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EU TRADE ALERT Telegram - 8 March 2016, 2am

# EU-TURKEY SUMMITEU-Turkey Summit: Statement of the EU Heads of State or Government on 7/8 March 2016


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EU FUNDING Telegram - 7 March 2016

# DG CONNECTFET-Open: 13 new proposals start preparation for Grant AgreementsWorkshop on EU-funded innovation procurement in the healthcare sectorWhy does Open Innovation work? (via Digital Single Market)# HORIZON 2020EU Parliament Committee: Assessment of Horizon 2020 programmeHorizon 2020: Putting smart public transport technology to the testHorizon 2020: Active and Assisted Living Programme workshop at ICT4AWE 2016# DG ENERGYEU Sustainable Energy Week Conference (EUSEW) - 14-16 June 2016, Brussels (via Research & Innovation)EUBCE 2016 -24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition - 6-9 June 2016, Amsterdam (via Research & Innovation)# DG RESEARCHResearch Headlines - A holistic approach to greener, cleaner and quieter aircraft (via Research & Innovation)Success Stories - Forklifts of the future: Sensors & the Factory (via Research & Innovation)# ERCERC: ‘Young Universities Summit: How disruptive young innovators challenge the traditional elitesERC: Annual Repo…

EU TRADE Telegram - 7 March 2016

# EU TURKEY SUMMITEU Council: Final press conference after the summitRefugee crisis: EU-Turkey summit – EuroparltvSchulz: “For the benefit of refugees we need to cooperate with Turkey”Martin Schulz on the EU Turkey meetings todayRemarks by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini upon arrival at  the meeting of EU heads of state or government with TurkeySécurité des frontières extérieures, coopération avec la Turquie, solidarité avec la Grèce" -Déclarations du Président de la République à son arrivée à la réunion des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement de l’UE et de la TurquieEU-Türkei-Gipfel: Politisch kurzsichtig, grundlegend falsch  - Die Grünen / EFAThe Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom: “The Other Side of Turkey": Meet & Greet with Turkish Civil Society Representatives# MIGRATION CRISISAt a Glance - The economic impact of suspending Schengen - EP THINKTANKAt a Glance - Europe's migration crisis [What Think Tanks are thinking] - EP THINKTANKAt a Glance - Challenges to the…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 7 March 2016

# DSMDutch EU Presidency: Crossing Borders: Jurisdiction in CyberspaceEuropol Cyberspace Discussion note on private sector cooperationEU Commission: Accelerating the digital transformation of European industry and enterprisesProtecting the digital consumersDigital Europe: Upcoming events# E-DEMOCRACYE-democracy in the European Union: potential and challenges# PNREPP Group denounces Left-wing blocking main EU tool against terrorismECR: Verhofstadt playing a nasty game on terrorismALDE on PNR: EPP and ECR play dirty games on terrorismS&Ds: "Terror attacks should not be used for political point scoring. PNR will be voted with data protection package"# INTERNET GOVERNANCETips for advanced searching in GIPO tool# SPECTRUMEuropäische Kreativwirtschaft fordert langfristigen Schutz ihrer Frequenzen - Save Our Spectrum by Helmut G. Bauer# ITUITU Telecom World 2016 in Bangkok looks to digital economy and SMEs# EBUEBU: Networking, learning and debating live on Live IP!# EU REGISTER…

EU EURO Telegram - 7 March 2016

# ECOFIN COUNCILPreparation of the ECOFIN Council meeting# EUROGROUPMain results of the Eurogroup on 7 March 2016Eurogroup meeting – Vodcast of the Press conferenceEurogroup meetingPress conference Press conference opening remarks by Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, President of the EurogroupEurogroup meetingPress conference Press conference opening remarks by Pierre MOSCOVICI, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and CustomsEurogroup meetingPress conference Press conference opening remarks by Klaus REGLING, Managing Director of the ESMEurogroup meetingPress conference Q&AEurogroup Statement on follow-up to the Draft Budgetary Plans for 2016EU Commissioner Moscovici remarks at the Eurogroup press conferenceRemarks by J. Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 7 March 2016# CYPRUSEurogroup Statement on CyprusStatement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Cyprus# BELGIUMIMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Belgium# BA…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 7 March 2016

# ESPCO COUNCILMain results of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 7 March 2016Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council – Vodcast of the Press conference# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: EIB backs wind farm in Sweden with up to EUR 16 m# SINGLE MARKETEUROPEAN CONSUMER DAY 2016: BETTER REGULATION FOR CONSUMERSBusiness Planet: Boost your business and the environment with the European Ecolabel systemETIS and Accessible Tourism Awards - registration is now open!EP Committee discusses sustainable tourism development# SOCIAL PACKAGETuesday 8 March: EU Commission presents Social Package# EMPLOYMENTNew ILO report says large gender gaps remain across broad spectrum of global labour marketIn-Depth Analysis - Assessment of Youth Employment InitiativeLabour market integration of refugees: European networks# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONUtkast till förordning om ändring i förordningen (1998:944) om förbud m.m i vissa fall i samband …

EU LEGAL Telegram - 7 March 2016

# GENDER EQUALITYEurofound: International Women's Day 2016 – The campaign for equality continuesAt a Glance - Gender mainstreaming in the EU: State of play - EP THINKTANKEUROSTAT: Part-time employment of women in the EU increases drastically with number of children-Women earned on average 16% less than men in the EUBriefing - Gender aspects of migration and asylum in the EU: An overview - EP THINKTANKWomen and unpaid work: recognise, reduce, redistribute!EU-Abgeordnete Reding zum Internationaler Weltfrauentag: Evolution in den Aufsichtsräten, Revolution in den MentalitätenIMF: European Departmental Paper 16/1: Unlocking Female Employment Potential in Europe : Drivers and BenefitsIMF Working Paper No. 16/49: Individual Choice or Policies? Drivers of Female Employment in EuropeIMF Working Paper No. 16/50: Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance : Evidence from Europe# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission invites comments on draft provisions to simplify implementation …

EU ENERGY Telegram - 7 March 2016

# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission: Connecting Europe Facility Energy Info DayOverview of EU Commission Energy Studies# ENERGY REGULATIONEU Commission: Answer - German-Austrian price zone - P-000041/2016One month ahead: ACER is ready for 2nd phase of REMIT data collectionList of RRMsQ&A on REMIT and FAQs on REMIT Transaction and Fundamental Data ReportingData reporting requirementsENTSO-E: Balancing code early implementation: TSOs consult on the TERRE pilot projectVersion 42 of the ENTSO-E Code list is published as of 04/03/2016EIC allocated codes revised# ELECTRICITY MARKET DESIGNGerman UBA research studies point out ways for efficient integration of renewable energy into the electricity market# ENERGY DIPLOMACYUS oil and gas exports - a game changer for the EU?Energy Diplomacy: EU-Algeria business forum# RENEWABLESEU Commission: EU Sustainable Energy Week policy conference – have your sayEU Sustainable Energy Week Conference (EUSEW) - 14-16 June 2016, BrusselsEUBCE 2016 -24th European …

EU CLIMATE Telegram - 7 March 2016

# CARBON MARKETEU Commission Roadmap and Impact Assessment: EU ETS aviation – follow-up to 2016 ICAO AssemblyEU Commission Consultation on market-based measures to reduce the climate change impact from international aviationOverview: EU Commission Questionnaires for the consultations regarding DG Climate Action's policies07/03/2016 Consultation on market-based measures to reduce the climate change impact from international aviation16/12/2015 Consultation on the functioning of the Auctioning Regulation pursuant to the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowances trading within the Community (EU ETS).19/10/2015 Public consultation to support the evaluation of the car labelling Directive26/03/2015 Consultation on addressing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and LULUCF in the context of the 2030 EU climate and energy framework26/03/2015 Consultation on the preparation of a legislative proposal on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to meet the…