Showing posts from July 5, 2016

IEU AGENDA Weekly Telegram 9 July 2016

# EU COMMISSION Upcoming Commission EventsMonday 11 - Friday 15 July: 14th round of TTIP negotiations Tuesday 12 - Wednesday 13 July: EU-China Summit in BeijingFriday 15 - Saturday 16 July: 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)Friday 22 July: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package EU Commission Calendar 11 - 17 July 2016Monday 11 July 2016Tuesday 12 July 2016Wednesday 13 July 2016Thursday 14 July 2016Friday 15 July 2016Saturday 16 July 2016Sunday 17 July 2016Outlook July 2016Outlook September 2016Outlook October 2016Outlook November 2016Outlook December 2016 – No events published, yet# EU PARLIAMENT The Week Ahead 11 – 17 July 2016Eurozone budgetCar emissionsGun controlExternal border checks on EU citizensSlovak PresidencyRefugee camps in CalaisPanama papersPress briefingEU Parliament schedule by dayMonday 11 July 2016Tuesday 12 July  2016Wednesday 13 July 2016Thursday 14 July 2016Deadlines for the September part-session (Strasbourg)Calendar of plenary sessions in 201612 to…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 8 July 2016

# EFSIEESC: Study on "The investment plan and the Social Pillar: a step towards a new strategy for Europe"# ESIFRegioStars Awards 2016: jury selects 23 finalists as Europe's most notable regional projects# BUDGET & MFFHigh-level Group on Own Resources: committee debate with Mario MontiBudgetary capacity for the eurozone: committee debate with Eurogroup ministersEP Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 585.709v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentEP Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 585.566v01-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender EqualityEP Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 584.233v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionMinutes of meetings - CONT News 2016 : CONT Newsletters 2016 - Committee on Budgetary Control# EIBRaboba…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 8 July 2016

# THE JUNCKER PLANEESC: Study on "The investment plan and the Social Pillar: a step towards a new strategy for Europe"EU Commission Answer - Public investments in Europe - E-003738/2016# INNOVATIONInnovation: What makes this race worthwhile - Blog post by EU commission VP Maroš Šefčovič# SINGLE MARKETNorway and the EU single market - Ministry of Foreign Affairs# EMPLOYMENTEU Commission Answer - Interpretation of the list of administrative requirements and control measures pursuant to Article 9 of the Enforcement Directive concerning the Posting of Workers Directive (2014/67/EU) - P-004192/2016EU  Commissioner Thyssen meets national parliaments on the yellow card procedure for posted workersEurofound: What do Europeans do at work? A task-based analysis: European Jobs Monitor 2016# INDICATORSFirst population estimates - EU population up to slightly over 510 million at 1 January 2016… … despite a first ever negative natural change# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONDécision de la Comm…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 8 July 2016

# DSMDG Connect: Call for tender: Study to support the implementation of the Cost Reduction DirectiveUS Ambassador Holleyman stresses importance of a good transatlantic digital market# PRIVACY SHIELDStatement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová on the occasion of the adoption by Member States of the EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldDIGITALEUROPE applauds Member State approval of Privacy ShieldConsultation on ePrivacy Directive: Confidentiality and security of electronic communications in Europe need better protection - EAID by Peter Schaar# PORTABILITYEP Amendments 23 - 156 - Cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market - PE 583.956v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# ONLINE PLATFORMSpecial Eurobarometer 447: Online platforms - European Union Open Data Portal# 5GEBU calls out for an open and interoperable 5G technology platform# BROADBANDBroadband project in search of investors? European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) is for youCall fo…

IEU TRADE Telegram 8 July 2016

# NATO & SECURITYJOINT DECLARATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, AND THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATIONRemarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATORemarks by President Obama, President Tusk of the European Council, and President Juncker of the European Commission after U.S. -EUEP Draft opinion - European Defence Union - PE 583.872v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionA Joint UK-Norwegian Declaration on Security in the North Atlantic and Bilateral Co-operationFACT SHEET: U.S.-Poland RelationsFACT SHEET: U.S. Assurance and Deterrence Efforts in Support of NATO AlliesFACT SHEET: U.S. Contributions to NATO CapabilitiesFACT SHEET: NATO Warsaw Summit# INTA COMMITTEEDraft agenda - Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - Thursday, 14 July 2016 - PE 585.711v02-00 - Commit…

IEU EURO Telegram 8 July 2016

# EMUUpdate: Background brief on the Economic and Financial Affairs Council on the 12 June 2016IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area PoliciesIMF Country Report No. 16/219: Euro Area Policies : 2016 Aticle IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Euro AreaIMF Country Report No. 16/220: Euro Area Policies : Selected IssuesEU Commission Answer - Third post-programme surveillance mission - E-003932/2016# EBAEBA publishes a report on the benchmarking of diversity practices at European Union Level# ESMAESMA Compliance table - Guidelines on complex debt instruments and structured deposits (ESMA/2015/1787)# ECBECB Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (first quarter of 2016)# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONProposition de règlement du Parlement européen et du Conseil modifiant le règlement (UE) nº 345/2013 relatif aux fonds de capital-risque européens et le règlement (UE) n…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 8 July 2016

# BREXITEU Commission President Juncker to interview candidate for Commissioner from the United KingdomPress point remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press point with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Barack Obama, President of the United States at the EU-US Leaders' SummitÖGfE-Umfrage: Nach Brexit-Votum - Wunsch nach EU-Austritt in Österreich geht zurück# TAXATIONEP PANA Committee constituent meeting: election of chair and vice-chairsEU Commission Answer - Progress of the investigation into the Dutch tax lease scheme and compliance with the principle of equal treatment - P-004402/2016# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigations into tax exemptions for Belgian and French ports# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission approves joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Airbus for the supply of maintenance, repair and overhaul servicesMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of BANIF by Banco Santander Totta# EPPOEU Justice ministers…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 8 July 2016

# RESOURCE EFFICIENCYTowards a common EU framework of core indicators for the environmental performance of buildingsBundestag fordert Verringerung des Rohstoff- und Materialverbrauchs: Bundesumweltministerium begrüßt Parlamentsbeschluss zum Deutschen Ressourceneffizienzprogramm# CIRCULAR ECONOMYDenmark: Order on the use of residual products, soil and sorted building and construction waste# ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCEOECD: Launch of the OECD's Environmental Performance Review of France# FOREST POLICYEEA: Vulnerability of forests in the Carpathian region# REACHOpinion of the European Commission in the European Ombudsman's own-initiative inquiry OI/2/2016/RA regarding delays under the REACH Regulation# PESTICIDESDG Environment: EU pesticide-poisoning data could be harmonised between Member States# WATER MANAGEMENTDG Environment: Could freshwater crustaceans curb algal blooms?DG Environment: Rising sea levels will cause irreversible changes to plant communities in a Welsh wetland# N…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 8 July 2016

# CARBON MARKETSEU Commission Answer - Climate change exemptions - E-003513/2016EU Commission: Answer - Forests as an additional means of offsetting CO2 emissions - E-003382/2016EU launches €3.5 million emissions trading cooperation project with South KoreaDG Climate: Procurement of second common auction platform for carbon allowance auctions in final stagesCPLC Highlights of the Conference on Internal Carbon Pricing at 'Pathways to Impact'# METHANE CAPTUREUNECE: More partners to join the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane (including Poland)# TRANSPORT EMMISSIONS2016 Presentations, Speeches, Transcriptions - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector2016.07.04 - Presentation by Mr Günther Lichtblau, Environment Agency Austria2016.06.21 - Speaking Points - Mr Gwenole Cozigou, Director on Industrial Transformation and Advanced Value Chains, DG GROW2016.06.20 - Presentation by Mr Nick Molden, Founder & CEO, Emissions Analytic…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 8 July 2016

# ENERGY EFFICIENCYDG Energy Study: Ecodesign impact accounting – Status January 2016Annex to the Ecodesign impact accounting report – Material inputs for productionEnergy efficiency in buildings - European Parliamentary Research ServiceStatement by the Coalition for Energy Savings in the wake of the Brexit referendum# CAPACITY MARKETSUK Government announces Capacity Market auction parametersUK DECC: Guidance: Electricity Market Reform Panel of Technical Experts 2016 final report on National Grid’s Electricity Capacity Report 2016Correspondence: A letter from Ofgem to DECC regarding interconnection and the Capacity MarketCorrespondence: Letter from Amber Rudd to National Grid about second Capacity Market Auction, the 2017/18 Early Auction and the second Transitional Arrangement auctionCollection: Capacity Market parameters for T4 auction for 2020/21, and early auction and transitional arrangements auction for 2017/2018# ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E Friday Roundup, 8 July 2016ENTSO-E: Pan-…


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