INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 30 Nov 2017


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# COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL: 

  • Main results of the Competitiveness Council on 30 Nov 2017 +++ 
  • Estonian Council Presidency: European ministers for research to talk about the funding of research in Brussels at a meeting steered by Mailis Reps 

# INDUSTRY: 

  • A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy: EU Council adopts conclusions +++ 
  • Steel: European Commission welcomes ambitious Global Forum agreement to tackle overcapacity +++ 
  • Minister for Economic Affairs Minister Zypries: “G20 countries agree on a report on steel and on concrete recommendations for action for reducing capacities” +++ 
  • Berliner Gipfel zu Stahl-Überkapazitäten: Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl begrüßt Empfehlungen 

# SINGLE MARKET

  • Consumer protection in the digital age: EU Council adopts regulation to strengthen EU-wide cooperation
  • EU Commissioner Jourová launches the New Deal for Consumers
  • BEUC: European Commission to launch New Deal for Consumers

# SERVICES

  • Services: EP committee votes on notification, proportionality, professional services

# EMPLOYMENT

  • EP Think-tank: Briefing - Les travailleurs pauvres au sein de l’Union européenne - 30-11-2017
  • Youth Employment Initiative implementation: committee vote
  • EP Opinion - The implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative in the Member States - PE 612.047v02-00 - Committee on Budgetary Control

# INDICATORS

  • October 2017 - Euro area unemployment at 8.8% - EU28 at 7.4%

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG GROWTH - INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & SMES
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE Guidance on certain aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the enforcement of intellectual property rights
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE A balanced IP enforcement system responding to today's societal challenges
    • Executive Summary. Evaluation of the Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee Guidance on certain aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the enforcement of intellectual property rights
    • Evaluation of the Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee Guidance on certain aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the enforcement of intellectual property rights
    • Staff Working Document. - Overview of the functioning of the Memorandum of Understanding on the sale of counterfeit goods via the internet Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee A balanced IP enforcement system responding to today's societal challenges

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Amendments 31 - 365 - Establishing the European Defence Industrial Development Programme aiming at supporting the competitiveness and innovative capacity of the EU defence industry - PE 613.555v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 14695 2017 Init COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)) 30 November and 1 December 2017
  • St 14696 2017 Init COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)) 30 November and 1 December 2017


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