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IEU AGENDA Weekly Telegram 28 May 2016

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# EU COMMISSION Upcoming events of the EU Commission30 May–3 June: Green Week 2016  10th edition of the European Development DaysEU Commission Calendar 30 May - 5 June 2016Monday 30 May 2016Tuesday 31 May 2016Wednesday 1 June 2016Thursday 2 June 2016Friday 3 June 2016Saturday 4 June 2016Sunday 5 June 2016Outlook MayOutlook June# EU PARLIAMENT The Week Ahead: 30 May - 5 Juni 2016European Border and Coast GuardSafe countries of originExchanging information on criminal records of non-EU nationalsMinorities in Syria and IraqFundamental Rights Agency (FRA) reportPlenary preparationsPresident's agendaPre-session press briefingEU Parliament schedule by dayMonday 30 May 2016Tuesday 31 May 2016Wednesday 1 June 2016Thursday 2 June 2016Friday 3 June 2016Saturday 4 June 2016Sunday 5 June 2016Draft agenda - Monday, 6 June 2016 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Tuesday, 7 June 2016 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Thursday, 9 June 2016 - StrasbourgCalendar o…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 27 May 2016

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# POST COP21In Japan, Ban calls on G7 to back global goals, climate action, UN humanitarian response effortsUN: At Security Council, climate change citied among factors impacting stability in SahelWorld Heritage sites at risk from climate change – joint UN reportUN South-South Cooperation Crucial to Fighting Effects of Climate Change# CARBON MARKETSSt 8582 2016 Init Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in respect of an international instrument to be elaborated by the ICAO bodies and intended to lead to the implementation from 2020 of a single global market-based measure addressing emissions from international aviation - Adoption# CLIMATE ADAPTATIONUK Research and analysis: Climate  adaptation reporting second round: Environment Agency# CCSU.S. EPA blog: An Important Milestone for Secure Carbon Dioxide Storage# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSCertificat qualité de l'air « Crit'Air » : un dispositif permettant de classer les véhicule…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 27 May 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEU Parliament: Draft opinion - Measures to safeguard the security of gas supply - PE 582.062v01-00 - Committee on Foreign AffairsMehr Rechte für Energieverbraucher - SPD EUEPC POLICY DIALOGUE: A Polish view on the Energy UnionEnergy prices in the EU in 2015: Household electricity prices rose by 2.4%… … while household gas prices fell by 1.7%CEEP: The Energy Union: With or at the expense of public services? # EUSEWDG Energy - Pokupsko: a Croatian region powered by sustainable energy # ENERGY STATE AIDState aid: Commission clears closure of lignite-fired power plants in GermanyGabriel: Beihilfeentscheidung zur Sicherheitsbereitschaft für Braunkohlekraftwerke wichtiger Schritt zur Erreichung unserer KlimazieleState aid: Commission clears €2.13 billion aid to alleviate social and economic impact of closing 26 uncompetitive coal mines in Spain# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community Secretariat gives first opinion under the new Article 2 of the Dispute Settlement RulesEU Council: …

IEU TRADE Telegram 27 May 2016

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# G7EU Commission on Outcome of the G7 summit in JapanG7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration# TISAS&Ds welcome publication of TiSA documents and reiterate Parliament’s demands# TTIPDG FISMA: Joint statement on EU-US negotiations for a bilateral agreement on insurance and reinsurance measuresThe White House: More than 5.38 Million Visitor Records ReleasedBDI: USA – Stabilitätsanker der Weltwirtschaft# SANCTIONSEU extends sanctions against the regime of Syria by one year# CUSTOMSEU Parliament Opinion - Directive of the European parliament and of the Council on the Union legal framework for customs infringements and sanctions - PE 576.978v02-00 - Committee on International Trade  Latest EU Council documents on customsCm 2703 2016 Rev 1 Customs Cooperation Working PartySt 9552 2016 Add 1 ANNEXES to the Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION amending Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial productsSt 9551 2016…

IEU EURO Telegram 27 May 2016

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# INSURANCESDG FISMA: Joint statement on EU-US negotiations for a bilateral agreement on insurance and reinsurance measuresDG FISMA: The European Commission adopts Implementing Act on the risk-free rate under the Solvency II Directive for the second quarter of 2016 # CAPITAL MARKETSCommissioner Jonathan Hill to meet Welsh Government officials, financial sector representatives and students in Cardiff  Better Finance Conference:  THE CMU ACTION PLAN - ONE YEAR ONPosition of the European Parliament - Exemptions for commodity dealers - EP-PE_TC1-COD(2015)0295  # ESMASteven Maijoor address at Financial News 20th AnniversaryESMA CONSULTS ON PROPOSED IMPLEMENTING MEASURES FOR BENCHMARKS REGULATION # BANKING UNIONMoody's: Patchwork application of Basel III rules shows European banking union is still a work in progress# EBALatest Q&A by EBA # IMFEU and IMF to Continue to Support Reforms in Western Balkan CountriesIMF Executive Board Completes Seventh Review of the Extended Fund Facili…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 27 May 2016

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# TRADE SECRETSEU Council: Trade secrets protection: Council adopts new directiveGREENS-EFA: Lost in Translation - Back-room debates about the impact of trade secrets on whistle-blowers shows urgent need for EU wide whistle-blower protectionVCI zur Richtlinie zu Trade Secrets Protection: Besserer Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen# STATE AIDState aid: Commission clears closure of lignite-fired power plants in GermanyGabriel: Beihilfeentscheidung zur Sicherheitsbereitschaft für Braunkohlekraftwerke wichtiger Schritt zur Erreichung unserer KlimazieleState aid: Commission clears €2.13 billion aid to alleviate social and economic impact of closing 26 uncompetitive coal mines in Spain# MERGERSMergers: Commission approves joint venture of the non-US asset management businesses of Warburg Pincus, General Atlantic, Santander and Unicredit# REGULATION OF PROFESSIONSConsultation on the regulation of professions: Member States' National Action Plans and proportionality in regulation# UNDECLARE…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 27 May 2016

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# E-GOVERNMENTeGovernment in EU countries - State of playHarnessing the digital transformation of public services - CCEP# E-HEALTHOECD: Business brief: The ascendancy of digital trade: A new world order?# E-COMMERCEDigital Solutions for Better Health - by Roberto Viola DG Connect: First eStandards conference: next steps to standardization in large-scale eHealth deploymentDG Connect: Meet the 15 finalists of the EU eHealth SME Competition 201610 things not to miss at eHealth Week# AVMSDEBU defends states' right to define the online remit of public service mediaLSE Media Policy Project: The proposed new Audiovisual Media Services Directive: Key FeaturesDigital Europe: Industry expresses concerns about the Digital Content Directive# CLOUDCloud computing: An overview of economic and policy issues - European Parliamentary Research ServiceCloud storage companies promise fairer deal for consumers - UK Competition and Markets Authority# DSMHow multilingual is Europe's Digital Single M…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 27 May 2016

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# COMPETITIVENESS COUNCILMain results of the Competitiveness Council, 26-27/05/2016Competitiveness Council Press conference# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: EIF and Equa bank sign an agreement to benefit Czech SMEs# SINGLE MARKETThe Single Market strategy & Non-tariff barriers in the Single Market: plenary votes - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionAccessibility requirements for products and services: committee debate# SMEEU Parliament - 2nd version: Opinion - How best to harness the job creation potential of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)? - PE 576.886v02-00 - Committee on Regional Development# INNOVATIONEU Commission - DG Grow: European Innovation Week in Taiwan - Strengthening business links between the EU and Taiwan# EMPLOYMENTConsultation on the regulation of professions: Member States' National Action Plans and proportionality in regulationNew European Platform tackles undeclared workRefugees - social inclusion and integration …

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