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IEU FUNDING Telegram 30 August 2016

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# CULTURAL HERITAGE EU Commission proposes 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage Proposal for a DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on a European Year of Cultural Heritage # EFSI EU Commission Answer - European Fund for Strategic Investments - E-004859/2016 # ESIF EU Commission Answer - Irish funding from the European Social Fund - E-005401/2016 # DG RESEARCH ERA-Can+ Webinar with Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - 7 September 2016, Online event ERA-Can+ Webinar with Canada’s Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) - 12 September 2016, Online event INREP at E-MRS 2016 Fall Meeting - 19-21 September 2016, Warsaw, Poland ERA-Can+ Information Sessions in Munich, September 23 - 23 September 2016, Munich, Germany The Food Factor I Barcelona Conference - 2-4 November 2016, Barcelona, Spain 17th EMBL|EMBO Science and Society Conference: The Past in the Present - 3-4 November 2016, Heidelberg, Germ

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 30 August 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLAN EU Commission Answer - European Fund for Strategic Investments - E-004859/2016 # EMPLOYMENT Exchange of views with Ján Richter (Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family) - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs EP Study - Employee Financial Participation: Spain's Sociedades Laborales - PE 587.300 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs   # EU REGISTERS -> EU COMMISSION 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 Finland – EGF/2016/001 FI/Microsoft Décision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de règlement, notifié par l'Italie sous le n°2016/252/I dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No …/.. amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 901/2014 with regard to the administrative requirements for the approval and m

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 30 August 2016

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# NET NEUTRALITY BEREC publishes guidelines on net neutrality Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger welcoming guidelines on EU net neutrality rules by BEREC Net neutrality: A single rulebook for a single digital market - Blog post by Günther Oettinger # NET NEUTRALITY - PARTIES SPD: Netzneutralität steht nicht zum Verkauf -EU Abgeordnete Petra KAMMEREVERT  Victory for Net Neutrality in Europe - MEP Julia Reda (Greens/Pirates) Die Grünen: Regulierungsbehörden sorgen für hohe Standards bei Netzneutralität CDU im Bundestag: Freiheit des Internet wird gesichert # NET NEUTRALITY - REGULATORS Norwegian Communications Authority: BEREC publishes guidelines on net neutrality BEREC veröffentlicht finale Leitlinien zur Netzneutralität - Bundesnetzagentur # NET NEUTRALITY - STAKEHOLDERS ETNO note on BEREC Net Neutrality Guidelines EDRi: Net neutrality wins in Europe! BEUC: Internet users better off as EU moves to protect net neutrality Digitale

IEU TRADE Telegram 30 August 2016

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# G20 The EU at the G20 summit in Hangzhou: Joint letter of Presidents Juncker and Tusk # EU "GYMNICH" MEETING Informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (Gymnich) in Bratislava # TTIP & CETA Compilation of the EC Midday press briefing Q&A on TTIP - TRADE - TTIP: Q&A EP Exchange of views on Conclusion of Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) EP background material on CETA Die Grünen zu TTIP: Wenn Frankreich TTIP ablehnt, muss es erst CETA stoppen GUE/NGL - SAVE THE DATE "CETA, TTIP: two sides of the same coin?" Trans-Atlantic Business Council: TTIP Negotiations Have Not Failed and Are Not Dead Businesseurope: TTIP negotiations must go on  TTIP ist eine Riesenchance - DIHK TTIP: Qualität vor Geschwindigkeit - DIHK BEUC Infographic: No trade agreement should make us doubt our food Foodwatch: 125.047 Menschen gegen CETA: Campact, foodwatch und Mehr Demokratie reichen größte Verfassungsbeschwerde der Geschichte ein # TU

IEU EURO Telegram 30 August 2016

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# EMU EU Commission Answer - European Stability Mechanism - E-004984/2016 Amendments 1 - 328 - European Semester for economic policy coordination: implementation of 2016 priorities - PE 587.444v02-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs # BASEL III Basel III implementation: Basel Committee reports to G20 Leaders # ECB ECB Working paper no. 1952: The great moderation in international capital flows: a global phenomenon? ECB Working paper no. 1953: Animal spirits, fundamental factors and business cycle fluctuations ECB Working paper no. 1954: Credit constraints and the international propagation of US financial shocks # CAPITAL MARKETS UNION EU SAVERS BACK THE REJECTION OF THE DRAFT IMPLEMENTATION RULES FOR THE KEY INFORMATION DOCUMENT (KID) FOR INVESTMENT PRODUCTS, BUT FOR DIFFERENT REASONS # ESMA ESMA sees risk outlook deteriorate for EU securities markets Note  Our telegram is published delayed by one day. It shows the headlines of our monitorin

IEU LEGAL Telegram 30 August 2016

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# TAXATION STATE AID EU Commission: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion EC Press conference - State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion - Press conference opening remarks by Margrethe VESTAGER, Member of the EC in charge of Competition EPP: Apple in Ireland: we need rigorous and bold enforcement of competition rules EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu Apple S&Ds on Apple illegal state aid decision: "A decisive milestone for the honest taxpayer" EU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP) zu Apple Die Grünen: So geht Europa - Wettbewerbskommissarin Margrethe Vestager bleibt hart und erklärt Apples Steuerabsprachen mit Irland für unzulässig GUE-NGL: EC ruling on Apple’s unpaid taxes sets good precedent but much more needed to tackle tax avoidance EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE) zu Apple: Think different heißt Steuergerechtigkeit # ENERGY STATE AID EU-Kommission: Vestager und Gabri

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 30 August 2016

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# GREEN GROWTH UN: Development Needs to be Green and it Needs to be Inclusive # TRANS FATS EU Parliament Question for oral answer by the Commission - Trans fats (TFAs) - O-2016-000106 # WATER POLLUTION Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents - UNEP # PROTECTED SITES Natura 2000 data - the European network of protected sites - European Union Open Data Portal # EU REGISTERS -> EU COMMISSION Rapport de la Commission au Parlement européen, au Conseil, au Comité économique et social européen et au Comité des régions sur la mise en œuvre de la directive 2006/21/CE concernant la gestion des déchets de l’industrie extractive et modifiant la directive 2004/35/CE -> EFSA 80th plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee Parma, Italy 14 September 2016 Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance carfentrazone-ethyl Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance fla

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 30 August 2016

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# EMIS EP background material on car emissions EPP - Car emissions: we are not done with Verheugen yet S&Ds grill Verheugen on discrepancies in laws for emissions of trucks/buses and cars SPD zum Abgasskandal - Ex-Kommissare vor Untersuchungsausschuss The Greens/EFA on Hearings of former EU-Commissioners Günter Verheugen and Antonio Tajani (30 August/5 September) - EMIS hearings GUE/NGL: Former Commissioner caves to pressure, appears before EMIS hearing # CARBON MARKETS Debate on a Global Market-Based Measure Scheme prior to the ICAO Assembly - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety cep: Carbon Leakage - zwingt das Emissionshandelssystem energieintensive Produktion ins Ausland? DEHSt: Erfahrungsaustausch zum Emissionshandel für Anlagenbetreiber und Sachverständige # COP22 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Paris Agreement - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 2016 UN Climate Change Conference -

IEU ENERGY Telegram 30 August 2016

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# ENERGY UNION ENTSO-E: Completing the European Power Market - A Central East European Perspective 3rd UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event - 21-23 November 2016, Bucharest, Romania CEDEC Congress (18/10/2016) - NEW TOP SPEAKERS CONFIRMED ! # ENERGY STATE AID EU-Kommission: Vestager und Gabriel verständigen sich über Energie-Beihilfen Gabriel: Wichtige Verständigung mit EU-Kommission zum Energiepaket erzielt VKU zu Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung: Berlin und Brüssel haben sich geeinigt - endlich Planungssicherheit für Stadtwerke BDEW zur beihilferechtlichen Einigung beim KWK-Gesetz # SMART GRIDS EU Commission Call: "Study on ensuring interoperability for enabling Demand Side flexibility" How will robotic applications in the energy grid change our lives? - European Parliamentary Research Service # ENERGY EFFICIENCY SETPLAN: 9th Conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan # RENEWABLES Future Energy Visions, Part 2: Hydrocarbon Bridge - The Energ

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 29 August 2016

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# EU COMMISSION EU Commission: Data in Smart Cities and Smart Mobility - Analysis of the current situation EC Smart Cities Info Days # EIP-SCC EIP-SCC: JASPERS Programme Offers SUMP Training for Cities EIP-SCC: ‘Smart Urban Mobility: Opportunities for Cooperation and Finance’ Conference EIP–SCC: Apply to Win the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards EIP – SCC: How to Build a Business Model? Share your Experience with us! # EU SCIS Double experience: ZenN and BERTIM projects Cheap-GSHPs project: a valuable experience in shallow geothermal systems for heating and cooling in buildings Top Smart Cities in the world today We have economic growth, even as the use of electricity is declining! EC recommendations on promotion of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Smart City 2.0: Transforming Cities Into Self-Learning, Self-Modulating Organisms We are accepting submissions for guest blog posts! Budapest Energy Summit Smart Mobility 2020 Local Renewables Conferenc

IEU FUNDING Telegram 29 August 2016

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# DG RESEARCH Research Headlines - The secrets of the Earth's deep interior Success Stories - In-wheel innovation boosts electric vehicle potential Events - Green Catalysis by Design Scientific Meeting and Student Winter School Events - Marine Energy Event 2016 FOODSECURE final project conference - 12 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium FOOD2030: FOOD 2030: Research & Innovation for Tomorrow’s Nutrition & Food Systems - 12-13 October 2016, SQUARE, Brussels # DG CONNECT EU Commission call: Organisation of a conference to launch the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition eHealth Week 2017: Save the Date Empattics workshops on chronic disease care and innovation # HORIZON 2020 H2020 BIOTECH CONSORTIUM BUILDING WORKSHOP - 28 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium Collaborative, cost-effective approach to fuel cell manufacturing - Horizon 2020 Harnessing the full power of renewable energy with hydrogen - Horizon 2020 Cleaner urban transport with hydrogen buses - Hor

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 29 August 2016

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# INNOVATION EU Commission Public Consultation: Interim evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Open Consultations # SME Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Neue Ausschreibung für weitere Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentren veröffentlicht # INDUSTRY Deutsche Bank Research: The industrial sector's share in the EU economy is stabilising # SINGLE MARKET DG Grow: EUROPEAN SINGLE PROCUREMENT DOCUMENT # EU REGISTERS -> EU PARLIAMENT Motion for a resolution on labour market reforms - B8-2016-0881 Motion for a resolution on the negative impact of the Posted Workers Directive - B8-2016-0859 Motion for a resolution on promoting the craft professions - B8-2016-0889 -> EU COUNCIL CM 3716 2016 INIT - WORKING PARTY ON COMPETITIVENESS AND GROWTH (Internal Market) Cm 3717 2016 Init - Working Party on Consumer Protection and Information Note  Our telegram is published delayed by one day. It shows the headlines of our monitoring conten

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 29 August 2016

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# COPYRIGHT EU Commissioner Oettinger is about to turn EU copyright reform into another ACTA - MEP Julia Reda (Greens / Pirates) # DSM EU Commission call: Organisation of a conference to launch the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Neue Ausschreibung für weitere Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentren veröffentlicht # E-HEALTH eHealth Week 2017: Save the Date Empattics workshops on chronic disease care and innovation # CYBER SECURITY Deutscher Bundestag: 18/9445 (PDF) - Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/9334 - Pläne der Bundesregierung für eine neue Cybersicherheitsstrategie BSI: Top 10-Bedrohungen für Industriesteuerungsanlagen # INTERNET GOVERNANCE Global Internet And Jurisdiction Conference 2016 - GIPO-Net # JAPAN EU-JAPAN Workshop on Computational Materials Design and Realization for Spintronics, Moltronics, Quantronics, Superconductivity and Topotronics # MEDIA FREEDOM Petition for free

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