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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 21 April 2017

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# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: EUR 150 million to finance green shipping# ESIFOmnibus regulation: committee vote. 4th Outermost Regions Forum: committee debate# EIBEIB joins the Global Infrastructure FacilityWorld Bank Group and EIB initiative to boost private sector investment in emerging marketsWerner Hoyer: Open markets and societies will fail if people are left behind# DG RTDWhy I am marching for science - EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas - AnnouncementsEvents - The future of EU citizenship - 26-28 April 2017, BrusselsEvents - 1st HBP Curriculum workshop series - ICT for non-specialists - 21-23 June 2017, Paris, FranceEvents - 1st HBP Curriculum workshop series New horizons in clinical neuroscience: Brain medicine for non-specialists - 5-7 July 2017, Innsbruck, AustriaEvents - 1st HBP Curriculum workshop series - Understanding the brain: Neurobiology for non-specialists - 3-5 July 2017, Innsbruck, Austria# HORIZON 2020108 applicants pass to the second…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 21 April 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: Report on Single Market integration and competitiveness in the EU and its Member States - DG Grow +++ # SME: Lending volumes and credit conditions are improving for SMEs, but many firms continue to struggle to obtain financing that meets their needs, OECD says +++ # HANNOVER MESSE: EU Commission representation at the Hannover Fair 2017 +++ Mit Industrie 4.0 neue Werte schaffen - Bundesregierung zur Hannover Messe (DE) +++ Bundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries zur Eröffnung der Hannover Messe 2017: „Deutschland ist das Industrie 4.0 Land Nummer 1“  (DE) +++ # INDUSTRYBundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries zum Abschluss der 7. Europäischen Konferenz über Weltraumschrott: „Wir brauchen ein verbindliches internationales Regelwerk“ (DE)# SKILLSStudy on Skills mismatches – an impediment to the competitiveness of EU businesses - European Economic and Social Committee# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWProposition de règlement du Parlement européen et du …

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 21 April 2017

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# DSM: European Broadband Mapping project presented at the ITU Regional Development Forum in Vilnius +++ Digitaleurope: Gaps in Digital Single Market visible from Alpine peak +++ # CYBERSECURITY: Webinar on Cybersecurity and its impact on EU-US ICT collaboration +++  Danish assessment of the cyber threat against Denmark - ENISA +++ Cybercrime risks, Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment: committee debates +++ # BEREC: MEP Evžen Tošenovský (ECR) on BEREC +++ # COPYRIGHTCopyright: EU Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2016) 593 final# GEO-BLOCKINGGeo-blocking: EIBF & FEP reiterate their request to exclude non-audiovisual copyright-protected content from the scope of the regulation# AVMSAVMS-D: EU Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2016) 287 final# DIGITAL CONTENTStatement of the Develo…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 21 April 2017

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# TRADE POLICY: EU Commissioner Malmström discusses trade policy with consumer organisations +++ # INDIA: HR/VP Federica Mogherini holds bilateral meetings during her visit to India +++ EEAS fact-sheet: EU-India relations +++ # NORWAY: The future course of Norwegian foreign and security policy - Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs +++ # RUSSIARUSSIA: UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT LAUNCHES FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO ASSESS EFFECT OF INTERNATIONAL UNILATERAL SANCTIONSRussian Government: Approval of the draft Agreement to Strengthen International Arctic Research Cooperation# GERMANYBundeskanzlerin Merkel reist in das Königreich Saudi-Arabien und in die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate (DE)# UNECEUN/CEFACT adopts three policy recommendations for trade facilitation# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG TAXUDREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT on the implementation and evaluation of Council Directive 2008/118/EC of 16 December 2008 concern…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 21 April 2017

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# EMU: Understanding the macroeconomic imbalance procedure: Origin, rationale and aims - European Parliamentary Research Service +++ Tackling Europe’s crisis legacy: a comprehensive strategy for bad loans and debt restructuring - Bruegel +++ IMF Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Greece +++ # BREXIT: Ten months after the EU referendum: How is the economy doing? - speech by Michael Saunders +++ # PAYMENT SYSTEMSSAVE THE DATE | Debate | Payments security: do the EBA RTS on strong customer authentication create an open and secure market for retail payments in Europe? (May 31)# ECBIMFC Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-fifth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington DC, 21 April 2017ECB: Firm growth in Europe: an overview based on the CompNet labour moduleECB: Euro area monthly balance of payments (February 2017)ECB: Account of the monetary policy meetingECB: CON/2017/14 Opinio…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 21 April 2017

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# BREXIT: Brexit negotiations [What Think Tanks are thinking] - European Parliamentary Research Service +++ Launch of public consultation on sanctions legislation - UK GovernmentGovernment responds to report on the legality of EU Sanctions - UK Parliament +++ UK Government: Corporate report: Europe 2020: UK National Reform Programme 2017 +++ Europa-Union Deutschland: Brexit-Gespräch mit der stellvertretenden Chefunterhändlerin der EU-Kommission, Sabine Weyand, zu den Verhandlungen mit dem Vereinigten Königreich (DE) +++ # STATE AIDEU Commission Roadmap: Evaluation of State aid instrumentsState aid: Commission endorses reform of UK Levy scheme on horserace betting# SOCIAL RIGHTSEuropean Pillar of Social Rights - EESC Debates with organised Civil Society in the Member States# TRANSPARENCYLatest entries into the EU Transparency RegisterForo Athenea Athenea Juridico Empresarial 21/04/2017AGRIAMBIENTE EMILIA ROMAGNA 21/04/2017SW Italia S.p.A. 21/04/2017Europe…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 21 April 2017

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# RESOURCE EFFICIENCY: UNECE Resource Classification Week 2017: On the verge of transformative changes in resource management +++ # EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG ENV: Communication de la Commission sur l’accès à la justice en matière d’environnement +++ # EU COUNCIL REGISTERWorking Party on ForestryOrdinary and extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions - First EU coordination# ECHAPublic Consultations-(RS)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1RS,3RS;1RS,3SR)-2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methylprop-1-enyl) cyclopropanecarboxylate (Cyphenothrin)Public Consultations-Chlorfenapyr# EFSAEvaluation of data concerning the necessity of flupyrsulfuron-methyl as a herbicide to control a serious danger to plant health which cannot be contained by other available means, including non-chemical methodPublic consultation on the draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for riboflavinPublic consultation: dietary reference…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 21 April 2017

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# EU ETS: No trade-off on fairness: Cefic joins industry leaders to urge fair Emissions Trading System outcome +++  # CLIMATE FINANCE: Germanwatch: G20 macht vorsichtige Schritte auf dem Weg zu grüneren Finanzmärkten (DE) +++ # EU COUNCIL REGISTERCouncil Decision 2003/507/EC of 13 June 2003 on the accession of the European Community, to the Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-Level OzoneCouncil Decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer Amendment to the Montreal ProtocolCouncil Decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer Declaration of competence in conformity with Article 13(3) of the Vienna Convention
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IEU ENERGY Telegram 21 April 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: BEUC: Making electricity use smart & flexible- How consumers could cut down on electricity use during peak hours and benefit +++ # SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Office of Energy on Energy Consumption: For the first time ever a negative foreign trade balance of 145 million Swiss francs was recorded over the entire calendar year +++ # ENERGY INNOVATIONS: Dutch Amendment of the Order on national subsidies granted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the 2017 Order on access to subsidies granted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, with respect to access to the ‘market introduction of energy innovations’ subsidy module and certain amendments thereto +++ # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSOG publishes the updated Glossary of definitions for network codesENTSOG EU Data Communication Harmonisation for Gas Transmission WorkshopENTSO-E Call for papers for first E-Mobility Power System Integration SymposiumENTSO-E Webinar: Best practices in grid developmen…

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