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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# ESIF: New technologies and regional policy: Towards the next cohesion policy framework - EP - Research Service +++ Promoting a strong, effective and visible Cohesion Policy +++ EU Commission consultation: Changes to the resources for economic, social and territorial cohesion +++ RegioStars Awards 2017 - Cast your vote +++ La politique de Cohésion investit dans un réseau de transport moderne dans le Sud de l'Italie +++ EESC: Cohesion policy is the cornerstone of European integration +++ EESC: Cross-border cooperation for Businesses and SMEs +++ EESC: Bridging the Gap Between Rural and Urban Areas - All Europe Shall Live # EFSI#InvestEU: SUNPARTNER Technologies opens a new production site and raises EUR 15 million from the EIB# DG CNECTCall for contributions: study on detection and take-down of illegal contentMussels, fish and lily pads are the next generation of sub-aquatic robotics!European Big Data Value Forum# DG RTDJoint statement by Commissione…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# INVESTMENT: Pick-up in private consumption and investment drives higher OECD GDP growth in second quarter of 2017 +++ First release for the second quarter of 2017 - Business investment rate up to 23.2% in the euro area - Business profit share up to 40.8% # SINGLE MARKET: European standardisation 2018 # EMPLOYMENT: EU Commission reports on employment and social situation in the EU: record high employment rates and signs of improvement for the youth +++ EU Commission adopts initiative to boost apprenticeships in Europe +++ European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships: Questions and Answers +++ Bundeswirtschaftsministerium Zypries: "Skills Experts" erfolgreich gestartet – Unterstützung deutscher Unternehmen im Ausland bei der dualen Berufsausbildung +++ Businesseurope: EU employers: For better apprenticeships, better policy needed # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLProposal for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on a European Framework for Qua…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# INDIA: EU Commission President Juncker and VP Mogherini at the EU-India Summit in New Delhi +++ EEAS fact sheet on EU-India relations # TRADE DEFENCE: DG Trade update: The EU is changing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation to address state induced market distortions # DUAL USE: DG Trade: Comprehensive Change Note Summary 2017 # EASTERN PARTNERSHIP: Estonian EU Presidency and European Commission joint statement on the 2nd Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting on the digital economy +++ Eastern Partnership Situation Review: Ukraine and Georgia demonstrate surprisingly strong results +++ ECFR on Ukraine: What next? # WESTERN BALKANSBalkan enlargement and the politics of civic pressure: The case of the public administration reform sector# AFRICADG Trade: Joint Communique of the 6th meeting of the ESA-EU Interim EPA Committee# ASEANEP Text adopted - EU political relations with ASEAN - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0367 - Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - Strasbourg -…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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#ECOFIN: Background briefing Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 10 Oct 2017 #ECB: ECB: Account of the monetary policy meeting +++ ECB: Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position (second quarter of 2017) +++ ECB Monetary developments in the euro area: August 2017 +++ ECB: Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: second quarter of 2017 +++ ECB: MFI interest rate statistics +++ ECB: CON/2017/39 Opinion on a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010 and Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 with regard to the procedures and authorities involved for the authorisation of central counterparties and the recognition of third country central counterparties # EMU: DIW: Euro für alle: Viele Kandidaten erfüllen die Kriterien, es sieht derzeit aber nicht nach einem Beitritt aus # BANKING UNIONDSGV: Zwangsvergemeinschaftete EU-Einlagensicherung wäre Einl…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# TRANSPARENCY: EU Ombudsman launches public consultation on Council transparency +++ EU Ombudsman: Request for an inspection in strategic inquiry OI/2/2017/AB on access to documents relating to Council preparatory bodies when discussing draft EU legislative acts # BREXIT: EP Text adopted - State of play of negotiations with the United Kingdom - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0361 - Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition +++ BDI schaut mit Sorge auf den Fortgang der Austrittsverhandlungen Großbritanniens (Brexit) # ANTITRUST: EU Commission Answer - Suspicions of price fixing by German carmakers - E-005097/2017 +++ Commission reports on the public consultation on the SMP Guidelines # TAXATIONEP Draft agenda - Thursday, 12 October 2017 - PE 612.067v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionEU Commission Answer - …

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# ECHA: ECHA: Biocidal Products Committee adopts 10 opinions +++ EU Council: ST 12893 2017 INIT A more transparent, more effective and safer assessment of chemicals substances - Information from the French, Italian and Luxembourg delegations # ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS; EP Amendments 001-001 - Motion for a resolution on the draft Commission regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 by setting out scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine disrupting properties - B8-0542/2017(001-001) +++ EP Amendments 002-004 - Motion for a resolution on the draft Commission regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 by setting out scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine disrupting properties - B8-0542/2017(002-004) # OCEAN CONFERENCEST 12945 2017 INIT List of commitments presented by the EU on the occasion of the "Our Ocean Conference" (Malta, 5-6 October 2017)EU Commission: EU leads the way with ambitious a…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# COP23: EP Amendments 002-003 - Motion for a resolution on the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23) - B8-0534/2017(002-003) +++ EP Amendments 004-004 - Motion for a resolution on the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23) - B8-0534/2017(004-004)Register Now to Be a COP23 Volunteer! - Application Deadline is 8 October +++ # PARIS AGREEMENT: ST 12829 2017 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions (First reading) - General approach +++ ST 12830 2017 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 5 Oct 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: DG Energy: High-level conference on clean energy: Financing the energy transition for jobs, growth and investment +++ Latest news - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ SEDC: Smart Energy Symposium 2017 # ENERGY REGULATION: ACER launches a Public Consultation on the revision of electronic formats for reporting under REMIT +++ ENTSO-E: ETIP SNET Implementation Plan: setting Europe’s research priorities for a smarter Energy Transition # ENERGY EFFICIENCYIEA: Energy efficiency gains at risk of slowing down without renewed government focusBundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries: "Am saubersten ist die Energie, die gar nicht verbraucht wird"# ENERGY SECURITYBrussels Opponents of Nord Stream 2, Why Do We Hear So Little About Ukraine? - The Energy Collective# FUSION ENERGYA new ITER magnet in the spotlight - Fusion for Energy# GAZPROMLatest publications by GazpromGazprom and OMV organize a new event within cultural partnership co…

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