Showing posts from May 10, 2016

IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 9 May 2016

# DUTCH EU PRESIDENCYCoR Forum on the EU Urban AgendaAmsterdam Smart City EventNew Urban Agenda consultations# EU SCISCopenhagen Smart Solutions 2016# URBACTNew tools for your application!URBACT: We make Europe! Cities and city makers enhancing the (im)Pact of Amsterdam20 Action Planning Networks continue through Phase 2!# EIP-SCCThe 14th edition of CIVITAS Awards competition is here, apply now!Learn more about Implementing Privacy in Smart Cities in Compliance with GDPR during EIP-SCC General AssemblyEIP-SCC: EU Commission presents shortlisted cities for EU Green Capital 2018 & EU Green Leaf 2017Interview with Lucia González, Representing Commitment ‘524 – Formalising an Open Framework for Optimisation to tackle all elements of a city district’# EU COMMISSIONEuropean Green Capital 2018 & European Green Leaf 2017: Finalists announced# EU COMMISSION - DG GROWDG Grow: SMART REGIONS Conference# EU PARLIAMENTEP Hearing documentation: Public hearing on Road transport in the era of …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 9 May 2016

# ENERGY EFFICIENCYSubject files - Framework for energy efficiency labelling - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyEnergy Efficiency:  ICP Europe Project Development SpecificationActualités - Certificats d'économie d'énergie : consultez la lettre d'avril 2016# ENERGY LOBBYINGMeetings of EU Energy and Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete with organisations and self-employed individuals until April 30, 2016Meetings of Cabinet members of Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete with organisations and self-employed individuals until April 30, 2016# ENERGY UNIONSecretary General interviewed by CEEP on cross-border energy interconnectivity - Energy CharterAlice Stollmeyer on the possible agenda and documents for the next EU Energy Council on 6 June 2016# ENERGY REGULATIONJoint ENTSOs workshop on 2 June: Let’s develop together the future TYNDPs 2018 scenariosEnergy Community Secretariat requests substantial changes to Naftogaz unbundling plan# ENERGY SECURITYEU Parliament: Vid…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 9 May 2016

# ETSEU Commission: Answer - Effect of ETS on the importation of ceramics - E-001343/2016# CLIMATE ADAPTATIONDutch EU Presidency: The climate and us: a matter of adaptationInvitation to the press: International Climate Change Adaptation Conference# DE-CARBONISATIONIEA - OECD energy production hits record high, but consumption and CO2 emissions fallEPC POLICY DIALOGUE: De-carbonising the EU economy – The ICT factorThe Climate Group: “With each passing day, the climate challenge grows”: Academic, business and political leaders appeal for zero-carbon world# COP22New UN Campaign Showcases Wealth of Climate Action by Companies, Investors, Cities and Regions - Focus on Global South in Run Up to 2016 UN Climate Conference in MoroccoUN NAZCA portal showcases climate action around the worldGreen Pathways to a Sustainable Future: Lecture by Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme at Strathmore University - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)ECOSOC o…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 9 May 2016

# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: First EFSI deal signed in Greece by EIF and ProCredit Group to provide loans for innovative SMEs# ESIFVideo of an EP plenary debate - Cohesion policy in mountainous regions of the EU - New territorial development tools in cohesion policy 2014-2020 - Acceleration of implementation of cohesion policy (debate) - Monday, 9 May 2016"Europa in meiner Region"– Bundesregierung# EUREKA NETWORKTurkey – Austria Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects The Swedish EUREKA Chair and EUREKA Clusters submit input to EC’s call for ideas for a European Innovation CouncilRoadshow 2016 - Eurostars Info Day (Luxembourg) 3rd Coopetition Day EventCoR Forum on the EU Urban AgendaUpcoming EUREKA Network Projects# HORIZON 2020Horizon: Nature inspires new generation of robot brains # COSTSubmit your COST Action proposal# ERASMUS'Mamma Erasmus' crowned with Carlos V European Prize# CIVITASThe 14th edition of CIVITAS Awards competition is here, apply now!# …

IEU TRADE Telegram 9 May 2016

# TTIPCLEPA: TTIP targets automotive safety standard harmonisationThe Future of US Global Leadership Implications for Europe, Canada and Transatlantic Cooperation - The German Marshall Fund of the United StatesBusinesseurope: Talking about TTIP and environment at the French Parliament# TRADE LOBBYISMMeetings of EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström with organisations and self-employed individualsMeetings of Cabinet members of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström with organisations and self-employed individuals# CHINAEU Commission: Answer - Safeguarding the EU's commercial interests if China is granted market economy status - E-000395/2016EU Parliament debates market economy status for China# BELARUSHave we forgotten Belarus? - The German Marshall Fund of the United States# WTOWTO: Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement BodyDG Azevêdo: Time to move from reflection to action# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTMotion for a resolution on follow-up to the Europ…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 9 May 2016

# MEDIAEU Commission President: Answer - Journalists invited by the Commission - E-001566/2016Lokalzeitungen sind "kein Auslaufmodell" – Bundesregierung# E-COMMERCEEU Commission Answer - Availability of new platform to help consumers and traders resolve disputes over purchases made online - E-001307/2016EU Commission: Answer - Legislating for bitcoin - E-001106/2016UK Government - Guidance: Selling articles of precious metal on the internet# TSMBEREC has adopted a BEREC Opinion on Phase II investigation (AT/2016/1846-1847)UK Ofcom: Wholesale Local Access Market Review - Consultation on possible approaches to fibre cost modellingAusbau digitaler Hochgeschwindigkeits-Netze - Vorbericht über die Bundestagsdebatte zum Auf- und Ausbau des Breitbandinternets am 12. Mai 2016 # CYBERSECURITYUK Government Research and analysis: Cyber Governance Health Check 2015/16Chatham House Cyber Conference 2016 – MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE)# DATA PROTECTIONBundestag – Drucksachen: Antwort auf di…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 9 May 2016

# EU REFORMSEuroparlTV: Martin Schulz: “Time to fight for Europe” For the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, EP President Schulz calls for resolve during troubled timesThe European Council December 2014 to April 2016: Report by the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk# TAX TRANSPARENCYEU Parliament background on „Taxing multinationals“What role for the Greens in Europe to fight tax evasion and tax avoidance? – Greens / EFAPanama Papers: offences will be reported - Reaction by MEP De Masi to publication of documents on online database - GUE/NGL NEWS# VAT FRAUDEU Parliament: Draft opinion - Towards a definitive VAT system and fighting VAT fraud - PE 580.680v01-00 - Committee on Budgetary Control Nedzhmi Ali# UK EU REFERENDUMUK Parliament: Effect of EU on Scotland discussed in Glasgow# LOBBYISMMeetings of EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker with organisations and self-employed individualsMeetings of Cabinet members of EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker wit…

IEU EURO Telegram 9 May 2016

# GREECEEurogroup statement on GreeceRemarks by J. Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 9 May 2016EU Commissioner Moscovici's opening remarks at the Eurogroup press conferenceVodcast of the Eurogroup meeting press conference on 9 May 2016Tsipras upbeat after Eurogroup, opposition skeptical - Ekathimerini.comEU Parliament background material on GreeceEU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Griechenland - Mission Impossible# GERMANYGermany: IMF Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV MissionBundesfinanzministerium: IWF beurteilt deutsche Wirtschafts- und FinanzlageS&P: As Germany Becomes The Old Man Of Europe, The Sovereign Ratings May Be Affected Over Time# DENMARKOECD Economic Survey of Denmark launches Tuesday 10 May 2016# EMUUK Parliament: EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee publishes its EMU report on Thursday 12 May# BANKING UNIONEU Commission: Answer - Risk of Deutsche Bank collapsing - E-001292/2016# ECBSSM: Sabine Lautenschläger: The euro - idea a…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 9 May 2016

# THE JUNCKER PLAN Investment Plan for Europe: First EFSI deal signed in Greece by EIF and ProCredit Group to provide loans for innovative SMEsDeutsche Bank Research: Investitionen und Wachstum stärken: Die Rolle der Förderbanken in Europa# INNOVATIONDutch EU Presidency media invitation Open Innovation 2.0ESA: Spotlight on our living planet# SINGLE MARKETcep-Analyse: Neue EU-Vorgaben zur Typgenehmigung von FahrzeugenWKÖ: Kommission konsultiert zu geplantem Dienstleistungspass # EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTAnswer - In-work poverty - E-015875/2015Answer - Different fire safety standards for upholstered furniture in the internal market - E-015897/2015Amendments 002-002 - Conditions of  entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of research, studies, pupil exchange,  remunerated and unremunerated training , voluntary service  and au pairing  [Recast] - A8-0166/2016(002-002)Note 

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