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EU FUNDING Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# ESIFCommissioner Crețu in Poland: launch of the Lagging regions initiative in Kielce and RzeszówLaunching the lagging regions initiative in Kielce – remarks by EU Commissioner Corina CreţuPublic procurement – a study on administrative capacity in the EU# EGFEU Commission proposes €6.4 million from Globalisation Fund to Greece following the closure of the retail chain Supermarket Larissa# DG RESEARCHEU Commission welcomes agreement on data protection and provisions for research# HORIZON 2020The Future and Emerging Technologies Flagships: the Voyage Continues - Horizon 2020New next-generation electric cars for a cleaner Europe - Horizon 2020Innovative electric ferries for greener water transport - Horizon 2020# H2020 CALLSFET Proactive – High Performance Computing Research Participant Portal# ERCEuropean Commission awards €647 million in grants to 277 leading researchersERC Advanced Grants: €647 million from the EU to 277 senior research leadersLatest publications by ERCExamples of pr…

EU LEGAL Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# DATA PROTECTIONEU Parliament: Text adopted - Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data ***II - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0125 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionEU Parliament: Text adopted - Processing of personal data for the purposes of crime prevention ***II - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0126 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionData protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital eraJoint Statement on the final adoption of the new EU rules for personal data protection# PNREU Parliament: Text adopted - Use of Passenger Name Record data (EU PNR) ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0127 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionEU Parliament backs EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)Joint Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos on the adoption of the EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive by the European Parliament# TRADE SECRETSEU Parliament: Text…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# SMEOECD on ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Lending to SMEs and entrepreneurs is improving, but more diverse forms of financing are neededPublic hearing on SMEs: new financial instruments and national promotional banks 26-04-2016# SINGLE MARKETCEPS: Institutions and Growth in EuropeDG Grow: Rollout of e-procurement in the EUDIGITALEUROPE at EESC Public Hearing on the European Accessibility Act# INNOVATIONEU Commission welcomes agreement on data protection and provisions for researchStudy - Science and Technology Options Assessment: Annual Report 2015 - EP THINKTANK# INDUSTRYOral question - Competitiveness of the European rail supply industry - O-2016-000067# EMPLOYMENTBriefing - How EU Policies Help Preserve and Create Jobs - EP THINKTANKBertelsmanns Foundation: Inflexible labor markets prevent new stable jobs in many EU countries# 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 (app…

EU TRADE Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# TRADE POLICYCommissioner Malmström participates in Citizens' Dialogue in Lund, SwedenDefence procurement, TTIP public procurement: EP public hearingsEU Open Data: EU trade since 1988 by HS2,4,6 and CN8# TTIPUpdated: Briefing - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - EP THINKTANK The United States in German Foreign Policy - The German Marshall Fund of the United States# TURKEYEU Parliament: Text adopted - 2015 Report on Turkey - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0133 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionTurkey: need of urgent reforms in key areas, say MEPs  ALDE on Turkey progress report: EU must re-asses the entire accession process of the country# ENLARGEMENTEU Parliament: Further reform efforts needed in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina, say MEPsText adopted - 2015 Report on Albania - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0134 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionText adopted - 2015 Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0135 - Thursday, 1…

EU EURO Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# IORPSEIOPA recommends to enhance risk assessment and transparency of pension funds# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONESMA announces EU-wide stress tests for CCPs# BANKING UNIONCEPS: (When) should a non-euro country join the banking union?# GREECEReadout after the meeting between EP President Schulz and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras# ECBECB appoints Anne-Sylvie Catherin as Director General Human Resources# BISLatest publications by the BIS14Apr/Prudential treatment of problem assets - definitions of non-performing exposures and forbearance - consultative document14Apr/Definitions and disclosure of non-performing exposures and forbearance proposed by the Basel Committee14Apr/Már Guðmundsson: Monetary policy after capital controls14Apr/Jon Nicolaisen: Can crises be curbed?14Apr/Lars Rohde: The importance of credit institutions' capitalisation, financial regulation development14Apr/Cecilia Skingsley: A year of negative interest rates. Where do we stand now?# IMFIMF Policy Paper: Staff Note for t…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# DATA PROTECTIONData protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital eraEU Parliament: Text adopted - Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data ***II - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0125 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionEU Parliament: Motion for a resolution on the regulations concerning the use of personal data for commercial purposes on the digital market - B8-2016-0436Joint Statement on the final adoption of the new EU rules for personal data protectionEU Commission welcomes agreement on data protection and provisions for researchS&D: European Parliament backs data protection rules fit for the digital ageGrüne zur DatenschutzreformDigitaleurope: EU Data Protection Reform - Implementation of the GDPR needs active involvement of industryETNO: Data protection regulation a key milestone. Let’s now move fast on ePrivacyAdoption of new EU Data Protection rules a key milestone for the Digital Single Market – EuroISPABu…

EU ENERGY Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# ENERGY STATE AIDDIW: EU-Wettbewerbspolitik fördert Investitionen in den EnergiesektorenEC Finds Flaws With Power Capacity Mechanisms - Natural Gas Europe# ENERGY SECURITYBriefing - Improving the security of energy supply by developing the internal energy market: more efforts needed (European Court of Auditors' Special Report No 16/2015) - Implementation in Action - EP THINKTANKNorway Can Produce for Decades to Come: NPD Report - Natural Gas Europe# ENERGY UNIONDG Energy: Public consultation on Energy Union governance closes soon!Study - Energy Union: Key Decisions for the Realisation of a Fully Integrated Energy Market - 15-03-2016 - EP THINKTANK“Energy efficiency and renewables ‘made in Europe’ - Opportunities and challenges of the EU Energy Union for Germany”GUE/NGL Hearing: Another Energy for Another Europe  # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSOG: 12th TYNDP Workshop in Ljubljana on 11 MayENTSO-E: EIC Short Guide and FAQ Updated# OIL MARKETSIEA releases Oil Market Report for April: Global…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - 14 April 2016

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# POST COP21IPCC to Provide Report on Impacts of 1.5°C  - Strategy and Timelines for Workplan AgreedDutch EU PresidencyEuropean BioEconomy Manifesto launched in UtrechtLancement du 6e cycle d'évaluation du GIEC - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la MerUNFCCC: Addressing Climate Change: In Focus - International Youth Photography CompetitionNAMAs as cornerstone of climate mitigation in Africa# CLIMATE FINANCEMedia advisory: ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development# ETSEU industry lawmaker favours tiered approach to free allocation - Carbon PulseFrance’s Royal targets a €30 carbon price - Carbon PulseCyprus cleared to hand out free 2015 EUAs to utilities, big emitters still missing ahead of EU deadline - Carbon Pulse# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSDG Climate: Reported CO2 emissions from new cars continue to fallDutch EU Presidency: Declaration of AmsterdamSpeech by Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, to mark the opening of t…

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