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EU ENERGY Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEDSO events: Grid and Storage regional workshops# ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E: December Assembly Decisions just a click awayVersion 39 of the ENTSO-E Code list is published as of 02/12/2015# GAS MARKETInternational Gas Union (IGU): “Natural Gas as a Solution to the World’s Energy and Environmental Challenges”# NUCLEAR SAFETYThe EBRD and Nuclear Safety at ChernobylIAEA: Looking Ahead - Important 2016 Events# LIGNITERWE: Koksaktivat aus Braunkohle für russische Raffinerie# FRENCH ENERGY TRANSITIONMise en œuvre de la loi de transition énergétique pour la croissance verte : décret instaurant une obligation d'économies d'énergie au bénéfice des ménages en situation de précarité énergétique dans le cadre des certificats d'économies d'énergie - Ministère du Développement durable# POLISH ENERGY TRANSITIONPolish President signs new law on renewable energies - Nowelizacja ustawy o odnawialnych źródłach energii podpisana przez Prezydenta RP (Polish only)Polish Presiden…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# POLANDEU Commission on Rule of Law in Poland# DUTCH EU PRESIDENCYThe EESC priorities during the Dutch presidency# REFUGEE CRISISUpdated State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis (4 January 2016)# SUBSIDIARITYBundestag - Anhörung: Bundestagsbeteiligung bei gemischten Abkommen der EU# EU REGISTERS# EU CASE LAWCELEX:62014CO0529: Order of the Court - 17 December 2015#YARA Brunsbüttel#Case C-529/14CELEX:62014CO0580: Order of the Court - 17 December 2015#Bitter#Case C-580/14# EU COMMISSIONCommission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2015) 272 final (2015 Convergence Programme of Romania, PDF)# EU PARLIAMENTDraft agenda - Monday, 11 January 2016 - PE 575.000v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home AffairsAnswer - The subsidiarity principle in the interinstitutional agreement - E-013892/2015  - EU Council responseAnswer - Unpaid internships - E-013539/2015
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EURO & EMU Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# SOLVENCY IIInsurances: EU Commission welcomes the entry into application of the Solvency II DirectiveEIOPA: Solvency II is going live# EBAEBA acknowledges notification from the Banco de Portugal in relation to Novo Banco# ECBECB Monetary policy operations: Asset purchase programmes# IMFIMF Working Paper No. 15/288: Effects of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies on Financial Conditions: Evidence from the United States# EU REGISTERS# EURLEXCELEX:52015PC0648: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 as regards exemptions for commodity dealers - EU Commission proposal by Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union# EU PARLIAMENTQuestion to the ECB - Recommendations by the European Ombudsman - PE 572.985v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsAnswer - Scope of the international financial transaction tax (FTT) - E-013468/2015 – EU Council response
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EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# UKRAINEEU Audiovisual Services: EC Midday press briefing of 04/01/2016 TRADE - Ukraine (DCFTA): Q&AEU Commission: EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: Economic benefits and opportunities- EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area - What is it about?- How closely are the EU and Ukraine economies integrated today?- Why is the DCFTA an opportunity for Ukraine’s economy?- How can EU firms gain from the DCFTA with Ukraine?- Fewer duties- Opportunities for service providers- Access to Ukrainian public tenders- Less red tape- Investment opportunities- Transparent business conditions- Improved energy security- Sourcing opportunities- Fair competition# SAUDI ARABIA VS IRANUN chief calls on Iran, Saudi Arabia to avoid further exacerbating tensions after executionsUN officials 'deeply dismayed' by Saudi executions, urge commuting all death sentencesEU Commission on the conflict between Saudi Arabia and IranStatement of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the execu…

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# EMPLOYMENTEU Dutch Presidency: Two-day thematic conference: PROMOTING DECENT WORK BETTER COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT# INNOVATIONEU Research: Factories of the future: productive AND attractive?Machnig gibt Startschuss für Förderprogramm zum Wissens- und Technologietransfer durch Patente und Normen# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTAnswer - Unpaid internships - E-013539/2015
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EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# DSMSave-the-date: Digital4EU Stakeholder Forum# E-COMMERCEeIDAS and the EBA discussion paper on strong authentication# VIDEO GAMESA new way of playing a new genre of video games# EU REGISTERS# EURLEXCELEX:52015PC0659: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex XI (Electronic communication, audiovisual services and information society) to the EEA Agreement (ultra-wide band) - Proposal by European External Action Service, European Commission
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EU FUNDING TRENDS - CATCH-UP - Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# RTDResearch Headlines - Plankton as a biological sensor for climate change (via Research & Innovation)Webinar: Research & Partner Opportunities offered by Enterprise Europe & Enterprise Canada Networks - 13 January 2016, online (via Research & Innovation)Public Sector Goes Circular - 25 January 2016, Brussels (via Research & Innovation)Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: The Role of Research - 4-5 February 2016, Brussels (via Research & Innovation)International Conference on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Computing Technologies (ICIISCT2016) - 24-26 February 2016, Las Piñas, Philippines (via Research & Innovation)The next generation of Aircraft Fuel Systems: a Step Ahead - 3 February 2016, Bristol, UK (via Research & Innovation)Clay Colloids in Aqueous Systems - 3-4 February 2016, Berlin (via Research & Innovation)International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016) - 3-6 February 2016, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt (via Rese…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 4 January 2016

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# POST COP21CAN Europe: Our assessment of the Paris Agreement# U.S. CLEAN POWERU.S. White House Briefing: Historic Climate News, Clean Energy Incentives, and moreStandard & Poors’: After The Clean Power Plan's Finalization, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Shifts Gears# U.S VERSUS VWUnited States Files Complaint Against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche for Alleged Clean Air Act ViolationsU.S. EPA: Volkswagen Light Duty Diesel Vehicle Violations for Model Years 2009-2016# CLIMATE FINANCEThe G20 and Green Finance - The Quiet Revolution - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)# CLIMATE RESEARCHEU Research: Plankton as a biological sensor for climate change# CLIMATE MONITORINGWMO welcomes Petteri Taalas as new Secretary-General# EU REGISTERS# EURLEXCELEX:52015PC0661: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement (CO2 Emissions…

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