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IEU AGENDA Weekly Telegram 12 Nov 2016

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# E U   C O M M I S S I O N
## EU Commission - Upcoming events

15 Nov 2016: President Juncker takes part in Citizens' Dialogue in St. Vith, Belgium17 Nov 2016: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package17 Nov 2016: International Conference for the Central African Republic17-18 Nov 2016: Media Pluralism and Democracy: Second Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights
## EU Commission Calendar
Monday 14 Nov 2016Tuesday 15 Nov 2016Wednesday 16 Nov 2016Thursday 17 Nov 2016Friday 18 Nov 2016Saturday 19 Nov 2016Sunday 20 Nov 2016Outlook NovemberOutlook December 2016 – No events published, so far.
# E U    P A R L I A M E N T
## EP Week Ahead: 14 - 20 Nov 2016
2017 EU budget / MFFTaxation/StiglitzClimate change / COP22Human rights inside and outside the EUPlenary preparationsPresident's agendaConference on “Politicians in a communication storm”Pre-session press briefing## EU Parliament schedule by day
Monday 14 Nov 2016Tuesday 15 Nov 2016Wednesday 16 N…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# EFSIEFSI: little evidence that increase is justified, say EU AuditorsThe extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI 2.0)"investEU": Küstenkraftwerk K.I.E.L. setzt neue Maßstäbe        Investment Plan for Europe: €170 million for energy efficiency and innovation in FinlandST 14010 2016 INIT ANNEX to the Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Regulations (EU) No 1316/2013 and (EU) 2015/1017 as regards the extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investments as well as the introduction of technical enhancements for that Fund and the European Investment Advisory Hub - Presidency compromise textST 14010 2016 INIT ANNEX to the Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Regulations (EU) No 1316/2013 and (EU) 2015/1017 as regards the extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investments as well as th…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANEFSI: little evidence that increase is justified, say EU AuditorsThe extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI 2.0)# COMPETITIVENESSST 13298 2016 INIT Preparation of the Competitiveness Council on 29 November 2016 Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Implementation of the strategy for international cooperation in research and innovation - Exchange of views# SMESMEs financing: financial technology and cooperative bank loans will work best in synergy, says EESCPanel discusssion: Increasing the Innovation Capacity of European SME acting internationally – cooperating actively - organizing digitally# COLLABORATIVE ECONOMYDocumentation: Workshop on Collaborative economy on 8 November - 08-11-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Best practices and innova…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# DSMUpdated: Subject files - Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# E-COMMERCEEP Draft report - Contracts for the online and other distance sales of goods - PE 593.817v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Telemarketing: problem of unsolicited telephone calls for advertising purposes and inadequate protection of members of the public in Italy - E-006322/2016EU Commission Answer - Illegal online markets - E-005262/2016Documentation: Workshop on Collaborative economy on 8 November - 08-11-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Virtual currencies - E-006364/2016EU Commission Answer - Best practices and innovation in the collaborative economy - E-006270/2016EU Commsision Answer - Sharing economy - E-006398/2016# SPECTRUMRSPG Opinion on 5G adopted - Radio Spectrum Policy GroupUpdate on first two Horizo…

IEU TRADE Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL - TRADEMain results of the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) on 11 November 2016Foreign Affairs Council (Trade)- press conference Peter ŽIGA and Cecilia MALMSTRÖM# CETAEP Draft opinion - Conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part - PE 593.983v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsDG Trade publishes # TURKEYEU Council Answer - Istanbul Convention: lack of democratic legitimacy for EU accession - E-005911/2016# UKRAINESWP-Analyse: Die »Deoligarchisierung« in der Ukraine - Vielversprechende Visionen, trübe Realitäten# RUSSIAEU Commission: Answer - Adverse consequences of sanctions against Russia - E-006360/2016Russian Government on Russian-Palestinian talks# MEXICOEU Council Answer - Publication of the negotiating directives for the modernisation of the EU-Mexico Global Agreement - E-005217/2016# ECUADOREcuador…

IEU EURO Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# SSMBriefing by EU Auditors on the EU Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)EU Commission Answer - Future bank resolutions and state aid - E-006368/2016# EBAEU Commission: Answer - Results of the EBA stress tests - E-006875/2016Latest Q&A by EBAEU Commission: Answer - The toxic assets of European banks - E-006269/2016# PRIIPESMA: The EU Commission invites European Supervisory Authorities to amend PRIIPs rules and develop guidance# EMIREU Commission adopts measures to implement rules on central securities depositoriesAdoption of a delegated act as well as regulatory and implementing technical standards for Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the EU and on central securities depositories# UKOpen consultation: Rules on ensuring the effective functioning of the financial market infrastructure special administration regime# EMUEU Commission Answer - Memorandum of Understanding regarding the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) thre…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# STATE AIDState Aid: Commission approves aid to Klagenfurt airport in Austria; orders recovery of incompatible aid from Ryanair and Tuifly# PANAMA PAPERSPANA Public Hearing - 14 November 2016 - From 15.00 to 18.30 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionExchange of views with Commissioner Věra Jourová - 8 November 2016 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionSPD: Panama-Papers-Untersuchungsausschuss gegen Geldwäsche und Steuerhinterziehung - Austausch mit Steuer-CD-Käufern, Geldwäschefahndern und EU-Strafverfolgern# TAXATIONTax revenues continue to rise in most Member States, according to Commission study on taxation trends# MERGERSConcentrations: La Commission approuve l'acquisiti…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# PALM OILDraft report - Palm oil and deforestation of rainforests - PE 593.850v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# NATURAL RESOURCESThe Use of Natural Resources - Report for Germany 2016 - European Network of the Heads of Environment Protection Agencies# PLASTICSEstimated 1455 tonnes of plastic floating in the Mediterranean# EU REGISTERS## EU COUNCILCM 4720 2016 INIT Working Party on the EnvironmentST 13862 2016 INIT Outcome of the informal EU Forest Directors General meeting (Bratislava, 7-9 November 2016) 2016 – Information from the PresidencyCM 4766 2016 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE - CLRTAP)ST 14228 2016 INIT Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles, 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, and 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment - Presidency co…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# COP22MEPs to participate in COP22 climate change conference in MarrakeshGlobal Climate Action Agenda’s Energy Day at COP22COP22 - MARRAKECH: Private sector commits to actions on sustainable energy for a just climate future for all# CLIMATE FINANCEEIB confirms commitment to support climate related investment and strengthened efforts since ParisNew support for green energy in Middle East and North Africa: first projects secured for the Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund# AUTOMOTIVE EMISSIONSMinutes - Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - PE 593.960v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector# GERMAN CLIMATE ACTION 2050Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel zur Einigung beim KlimaschutzplanCDU/CSU im Bundestag: Klimaschutz klappt nur technologieoffen und kosteneffizient - Klimaschutzplan auf Druck der Union nachgebessertEU-Abgeordneter Peter Liese (EVP/CDU): Klimaschutzplan der BundesregierungBDI zur Einigung der Regierung beim Klimaschut…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 11 Nov 2016

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# ENERGY SECURITYEnergy Charter: Regional energy cooperation discussed in Almaty, Kazakhstan# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Communit: Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre welcomes implementation of settlement agreement between Gas Natural Fenosa and the Government of MoldovaLatest technological developments in energy sector explored by Committee - UK Parliament# ENERGY EFFICIENCYInvestment Plan for Europe: €170 million for energy efficiency and innovation in Finlanddena zum Grünbuch Energieeffizienz: Potenziale sind längst nicht ausgeschöpft# NUCLEAR ENERGYEU Commission Answer - Possible meeting of Commissioner Oettinger with Victor Orban regarding the Paks II Nuclear Power Plant - E-005571/2016New Network to Strengthen Nuclear and Radiation Safety in Europe and Central Asia# IEALaunch of World Energy Outlook 2016 at COP22# OPECOPEC Monthly Oil Market Report, November 2016# GAZPROMGazprom and Amur Region address Power of Siberia and Amur GPP constructionGr…

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