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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# RISE: Promoting cross-border research and innovation in the EU: Selection of consortia to participate in staff exchanges under the  Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions +++ Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE): example proposals +++ # ESIF: EU Commission: New Monitor shows how culture and creativity help cities to thriveEU Commission Factsheet: Cultural and Creative Cities MonitorEurocities: ‘The ideal cultural and creative city is a mix of 8 cities’ - First EC Cultural and Creative Cities MonitorAER: Exchange to change with the Policy Learning Platform# EESCRural funding: Keep it simple, but make it better - EESC# DG GROWDG Grow - Final report: Public support measures for connected and automated driving# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Sun, sea and sustainability: improving RES uptake in the Med (updated)Cefic FP9 paper: EU chemical industry sees important role for research and innovation in boosting EU growth# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020 & European De…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# INDUSTRY: DG Grow - Final report: Public support measures for connected and automated driving +++ A modern, sustainable and efficient construction sector with people at the centre - Speech by EU Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska +++ # SINGLE MARKET: Subject files - Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) regulation - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # SERVICESWorkshops - Reforming professional services - 11-07-2017 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# ILOILO: Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Universal Basic IncomeILO: What’s the true value of the care economy?# INDICATORSPrivate consumption and investment main drivers of slowdown in OECD GDP growth in first quarter of 2017First release for the first quarter of 2017 - Business investment rate down to 22.2% in the euro area - Business profit share also down to 40.3% in the euro area# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION o…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 6 July 2017 (with links)

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INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# BIS: Benoît Cœuré: European CCPs after Brexit - Bank für International Settlements +++ Criteria for identifying simple, transparent and comparable short-term securitisations proposed by BCBS and IOSCO +++ Capital treatment for simple, transparent and comparable short-term securitisations proposed by the Basel Committee +++ # ECB: ECB: Account of the monetary policy meetingECB: Letter from the ECB President to Mr Nikolaos Chountis, MEP, on euro area unemployment and its measurementECB: Letter from the ECB President to Mr Brian Hayes, MEP, on the deposits held by US multinationals in Eurozone banksECB: Peter Praet: Europe’s economic recovery and implications for monetary policyECB  017/21 Decision (EU) 2017/1198 of the ECB of 27 June 2017 on the reporting of funding plans of credit institutions by national competent authorities to the ECBECB: Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: first quarter of 2017# BANKING UNIONIn-Depth Analysis…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# APPLICATION OF EU LAW: EU Commission: Member States compliance with EU law: not yet good enough +++ REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION Monitoring the application of European Union law 2016 Annual Report +++ # ESTONIAN EU PRESIDENCY: First results of the Informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs ministers: Ministers of Interior agree on more robust approach to migration pressure +++ EU Parliament: Meetings with Estonian Presidency representatives in EP committees +++ # MERGERSMergers: Commission alleges Merck and Sigma-Aldrich, General Electric, and Canon breached EU merger procedural rulesStatement by Commissioner Vestager on three Statements of Objections sent to Merck and Sigma-Aldrich, to General Electric, and to Canon for breaching EU merger procedural rulesConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition de Lojas Francas de Portugal par Vinci et DufryConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle conjoint de trois parcs ph…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# ESTONIAN EU PRESIDENCY: Informal meeting of environment ministers on 13-14 July in Tallinn, Estonia +++ Highlights - Exchange of views with Mr Siim Kiisler and Mr Jevgeni Ossinovsk - EE Presidency - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # AIR POLLUTION: EEA: Air quality standards under the Air Quality Directive, and WHO air quality guidelines +++ EEA Table: Distance to emission reduction commitment +++ # HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCESRoHS Directive - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCENew date: Workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# ECHADraft update to the BPR Guidance Volume II Efficacy, Parts B+C (Assessment and Evaluation), Section 5.4.5 - Drinking water disinfectants sent for PEG consultationPublic Consultations-pyrithione zinc; (T-4)-bis[1-(hydroxy-.kappa.O)pyridine-2(1H)-thionato-.kappa.S]zincPublic Consultations-pyrithio…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 6 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# PARIS AGREEMENT: Paris Agreement on the agenda of the informal meeting of environment ministers on 13-14 July in Tallinn, Estonia +++ La France: Lancement du Plan Climat (FR) +++ CAN Europe: France calls for higher EU climate target +++ Under new climate plan, France to raise domestic CO2 tax above €100/t by 2030 - Carbon Pulse +++ Listen in as Obama’s Energy Secretary Denounces Trump Policies - MIT Technology Review +++ Germanwatch: Von eingeschränkt gut bis sehr schwach: Höchst unterschiedliche Klima-Noten für G20-Staaten (DE) +++ # CLIMATE MONITORINGPIK: Von trocken zu nass: In Afrikas Sahelzone könnte es plötzlich viel mehr regnen (DE)# EU ETSBusinessEurope - ETS study: Emission trading reform possible without risking carbon leakage# AVIATION EMISSIONSAviation ETS (emission trading scheme) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# LULUCFST 10966 2017 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council o…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 6 July 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: EP Highlights - Study: Energy - a shaping factor for regional stability in the Eastern Mediterranean - Committee on Foreign Affairs +++ # SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: DG Energy: TILOS Island project: find out more about the double Sustainable Energy Awards winner +++ # ENERGY CHARTERThe Government of Lithuania welcomes cooperation with the International Energy Charter# US EIAMonthly renewable electricity generation surpasses nuclear for the first time since 1984# GERMANYBundesnetzagentur startet erste Ausschreibung für Biomasseanlagen (DE)# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 10547 2017 INIT COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union within the EU – Republic of Moldova Association Council as regards the amendment of Annex XXVI to the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Moldova, of the other partST 10970 2017 INI…

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