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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 11 April 2017

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# NCFF: EU Commission on Bank On Nature: First loan agreement backed by Natural Capital Financing Facility (NCFF) signed in Brussels +++ Fact sheet - Bank On Nature: First loan agreement backed by Natural Capital Financing Facility signed in Brussels +++ # HORIZON 2020: EU Council: EU to work with Mediterranean partners on research and innovation – informal deal with EP +++ EU Commission Answer - Public access to information on the identity of members of Horizon 2020 programme committees - E-001027/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Distribution of patents based on research for Horizon 2020 - E-000984/2017 +++ Events - Horizon 2020 – an European programme for my company? Info session - 28 April 2017, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal +++ Events - Opportunities for small wind turbines in urban areas - Results of the SWIP Project - 11 May 2017, Brussels, Belgium +++ European High Performance Computing Summit Week 2017 +++ # EASMEFive SME Instrument-funded companies a…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 11 April 2017

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# SINGLE MARKETSingle Market & Single Market strategies: mission to Estonia - 19-21 April - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Consumer protection in the EU - E-000391/2017# INDUSTRYFebruary 2017 compared with January 2017 - Industrial production down by 0.3% in euro area - Down by 0.2% in EU28# SKILLSEU Commission welcomes OECD report on 'Getting Skills Right'# EMPLOYMENTOECD unemployment rate stable at 6.1% in February 2017# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION DECISION on the financing of the 'Preparatory action on Defence research' and the use of unit costs for the year 2017# EU COUNCIL REGISTERSt 7693 2017 Init Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the enforcement of the Directive 2006/123/EC on services in the internal market, laying down a notification procedure for authorisation schemes and requirements related to services, and amending Directive…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 11 April 2017

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# DSM: IPSOS survey for ETNO unveils change in digital consumers’ habits across the EU +++ EMPL delegation to Washington D.C. - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs +++ Digital Single Market and Single Market strategies: delegation visit to Estonia +++ Digital Day on video +++ EPC POLICY DIALOGUE: How to turn digitalisation into opportunities for all? +++ # E-COMMERCEUnited Nations high level meeting on future of E-commerce in developing countries# CYBERSECURITYSharing information for better cyber security - Horizon 2020# COPYRIGHTAER Annual Conference – European Parliament – Brussels – 31/05/2017# TELECOM REGULATIONDraft opinion - European Electronic Communications Code (Recast) - PE 602.838v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionOfcom consults on localised mobile communication services on aircraftNet Neutrality: Respect my Net presented at BEREC - La Quadrature du Net# IOTInternet of Things Privacy & Security Workshop…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 11 April 2017

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# G7: G7 Foreign Ministers Stand United to Face Pressing International Challenges - U.S. DipNote +++ # WTO: Merkel, leaders of five multilateral agencies seek answers to globalization challenges - WTO +++ Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the occasion of their meeting in Berlin on 10 April 2017 +++ # ISDSDG Trade: Investment disputes consultation: Contributions received by emailPosition paper 16Position paper 22Position paper 110Position paper 128Position paper 138Position paper 192Feedback on roadmap# EXTERNAL SECURITYEEAS welcomes establishment of the Finnish Centre of Excellence for countering hybrid threats# DUAL USEDraft opinion - Setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 11 April 2017

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# BANKING UNION: ECB Banking Supervision: Relocating to the euro area +++ # EBA: EBA finds supervisory authorities have implemented robust IT systems and processes for supervisory reporting +++ EBA outlines roadmap of its plan to update 2017-2018 SREP +++ EBA finds Polish waiver on covered bonds justified +++ EBA finds German waiver on covered bonds justified +++ Call for papers for the 6th EBA Policy Research Workshop +++ Public hearing on Recommendations on the coverage of entities in a group recovery plan +++ # CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONCapital Markets Union: Commission holds public hearing ahead of Mid-term ReviewRemarks on the progress of the Capital Markets Union - Jyrki KatainenSteven Maijoor delivers keynote at CMU Mid-Term ReviewDSGV Blog: Halbzeitüberprüfung der Kapitalmarktunion für Entschlackung der Wertpapierregulierung nutzenSecurities Markets : MiFID II – ECON Letter to Commission on SIs operating broker crossing networks - Committee on Economi…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 11 April 2017

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# TAXATION: PANA 27 April: Presentation of studies (Session 1) - 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 +++ PANA 2 May - Presentation of studies (Session 2) - 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 +++ Publications - Presentations / Speeches : PANA hearing of 6 April 2017 - 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 +++ OECD tax rates on labour incomes continued decreasing slowly in 2016 +++  # STATE AIDEU Commission Answer - State aid in Gibraltar - E-000656/2017# BREXITJoint motion for a resolution on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its n…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 11 April 2017

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# MERCURY: Report - Minamata Convention on Mercury - A8-0067/2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # MINING WASTE: Report - Implementation of the Mining Waste Directive (2006/21/EC) - A8-0071/2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # SDG: EU action for sustainability - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # RESOURCE EFFICIENCYInitiative on resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EEAExchange of views with Mr Hans Bruyninckx, Executive director of the EEA - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# DG GROWPublic consultation on o-Phenylphenol, Sodium o-phenylphenate, Potassium o-phenylphenate and MEA o-phenylphenate# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTEREU Commission Answer - Neonicotinoids - E-001216/2017Publications - Roll call votes : 2017 - Committee on the Environment, Pub…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 11 April 2017

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# COP 23: COP23 Logo Launched in Fiji - Winning Design Unveiled by Incoming COP President +++ UNFCCC: Technical briefing on the progress of work on the implementation of the Paris Agreement +++ Global decarbonisation: a wake-up call for the Middle East and North Africa - Bruegel +++ # CARBON MARKETSA common carbon market in Northeast Asia? – Roundtable discussions in Hong Kong on how to connect China, Japan and South Korea - Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition# EU ETSEU Commission Answer - Biofuels and climate targets - E-000868/2017Umweltbundesamt: Nur geringer Rückgang der Emissionen im deutschen EmissionshandelPubAffairs Bruxelles event documentation: ETS and renewables: a win-win strategy?# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSACEA: Reducing CO2 from trucks: Progress in practice - Third-party assessment# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAmendments 16 - 234 - Inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and e…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 11 April 2017

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# G7: IEA joins meeting of G7 Energy Ministers in Rome +++ # ENERGY EFFICIENCY: The Many Benefits of Industrial Energy Efficiency - Interactive UNFCCC Dialogue Explored Policies for Reaping Benefits +++ PF4EE to make €50 million loans available for Italian energy efficiency projects - The LIFE Programme +++ # ENERGY UNIONEU Commissioner Arias Cañete meets Algeria's Energy MinisterGEODE: Study for ITRE Committee on European Energy InvestmentsInnoGrid2020+: The Network of Networks# ENERGY TRANSITIONWKÖ-Energieexperte Schwarzer fordert Nachbesserungen der Europäischen EnergieunionSpeech - INDUSTRIAL AND ENERGY TRANSITION The industrial, economic and social consequences - EESC# ENERGY MARKETSEEX to launch power futures for Germany# ENERGY REGULATIONSerbian section of Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor on track - Energy Community# OPECOPEC Secretariat announces ‘Big Data Project’ launchOPEC Secretary General meets with Dr. Chalabi# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTEREU…

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