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EU FUNDING Telegram - 24 March 2016

# EU PILOT PROJECTSFirst Commission interim report on the implementation of Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions 2016# DG COMMDG Comm: Contract notice “Media relations and outreach — information events for the media”# DG RESEARCHSuccess Stories - 'Atomic detectives' scientists that keep us safe from radioactive criminality (via Research & Innovation)Research Headlines - Revitalising Europe's stagnating aquaculture industry (via Research & Innovation)# HORIZON 2020Innovation procurement workshop for the security sector - Horizon 2020# H2020 CALLSPS-BY-99781: Historical Globe - Ideal-ist partner search# ESFDeadline extension - Call for grants for young researchers involved in graphene-related research activities to attend ESOF2016 now open (via ESF)Europlanet Transnational Access 2nd Call (via ESF)# UNECEUNECE: GGP recognized as emerging European research project# EUROPEAIDLatest Calls by EuropeAid# EIB GROUPEIB Project: TANAP TRANS-ANATOLIAN NATURAL GAS PIPELINE# …

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 24 March 2016

# OPEN DATAInternet of Things development enters the Open Innovation crazeW4P – “we for purpose, we for people”Co-creation & Open Innovation# CYBERNETICSAccountable machines: bureaucratic cybernetics? LSE Media Policy ProjectInternationaler Workshop: Maschine-zu-Maschine-Kommunikation und die Rolle des Regulierers – Bundesnetzagentur# COPYRIGHTThe EU is listening – make your voice heard to prevent copyright from controlling public space and the way we share online – MEP Julia Reda# EBUEBU big data conference shows importance of data for PSM strategies# CONNECTIVITYUK Ofcom compares the performance of popular broadband packages# DATA SCIENCEVideoLectures on Data Science Now Available – EdsaEDSA Values# CYBERSECURITYENISA strategies for efficient incident response and coordination towards cyber threatsFür einen sicheren und offenen Cyber-Raum: Deutsch-amerikanische Konsultationen in Washington – Auswärtiges AmtUK Ofcom Review of the rules for mandatory daytime PIN protectionsU.S. De…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 24 March 2016

# INNOVATIONDutch EU Presidency: TEDxBinnenhof: 12 European entrepreneurs that could change the world# CIRCULAR ECONOMYEPC POLICY DIALOGUE: The circular economy - The jobs and growth potentialEURELECTRIC Comments on the Implementation of the Waste Framework Directive and CCPs# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTAnswer - Depletion of EU funding for job creation programmes after 2016 - E-015401/2015Answer - The growth of silver economy and further actions - E-015958/2015Answer - Investigation of differences in products with the same brand and packaging in the internal market - E-000329/2016Answer - The effectiveness of the Youth Guarantee scheme - E-016023/2015Answer - Poverty and social exclusion in the EU - E-014894/2015Answer - Revision of Directive 2008/51/EC - E-015093/2015Answer - Labour standards - E-015145/2015Answer - Price transparency for parcel deliveries - E-014859/2015Answer - Development of indicators to measure economic activity in the tertiary sector and the social economy - E-…

EU TRADE Telegram - 24 March 2016

# EU INDIADIGITALEUROPE asks for a new chapter in EU-India relations# TTIPSAVE THE DATE: 25 May 2016; 11:30-13:30 in Brussels: The EU’s “Trade 4 All” strategy – The Consumer’s PerspectiveCEEP on TTIP – 12th negotiation round in Brussels Meetings of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström with organisations and self-employed individualsMeetings of Cabinet members of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström with organisations and self-employed individuals# RUSSIAU.S. Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With Russian President Vladimir PutinMeeting of the Russian Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign InvestmentOn 7–8 April, Dmitry Medvedev to visit Armenia to attend a session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTOral question - EU-MERCOSUR: The way forward in the Association Agreement's trade negotiations - O-2016-000046Highlights - Mission of INTA Committee to Quito, Ecuador 21 – 23 March 2016 - Committee on International TradeHighlights - Mission of INTA Committee to Canad…

EU AGENDA Weekly Telegram - 24 March 2016

# EU COMMISSION EU Commission Calendar 28 March - 3 April 2016Tuesday 29 March 2016Wednesday 30 March 2016Thursday 31 March 2016Friday 1 April 2016Saturday 2 April 2016Outlook April 2016Outlook May 2016Outlook June 2016 # EU PARLIAMENT The Week Ahead: 28 Mar - 3 Apr 2016Delegations ArgentinaColombiaNetherlandsPresident's diaryEU Parliament schedule by dayTuesday 29 March 2016Wednesday 30 March 2016Thursday 31 March 2016Friday 01 April 2016Calendar of plenary sessions in 2016 # EU COUNCILMain topics and media events 28 March - 10 April 2016Weekly schedule of EU Council President Donald Tusk until 2 April 2016EU Council Meetings of Coreper, Committees and Working Parties29 March 201630 March 201630 March 201631 March 20161 April 2016 # DUTCH EU PRESIDENCYCalendar of the Dutch EU PresidencyInformal meeting of the Social Protection Committee (SPC)Press conference by the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, Lodewijk Asscher, for school newspaper editorsTEDx Ideas from EuropeInno…

EU EURO Telegram - 24 March 2016

# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEP Draft report - Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BANKING SUPERVISIONBasel Committee proposes measures to reduce the variation in credit risk-weighted assets# ECBLatest publications by the ECBEconomic Bulletin Issue 2, 2016Focus: The slowdown in US labour productivity growth - stylised facts and eonomic implications (Economic Bulletin 2/2016)Focus: Current oil price trends (Economic Bulletin 2/2016)Focus: Liquidity conditions and monetary policy operations in the period from 28 October 2015 to 26 January 2016 (Economic Bulletin 2/2016)Focus: Factors behind the comparatively strong actvity in euro area services (Economic Bulletin 2/2016)Focus: The impact of the oil price decline on the current account surplus of the euro area (Economic Bulletin 2/2016)Focus: The relationship between HICP inflation and HICP inflation excluding energy and food (Economic Bulleti…

EU LEGAL Telegram - 24 March 2016

# EU SECURITY AGENDAJoint statement of EU Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs and representatives of EU institutions on the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016ST 7371 2016 INIT - Joint statement of EU Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs and representatives of EU institutions on the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016Dutch EU Presidency: The EU’s fight against terrorism so farBundesregierung zum Rat der EU-Innenminister: Maßnahmen rascher umsetzenDéclarations de Bernard Cazeneuve, ministre de l’Intérieur, à son arrivée au Conseil JAI extraordinaireSPD: Sicherheitspolitik endlich als gemeinsame europäische Aufgabe wahrnehmenALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt: "Member States should go beyond better coordination between our national security services. Information sharing is imperative"MEP Kirkhope (ECR): PNR is ready for a voteEuropean Movement: Invitation 5 April: Can Europe Make us Feel Safe? # MIGRATION FRAMEWORKUN RIGHTS CHIEF EXPRESSES SERIOUS CONCERNS …

EU CLIMATE Telegram - 24 March 2016

# POST COP21Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change - AdoptionUNECE is leading the way in developing climate change statistics# CARBON MARKETSUK Carbon account report: Annual statement of emissions for 2014# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTPublications - ENVI Coordinators : Results of the ENVI Coordinators' meetings in 2016 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU COUNCILCm 2072 2016 Init Working Party on International Environment IssuesCm 2035 2016 Init Working Party on International Environment IssuesCm 2001 2016 Init Working Party on CommoditiesCm 1969 2016 Rev 1 Working Party on ForestrySt 7362 2016 Init Agriculture and LULUCF -Exchange of views based on discussion paper from Denmark and Ireland

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EU ENERGY Telegram - 24 March 2016

# ENERGY TRANSITIONUK Parliament on energy revolution: what could change the energy sector?# ENERGY EFFICIENCYCEEP input to Commission review of Energy Efficiency DirectivesServers step up their energy performance - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation# RENEWABLESUNEP: Renewable Energy Investments: Major Milestones Reached, New World Record SetU.S. EIA reviews and enhances data and projections for wind and solar electricityKey US and EU energy organizations agree to increase cooperation - Friends of the SupergridPublic Consultation: Preparation of a new Renewable Energy Directive - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation# OIL PRICEOil Prices and the Global Economy: It’s Complicated - iMFdirect – The IMF Blog# NUCLEAR ENERGYShould the UK pull plug on Hinkley Point nuclear power station? UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources# BREXIT & ENERGYElectric shock of Brexit could see UK energy costs rocket by half a billion pou…