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IEU AGENDA Telegram 18 Feb 2017

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# E U   C O M M I S S I O N## EU Commission - Upcoming EventsVisit of Vice President of the United States Mike Pence to the EUMarch 2017: EU Commission White Paper on the Future of Europe and Rome Summit to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Treaties of RomeMarch 2017 : 3rd Report on the Partnership Framework on MigrationMarch 2017: The Commission will publish its 2nd report on the progress in making the new European Border and Coast Guard fully operationalMarch 2017: The Commission will publish the 5th Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey StatementMarch 2017: The Commission will publish the 10th Report on Relocation and ResettlementMarch: The Commission will publish the 5th Progress Report towards an effective and genuine Security Union## EU Commission CalendarMonday 20 Feb 2017Tuesday 21 Feb 2017Wednesday 22 Feb 2017Thursday 23 Feb 2017Friday 24 Feb 2017Saturday 25 Feb 2017Outlook February 2017
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IEU FUNDING & INNOVATION Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# EU BUDGETEU Commission Answer - Member States' EU budget contributions - P-008948/2016# EIB28 February: European Investment Plan, EFSD, palm oil, garment - Committee on DevelopmentEIB provides EUR 100 million support for Cyprus SMEs and Midcaps through financing agreement with Bank of Cyprus# ESIFSave the Date 22.03.2017: "The future of the EU cohesion policy after 2020"# CEFConnecting Europe Facility Telecom: over €27 million to foster the European digital service ecosystem# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Integrating better care for older peopleSuccess Stories - From wings to walls: EU funded project turns on a new era in heating# HORIZON 2020A new secretariat for the International Research Consortium on Animal Health - Horizon 2020# DG CONNECTThe FET Flagships receive positive evaluation in their journey towards ground-breaking innovation# LIFEProduct Environmental Footprint initiative sees value of olives thanks to LIFE project# NATURA 2000…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# CEF TELECOMConnecting Europe Facility Telecom: over €27 million to foster the European digital service ecosystem# CONNECTIVITYDraft report - Promotion of Internet connectivity in local communities - PE 592.352v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# DATA PROTECTIONSt 6386 2017 Init European Data Protection Supervisor Priorities for providing advice in 2017, the implementation of our advisory role to the EU legislator# CYBERSECURITYSIFMA, ABA and IIB Respond to Joint Agencies’ Cybersecurity Request for CommentNew study: Towards a secure cyberspace via regional co-operation - Geneva Internet Platform# TELECOM REGULATIONEU Commission Roadmap guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of the significant market power under the Community regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services# E-DEMOCRACYEP Report - e-Democracy in the European Union: potential and challenges - A8-0041/2017 - Committee on Constitutional Affai…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# COMPETITIVENESSLes Commissaires Bieńkowska et Jourová participent au Conseil Compétitivité# INDUSTRYEESC to debate the paradigm shift in the automotive industry - EESC PLENARY SESSION: 22-23 February 2017Texte adopté n° 923 - Réforme radicale de l'élaboration et du contrôle des normes régissant l'industrie automobile européenne - Assemblée nationale# SERVICES PACKAGESEPC Policy Dialogue: The Services Package - Is the EU on the right track?# SMEEU Commission Answer - Financing for SMEs in the defence industry supply chain - E-007574/2016IS THE EU SINGLE MARKET SME-FRIENDLY? What do SMEs actually need? - A BUSINESSEUROPE CONFERENCE# POSTING OF WORKERSImportant legislative proposal that expands upon the Swedish labour market model in situations involving the posting of workers# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Roadmap: Optimising the Internal Market's industrial property legal framework relating to supplementary protection certificates (SPC) and pate…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINTProduct Environmental Footprint initiative sees value of olives thanks to LIFE project# GLYPHOSATEEU Commission Answer - Wheat and glyphosate - E-009579/2016# PESTICIDESJoint Press release - IBMA, COPA and COGECA WELCOME EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION CALLING FOR FASTER ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN MARKET FOR LOW RISK PESTICIDES# AIR POLLUTIONNew evidence shows impact of air pollution on natural vegetation and cropsWHO’s commitment to air quality: from the 1950s to today# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSEurope finally recognises four phthalates as human endocrine disruptors - Health & Environment Alliance# ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCEEU Commission Roadmap: Evaluation of the Environmental Technology Verification Pilot programmeRoadmap: Communication from the Commission on an Action Plan on Environmental Compliance Assurance# MERCURYHow to ensure the reliability of mercury analysis in seawater# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECI…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# FINANCIAL MARKETS8th Bruges European Business Conference “Brexit and European Financial Markets”# SOVEREIGN DEBTSovereign borrowing for OECD countries# INSURANCEOECD: Global insurance market trends# EBALatest Q&A by teh European Banking Authority9 February: EBF response to EBA consultation: Guidelines on PD & LGD estimation and the treatment of defaulted exposures15 February: EBF comment letter on the consultation on disincentives for advisors and intermediaries for potentially aggressive tax planning schemesAgenda of the European Banking Federation# ECBSpeech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECBECB: Speech Benoît Cœuré: Sustainable Globalisation: Lessons from EuropeECB: Euro area monthly balance of payments 
(December 2016)ECB: Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Monday, 27 February 2017 - PE 599.792v01-0…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 17 Feb 2017

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# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves prolongation of Portuguese guarantee schemeState aid: EU Commission approves prolongation of Portuguese Guarantee Scheme on European Investment Bank lending# TAXATIONHow could a global public database help to tackle corporate tax avoidance? - Open Knowledge International Blog# BREXITLatest thinking on Brexit [What Think Tanks are thinking] - European Parliamentary Research ServiceAcademics give evidence on Brexit: devolution - UK Parliament# EU SECURITY AGENDAEU Commission President Juncker speech at the Münchner Europa KonferenzRede von Kommissionspräsident Jean-Claude Juncker zum European Dinner am Vorabend der Münchner SicherheitskonferenzEU Commissioners attend the annual Munich Security Conference# EU OMBUDSMANEU Ombudsman: System of unpaid trainees in EU foreign delegations should end# FRAFRA: Exploring refugee challenges and responsibilities for policy makers# CJEUEU Court: Statistics concerning judicial…

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