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IEU FUNDING Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# BUDGET & MFFEP Report - Draft Amending budget no 4 to the General Budget 2016 Update of appropriations to reflect the latest developments on migration and security issues, reduction of payment and commitment appropriations as a result of the Global Transfer, extension of EFSI, modification of the staff establishment plan of Frontex and update of revenue appropriations (Own resources) - A8-0350/2016 - Committee on BudgetsEP Report - Draft amending budget no 5 to the general budget 2016 Implementation of the Own Resources Decision No 2014/335/EU further to the closing of the ratification process and its entry into force on 1 October 2016 - A8-0348/2016 - Committee on BudgetsEP Report - Draft amending budget No 6 to the general budget 2016 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany - A8-0349/2016 - Committee on BudgetsEP Report - Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2016 - A8-0347/2016…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# COMPETITIVENESSUpdated Agenda and Backround Brief on the Competitiveness Council, 28-29 Nov 2016ST 14509 2016 INIT 3503rd meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space))EPC Policy Dialogue updated: Making European industry competitive - What really matters?# SMEWinners of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2016 prove diversity of entrepreneurial spirit in Europe - DG Grow# SINGLE MARKET
Revision of the Europass framework [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research Service 
# INNOVATIONEvidence-based policy-making: Science meets Parliaments - European Parliamentary Research Service # EMPLOYMENTCommissioner Thyssen meeting business and EU leaders at Pact for Youth High-level Meeting# INDICATORSSecond quarter 2016 compared with first quarter 2016- 1 in 5 unemployed persons in the EU found a job# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSION### DG GROW## EU PARLIAMENTDraft agenda - Tuesday…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# TELECOM FRAMEWORKNational regulators transforming into “Net Neutrality watchdogs” - BERECTransport, Telecommunications and Energy Council on 1 - 2 and 5 Dec 2016ST 14826 2016 REV 1 Council meeting (Transport, Telecommunications and Energy) on 1 December 2016 Lunch debate on transport financingEP ITRE Committee: Rules for wholesale roaming markets - Adoption of draft reportEU Commission Answer - Abolition of roaming charges in the EU - E-006719/2016EU Commission Answer - Abolition of roaming charges for 90 days - E-006744/2016# CONNECTIVITYEU Commission Answer - Internet speed target - E-006568/2016EU Commission Answer - Accelerating the deployment of 5G networks - E-006535/2016# GEOBLOCKINGUpdated Agenda and Backround Brief on the Competitiveness Council, 28-29 Nov 2016# DATA PROTECTIONEU Commission Answer - EU-US Privacy Shield - E-006743/2016EU Commission Answer - Facial recognition system and personal freedoms - E-006379/2016EU Commission Answer - Au…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# BANKING UNIONEU Commission Answer - Problems at Deutsche Bank - E-007272/2016EU Commission  Answer - Situation of Italy's banks following stress test - E-006366/2016ST 14778 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 institutions and investment firms; - Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 July 2014 establishing uniform rules and a uniform procedure for the resolution of credit institutions and certain investment firms in the framework of a Single Resolution Mechanism and a Single Resolution FundST 14777 201…

IEU TRADE Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# CHINA"China meets Europe" - Remarks by EU Commission Vice-President Katainen at the Hamburg SummitDeutschland und China: Für ein faires Miteinander in Wirtschaft und Politik - Auswärtiges Amt# UKRAINEUpdate on the 18th EU-Ukraine Summit: Support, Solidarity and a Strengthened PartnershipEU Trade Commissioner Malmström, Ukrainian President discuss EU-Ukraine trade and investment# TTIPEU Commission Answer - TTIP time scale - E-006529/2016EP Publication - Supporting research: Study: differences between EU and US legislation on emissions in automotive sector - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sectorifo-Institut: Nach Trump-Wahl: Deutlicher Dämpfer für die Exporterwartungen der deutschen Industrie # CYPRUSStatement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Cyprus talks# WESTERN BALKANS1st meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the European Union and KosovoRemarks by the High R…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# MALTESE EU PRESIDENCYST 14497 2016 INIT Work programme of the incoming Presidency - Information from the Maltese delegation# STATE AIDEU Commission Consultation on the Code of Best Practice on the conduct of State aid control proceedingsState aid: Commission approves amendments to the Finnish regional aid map for the period of 2017-2020EU Commission Answer - Aid for domestic coal - E-006498/2016# MERGERSConcentrations: la Commission approuve l’acquisition conjointe du distributeur de colis BRT par GeoPost et Corfin# DG JUSTVisite officielle de la Commissaire Jourová à Paris# TAXATIONTaxation in the EU Member States- The tax-to-GDP ratio in 2015 continued to vary by 1 to 2 across the EU Member States- Taxes on production and imports main category in the EUEU Commission Answer - Caterpillar group's tax arrangements - E-006864/2016OECD and CREDAF hold regional meeting of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS for francophone countriesMacau, Mauritius and Ukra…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# PALM OIL
Transport & Environment: Drivers were the top consumers of palm oil in Europe in 2015# OCEANSWast Free Oceans - WFO launches new Website# AIR POLLUTIONST 14747 2016 INIT Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants and amending Directive 2003/35/EC – Outcome of the European Parliament's first reading (Strasbourg, 21 to 24 November 2016)# EU REGISTERS## EFSACall: Provision of support to the EFSA Evidence Management (DATA) Unit in a series of scientific data management activities (OC/EFSA/DATA/2016/04)Public consultation on the active substance benalaxyl## EU PARLIAMENTEU Commission Answer - Mercury pollution in the Paglia-Tiber river basin - E-006657/2016## EU COUNCILCM 4966 2016 INIT Working Party on the EnvironmentCM 4978 2016 INIT Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Indu…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# GHG EFFORT SHARINGEP TRE Committee: Binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy UnionEP ITRE Committee: Inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) into the 2030 climate and energy frameworkEU Commission Answer - Assessment and establishment of mechanisms to control industrial emissions of greenhouse gases in the EU - E-006895/2016# EP EMIS COMMITTEEEU Commission's top scientific advisers publish opinion on how to better measure car CO2 emissionsEU Commission Answer - Use of OBD system data in real-time measurement of emissions from motor vehicles - E-006695/2016EP Publication - Supporting research: Study: differences between EU and US legislation on emissions in automotive sector - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive SectorDiscussion: Sustainable mobility, energy and innovation: paths towards a lo…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 25 Nov 2016

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# ENERGY SECURITYVice-President Maroš Šefčovič visits Moscow, announces hosting of gas trilateral in BrusselsST 14226 2016 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply and repealing Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 - Policy debate# ENERGY UNIONBEIS officials questioned on UK energy policy - UK ParliamentUpdate on CAN Europe: The European Commission’s winter package in a nutshell# ENERGY REGULATIONUpdated: Winter Outlook 2016/17 ENTSOs webinar# RENEWABLESOver 40 countries commit to 100% domestic renewable energy production and ICLEI supports transformation at local levelEvaluation of the EU sustainable energy cooperation (2011-2016) - Roadmaps / Inception impact assessments # FUSION ENERGYMassive ITER quench tanks have arrived - Fusion for EnergySuccess for ITER Poloidal Field coils manufacturing  - Fusion for Energy# NUCLEAR ENERGYEU Commission Answer - Nuclear safety a…

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