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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 10 July 2017

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# SOLIDARITY CORPS: EU Commission: European Solidarity Corps: jobs and traineeships on track +++ # ESIF: EP REGI Committee: Exchange of views with Commissioners Corina Cretu and Margret Vestager +++ Keynote speech by Commissioner Creţu at the Cohesion Conference 2017"Towards a progressive strategy for cohesion policy post-2020" organised by the Party of European Socialists (PES) +++ PES cohesion conference: Solidarity is a guarantee for EU future +++ # EFSIJuncker Plan: EIB signs a EUR 300m guarantee with Farmafactoring España to support spanish SMEs’ access to finance# EIBEIB: 10th anniversary of “green bonds” celebrated in Luxembourg# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Shaking up construction with lightweight quake-resistant designEvents - The future for international research partnerships: responding to Brexit, the Newton Fund and new partnerships - 17 October 2017, Central London, United Kingdom# COSTBESTPRAC: a model for empowering research admini…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 10 July 2017

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# INDICATORS: Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable pace of expansion in the OECD area +++ First population estimates - EU population up to almost 512 million at 1 January 2017 - Increase driven by migration +++ # EU COUNCIL REGISTER: CM 3593 2017 INIT Working Party on the Internal MarketST 10975 2017 INIT Draft amending budget No 3 to the general budget for 2017: Increasing the budgetary resources of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to pursue the reduction of youth unemployment across the European Union and updating the staff establishment plans of the decentralised agency ACER and the joint undertaking SESAR2ST 11098 2017 INIT List of working papers (WK) distributed in the Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth (Industry) in the second quarter of 2017ST 11099 2017 INIT List of working papers (WK) distributed in the Working Party on Space in the second quarter of 2017ST 11106 2017 INIT List of working papers (WK) distributed…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 10 July 2017

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# G20: EU Commission: G20 Leaders ́ Declaration: Shaping an interconnected world +++ G20: Secretary-General Gurría reaffirms need for global co-operation amid progress at summit +++ B20-Präsident Jürgen Heraeus: Gemischte Bilanz nach G20-Gipfel in Hamburg (DE) +++ # CETA: EU and Canada agree to set a date for the provisional application of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Statement by Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Mr Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada +++ # UKRAINEEU-Ukraine relations, factsheet by EEASEEAS: Background brief - EU-Ukraine Summit of 12-13 July 2017ST 11124 2017 INIT ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT between the European Union and their Member States, of the one part, and Ukraine, of the other part 1st meeting of the EU- Ukraine Customs Sub-Committee, 15 June 2017 - Operational conclusionsST 10982 2017 ADD 1 Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the introduction of temp…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 10 July 2017

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# EUROGROUP: Main results of the Eurogroup on 10 July 2017 +++ EU Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference (FR/EN) +++ Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 10 July 2017 +++ # ECOFIN COUNCIL: Preparation of the Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings, 10-11 July 2017 +++ EP In-Depth Analysis - Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN) - PE 602.096 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ # BANKING UNIONEuropean Commission consults on a secondary market for non-performing loansEP Public Hearing with Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board - 11.07.17 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsA macro approach to international bank resolution - Bruegel# ECBEU Ombudsman letter to ECB on ECB’s involvement in the "Group of 30"ECB: Results of the June 2017 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 10 July 2017

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# TAX TRANSPARENCY European Parliament report on Panama Papers: this scandal could have been prevented - ALDE +++ ST 10998 2017 INIT BEPS: Presidency roadmap on future work +++ ST 11036 2017 INIT Letter from the President of the European Paliament to the Chair of the General Affairs Council, in relation to the PANA Committee +++ EU Parliament background material on taxation and the PANA Committee +++ Switzerland: Taxes retained on behalf of the EU in 2016 amount to CHF 74,8 millionOECD releases latest updates to the Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and AdministrationsOECD, CREDAF and UNDP hold a regional meeting of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS for French speaking countries# BREXITBrexit: EU Select Committee visits Brussels - UK ParliamentEU Parliament background material: Brexit and aviationCitizens’ rights must be urgently dealt with in Brexit talks - GUE/NGL PresidentCER: Arrested development: Why Brexit Britain cannot keep …

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 10 July 2017

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# ECHA: One new substance added to the Candidate List, several entries updated +++ # CHEMICAL SAFETY: OECD: New Portal on Per and Poly Fluorinated Chemicals +++ # PLASTICS: Open letter: Rethink Plastic’s summer challenge for the Commission - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation) +++ # AIR POLLUTIONEEA: Coal-fired power plants remain top industrial polluters in EuropeEEA: Releases of pollutants to the environment from Europe's industrial sector – 2015EEA: Urban population exposed to air pollutant concentrations above selected air quality standards of the air quality Directive, by countryThe European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR), Member States reporting under Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 166/2006# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERNewsletters - 2017 : ENVI News 2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 3585 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment I…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 10 July 2017

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# PARIS AGREEMENT: EU Commission: G20 Summit confirms that the Paris Agreement is irreversible +++ EP Draft opinion - on the role of EU regions and cities in implementing the COP 21 Paris Agreement on climate change - PE 607.983v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ G20: World Stands Firm on Climate Despite U.S. Pressure - WWF +++ Globale Energiewende hängt an Russland - Germanwatch +++ # UNFCCCCDM-Executive Board, 95th meetingLatest documents by the UNFCCCFccc/Sbi/Ica/2017/Tatr.2/Bra Brazil. Technical report on the technical analysis of the technical annex to the second biennial update report of Brazil submitted in accordance with decision 14/CP.19, paragraph 7, on 3 March 2017.Fccc/Asr/2017/Nzl New Zealand. Status report of the annual inventory of New Zealand.Fccc/Web/Agi/2017 Aggregate information on greenhouse gas emissions by sources and removals by sinks for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention . Note by t…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 10 July 2017

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# ENERGY REGULATION: ACER updates its frequently asked questions regarding REMIT and Annex VI of the Transaction Reporting User Manual; calls for stakeholders to join new REMIT Expert Group on wholesale energy market trading +++ # ENERGY EFFICIENCY: DG Energy Study: The macro-level and sectoral impacts of energy efficiency policies +++ EU Commissioner Hahn at the informal Eastern Partnership dialogues to step up Summit preparations and cooperation on energy efficiency +++ EU Energy Day in Kazakhstan – register now! +++ I# RENEWABLESWind Europe & Cefic: Large energy consumers hungry for green powerRenewable Energy Efforts Scaled-Up in Central America - IRENA# LNGEU and Japan step up energy cooperation on LNG# ENERGY CHARTERUkraine hosts fact-finding mission for Energy Investment Risk Assessment 2017 - Energy CharterConstructive talks with Dominique Ristori -Director General for Energy at the European Commission -  Energy Charter# EU COMMISSION REGISTE…

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