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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 6 June 2017

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# EU URBAN AGENDA: EU Commissioner Creţu meets Vice Chairman Hu in EU-China 2017 Summit event +++ Success stories about digitisation, employability and inclusiveness – the role of Europe +++ # EIP SCC: EIP-SCC: New Market Place Management Team +++ EIP-SCC: Interview with Dr. Lutz Heuser +++ EIP-SCC: Humble Lamppost Cities Survey +++ EIP-SCC: Upcoming events +++ # SMART GOVERNANCESpeech by Vice-President Ansip at the Next Generation Internet SummitMachine Learning for Data Scientists – London BootcampThe Smart City Transformations: The Revolution of The 21st Century- Review -  The Free Press JournalThe Age of the Smart City - Smart CitiesBMWi stößt Dialog über künstliche Intelligenz auf der Open-Innovation-Plattform an (DE)Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Künstliche Intelligenz: Fakten, Mythen und frische Ideen (DE)Vernetzt besser leben auf dem Digitalisierungsgipfel - Deutsche Telekom# SMART SECURITYBlockchain technology tops agenda at Insights WorkshopEinl…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 6 June 2017

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# HORIZON 2020: Hearings - Is EU investment moving research, innovation and business forward? - 21-06-2017 - Committee on Budgetary Control +++ Report - Assessment of Horizon 2020 implementation in view of its interim evaluation and the Framework Programme 9 proposal - A8-0209/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ # ERCLatest publications by the European Research CouncilWhat are the reporting requirements for ERC research frontier projects granted under H2020 (STG / COG / ADG / SYG)?For ERC projects under FP7: where should I deposit/publish my open access articles?For European Research Council (ERC) projects -Starting (STG), Consolidator (COG), Advanced (ADG), or Synergy (SYG)- granted under FP7, what are the reporting requirements for an ERC grant?For ERC projects (STG-COG-ADG-SYG) granted under FP7, what is the best practice for communication between the Host Institution, the Principal Investigator from an ERC Grant and the European Res…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 6 June 2017

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# SME: The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, meets with the Presidents of BusinessEurope, Eurochambres and UEAPME +++ Leitl einstimmig als nächster Präsident von EUROCHAMBRES nominiert (DE) +++ WKÖ-Vizepräsidentin Rabmer-Koller: Besserer Informationsfluss bei Kreditvergabe hilft KMU beim Zugang zu Finanzierungen (DE) +++ BDI: Große Familienunternehmen fordern mehr Engagement für eine stabile EU (DE) +++ EU Commission: Business Planet: European funding tools helping small businesses thrive +++ # SERVICESNotification procedure for services: committee debate - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# EMPLOYMENTLabour Market Observatory (LMO) – 48th meeting (3rd in 2017) – Green Jobs - European Economic and Social CommitteeOpinion - Conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of highly skilled employment - PE 597.413v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEU Commissioner Thysse…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 6 June 2017

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# AUSTRALIA: Australia: Economic indicators and trade with EU - European Parliamentary Research Service +++ # UKRAINE: Ukraine: EU Council agrees its stance on trade measures +++ # RUSSIA: Russian Government: Electronic visa issuance for entering Russia through border crossing points in the free port of Vladivostok +++ Russian Government: Approval of the Concept for Russky Island development +++ Russian President: Interview to NBC News +++ Auswärtiges Amt: Deutsch-Russische Beziehungen: Historische Verantwortung +++ # WESTERN BALKANSEPP Group takes stock of situation in Western Balkans# DUAL USEOpinion - Setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) - PE 602.925v02-00 - Committee on Foreign AffairsCM 3100 2017 INIT Working Party on Dual Use Goods - Agenda# VALUE CHAINSOpinion - on impact of international trade and the EU’s trade policies on global value chains - PE 6…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 6 June 2017

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION: Capital Markets Union:  Banks to provide feedback to SMEs on access to funding +++ # FINANCIAL RETAIL SERVICES: Draft opinion - Action Plan on Retail Financial Services - PE 605.952v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # ESMALibrary document - Q&As on MiFID II and MiFIR investor protection topics# INDICATORSOECD annual inflation nudges up to 2.4% in April 2017# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMACOMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Addressing Information Barriers in the SME Funding Market in the Context of the Capital Markets Union# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Monday, 12 June 2017 - PE 606.010v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Committee on Legal Affairs# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 7893 2017 REV 2 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on controls on cash entering or leaving the Union and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1889/2005 - Draft Presidency com…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 6 June 2017

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# JHA COUNCIL: Agenda and background brief - Justice and Home Affairs Council 8-9 June 2017 +++  # ANTITRUST: Antitrust: EU Commission opens formal investigation into distribution practices of clothing company Guess +++  # STATE AID: State aid: EU Commission endorses new €101 million Croatian national broadband scheme for 2017-2023 +++ # MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears joint venture between General Electric and ATI # BREXIT'Brexit' and its border implications - European Economic and Social CommitteeNeuwahl in Großbritannien am 8. Juni - Erhält Premierministerin May Rückendeckung für den Brexit? (DE) # TAXATIONGround-breaking multilateral BEPS Convention to be signed at OECD on Wednesday 7 JuneHearing documentation: Cooperation in tax matters with European jurisdictions - 09-05-2017 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 6 June 2017

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# REACH: ECHA: REACH tests need to comply with good laboratory practice +++ # CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Businesseurope High-level event: Circular economy – Engaging business and Member States +++ EEA: Circular by design - Products in the circular economy +++ EEA: Smarter products and services key to resource-efficient, circular economy +++ # OCEANSST 9928 2017 INIT EU statement - The Ocean Conference, 5-9 June 2017, New YorkUN Ocean Conference opens with calls for united action to reverse human damageAt Ocean Conference, UN agencies commit to cutting harmful fishing subsidiesDraft report - International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceans in the context of the 2030 SDGs - PE 605.942v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetySwedish national statement at The Ocean Conference, 6 June 2017, by Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister# PLASTICSEuPC General A…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 6 June 2017

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# CCUS: IEA and China host high-level gathering of energy ministers and industry leaders to affirm the importance of carbon capture +++ # PARIS AGREEMENT: The Future of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in a Changing World - Nick Nuttall on UN World Environment Day 2017 +++ EP Report - Binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change - A8-0208/2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ UK Government: Speech: "If we aren’t taking steps to address climate change, we are fighting with one hand tied behind our back" +++ Table ronde sur la mobilisation des acteurs de la société civile pour le climat - Elysée +++ Ze…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 6 June 2017

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# CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: EU Commission: Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation: discussing the clean energy transition +++ IEA: Commentary: A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China +++ World Resources Institute: 6 Issues to Watch at the Clean Energy Ministerial +++ # ENERGY UNION: Workshops - The potential of electricity demand response - 30-05-2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ Update on the EURELECTRIC Annual Convention +++ # ENERGY TRADEEEX Group: Key figures of May 2017Chart of the Week: Why Energy Prices Matter - IMF Blog# ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E Response to the CEER Public Consultation Guidelines of Good Practice for Flexibility Use at Distribution LevelGas Transmission System Operators (TSOs) of the Central Eastern Europe region publish their Gas Regional Investment Plan 2017ENTSOG Public Consultation for EU Data Exchange Harmonisation ends on 14 June 2017Latest documents by ENTSOG# RENEWABLESWind Eur…

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