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IEU FUNDING Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# ESIFFlagship publication Urban Europe - A statistical portrait of cities, towns and suburbs across the European Union - Satisfaction prevails among inhabitants of EU capital citiesCohesion policy in practice: New urban services for citizensEU Commission Answer - Introduction of an exemption from state aid rules in the case of financing projects bearing the Seal of Excellence using ESIF - E-005710/2016EU Commission Answer - Evaluation of the use of the European Social Fund and possible increase in allocations - E-005764/2016EU Commission Answer - Brexit: impact on the CAP - E-005273/2016Agriculture: EU Commissioner Hogan welcomes the Cork Declaration on the future of rural areasKeynote speech by Commissioner Corina Creţu at the Danube Transport Day - Corina Creţu - Announcements - European CommissionEP Amendments 001-004 - An EU strategy for the Alpine region - A8-0226/2016(001-004)# EFSIEU Commission Answer - The Juncker Plan and the European Fund for S…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# COLLABORATIVE ECONOMYEU Council - Collaborative economy: policy debate# INNOVATIONEU Commission Answer - European Open Science Cloud - Implementation of the cloud - E-005017/2016Pioneering research and the power to change perceptions - EU Commissioner Carlos MoedasResearch & innovation is key to growth and competitiveness of the aeronautics sector says the European Parliament's Sky and Space Intergroup# SINGLE MARKETEP Draft agenda - Monday, 26 September 2016 - PE 589.136v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Commission initiative on tackling territorial supply constraints - E-005464/2016Delivering on the Security Union: Commission proposes EU certification system for airport security equipment and to promote a more competitive EU security industry# SMEEP Amendments 001-002 - How best to harness the job creation potential of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)? - A8-0248/2016(001-002)# EMPLO…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# ROAMINGStatement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger on the end of roaming charges in the EUKlarstellung der EU-Kommission: Roaming-Kosten auf Reisen fallen ab Juni 2017 wegEU-Abgeordnete Niebler (EVP/CSU) zu EU-Kommission und RoamingEU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) ebenfalls zum Thema RoamingALDE on Roaming charges: European Commission must deliver on its promises - Draft implementing act defining fair use as only 90 days should be torn up# DSMEP Text adopted - Towards a thriving data-driven economy - P8_TA(2016)0089 - Thursday, 10 March 2016 - Strasbourg - Final editionEP Draft agenda - Monday, 26 September 2016 - PE 589.136v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# COLLABORATIVE ECONOMYEU Council - Collaborative economy: policy debate# E-COMMERCEEU Commission Answer - Booking of vacations over the internet - E-005054/2016# IRELANDVice-President Ansip in Ireland to discuss digital performance# DATA OWNERSH…

IEU TRADE Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# CUSTOMSEvaluation Report on Pilot Project under the Action Plan on Cooperation in the Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Hong Kong, China, and the European Union# FTA11th meeting of the EU Domestic Advisory Group (DAG) - EU-Korea F.T.A. - European Economic and Social Committee11th meeting of the EU Domestic Advisory Group (DAG) -EESC# MERCOSURWTO: Colombia blocks EU’s panel request in dispute over imported spirits1st meeting of the EU-Chile Joint Consultative Committee - European Economic and Social CommitteeText adopted - EU-Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement (accession of Croatia) *** - P8_TA(2016)0240 - Tuesday, 7 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Final edition# EEAST 10596 2016 INIT Draft COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex XIX (Consumer protection) to the EEA Agreement (Alternative Dispute Settlement System) = AdoptionST 11984 2016…

IEU EURO Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# FINANCIAL RISKSESAs highlight main risks for the EU financial system# CROWDFUNDINGDG Grow: Alternative ways of financing: Crowdfunding events in Graz# EURO AREASpeech by the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, at the annual Bruegel dinner in Brussels, 6 September 2016 - European CouncilEU Commission Answer - Exempting Portugal from excessive-deficit sanctions - P-004937/2016IMF Country Report No. 16/286: Republic of Slovenia : Technical Assistance Report-Contingency Planning and Crisis ManagementGertrude Tumpel-Gugerell to lead evaluation of past EFSF/ESM programmes# MARKET ABUSEText adopted - Markets in financial instruments, market abuse and securities settlement ***I - P8_TA(2016)0244 - Tuesday, 7 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Final edition# CAPITAL MARKETSGermany Set to Become World Champion in Capital Exports in 2016 - CESifo onlineText adopted - Markets in financial instruments ***I - P8_TA(2016)0243 - Tuesday, 7 June 2016 - Strasbourg - F…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# STATE OF THE UNIONBruegel: The future of EuropeECR: MEPs from across Europe discuss security and #EUreform in Rome# BREXITUK PM May: Statement on G20 Summit: 7 September 2016 - UK ParliamentWhat options exist for Scotland's future relationship with the EU? - UK ParliamentEU Commission Answer - Calendar for negotiating withdrawal from the European Union - E-005138/2016EU Commission Answer - Failure to ratify the agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union - E-005128/2016EU Commission Answer - Legal force of the UK referendum - E-005816/2016EU Commission: Answer - UK staff - E-005268/2016EU Commission Answer - Which language should replace English? - E-004789/2016EU Commission Answer - Result of the UK referendum and interference by the Commission - E-005578/2016EU Commission Answer - Need to ensure EU student status in the United Kingdom - E-005510/2016EU Commission: Answer - Coordination between the European elections and the EU-Unit…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# ENVIRONMENTAL TAXESEEA: Designing tax systems for a green economy transition# WATER FRAMEWORKST 11902 2016 INIT Sustainable Water Management - draft EU Council conclusions = comments delegationsEU Commission Answer - Established practices - P-006016/2016# WASTE INFRINGEMENTEU Court of Justice: Since it delayed implementing the EU law relating to waste, Greece is ordered to pay a lump sum of €10 million and a penalty payment of €30000 per day of delay# EFSAEFSA documentation: 36th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants# COSMETICSDraft Commission Regulation amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (5 Pages including annex, in English)# ENVIRONMENTAL RISKSInvestigation of soils contaminated by industry gets underway in Serbia - UNEPSharing for innovation in environmental risk mitigation - OCTAU.S EPA Adds Sites to National Priorities List to Reduce Ri…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# COP22EU Council: ST 11708 2016 REV 1 - Preparations for the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 12th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12) (Marrakech, 7-18 November 2016) - Draft Council conclusionsMPs debate the Paris agreement on climate change - UK ParliamentCOP21, 26 États ont ratifié l'Accord de Paris - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la MerNew information on methodologies - UNFCCC CDM NewsNon-State Actors Say How Paris Can Boost Climate Action - UNFCCC Collaboration Centre DialoguesInternational Climate Alliance Conference# EU ETSSweden sticks to EUA cancelling plan in setting out climate spend - Carbon Pulse # TRANSPORT EMISSIONSCar emissions scandal: the EU Commissioners policing air quality - Europarltv All Videos EP Draft agenda - Thursday, 15 September 2016 - PE 589.137v01-00 - Committee …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 7 Sept 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEU Court of Justice: Security of supply and territorial cohesion are objectives of general interest which may justify State intervention in fixing the price of supply of natural gasEU Commission Answer - Brexit and the all-Ireland energy market - E-005501/2016Amendments 001-006 - European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices and repealing Directive 2008/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning a Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-users - A8-0184/2016(001-006) - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyEIB confirms GBP 82 million backing for Humber Gateway offshore transmission link# ENERGY MARKET DESIGNEP Amendments 001-002 - Towards a New Energy Market Design - A8-0214/2016(001-002)SEDC Position Paper: Data Access in the Electricity Market – September 2016# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community: Italian energy regulator joins Western Balkan 6…

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