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IEU FUNDING Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# ESIFKick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-FoodBulgaria's capital aiming at becoming greener and more innovative# COSTThe 8th European Innovation Summit – Future now!New COST network to trace the evolution of the universe# UKRAINEEU – Ukraine Summit: Sustained EU support for accountable and transparent governance in Ukraine# DG NEAREP Text adopted - Macro-financial assistance to Jordan ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0447 - Thursday, 24 November 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# DG RTDResearch Headlines - One small step for a protein..Success Stories - The same but different: EU researchers look for 'green' carbon fibresEvents - CommBeBiz: Bioeconomy Impact 2017 - The Journey to Innovation - 21-22 February 2017, London, United Kingdom# DG CONNECTPIMS: An emerging offer of "personal information management services" - Current state of service offers and challengesSave the date: Collective Awareness Platforms for Su…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# SMEThe Annual Report on European SMEs was published today - DG GrowST 14261 2016 INIT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Europe's next leaders: the Start-up and Scale-up InitiativeST 14261 2016 ADD 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions Europe’s next leaders: the Start-up and Scale-up Initiative Putting intellectual property at the service of SMEs to foster innovation and growthCECOP asks to improve European funding systems supporting cooperatives to create and save enterprises and jobsText adopted - New opportunities for small transport businesses - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0455 - Thursday, 24 November 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission: An…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# DATA PROTECTIONEU-US deal on law enforcement data transfers backed by EP Civil Liberties CommitteeEPP: EU-US data protection Umbrella Agreement: same rights for EU & US citizensDie Grünen zum EU-US-Datenschutzabkommen für Polizei und Justiz: "Großer Fortschritt für transatlantischen Datenschutz"EU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Umbrella Agreement: Zu wenig für den Schutz der Grundrechte ALDE Motion for a resolution on seeking an opinion from the Court of Justice on the compatibility with the Treaties of the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses - B8-2016-13057th European Data protection & Privacy conferenceWird Deutschland zum Schlusslicht beim Europäischen Datenschutz? - EAID# CYBER SECURITYENISA’s key recommendations on protecting smart hospitals# COPYRIGHTEP JUR…

IEU TRADE Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# TURKEY
Freeze EU accession talks with Turkey until it halts repression, urge MEPsEP Text adopted - EU-Turkey relations - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0450 - Thursday, 24 November 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionS&D: A lack of democracy and rule of law have frozen the EU-Turkey accession processBeitrittsgespräche mit der Türkei einfrieren - Europa-SPD begrüßt Votum des Parlaments zum temporären Aussetzen der VerhandlungenALDE: EP follows our call to freeze accession negotiations with TurkeyEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP) zur Türkei: Kommission muss Sanktionen prüfen!
# FTA
Exchange of views with Commissioners Hogan and Malmström - 29 November at 17:00 - Committee on International Trade# EXTERNAL ACTIONForeign affairs MEPs call for more unity and trust in EU external actions
# TISA
DG Trade publishes Minutes of the civil society meeting on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)
# CETA
ST 14765 2016 INIT COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# BANKING UNIONECB Speech  Peter Praet: The importance of a genuine banking union for monetary policyECB - Banking Supervision: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Miguel Viegas, MEP, regarding the 2016 EBA stress test exerciseST 14778 2016 INIT Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on amending Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the ranking of unsecured debt instruments in insolvency hierarchyST 14777 2016 ADD 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the document Proposal amending: - Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms; - Directive 2013/36/EU on access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms; - Directive 2014/59/EU establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institution…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# EP PRESIDENT
Announcement by the President of the European Parliament Martin SchulzEPP Group calls for political stability until 2019 electionsS&D leader Pittella: Martin's decision means the EU will be deprived of one of its greatest leaders. The political issue of EU institutional balance remains wide openEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP) zu Martin Schulz: Ein überzeugter Europäer geht nach Berlin - Europa braucht neue Gesichter!ECR: Schulz's departure should signal a rethink in the Grand Coalition stitch-up of the European ParliamentVoteWatch Europe: Who will replace Schulz?# CODE OF CONDUCTMEPs commend EU Ombudsman’s inquiry into “revolving door” jobs for CommissionersEP Amendments 001-001 - Commissioners' declarations of interests - Guidelines - A8-0315/2016(001-001)# VATEP Text adopted - Towards a definitive VAT system and fighting VAT fraud - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0453 - Thursday, 24 November 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionVAT: …

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# AIR QUALITYEEA: Air quality in Europe — 2016 report# REACHLegal analysis finds REACH authorisation rules on imported substances of ‘very high concern’ would not violate WTO law# GLYPHOSATEHerbicide found in German estuaries, transported to the Baltic Sea# LEADHigh lead exposure for griffon vultures in Spain correlates with soil lead and ammunition from game hunting - EU Science for Environment Policy# FOREST POLICYDG Grow Study: An assessment of the cumulative cost impact of specified EU legislation and policies on the EU Forest-based Industries# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENTEU Commission Answer - Monitoring breaches of environmental legislation in Mar Menor in Murcia, Spain## EU COUNCILST 14774 2016 INIT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - Next steps for a sustainable European future: European action for sustainabilityST 14774 2016 ADD 1 …

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# COP22Outcome of the COP 22 climate change conference - European Parliamentary Research Service UNFCCC: Marrakech Climate Conference Certified for Sustainability - ISO 20121 CertificationCOP22 : La France poursuit son engagement - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la MerLa France - Budget 2017 : Biodiversité - Transition énergétique - avis n° 145 tome I - Sénat - derniers rapports # EU ETSEURELECTRIC calls on EU legislators to adopt measures to strengthen the EU ETS# EP EMIS COMMITTEENext EMIS Committee Meetings - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector EMIS Committee continues to hear the representatives from the Member States - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive SectorALDE on Dieselgate hearing: French minister Ségolène Royal denies any political responsibility# CLIMATE RESEARCHBetter predictions of climate change impact on wildlife thanks to genetically informed mod…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 24 Nov 2016

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# ENERGY SECURITYEU Commission on EU-Ukraine Summit: EU and Ukraine intensify energy partnershipUkrainian President: Ukraine is a reliable partner of the EU in the issues of energy cooperationEnergy Reforms: October 2016 review - Ukrainska EnergetykaEU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič in MoscowCommission overlooks the poor and renewables in EU energy security - GUE/NGL# ENERGY UNIONST 14582 2016 INIT Any other business i) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU (First reading) Interinstitutional file: 2015/0149 (COD) ii) Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments between Member States and third countries in the field of energy and repealing Decision No 994/2012/EU (First reading) Interinsti…

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