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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 20 March 2017

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# SMART SPECIALISATION Collaboration and networks: EU13 participation in international scienceEU Smart specialisation makes headway in Latin America - # SMART GOVERNANCE Planning the Data-Driven City - Data-Smart City Solutions -Connecting Open Data to Residents’ Lives - Data-Smart City Solutions -Future of Planning funding winners announced - Future Cities Catapult -Open & Agile Smart Cities: IoT Summit – Unleashing Innovation in Smart City & IoTWhy smart cities need to become much smarter to deliver the full benefit - IoT Tech NewsEUROCITIES: KSF on co-creating smart citiesEUROCITIES: Building a European data economy# SMART SECURITYEnergy and Blockchain Go Global: Utilities, Startups, and Use Cases - The Energy CollectiveSiemens, Atos expand strategic relationship to include cybersecurity for U.S. utilities, oil and gas industry# SMART FINANCEIMF Managing Director Welcomes Establishment of High Level Advisory Group on FinTech# SMART ENERGYEU Co…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 20 March 2017

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# INDUSTRIAL POLICY UK Parliament: How will the industrial strategy affect different industry sectors? -Sir Mark Walport gives evidence on UK Research and Innovation - UK Parliament -# SINGLE MARKET EP Report - Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union trade mark (codification) - A8-0054/2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs -# EUROPASSBetter services for skills and qualifications (Europass) - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# POSTING OF WORKERSPosting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEuropean employers strongly against the revision of the posting of workers directive - European Economic and Social Committee# WORKING CONDITIONSRisk of Precariousness: Results from European Working Conditions Survey 2010 and 2015 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# COLLABORATIVE ECONOMYEP Motion for a resolution on the collaborative econom…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 20 March 2017

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# EFSI EFSI 2.0 prolongation and enhancement: joint committee debate -# ESIF Cohesion policy’s challenges and the voice of AER -A brand new study on local investment needs is out!  - AER  -# DG RTDResearch Headlines - EU research funding targets help for people with Down syndrome1st HBP Curriculum workshop series - Research, ethics and societal impact - 10-12 July 2017, Stockholm, SwedenREGIONAL WORKSHOP - How to best attract talented researchers - 13 June 2017, Tallinn, Estonia# HORIZON 2020EP Draft report - Assessment of Horizon 2020 implementation in view of its interim evaluation and the Framework Programme 9 proposal - PE 600.940v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyThree companies will be awarded the Horizon Prize at CeBIT 2017 fair for developing a food scannerICT Proposers' Day 2017# DG CONNECTHelping Europe tackle obesity, diabetes, food allergies and hypersensitivities - The Digital Single Market BlogVideo AAL Info Day 2017SG I…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 20 March 2017

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# DSM  Vice-President Andrus Ansip blogs about supercomputers and jobs in the digital age -Supercomputer, mobility, industry, skills: Roberto Viola's joint blog posts about improving the digital experience of every European -Eleventh Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection - Zypries: Werte der analogen Welt müssen auch in der digitalen Welt gelten!BDI zum Weißbuch Digitale Plattformen - Internet Society Switzerland Chapter Annual General Assembly 2017 - Geneva Internet Platform -# E-COMMERCE UK Open consultation: VAT: Tackling fraud on goods sold online - update on split payment # DATA PROTECTIONAdvancing cooperation on the data economy - Joint EU - Japan press statementJoint statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová on the dialogue on data protection and data flows with Japan# CYBERSECURITYDIGITALEUROPE issues response to Commission’s Prog…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 20 March 2017

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# CETA EU Trade Commissioner Malmström in Canada to discuss CETA preparations and EU trade agenda -EU Trade Commissioner: Speech Canada -CN-DU Correlation Table - March 2017 (Excel) -# U.S. RELATIONS EU Parliament Subject files - Ex-post impact assessment analyses EU-US trade and investment relations Invested in Europe: How US companies are changing the face of Europe - AmCham Europe # MERCOSUR Negotiations on EU-MERCOSUR trade agreement are rushing down same negative path as TTIP & TPP  BDI zu Verhandlungen zwischen EU und Mercosur über ein Handelsabkommen# JAPAN Joint statement by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Vĕra Jourová on the dialogue on data protection and data flows with JapanEU and Japan would both benefit from free trade agreement - Bertelsmann Foundation# CHINAChina: Amendment of Unfair Competition Law Proposed - U.S. Global Legal MonitorChina Day 2017 in Berlin - DIHKCharting the Course for Future U.S. China-Relations# ENLAR…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 20 March 2017

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# EUROGROUP & ECOFIN Main results of the Eurogroup on 20 March 2017 Eurogroup Statement on the structural reform agenda - thematic discussions on growth and jobs: benchmarking pension sustainability EU Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference Transcript of K. Regling's remarks at Eurogroup press conference Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 20 March 2017 Déclaration de Michel Sapin à son arrivée à l’Eurogroupe : Grèce - "Le drame est derrière nous" EU Commission: Preparation of the Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings, 20-21 March 2017 # ECB ECB Focus: The 2017 macroeconomic imbalance procedure and implementation of the 2016 country-specific recommendations (Economic Bulletin 2/2017)ECB Focus: Analysing euro area net portfolio investment outflows (Economic Bulletin 2/2017)# BANKING UNION Highlights - Public Hearing with Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board ECB- 2…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 20 March 2017

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# MERGERS Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of LM Wind Power Holding by General Electric Company # CARTELS UK CMA launches campaign to crack down on cartels # TAXATION Next PANA Committee Meeting - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion EP Subject files - Ex-post impact assessment analyses EU-US trade and investment relations - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion EP Subject files - Fighting tax crimes – Study on cooperation between Financial Intelligence Units - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion# BREXIT UK Government: Article 50 to be t…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 20 March 2017

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# WATER CRISES Responding to Global Water Crises  - Watershed: Replenishing Water Values for a Thirsty World' Conference at the Vatican # PESTICIDES Sustainable Plant Protection: Opportunities and Challenges for the AGRI Sector - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development # AIR POLLUTION Euronews: la pollution atmosphérique vue de l'espace et de la TerreFour Committees launch a joint inquiry on air quality - UK Parliament# FOREST Land use, land use-change and forestry: committee debate# EEA Budget of the European Environment Agency for the financial year 2017# EU COMITOLOGY REGISTER # EFSA105th Plenary meeting of the AHAW Panel - Parma, Italy 10 May 2017

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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 20 March 2017

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# EU ETS Rich nation carbon price must reach $190/t without CO2-sucking -IRENA / IEA - Carbon Pulse# CLIMATE STATS Deutsches Umweltbundesamt: Klimabilanz 2016: Verkehr und kühle Witterung lassen Emissionen steigen# UNFCCC Fighting Ocean Pollution and Climate Change Is a Two-Front War - Incoming COP23 PresidentSalaheddine Mezouar holds Bureau meeting in Rabat in preparation for May Sessions in BonnThe Climate Group: Innovative climate policies are driving the clean energy transition# CLIMATE DAMAGE Minister questioned on ocean acidification - UK Parliament

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 20 March 2017

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# ENERGY TRANSITION EU Commissioner Arias Cañete in Berlin to participate in Energy Transition DialogueMinister Gabriel und Zypries eröffnen dritten „Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue“IEA: Deep energy transformation needed by 2050 to limit rise in global temperatureGermanwatch zur Studie von IEA und IRENA: Um das Paris-Abkommen einzuhalten, muss G20 Dekarbonisierung beschleunigenBeckmeyer: Bürgerdialog beim Netzausbau ist wichtiger Beitrag zur Energiewende# ENERGY UNION The 2017 Energy Union tour comes to Slovakia: Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič visits BratislavaMy thoughts following my visit to Spain -  Blog post by Maroš ŠefčovičEU Commission: 2017 Energy Union tourAccess to EU's internal energy market after Brexit considered - UK Parliament# ENERGY REGULATION ACER, ENTSO-E and ENTSOG: Conference and reception on the European Network CodesACER finds ENTSOG's plan for gas infrastructure contributes to non-discrimination and effective competition, …

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 17 March 2017

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# SINGLE MARKETEffective policy and support measures for business transfers in the Single Market – how to prepare for the challenge ahead? - Keynote speech by Commissioner Elżbieta BieńkowskaEU Commission Answer - Regulating trade between EU Member States - E-008908/2016# ENTREPRENEURSHIPEU Commission Answer - Education for entrepreneurship - E-009429/2016# EU PROFESSIONAL CARDDG Grow: Take part in our survey on the first year of the European Professional Card# NEW SKILLS AGENDAEU Commission Answer - Cultural cooperation projects - E-009714/2016Schools and industry should join forces to reduce skills gap – Marc Durando# INDICATORSEconomy: Growth-oriented policy agenda should benefit all workers and householdsJanuary 2017 compared with December 2016 - Production in construction down by 2.3% in euro area - Down by 1.5% in EU28# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de modification de lo…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 17 March 2017

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# EU BUDGET & MFFMFF mid-term revision: exchange of views in the presence of Günther Oettinger - Committee on BudgetsEP Draft opinion - Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union - PE 599.609v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EFSIEIB Briefing - Evaluation of the Functioning of the European Fund for Strategic Investments# ESIFEU Commission Answer - Distribution of EU funds in Hungary - E-000302/2017DG Regio: In Your Own Words: EU Structural Funds have to support self-managementDG Regio: Macro-regional strategies – what's the added-value for projects and programmes?First results of the Task Force on Cohesion Policy post-2020EU Commission Answer - European Social Fund and Greece - E-008304/2016# EIBEIB and ING sign Benelux loan facility for small and medium-sized enterprisesEIB on Lithuania: New support for energy efficiency in multi-apartment buildings# DG RTDHow can citizens influence the direction of European S…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 17 March 2017

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# DSMThe European Commission and Member States consumer authorities ask social media companies to comply with EU consumer rulesEU Commission Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová travelling to Hanover for CeBIT 2017Digitisation, jobs and the road to Rome - Blog post by Andrus AnsipMaking the most of the digital transformation# EECCEP Draft report - European Electronic Communications Code (Recast) - PE 601.017v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# COPYRIGHTEP Draft report - Copyright in the Digital Single Market - PE 601.094v01-00 - Committee on Legal AffairsEP Opinion - Permitted uses of works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled and amending Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society - PE 595.579v03-00 - Committee on Culture and EducationSha…

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