Showing posts from May, 2016

IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 30 May 2016

# UN UN launches campaign to urge 'smart' transition to sustainable cities ITU and UNECE launch advocacy platform for smart sustainable cities # EIP-SCC Finance and investment opportunities to build more sustainable, energy efficient and liveable cities at the 2016 EIP-SCC General Assembly European Sustainable Cities Summit BUILD UP Webinar / Report Launch: Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock We Make Europe: Cities and City Makers enhancing the (Im)Pact of Amsterdam Central and Eastern European Energy Efficiency (C4E) Forum Low Carbon Business Action in Brazil Call for Applications is Open CITYkeys Webinar – Performance Measurement for Smart Cities in a Nutshell Green Digital Charter workshop Info Day on Smart City Seville: Achieving Affordable Comfort Interview with Willemieke Hornis Download all documents related to our General Assembly # EU COUNCIL Digital single market technologies and public services modernisation # EU COMMISSION The

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 30 May 2016

# DATA PROTECTION EDPS on Privacy Shield: more robust and sustainable solution needed # MEDIA LITERACY EU Council conclusions on developing media literacy and critical thinking through education and training Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, 30-31/05/2016 # OPEN INNOVATION DG Connect: Storify Story of the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference DG Connect: Open Innovation 2.0: the Amsterdam Recommendations 2016 DG Connect: Open innovation, open science, open to the world - a vision for Europe DG Connect: Open Digital Science - Final study report # IOT Presenting the EU-China Joint White Paper on the Internet of Things # DSM EDRi launches working group to improve digital rights advocacy across Europe EU Commission under investigation for EU Internet Forum documents Arbeitgeber: Karl Ohlbergs Kolumne zu "Industrie 4.0" # E-COMMERCE Onlinehandel, audiovisuelle Medieninhalte und Plattformen: Facebook-Livechat zu den neuen Vorschlägen der EU

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 30 May 2016

# JUNCKER COMMISSION Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the celebration of 40 years of the European People's Party Speech by President Donald Tusk at the event marking the 40th anniversary of European People Party (EPP) # SINGLE MARKET High-level stakeholder conference in the context of the Single Market Forum 2015/2016 EU Commission Open Consultation: Public consultation for the Fitness Check of EU consumer and marketing law # SME Barriers to SME growth in Europe -European Parliamentary Research Service Horizon 2020: SME Innovation Associate Fast Lane # INNOVATION EU Council: ST 9354 2016 INIT - Draft Council conclusions on the Special Report No. 4/2016 by the European Court of Auditors: "The European Institute of Innovation and Technology must modify its delivery mechanisms and elements of its design to achieve the expected impact" - Presidency text DG Connect: Storify Story of the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference EU Commission launches p

IEU TRADE Telegram 30 May 2016

# MEXICO EU and Mexico kick off talks to re-boost trade and investment relations Updating EU-Mexico trade relations will create growth and strengthen our ties, say S&Ds # MERCOSUR Podemos: MEP Xabier Benito sends a letter to Mogherini asking UE to stop negotiations with Mercosur due to political situation in Brazil # TTIP Sweden hosting TTIP high-level dialogue Bundestag: 18/8544 (PDF) Antwort der Bundersregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/8294 - TTIP - Transparenz, Zugang zu Dokumenten und Umgang mit dem Leseraum Daniel Andrich ist neuer Delegierter der deutschen Wirtschaft in Washington D.C. # CETA BDI legt Bewertung des europäisch-kanadischen Freihandelsabkommens CETA vor # CHINA EU Council: EU - China Summit (Beijing, 13 July 2016) - Orientation debate Presenting the EU-China Joint White Paper on the Internet of Things EU Commission Answer - Addressing the impact on the EU of China's proposed market economy status - E-001791/2016 

IEU EURO Telegram 30 May 2016

# EUROZONE  Die Linke zur Euro-Fiskalkapazität: Cash für Lohn- und Rentenstrip? # CAPITAL MARKETS Better Finance: Steven Maijoor was invited to the Financial News 20th Anniversary Awards for Excellence # ESMA ESMA issues opinion on MiFID II standards on ancillary activities ESMA issues Q&A on MAR implementation ESMA Library document - Annex 2 - Terms of Reference SCSC Working Group EBF letter to ESMA IFRS 9 pre-transition disclosures # BANKING UNION EU Council: Commodity dealers: exposure exemption extended European Banking Federation on proposed Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive Agenda of the European Banking Federation # ECB Latest MEP Questions to the ECB Question to the ECB - Banif XI - PE 582.166v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Question to the ECB - The importance of physical money - PE 582.288v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Question to the ECB - Extent of the quantitative easing programme - PE 582.289v01-00 - Co

IEU LEGAL Telegram 30 May 2016

# TRANSPARENCY More transparent and balanced interest representation: Commission adopts new expert group rules EU Ombudsman to examine Commission evaluation of Special Advisers Corporate Europe Observatory on Ombudsman's ruling: Stoiber’s appointment process constituted ‘maladministration’ and was misleading # EU OMBUDSMAN Latest publications by the EU Ombudsman Annual Report 2015 Reply from President Dijsselbloem to the Ombudsman's letter on the recent initiative to improve Eurogroup transparency  Ombudsman to examine Commission evaluation of Special Advisers La Médiatrice s'apprête à examiner l'évaluation de la Commission des conseillers spéciaux Compliance with the European Ombudsman’s proposals in 2014 Decision in case 1408/2015/OV on the European Commission's compliance with its Rules on Special Advisers  Letter to the European Commission opening the European Ombudsman's strategic inquiry OI/6/2016/AB concerning rules and practices to pr


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