a resolution on global warming - B8-2015-1159 - Aldo PatricielloClimate Change and National Security - U.S. Depar…

EU GROWTH AND INNOVATION Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# THE JUNCKER COMMISSIONCommission strengthens top management in the Legal Service and in the Directorate-General for Justice and ConsumersCommission appoints a Director in DG ECFIN, Head of Representation in Valletta and extends mandates of Anti-trafficking Coordinator, Eurofound Director# SINGLE MARKETNew Internal Market Strategy for good and services - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionThe Single Market is our joint project – EU Commissioner Elżbieta BieńkowskaLatest news - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionPublications - Roll call votes : Roll call votes - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# INDUSTRYReport - Developing a sustainable European Industry of base metals - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# CIRCULAR ECONOMYCircular economy and waste markets: UK government response to European Commission consultations# EMPLOYMENTDG Empl: The plight of young people: Europe at a turning point# WORK-LIFE BALANCEWork-…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# DSMPrésidence de l’UE 2015: Conférence "Économie numérique: Soyons prêts pour les nouveaux emplois!" – Les experts ont discuté de l’investissement dans le capital humainIMCO-ITRE joint committee meeting on the Digital Single Market Act - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionOther events - Fifth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market - 16-11-2015 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEuropean Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) hosts 2015 Annual Conference of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS):  'Global Trends 2030: The Economic and Technological Revolution'Deutsche Bank Research: Updating the single market: Will Europe’s digital strategy succeed?Digital Agenda EventsFLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call (JTC) 2016 Networking EventWeb-COSI Final Conference - Beyond GDPICT4Society is Looking for Company Case Histories on CSR in the ICTTech platforms: The global opportunities and the obstacles f…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 11 November 2015

# BUDGET BACKLOGEP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis - Payments backlog in recent EU budgets: Lessons learnt and outlook# ESIFReport - Cohesion policy and marginalised communities - Committee on Regional Development# CEFConnecting Europe Facility – Analysis by the European Parliamentary Research ServicePlanned Connecting Europe Facility calls: CEF Telecom 2 (eProcurement, eHealth, eID and eSignature, Online Dispute Resolution) – Start 17 November – Deadline 15 March 2016# EUREKAEuropean Commission launches Call for experts for the Eurostars-2 interim evaluation report (via EUREKA)# RTDResearch Headlines - Anticipating the future of predictive maintenance (via Research & Innovation)Success Stories - On to second-generation bioethanol (via Research & Innovation)# HORIZON 2020H2020 Infoday on Calls on WP2016 priorities in Bruxelles, including Laser based Production related topics. Save the date!Hunting for extra-solar planetsA natural, long-lasting solution to preserving Europe’s cultu…