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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 18 April 2017

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# EU SMART VILLAGES: Speech by Commissioner Corina Creţu at the presentation of EU's action plan for smart eco-social villages for rural development, at the European Parliament +++ MEP Tibor Szanyi (S&D), HU): the 'Smart Village' initiative may begin a new era in European Agriculture and Rural development Policy +++ ENRD: Funding for research on smart eco-social villages +++ # URBACTUrbact: Welfare, innovation and the role of cities in Europe: a dialogue with Prof. Yuri Kazepov# EU SCISKick-off Meeting: Smarter Together Club of CitiesPUBLENEF: A European Energy System in 3D? Rethinking the EU's Energy and Climate PoliciesFunding support for public procurement of innovative solutions for energy efficiency# EIP-SCCThe European Transport Innovation Challenge 2017 is now open! - EIP - Smart Cities and Communities Market Place# SMART GOVERNANCEPurposeful, Responsible, and Open Smart Cities - Data-Smart City SolutionsWebinar: Kick-Starting …

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 18 April 2017

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# ESIF: Agenda highlights of the General Affairs Council on 25 April 2017 +++ In Your Own Words: Results orientation: how we measure the impact of Structural Funds in Denmark +++ Amendments 1 - 8 - Increasing engagement of partners and visibility in the performance of European Structural and Investment Funds - PE 603.013v02-00 - Committee on Budgets +++ Amendments 5 - 12 - Increasing engagement of partners and visibility in the performance of European Structural and Investment Funds - PE 603.013v01-00 - Committee on Budgets +++ # YOUTH GUARANTEE SCHEMEDraft opinion - Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes cost-effectiveness - PE 603.034v01-00 - Committee on Culture and Education# GERMANYBundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries legt Innovationsagenda vor: „Schneller und effizienter von der Idee zum Markterfolg“# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Miniature satellites en route for the ISS# DG CONNECTDigital Social Innovation - The way towards …

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 18 April 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: European accessibility Act: adoption of draft report - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # INDUSTRY: Technical guidelines for EU textile laboratories - DG Grow +++ # YOUTH GUARANTEEDraft opinion - Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes cost-effectiveness - PE 603.034v01-00 - Committee on Culture and Education# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la France sous le n°2017/013/F dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre de projets de décrets, notifié par l'Espagne sous le n°2017/024-025/E dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERNewsletters - 2017 : Issue 80 - April 2017 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 18 April 2017

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# E-PRIVACY: E-privacy: MEPs look at new rules to safeguard your personal details online +++ Hearing documentation on the e-Privacy reform - 11-04-2017 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs +++ Director General John Higgins joins EC’s Paul Nemitz and Max Schrems to discuss the Privacy Shield +++ DIGITALEUROPE sends letter to Parliament on Privacy Shield Resolution +++ DIGITALEUROPE publishes initial views on the draft ePrivacy Regulation +++ # DATA PROTECTIONDIGITALEUROPE submits feedback ahead of Article 29 Working Party ConferenceCNIL: Création du système national des données de santé (SNDS) : quels usages avec quelles garanties ?# CYBERSECURITYThere May Be a Shark Circling Your Data - Cloud Security Alliance# COPYRIGHTCCIA, Tech Industry Line Up To Defend Current Liability Protections In Copyright Case# GEOBLOCKINGGeo-blocking and other forms of discrimination: adoption of draft report - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 18 April 2017

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# TURKEY: Statement by President Juncker, High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on the referendum in Turkey +++ S&D leader Pitella: Harsh blow against democracy -- EU accession talks must be suspended +++ ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt: "We should stop accession talks with Turkey" +++ EU-Abgeordneter Lambsdorff (ALDE/ FDP): Erdogans Allmachtsfantasien unterstreichen Entfernung von EU-Werten (DE) +++ ECR leader Kamall: The Turkish people expressed their will, our strategic cooperation must go on but we will still express our concerns +++ GUE/NGL on Turkish referendum: Erdogan abuses democratic process for personal gain +++ Bitterer Tag für türkische Demokratie - Gabi Zimmer, Vorsitzende Linksfraktion GUE/NGL im EP (DE) +++ EU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE): Dieses Evet für Erdoğan ist ein Ja-mit-Denkzettel für seine Präsidialdespotie (DE) +++ Bundesregierung: Große Verantwortung für türkische Regierung (DE)…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 18 April 2017

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# EMU: Ignazio Visco: Economic and financial situation of Italy and prospects for economic governance in the European Union - Bank for International Settlements +++ # ECB: ECB: Home sweet home: the home bias in trade in the European Union +++ ECB-Global: Introducing ECB's global macroeconomic model for spillover analysis +++ # BANKING UNIONHandelsblatt Interview - ECB Banking Supervision: Banking union is a positive development# FINTECHPre-Information Notice for the EU Blockchain Observatory / ForumECB Banking Supervision: Fintech offers efficiency gains for banks# ESMAESMA to cooperate with New Zealand's regulators on CCPsESMA: Staff Stakeholder contacts in the First Quarter 2017# FINANCE WATCH"A pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Retirement perspectives for Europe´s future pensioners" - A Finance Watch public conferenceFinance Watch publishes Annual Report 2016# IMFAhead of the IMF Spring Meetings: Focus on Inclusive Growth and In…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 18 April 2017

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# BREXIT: EP President, Antonio Tajani, to meet with United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May, on 20 April 2017 +++ EU-Abgeordneter Jo Leinen zu Neuwahlen in Großbritannien: Der Brexit ist abwendbar (DE) +++ Syed Kamall MEP's statement on UK PM's call for a General Election +++ EPC Publication: The UK’s general election: Mandate for a softer Brexit or preparation for going over the cliff edge? +++ DIHK warnt vor Brexit-Risiken bei der Steuer - Eric Schweitzer mahnt Übergangsregelungen an (DE) +++ # TAXATIONPANA 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 evasionDraft agenda - Thursday, 27 April 2017 - PE 602.935v03-00 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidanc…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 18 April 2017

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# ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY: Hearings - The Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive - 11-04-2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS: Added benefits of the EU on the environment, public health and food safety - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++# AIR POLLUTIONEurelectric position: Draft guidance on national air pollution control programmes (Article 6 of the NEC directive)# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the re-examination of the WEEE recovery targets, on the possible setting of separate targets for WEEE to be prepared for re-use and on the re-examination of the method for the calculation of the recovery targets set out in Article 11(6) of Directive 2012/19/EU on WEEEREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the po…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 18 April 2017

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# UNFCCC: NAMA: UNFCCC Informational Webinar on New Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases +++ # US CLIMATE POLICY: The Paris Agreement: Should the U.S. Stay or Should It Go? -  World Resources Institute +++ The Growing Case for Geo-Engineering - MIT Technology Review +++ # CARBON PRICINGMexico’s 3 Big Steps Towards Comprehensive Carbon Pricing - World Resources Institute# CLIMATE FINANCELIFE IP Climate Action projects launched in Germany and Denmark# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 8180 2017 INIT Priorities for the EU's maritime transport policy until 2020: Competitiveness, Decarbonisation, Digitalisation to ensure global connectivity, and efficient internal market and a world-class maritime cluster Draft Council conclusions|

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 18 April 2017

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# HYDROGEN: IEA Commentary: Producing industrial hydrogen from renewable energy +++ # ENERGY REGULATION: ENTSOG launches Public Consultation on its Capacity Conversion Model +++ ENTSO-E: Open consultations +++ Balancing Stakeholder Group - ENTSO-E Workshop +++ Energy Community Sustainability Forum to tackle key energy and climate challenges +++ # ENERGY EFFICIENCYSETIS: 5th Global District Energy Climate AwardsPF4EE to make €50 million loans available for Italian energy efficiency projects - The LIFE Programme# ENERGY STORAGEEurobat AGM & Forum in Brussels 8-9 June 2017# GERMANYDemand Side Management: dena startet Taskforce Netzentgelte (DE)Gutachten zur Referenznetzanalyse für die Betreiber von Übertragungsnetzen  - BundesnetzagenturCDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion: 9. Energiepolitischer Dialog - Spannungsfeld Energiewende – Die Energiewende wirtschaftlich gestalten (DE)# SMART ENERGYWeltenergierat: Einfluss der Digitalisierung spaltet (noch) die Energiew…

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