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IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 15 March 2017

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# HPCDigitising Europe with sheer computing power - blog post by Andrus Ansip# CONNECTIVITYEU Commission Study on National Broadband Plans in the EU-28: connectivity, targets and measures# SPECTRUMEP Text adopted - Use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0082 - Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionStatement of Vice-President Andrus Ansip on the European Parliament's vote in favour of the coordination of high-quality radio frequenciesALDE: Parliament clears path for 5G mobile broadbandEU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP): Ab in die digitale Zukunft - breiteres Funkspektrum ermöglicht 5G RevolutionDIGITALEUROPE welcomes Parliament’s plenary adoption of the 700 MHz decision# DATA PROTECTIONData Protection and EU institutions - blogpost by Giovanni ButtarelliEDPS sees opportunity for stronger consumer and data protectionCNIL: Comment se préparer au règlement européen sur la protection des données?Privac…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 15 March 2017

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# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: EUR 26 million for Italian SMEs# ESIFCohesion Policy invests in sustainable and urban mobility in PolandInterreg is proud to launch “Interreg Volunteer Youth” and be part of the European Solidarity Corps initiative launched by President JunckerEUROCITIES statement on future of EU cohesion policyEUROCITIES: Anna Lisa Boni: Cohesion policy or not cohesion policy, this is the question# EIBEIB: Closing the Gap on Air Traffic Management Investment NeedsEIB: Investing in Ukraine’s futureEIB annual 18-K/A report 2015 (Amendment No. 8)# AERAER: URGENT partner search: project for groups at risk of discrimination# ERC10 ans du Conseil Européen de la Recherche (CER), une décennie d’engagements en faveur de l’Europe - Carlos MoedasERC Practical info# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Twinning for human rights research excellence6th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation CONCORDi 2017 - 27-29 September 2017, Sevilla, SpainBi…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 15 March 2017

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# SINGLE MARKETText adopted - Obstacles to EU citizens’ freedom to move and work in the Internal Market - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0083 - Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# POSTING OF WORKERSPosting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEP Amendments 256 - 523 - Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - PE 601.105v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# SSEUpdated; Public Hearing on Statute for social and solidarity-based enterprises - 22-03-2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EUROPASSBetter services for skills and qualifications (Europass) - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# SOCIAL SECURITYHighlights - Exchange of views on with Commissioner Thyssen - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EMPLOYMENTWorkshop:Youth Guarantee and Youth Employment Initiative: Lessons from implementatio…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 15 March 2017

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# U.S. RELATIONSWorld trade and Trump - European Union Institute for Security StudiesUS security and defence policy - implications for Europe - Subcommittee on Security and DefenceHow have TTIP negotiations informed future UK-US trade talks? - UK Parliament# CETAUkrainian Government: Parliament of Ukraine ratified Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement# FTAWKÖ-Vizepräsident Roth: Chancenorientierte Internationalisierung statt von Angst geleitetem Protektionismus# CHINAEU Chamber of Commerce in China: China Manufacturing 2025 Report Launched in Beijing and ShanghaiEU Chamber of Commerce in China: Chamber’s Vice President Speaks on Brexit Bill# UK & COMMONWEALTHLords debate UK’s relationship with the Commonwealth - UK Parliament# TURKEYFreeze the accession negotiations with Turkey now# LATIN AMERICADraft opinion - EU political relations with Latin America - PE 600.959v01-00 - Committee on Development# UKRAINEJoint motion for a resolution on the Ukrainian p…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 15 March 2017

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# BETTER LAWMAKINGThe EU in 2016 – General Report of the activities of the European Union publishedBetter lawmaking - European Parliament, Commission and Council jointly monitor 2017 priority filesDocumentation: Speech by EU Commission President Juncker at the European Parliament on the European Council of 9 March and of the Informal Meeting of 27 Heads of State or GovernmentEPP: Future of Europe is about the peopleGUE-NGL: Rome declaration and Brexit should serve as wake-up call for Social Europe# STATE AIDState aid: 2016 Scoreboard shows benefits of modernisation for quick implementation of aid measures in Member StatesState aid: Commission approves € 475 million support in French outermost regions# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Time Warner by AT&TConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition d'un immeuble de bureaux par AXA et la Caisse des dépôts et des consignations# TAX EVASIONLuxleaks sentence is simply inco…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 15 March 2017

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# EURO AREAECB Speech  Peter Praet: The euro area economic outlook and monetary policy# ECBECB Working paper no. 2037: The time dimension of the links between loss given default and the macroeconomyECB Working paper no. 2038: Stagnation trapsMEP Question to the ECB - Implications of a Member State leaving the euro area - PE 599.827v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BASEL COMMITTEEProposed guidelines for the identification and management of step-in risk - Bank of International SettlementJens Weidmann: Welcome remarks - "The G20 Agenda under the German Presidency" - Bank for International Settlements# BANKING UNIONRanking of unsecured debt instruments in insolvency hierarchy [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research ServiceEU Banking Supervision: Interview on Resolving NPLs can set off virtuous cycleAndreas Dombret: Between global competition and the regional principle - which bank needs which rules? - Bank f…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 15 March 2017

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# ECHAGlyphosate not classified as a carcinogen by ECHAECHA Consultation on eight substances for harmonised classification and labellingECR: Glyphosate ruling should end hysteria and provide certainty for farmersDie Grünen zu Glyphosat: Neue Gefahr für verlängerte Zulassung in der EUECHA's opinion on glyphosate greeted with concern - Health & Environment AllianceBUND: Keine Generalabsolution für Glyphosat - Hinweise auf Schädigung menschlicher Organe# WATEREU Commission Answer - Ban on releasing paraffin into European waters during degassing operations - E-009257/2016# NATUREEEA: What does nature mean to you? NATURE@work photo competition launched# GERMANYBundestag: 18/11499: Gesetzentwurf Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Modernisierung des Rechts der Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung (PDF)# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVCOMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 15 March 2017

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# CARBON MARKETSCarbon Pricing Leadership Coalition: Global carbon pricing – how full is the glass?# EU ETSUK Research and analysis: Updated energy and emissions projections: 2016EEX to continue Polish emissions auctions – Auction Calendar 2017 adjusted# OZONE10th Meeting of the Ozone Research Managers 28 - 30 March 2017, Geneva

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 15 March 2017

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# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič and Commissioner Arias Cañete in Spain as part of the 2017 Energy Union tourCEF Energy beneficiaries meet at INEA todayST 7050 2017 INIT Draft 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 Adoption of the legislative act (LA +S)Meeting of the Consumers & Environment Category - European Economic and Social CommitteeEnergieunion: Österreichischer Bundesrat gegen Kompetenzerweiterung für EU-Agentur für die Zusammenarbeit der Energieregulierungsbehörden# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEnergy Savings Summit: Europe’s people at the heart of the energy transition - The Coalition for Energy Savings# RENEWABLESGoogle’s New Tool Says Nearly 80 Percent of Roofs Are Sunny Enough for Solar Panels …

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