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INSIGHT EU: SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our Smart City telegram headlines this week*: 

# EU URBAN AGENDA: European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 +++ # SMART VILLAGES: EU Commission Answer - Definition of 'village' - E-003489/2017 +++ # SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM: Boosting Innovation-Led Growth in EU Regions: EARTO Welcomes EC Communication on Smart Specialisation +++ Smart specialisation has helped with innovation strategies, but more is needed - OCTA Innovation +++ EPC on Smart Specialisation: championing the EU’s economic growth and investment agenda? Alison Hunter +++ EU Council: ST 10960 2017 INIT Smart specialisation +++ # EIP-SCCAnalysing the potential for wide scale roll out of integrated smart cities and communities solutionsSCC solution best practices# SMART GOVERNANCESmart Cities Council: Smart City 360˚SummitJoin the IUC city-to-city cooperation programme - Covenant of MayorsFutureCities Catapult Recap - 'Digitising our land: what, why and how?'Smart Cities Council: Expanded Smart Cities Readi…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# CEF: Save the date: 12 September is the 2017-3 CEF Telecom call virtual Info Day +++ # EFSI: Juncker Plan now set to trigger more than EUR 225 billion in investments across all 28 Member States +++ Investment Plan for Europe: EIB to finance construction of 2,198 rented social housing units +++ # ESIF: Investing in Latvian gastro-tourismGiving UK agri-tech a leg upAER: The need to consider the crucial role of European Regions# EU SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEESTake a look at the dynamic infographic on risk assessment of the European Commission's Scientific Committees# DG RTDEU2017EE press release: European Union ministers discuss how to increase the impact of research and innovationResearch Headlines - Promoting pioneering food-processing technologySuccess Stories - Room to manoeuvre - solving the airspace capacity crunchEU Commission Answer - European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) - E-003747/2017EU Commission Answer - Follow-up questi…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*:
# SINGLE MARKET: Passenger rights in the EU [What is Europe doing for its citizens?] - EP - Research Service +++  # INDUSTRY: DG Growth: 2017 Construction Conference: Let's build changes! +++  # INNOVATION: BDI: Innovationsindikator: Deutschland auf Platz 4 von 35, Nachholbedarf bei Digitalisierung +++  # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the award of grants under Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… determining the location of the ground-based infrastructure of the EGNOS systemDG EMPLCOMMISSION OPINION on the Draft Programming Document 2018-2020 of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) # EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 10957 2017 INIT Competitiveness check-up on global value chains: The external dimension of the Single Market and the importance of globalisation
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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# CHINA: DG Trade: EU-China Investment Agreement - Report of the 14th Round +++  # MEXICO: EU-Mexico trade negotiations - List of published textual proposals +++  # INDIA: ST 11217 2017 INIT EU - India Summit - Orientation debate (updated) +++  # RUSSIABusinessEurope: New US sanctions on Russia would mainly hit the EURussian Goverment: On the submission to the State Duma of a draft law on combatting corruption crimes during international business transactionsRussian President: Meeting with Head of Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev # UKRAINEUkrainian President held a phone conversation in the Normandy formatGemeinsame Presseerklärung der Bundeskanzlerin und des französischen Staatspräsidenten nach dem Telefonat der Staats- und Regierungschefs des “Normandie-Formats” # EGYPTAgenda of the EU-Egypt Association Council on 25 July 2017 # MONGOLIAEU to open Delegation to Mongolia # PROTECTIONISMEuroCommerce warns on rising tide of protectionism # …

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# BREXIT: Financial regulation and supervision - Lords Committee launches new inquiry - UK Parliament +++  # CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS: EU Commission launches consultation on how to make cross-border payments cheaper +++ EU Commission Consultation: Transparency and fees in cross-border transactions in the EU +++  # GREECEEU Commissioner Moscovici visits Athens, Greece, on Tuesday # ECBEU Commission Answer - ECB purchasing private debt instruments - E-001725/2017Bruegel: The international effects of ECB’s monetary policyBenoît Cœuré: Interview in Le Monde and La StampaECB: Yves Mersch: Central banking in times of technological progressECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Zanni, MEP, regarding a credit institution under ECB supervisionECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Ms Lopéz Bermejo, MEP, with regard to a credit institution under ECB supervision # BANKING UNIONEP In-Depth Analysis - Have Eu…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# POLAND: Polish President: I will present new versions of judiciary reforms +++ Polish President: Veto of two judicial bills, will sign bill on common courts (including full declaration in Polish) +++  # BREXIT: First Informal Brexit Liaison Group held - UK Parliament +++ EPC: Reality bites: the Brexit negotiations seen from the other side of the Channel +++  # COMPETITION RULESEU Commission Answer - Clarification of the term 'fair competition' - E-002826/2017 (Amazon)EU Commission Answer - Discriminatory practices by UBER - E-001673/2017 # TAX TRANSPARENCYEU Commission Answer - Panama Papers - Madeira - administration by a public/private consortium - E-003465/2017 # MERGERSMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into Knorr-Bremse's proposed takeover of competing brakes manufacturer Haldex # CYBERCRIMEEU Commission Answer - International cooperation in the field of cybercrime - E-002886/2017 # EU COMMISSION REGISTERSGDécision de…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION: Connecting the sound management of chemicals and waste, children’s rights, and the environment - The Rotterdam Convention +++  # EARTH OBSERVATION: Copernicus questionnaire for Environmental Protection Agencies +++ Session 1 - Copernicus data and services' information - Chris Steenmans +++ Session 2 - Spain - Elisa Rivera Mendoza +++ Session 3 - Surface air temperatures - J. Garces de Marcilla +++ Session 3 - Emergency Service - Peter Spruyt +++ Session 3 - Security Service +++  # BIODIVERSITYCountries agree to recommend elements for new treaty on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION establishing best available techniques (BAT) conclusions, under Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, for large combustion plants # EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 11415 2017 INIT COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex III to …

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# F-GASES: ST 11399 2017 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION assessing the quota allocation method in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 +++  # COP23: S&Ds: urgently addressing climate change is central to the very preservation of the Pacific region +++ Bundesumweltministerium: Neue Infotafeln an der COP23-Baustelle in der Bonner Rheinaue +++  # UNFCCCLatest documents pubished by the UNFCCCFccc/Arr/2015/Mlt Malta. Report on the individual review of the inventory submission of Malta submitted in 2015. Note by the expert review team.Fccc/Irr/2016/Mlt Malta. Report on the review of the report to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol of Malta. Note by the expert review team.Fccc/Arr/2016/Mlt Malta. Report on the individual review of the annual submission of Malta submitted in 2016. Note by the # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION DECISION on instructing the Central Administrat…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 24 July 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: DG Energy: EU Energy Day focuses on clean energy ideas for buildings and cities +++ PubAffairs Bruxelles: Sustainable City Solutions: a central pillar for the next phase of the EU energy transition? +++  # ENERGY UNION: EU Commission Answer - Commission answer to question E-000554/2017 - E-003351/2017 (Energy Community) +++  # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSOG publishes its Capacity Conversion modelUpcoming ENTSO-E WorkshopsETIP-SNET Regional Workshop - Central RegionETIP-SNET Regional Workshop South-Eastern Region ETIP-SNET Regional Workshop Northern RegionETIP-SNET Regional Workshop Western Region # RENEWABLESSolar District Heating : a Global and European Overview - REN21  # ENERGY STATE AIDEU Commission Answer - Revoking hydroelectric concessions - E-003124/2017 # OPECOPEC holds intensive consultations in lead-up to JMMCOPEC: JMMC expresses confidence that the oil market is steadily progressing towards rebalancingLatest Opec oil market …

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