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IEU FUNDING Telegram 24 August 2016

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# EMERGENCY AIDStatement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides following the earthquake in central Italy# COSMEREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL: COSME Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020 Monitoring Report 2014# SPACE POLICYEU Commission Answer - Funding for EU space policy - E-004775/2016# DG RESEARCHResearch Headlines - European Consortium to Demonstrate EColoRO Concept for Wastewater Reuse in the Textile Industry# H2020High Level Group on maximizing the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes - Call for expression of InterestEU Commission Answer - Open access policies in Horizon 2020 - Correlation between open access to data and successful innovation - E-005016/2016Towards new quality sports broadcast - Horizon 2020Can we prevent cardiovascular diseases in healthy individuals? - Horizon 2020# EUREKA NETWORKEconomic governance and rule of law - enhancing a conduci…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 24 August 2016

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# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Call: Economic and legal analysis of the factors leading to a low rate of publication of public procurement opportunities in Germany# SMEREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL: COSME Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020 Monitoring Report 2014EUREKA: International Entrepreneurship Forum (IEF)# INNOVATIONHigh Level Group on maximizing the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes - Call for expression of InterestEU Commission Answer - Impact of EFSI on research and innovation in the EU - E-004744/2016EU Commission Answer - Open access policies in Horizon 2020 - Correlation between open access to data and successful innovation - E-005016/2016# EMPLOYMENTILO: Global youth unemployment is on the rise again EP Thinktank At a Glance - Precarious employment in Europe: Country cases - PE 587.302 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEP Thinktank Briefing - Precarious employment in Europe: pat…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 24 August 2016

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# INTERNET GOVERNANCEEBU welcomes US decision to cede power of the internet’s naming systemEDRi welcomes its Open Web Fellow# DSMMeetings of Commissioner Günther Oettinger with organisations and self-employed individuals in the first half von 2016Meetings of Cabinet members of Commissioner Günther Oettinger with organisations and self-employed individuals in the first half of 2016EU Commission: Data in Smart Cities and Smart Mobility - Analysis of the current situationReza Moussavian, Deutsche Telekom Senior VP HR Digital & Innovation : Work 4.0 put in practiceFriedrich Ebert Stiftung - Konferenz „Wohlfahrt 4.0? Europäische Wohlfahrtsstaaten in der Digitalisierung“# DATA PROTECTIONEU Commission Answer - Smart IT systems and data security - E-005247/2016EU Commission Answer - Data use and insight into user activity through webmail and messaging, social networks, search engines and internet-based advertising - E-004780/2016EU Commission Answer - The use of personal data by social me…

IEU TRADE Telegram 24 August 2016

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# CUSTOMSEU Commission Answer - New rules of the Union Customs Code - E-005596/2016# DISPUTE SETTLEMENTEU Commission Answer - Out-of-court settlement of disputes - implementation of Directive 2013/11/EU - E-004954/2016# AFRICAS&D: Chancen und Risiken europäisch-afrikanischer HandelspolitikDG Trade: EPA with Southern African states will soon start to apply# TTIPEU Commission Answer - TTIP and standards for health and protection of consumers, the environment and key productive sectors in the EU - E-003793/2016U.S. Trade Department: It Is Up to Congress to Make Sure That SelectUSA Continues to Benefit Communities Across AmericaBDI-Studie „Die größten Familienunternehmen in Deutschland“: Jeder dritte Euro wird durch Export verdient - USA wichtigster Markt außerhalb Europas# CETAEU Commission Answer - European geographical indications included in the Canada-EU free trade agreement - E-005569/2016EU Commission Answer - Reciprocity mechanism under Regulation (EU) No 1289/2013 - USA/Canad…

IEU EURO Telegram 24 August 2016

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# EMUEU Commission Answer - Statements by President Juncker on the rules of application of the Stability Pact - E-005119/2016EU Commission Answer - Deficit calculation - E-003108/2016EU Commission Answer - Brussels demands further budget guarantees from Portugal - E-005815/2016EU Commission Answer - Structural balance - E-004831/2016# GREECEEU Commission voices concern regarding statements calling into question the quality of official statistics in GreeceEU Commission Answer - Delayed evaluation of economic support programme for Greece - E-000576/2016EU Commission Answer - Over-taxation of businesses and basic necessities in Greece - E-004338/2016# EP ECON COMMITTEEEP Draft agenda - Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - Thursday, 1 September 2016 - PE 587.654v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BANKINGState aid: EU Commission approves creation of Malta Development Bank# ECBECB publishes Consolidated Banking Data for end-March 2016EP Motion for a resolution on European Central Ba…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 24 August 2016

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# TRANSPARENCYEP Draft report update - Commissioners' declarations of interests - Guidelines - PE 587.462v02-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs (Version 2)# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves creation of Malta Development Bank# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Cubico by PSP and OTPP# TAXATIONEU Commission Answer - Tax principles in Member States and third countries - E-005172/2016EU Commission Answer - Tax on corporate income - E-005390/2016EU Commission Answer - Tax planning by Amazon in the EU - E-004976/2016EU Commission Answer - Goods applicable for VAT return - E-005334/2016UK Open consultation: Tackling offshore tax evasion: a requirement to correct# POSTED WORKERSEU Commission Answer - Revision of the Posting of Workers Directive - E-003041/2016# WORKING CONDITIONSDeutscher Bundesrat: 473/16 | Vorschlag für eine Verordnung des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates zur Errichtung der Europäischen Agentur für Sicherheit und Gesundhei…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 24 August 2016

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# MERCURYEU Commission Answer - Storage of mercury - E-005896/2016# PESTICIDESEU Commission Answer - Bee deaths and the use of pesticides - E-005046/2016EU Commission Answer - Bee guidance document – New developments and data since 2013 - E-005605/2016# ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICEEU Commission Answer - The right to access justice - E-005354/2016# AIR QUALITYEU Commission Answer - Protection of air quality - E-005117/2016U.S. Commerce Department: Obama Administration Invests $38.8 Million to Strengthen Economy in Nation’s Coal-Impacted Communities# WATEREU Commission Answer - Quality of water intended for human consumption - E-005143/2016EU Commission Answer - Land reclamation consortia - E-005148/2016 (water services)# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTEU Commission Answer - TTX in mussels - E-005543/2016EU Commission Answer - Assessment of the Birds and Habitats directives - E-006009/2016EU Commission Answer - Acuamed plan to pollute the river Ebro - E-004787/2016# EFSAAd-hoc meeting with industr…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 24 August 2016

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# CLIMATE FINANCEInvestors Press G20 to Ratify Paris Agreement Swiftly & Expand Low Carbon / Green Investment# COP22Apply to Win the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards# EMIS COMMITTEEEMIS draft programme of hearings - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive SectorOfficial Letters : Invitation Letters to EMIS Hearings - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector
Invitations to EMIS Hearings - State of Play as of 24 August 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr Mock (ICCT) to EMIS Hearing of 19 April 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr Sucha (EC) to EMIS Hearing of 19 April 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr Bosteels (AECC) to EMIS Hearing of 28 April 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr Lambrecht (IFEU) to EMIS Hearing of 28 April 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr Smokers (TNO) to EMIS Hearing of 24 May 2016Invitation Letter from EMIS Chair to Mr McAleavey (EEA) to EMIS Hearing…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 24 August 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEUREKA: Power Europe 2016Renewable Grid Initiative: Antonella Battaglini appointed member of Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets# ENERGY INVESTMENTSSAVE THE DATE: IEA's Status of Global Energy Investment report# ENERGY EFFICIENCYIEA: Air conditioning demand set to grow rapidly over the coming decades# RENEWABLESSolarPower Europe Strategy Committee MeetingSolar Power Europe: 100GW Celebration: Europe Leading on Renewable EnergyInvesting in Europe sunshine: encouraging finance and reducing riskU.S. EERE:Who Needs Biofuels? Cost-Competitive Renewable Fuels are in Demand# GAZPROMGazprom: Nord Stream 2 deemed important for European energy systemRSS# FRENCH ENERGY TRANSITIONLa France -  le Sénat: Adaptation des livres Ier et III du code de l'énergie au droit de l'Union européenne et relatif aux marchés intérieurs de l'électricité et du gaz# OPECOPEC Secretary General receives Iraqi AmbassadorOPEC Secretary General meets Algerian Ambas…

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