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IEU FUNDING Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# MFF & BUDGETEP Draft opinion - Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to finance immediate budgetary measures to address the ongoing migration, refugee and security crisis - PE 589.354v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home AffairsEP Draft opinion - Budgetary Control of financing NGOs from the EU Budget - PE 587.699v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# ECAECA on EU maritime transport: “Much investment ineffective and unsustainable, with a high risk of waste”ECA: Conference on EU Financial Instruments# ESIFEU Commission Answer - Misuse of European funds - E-006069/2016EU Commission Answer - EU support for town twinning schemes - E-006001/2016EU Commissioner Creţu in Madeira for the annual conference of the Presidents of the EU's Outermost RegionsPress statement of Commissioner Corina Creţu on her visit of areas devastated by forest fires in Madeira# DG RESEARCHDG Research: Independent experts to…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# THE JUNCKER COMMISSIONDiscours de Jean-Claude Juncker, Président de la Commission européenne, à la session plénière du Comité économique et social européen# INNOVATIONEIT: New opportunities for innovation and research with the EU’s largest innovation communityGROW/F3 - Identifying current and future application areas KETs (3D printing slide)# INDUSTRYDG Grow: Public consultation on the evaluation of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/ECDG Grow: Public consultation on the evaluation of the Lifts Directive 95/16/EC# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Answer - Full deregulation of network industries in Slovakia - E-006143/2016CEPS: The Economics of Brexit: It’s not about the Internal MarketEuropean Construction Sector Observatory - Denmark factsheetsEuropean Construction Sector Observatory - Portugal factsheetsEuropean Construction Sector Observatory - Bulgaria factsheetsEuropean Construction Sector Observatory - Greece factsheets# SMEEU Commission Answer - Extension…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# ROAMINGEU Commission: Q&A on fair use policy and other preparatory measures after end of roaming charges in the EU in 2017# COCOMDebriefing session of the Communications Committee (COCOM)# DSM28-29 September: Digital Assembly in BratislavaLe Vice-Président Ansip à Paris pour discuter des initiatives pour un marché unique du numériqueCulture matters: going digital as a way to spread Europe's cultural heritage - Andrus Ansip's BlogCall for Proposals for Thematic Collections on the Europeana PlatformDeutschland: Staatssekretär Dr. Sontowski stellt "Aktionsprogramm Digitalisierung" vor# DATA PROTECTIONEDPS: Migration, security and fundamental rights: A critical challenge for the EUEDPS: Accountabilty needs technology!EU Council: Answer - PNR (Passenger Name Record) Directive - E-002468/2016# E-GOVERNMENTBundesinnenministerium: Ein "Koch­buch" für kom­mu­na­les E-Go­ver­n­ment# COPYRIGHTDIGITALEUROPE welcomes CJEU’s ruling eff…

IEU TRADE Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# FREE TRADE AGREEMENTSEU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström hosts conference in Bratislava on making trade agreements work# WTOWTO panel issues compliance report on US challenge to EU aircraft subsidiesEU Commission: WTO Issues a Report on EU Compliance with Airbus Case Ruling# TTIP15th Round Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership NegotiationsEU Commissioner Vestager in transatlantic Citizens' Dialogue# CETADeutscher Bundestag: Regierungskoalition will Ceta mit KlarstellungenEP-Delegationsleiter für die Beziehungen zu Kanada Bernd Kölmel (EKR/ALFA) sieht Handelsabkommen mit Kanada als Riesenchance Civil society groups call on European governments to reject CETA# CUBAEuropean Commission proposes Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with CubaEU HR/VP Frederica Mogherini meets with Foreign Minister of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez # UKRAINEBundesregierung begrüßt Abkommen in der Ukraine# RUSSIAReise von Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel nach M…

IEU EURO Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# EUROZONEEU Council Answer - Unacceptable interference of the President of the Eurogroup in the functioning of Greek justice - E-004351/2016# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEU Commission Answer - Violation of EU law - Consumer Credit Act and Credit Institutions Act? - E-005826/2016# BANKING UNIONEU SRB: Introduction to Resolution PlanningEBA publishes final draft technical standards on information exchange between authorities regarding qualifying holdingsEBA consults on technical standards on fee terminology and disclosure documents under the Payment Accounts DirectiveEBA consults on Guidelines on professional indemnity insurance or comparable guarantee for payment initiation and account information services providers# PORTUGALIMF on Portugal: Growth Needs Further ReformsIMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with PortugalIMF Country Report No. 16/300: Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exe…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# COMPETITION POLICYEP Draft opinion - Annual Report on EU Competition Policy - PE 589.318v01-00 - Committee on International TradeErneuter Appell an Wettbewerbskommissarin Vestager: Bayer-Monsanto-Fusion darf es nicht geben # TRANSPARENCYEU Commission Midday press briefing of 22/09/2016 - CODE OF CONDUCT - Former Vice-President Neelie Kroes: Q&AS&D leader Pittella: After the Barroso and now Neelie Kroes case, Juncker must tighten up rules on conflict of interestsLatest entries into the EU Transparency Register# TAXATIONTax policy reforms driven by focus on boosting growth, OECD saysEPP: Tax evasion is structural problem, not scandals over individualsSpotlight on tax evasion: Connecting with citizens and activists working on tax justice campaigns across Africa - Open Knowledge International Blog# BREXITDeutscher Bundestag: Konsequenzen des Brexit für den Bereich Inneres & Justiz Möglichkeiten zukünftiger Kooperationen der EU mit dem Vereinigte…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# MULTI-HAZARD EXPOSUREEEA: Projected multi-hazard exposure for the 2020s, 2050s and 2080s# ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONPacific countries make progress on pesticides at Rotterdam Convention workshop# REACHGuidance critical to avoid uncertainty, says Cefic: REACH deadline in sight# CHEMICALSWorkshop on “Acceptability level of risk to workers and consumers exposed to carcinogenic substances”# PESTICIDESEU Commission Answer - Derogation from the rules concerning the marketing of plant protection products - E-006032/2016# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSIONENV (DG Environment) Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union at the International Maritime Organization during the 70th and 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on the approval and adoption of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI concerning the designation and taking effect of the Baltic Sea and North Sea as Nitrogen Oxyde Emissions Control Area (NECA) …

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# COP22Deutscher Bundestag: Einstimmiges Ja zum Pariser KlimaabkommenBundesregierung: Bundestag stimmt Ratifizierung zuCDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion: Ratifizierung des UN-Klimavertrags wichtiges Signal vor Klimakonferenz in Marrakesch60 pays ont déposé leurs instruments de ratification - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la MerBundestag setzt mit Paris-Ratifizierung wichtiges Zeichen - doch Bundesregierung tut nicht genug für Erreichen der Ziele - Germanwatch e.V.BUND: Bundesregierung muss Zauderer in der EU zur Ratifizierung des Paris-Abkommens drängen. "Klimaschutzplan 2050" muss Umsetzung in Deutschland sichernUNFCCC-Nama: Zero Emission Vehicles Crucial to Meet 1.5°C Limit: Climate Action TrackerThe Climate Group launches Power to Act report analyzing vital role of subnational governments in accelerating climate actionEcologic Institute: Early Ratification of the Paris Agreement by the EUMayors Will Play Their Part in Deli…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 22 Sept 2016

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# ENERGY SECURITYEU Commission Answer - Enhancing energy security - E-006076/2016EU Commission Answer - EU's increasing dependence on oil imports - E-006077/2016U.S. EIA: First shipment of ethane from U.S. Gulf Coast arrives in EuropePipe Dream? - Berlin Policy Journal# ENERGY UNIONPE 28 2016 INIT REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices and repealing Directive 2008/92/ECA Customer Focused Energy Business: Positioning in a Changing World# RENEWABLESDONG Energy to build ‘game-changing’ operational hub for offshore wind in GrimsbyEPC Policy dialogue updated - Change of speaker - Revising the renewables directive - Lessons learned and the way forward IRENA: Solar PV Poised to Boom in Africa Thanks to Declining CostsEvent: IRENA & Partners Focus on Sustainable Cities# ENERGY MERGERMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Vattenfall Europe Generation and Vattenfall Europe …

IEU FUNDING Telegram 21 Sept 2016

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# MFF & BUDGETHighlights - BUDG votes on Parliament's amendments to 2017 EU budget - Committee on Budgets# ESIFCoR MOOC 2016: EU budget and funding for regions and citiesSG (Secretariat-General): COMMISSION DECISION complementing Commission decision C(2014) 5167 of 23 July 2014 on granting empowerment and delegation of powers to adopt certain decisions related to the European Structural and Investment Funds for the 2014-2020 programming period Document request# DG CONNECTeIDAS study on pilots for replication of multipliers: supporting the uptake of eIDAS services by SMEs# DG RESEARCHEU invests €20 million for expansion of solar film manufacturing facility in GermanyEIB: Heliatek raises EUR 80 million to finance large manufacturing expansion and support worldwide market developmentResearch Headlines - Software tool for more cost-effective offshore wind farmEvents - Final conference of the IMPRESA project: the impact of research on EU agriculture - …

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 21 Sept 2016

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# COMPETITIVENESSAgenda of the Competitiveness Council on 29 Sept 2016# INNOVATIONLet's build bridges, not walls and fences: Europe's approach to innovation - Elżbieta Bieńkowska DG Grow: Report on 3D-printing: Current and future application areas, existing industrial value chains and missing competences in the EU# INDUSTRYECEG: Chemical industry delivers the digital future - Roundtable discussion with Commissioner OettingerDG Grow: The European Space Expo comes to Brussels# ENTREPRENEURSHIPOECD: Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2016 launches - First presentation of Facebook’s The Future of Business Survey# EMPLOYMENTEU Commissioner Thyssen's keynote speech on youth unemployment at European Policy Centre High Level Conference# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSION
COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the modification to the Annex of Commission Implementing Decision C(2016)743 concerning the 2016 Copernicus Work Programme Document request## EU COUNCIL
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IEU DIGITAL Telegram 21 Sept 2016

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# ROAMING End of roaming charges in the EU in 2017: Commission agrees on new approach to make it work for all Europeans EU Parliament: Fair use of roaming services: committee debate EPP Group welcomes new EC proposal to cement the end of roaming charges Statement MdEP Reul (EVP/CDU) zu EU-Kommission und Missbrauchsbekämpfung Roaming Statement MdEP Niebler zu EU-Kommission und Roaming Statement MdEP Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum Thema Roaming S&D leader Pittella: We welcome the new approach to fair use of roaming and will verify the details ALDE: Roaming charges: Revised proposal on “fair use” a significant improvement BEUC: Roaming time-limit dropped  # DSM EU Commission: Your ideas - make an impact on Europe's Silver Economy UEAPME: SME needs have to be better recognised in digitalisation process "Internet of Things& 5G revolution. The highway for the future of EU services and industry" Workshop - Building A European Data Economy Ein…

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