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IEU FUNDING Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# BUDGET & MFFAgenda of the General Affairs Council on the 18 Oct 2016EP:2017 EU budget: committee vote on resolutionEU MFF review and agriculture: debate with Commissioner Hogan - Committee on Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentPublications - Commission : Financial report 2015 – Factsheet - Committee on Budgetary ControlSWP: Die Halbzeitüberprüfung des EU-Budgets - Die Vorschläge der Kommission für eine erfolgversprechende Reform# ESIF / JRCWinners of the Regiostars Awards 2016Opening session: Cohesion Policy investing in Europe's regions and citiesDay 1 in brief - Read DG Regio's online daily report to get an impression of what happened on MondayFollow the workshops on webstreamingThe Commission sets up an online platform to better support development of regions and citiesMEPs plan to prolong top-up in EU funding for projects in Greece and Cyprus - Committee on Regional Development# EFSIEP Draft opinion - The implementation of the European Fun…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# SMEEuropäisches KMU-Barometer: „KMU erholen sich, zögern aber bei Investitionen“ - Negative Auswirkungen infolge des Brexit zeichnen sich ab# INDUSTRYIndustrial strategy examined with Osborne, Heseltine and Cable - UK Parliament # INNOVATIONUnderstanding social innovation - European Parliamentary Research Service » Economic and Social Policies# SINGLE MARKETNext meeting of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionDraft opinion - Approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services - PE 583.968v01-00 - Committee on Petitions# EMPLOYMENTBriefing - Skills Development and Emloyability: New Skills Agenda for Europe - PE 587.318 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEurofound:  Publication alert: The gender employment gap - Challenges and solutionsEU Commission: Unemployment rate at lowest level since 2009 according to Employment a…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# DSMThe European Week of Regions and Cities hosts workshops on digital issuesSpeech by EU Commission Vice-President Ansip at the plenary session of the Committee of the RegionsTheses 6th Brussels Wednesday Social with EU-Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger # E-COMMERCEEESC on unjustified geo-blockingEESC on Parcel deliveryEBU Legal Director makes the case for free-to-air broadcasting at E-Commerce inquirySlovak EU Presidency: European Tourism Forum addresses security and digitalisation in the sector# BIG & OPEN DATADG Connect: High-level conference « Building the European Data Economy »International Data Week: From Big Data to Open Data - Open Knowledge International Blog# E-DEMOCRACYDraft report - e-Democracy in the European Union: potential and challenges - PE 589.225v02-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs# CONNECTIVITY#InvestEU: EIB loan to Tele2 to bring more high-speed broadband to Sweden and the Netherlands# CYBER SECURITYECSM 2nd Week: Cybe…

IEU TRADE Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# CETACETA on Agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) on 18 Oct 2016MEPs to debate CETA trade agreement with business, trade unions and farmersJoint Statement: Canadian and European business communities call for approval and implementation of CETAIW Cologne: CETA on the finishing straight# UKRAINEStaatssekretär Machnig eröffnet Deutsch-Ukrainische Industrie- und Handelskammer in Kiew# RUSSIARussian Government: Amendments to the list of agricultural produce, raw materials and food products originating from the Republic of Turkey that are subject to an import banBoris Johnson gives evidence on developments in foreign policy in UK Parliament Russland - Rückorientierung an Europa trotz "nordkoreanischer Verhältnisse"?# CFSPEP Draft report - Implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy - PE 587.509v03-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs# WTOWTO: Trade Policy Review: Republic of KoreaWTO members debate new proposals to ease global flow…

IEU EURO Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# ESMESM raises €4 billion in two bond issues# ECOFINResults of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 11 Oct 2016Economic and Financial Affairs Council - Press conference Slovak Presidency and European CommissionRemarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conferenceDéclaration du ministre de l’Economie et des Finances, M. Michel Sapin, à l’issue du Conseil ECOFIN, LuxembourgEuropäische Finanzsteuer soll bis Jahresende vereinbart sein - Zitate der Europa-SPDDie Grünen: Großer Fortschritt bei Finanztransaktionssteuer: Schäuble muss bis Weihnachten volles Engagement zeigen# BANKING UNIONState aid: EU Commission approves fourth prolongation of Irish credit union restructuring scheme# EBAEBA publishes final guidelines on corrections to modified duration for debt instrumentsEBA updates list of correlated currencies# BENCHMARKSESMA Hearing - Open Hearing on draft technical standards under the Benchmarks Regulation# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONESMA p…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves amendments to Hungarian regional aid map for the period of 2017-2020State aid: EU Commission approves amendment to the Portuguese regional aid map 2014-2020 for the period 2017-2020State aid: EU Commission approves fourth prolongation of Irish credit union restructuring scheme# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Old Mutual Wealth Italy by Cinven Capital ManagementMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of inVentiv Health by Advent International and THLMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over JDA Software by Blackstone and New Mountain# TAX TRANSPARENCYEU Ecofin Council conclusions on tax transparencyMonaco taxation agreement approved by EU CouncilPublications - Official letters : Letters related to request of documents - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax a…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSDo breakfast cereals contain endocrine-disrupting pesticides? - Health & Environment Alliance# CHEMICALSLatest REACH decisions by DG GrowHow industry lobbying got toxic artificial sports fields exempted from new EU REACH rules - Corporate Europe ObservatoryU.S. EPA Acts on New Chemical Law to Fast-Track Five Chemicals# ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONOutcomes of the twelfth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC) and the twelfth meeting of POPs Review Committee (POPRC) - Rotterdam ConventionRotterdam Convention launches e-learning course on children and pesticides management# INDUSTRIAL TRANSFATSEU Commission Roadmaps and Impact Assessments: Initiative to limit industrial trans fats intakes in the EU# GREEN GROWTHEuropean Social Democrats leading change to a greener economy# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENT
Minutes - Thursday, 8 September 2016 - PE 589.204v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyMinutes - Monday,…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# CLIMATE FINANCESt 12722 2016 Cor 1 Climate Finance - Draft Council Conclusions on Climate FinanceEU Ecofin Council conclusions on climate changeCAN Europe: Finance ministers continue to be a weak link in tackling climate change# CARBON LEAKAGEBusinessEurope: Company survey reveals risk of investment leakage# MONTREAL PROTOCOLSt 12984 2016 Init - 28th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 28) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Kigali, Rwanda, 10-14 October 2016) - Information from the Presidency and the CommissionCAN International Media Briefing: What to expect from the Montreal Protocol meeting in Kigali, 10-14 October# AUTOMOTIVE EMISSIONSEP Draft agenda - Thursday, 20 October 2016 - PE 592.153v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive SectorEU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP) zur Typgenehmigung für Fahrzeuge: Bessere Kontrolle ist gut, zentralisierte EU-Zulassung unnötigGreens/EFA:Comment on the Co…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 11 Oct 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONST 12588 2016 REV 1 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices and repealing Directive 2008/92/EC(First reading) - Adoption of the legislative act (LA)EU Commission: Energy Union: Vice-President Šefčovič at the World Energy Congress in IstanbulDG Energy: World Energy Council debates global energy transitionWorld Energy Council: 2016 Energy Trilemma Index ranking shows global energy sector shifting priorities towards more balanced energy mixProsumer Energy and Prosumer Power Cooperatives: Opportunities and challenges in the EU countries - European Economic and Social Committee# ENERGY STATE AIDEP Draft report - Amending Decision 2008/376/EC on the adoption of the Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel and on the multiannual technical guidelines for this programme - PE 583.919v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# ENERGY …

IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 10 Oct 2016

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# EU URBAN AGENDADG meeting on Urban Matters agrees on four new Partnerships# EU COMMISSIONThe 14th European Week of Regions and Cities starts todayWelcome speech by Commissioner Corina Creţu at the Opening Session of the European Week of Regions and CitiesDG Grow: 5th Annual Conference on Innovative Public - Agenda# EU PARLIAMENTEPRS and the 2016 European Week of Regions and Cities - European Parliamentary Research Service# EU SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORMConference on Responsible Governance for Healthy and Sustainable Smart PlatformsUpcoming events of the EU Smart Specialisation Platform# URBACTURBACT III: 7 new Implementation Networks selected# EESCUpdated: Smart cities project: study visit in Lisbon, Spain - European Economic and Social Committee # EIP-SCC2016 SCIS Project Coordinators MeetingEIP-SCC: What Are European Cities Doing to Mitigate Climate Change?EIP-SCC: Smart Lighting WebinarEIP-SCC: Paris Tests Driverless Buses# SMART GOVERNANCESmart Ci…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 10 Oct 2016

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# ESIFThe 14th European Week of Regions and Cities starts todayWelcome speech by Commissioner Corina Creţu at the Opening Session of the European Week of Regions and CitiesEuropean Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Creţu invited to the joint meeting of the Committees on European Affairs of the Romanian Senate and Chamber of DeputiesEPRS and the 2016 European Week of Regions and Cities - European Parliamentary Research Service# EFSIPlan d'investissement pour l'Europe: le Groupe BEI signe accords avec Bpifrance# ERASMUS+EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in Beijing for China-EU Education Ministers Conference # DG RESEARCHEuropean Research Area: "Embracing an ERA of Change" - Speech by EU Commissioner Carlos MoedasResearch Headlines - Turning plants and waste into renewable plastics and chemicals20 Years Marie Curie in the Netherlands - 8 November 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands4th Euro-Global Conference on Infectious Diseases - 7-9 Septe…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 10 Oct 2016

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# INNOVATIONEuropean Research Area: "Embracing an ERA of Change" - Speech by EU Commissioner Carlos MoedasDG Grow: 5th Annual Conference on Innovative Public - Agenda# INDUSTRYDG Grow: Raw materials week 2016 programme # EMPLOYMENTExchange of views with European Network of Public Employment Services (PES) - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# INDICATORSComposite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSION
Latest document by DG GROW## EU PARLIAMENT
Publications - Voting list : 2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection## EU COUNCIL
Cm 4276 2016 Init SPACE WORKING PARTYSt 12755 2016 Init 3485th meeting of the Council of the European Union (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)), held in Brussels on 29 September 2016St 12755 2016 Add 1 3485th meeting of the Council of the European Union (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, R…

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