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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# ESIF: Speech on the 7th cohesion report and the future of cohesion policy at the joint REGI-COTER meeting, 10 October 2017 +++ La Commission dévoile les gagnants des RegioStars Awards 2017 +++ 16 villes européennes sélectionnées dans le cadre des Actions Urbaines Innovantes +++ Empowering through knowledge: EPRS organises workshop at EWRC masterclass - EP Research Service +++ Frankreichstrategie des Saarlandes in Brüssel gefragt: Europaminister Stephan Toscani präsentierte die Strategie als „best practice“ Beispiel von EU-Kommission gewürdigt # EFSI: Structured Dialogue: committee debate with Commission Vice President Katainen # EIB GROUP: A sharper focus on gender at the EIB: smart economics or a matter of principle? # HORIZON 2020R&I Viewer: Regional Horizon 2020 Indicators' UpdatesDigital Transformation of Public AdministrationsEMFF 2017 Info Day - €14,5 million for a sustainable Blue Economy - Horizon 2020A wave of opportunities for blue gr…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# MINIMUM INCOME: Report - Minimum income policies as a tool to tackle poverty - A8-0292/2017 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs # EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER: Draft agenda - Monday, 16 October 2017 - PE 612.076v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# TRADE DEFENCE: Anti-dumping: EU agrees on new rules for protecting its producers against unfair trade practices +++ European Trade Policy Day - Trade Policy in a Turbulent World - 5 December 2017BDI zur Reform der EU-Handelsschutzinstrumente # EXPORTS CONTROL: EU Commission: 2017 Export Control Forum # BREXIT: European Union and United Kingdom engage with World Trade Organization members on certain issues arising from the UK's withdrawal from the EU +++ AmCham EU: Industry groups call for a clear and predictable transitional arrangement in the Brexit process # USABusinesseurope: Discussing the prospects of the transatlantic cooperation# RUSSIARussian President: Press statement following CIS and SEEC summitsSupreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting# AUSTRALIAOpinion - Recommendation to the Council on the proposed negotiating mandate for trade negotiations with Australia - PE 608.141v02-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development# CELEXCELEX:…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# BANKING UNION: EU Commission calls for the completion of all parts of the Banking Union by 2018 +++ EU Commission Fact Sheet: Completing the Banking Union by 2018 +++ Read-out of the College meeting and press conference by EU Commission Vice-President Valdis DOMBROVSKIS on the Commission's Communication on the Completion of the Banking Union +++ Déclaration de Bruno Le Maire suite aux annonces de la Commision européenne sur la finalisation de l'Union bancaire +++ State aid: EU Commission approves Portuguese restructuring plan and support for sale of Novo Banco, completing 2014 resolution of Banco Espírito Santo +++ EU Commission Answer - Inconsistencies between the resolution mechanism and DG Competition - E-004961/2017 +++ EPP: Fresh momentum for Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS): protecting citizens' savings +++ EVP/CSU zur Bankenunion: Risiken abbauen statt vergemeinschaften! +++ S&D Euro MPs slam the Commission’s U-turn on the Banking…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# BREXIT: Agenda and background brief - General Affairs Council (Art. 50/Brexit) on 17 Oct 2017 +++ European Union and United Kingdom engage with World Trade Organization members on certain issues arising from the UK's withdrawal from the EU +++ AmCham EU: Industry groups call for a clear and predictable transitional arrangement in the Brexit process +++ European Union (Withdrawal) Bill examined by Committee - UK Parliament +++ Karen Bradley MP questioned on Brexit and creative industries - UK Parliament # GAC (NON-BREXIT): Agenda highlights and background brief on the General Affairs Council (Non-Brexit) # JHA COUNCIL: Agenda and background brief - Justice and Home Affairs Council - 12-13 Oct 2017 # CATALONIAOfficial Statement by the Catalonian President on the political situation in CataloniaCatalonia: Gianni Pittella and Enrique Barón Crespo call for dialogue within the law - S&DGabi Zimmer, Vorsitzende Linksfraktion GUE/NGL im Europaparlament…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# AIR QUALITY: EEA: Improving air quality in European cities will bring major health benefits +++ EEA: Air quality in Europe 2017 # GLYPHOSATE: Joint ENVI-AGRI public hearing on "The Monsanto papers and glyphosate” - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ SPD: "Monsanto hat Vertrauen zerstört" +++ Die Grünen zur Monsanto-Anhörung im Europäischem Parlament - Zweifel an wissenschaftlicher Unabhängigkeit wachsen +++ Commission and Monsanto try to evade Parliamentary scrutiny on glyphosate - GUE/NGL # BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES: Report - Establishing the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking - A8-0293/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy # NATURE PROTECTIONAction Plan for nature, people and the economy (motion for resolution) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 4488 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (Global environmental aspects of susta…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# EU ETS: EURELECTRIC: Let’s get serious on ambitious ETS reform to drive EU decarbonisation +++ WWF on ETS reform: polluters could get €165 bn, undermining Paris Agreement +++ Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl: Emissionsrechtehandel: Brüsseler Vorschläge gefährden Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der Stahlindustrie +++ EU nations give nod to ETS Brexit-proof measure as “integrity protecting” alternative circulates - Carbon Pulse # CLIMATE PROTECTION: dena-Leitstudie Integrierte Energiewende:  Klimaschutztechnologien brauchen offenen Wettbewerb # CLIMATE IMPACTDie wahren Kosten des Klimawandels: ‚Impacts World‘ Konferenz in Potsdam# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSCars and vans CO2 regulations: even ambitious EU standards deliver less than half transport emission reductions needed to meet 2030 climate targets - T&E# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 13052 2017 INIT Commission Regulation (EU) …/… of XXX implementing Regulation (EU) No 595/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as …

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 11 Oct 2017

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# ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Energy performance of buildings: committee vote. Cybersecurity: committee debate +++ EPP: Energy-saving buildings good for the climate and your wallet +++ S&Ds push for smart buildings that will save energy and contribute to clean transport +++ SPD: "Effizienzpotentiale im Gebäudesektor ausschöpfen" +++ ALDE on Energy efficiency in buildings: ambitious report adopted today is an important step forward - Morten Helveg Petersen +++ MEPs unite behind more energy efficient buildings law +++ Eurima: European Parliament ITRE Report walks the walk on upscaling renovation +++ Cefic: ITRE Committee puts building renovation center stage of EPBD # ENERGY STORAGEStatement by EU Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovic following the high-level meeting on battery development and production in EuropeEUROBAT supports the European Commission initiative on Battery development and production in EuropeStaatssekretär Machni…

INSIGHT EU: SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# E-GOVERNMENT: European digital ministers signed the Tallinn Declaration on e-Government +++ Joint statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Gabriel welcoming the adoption of the Tallinn Declaration on e-government +++ E-government technologies introduced in Tallinn +++ Tallinn Digital Summit conclusions published: creating a digital continent +++ eGovernment in local and regional administrations: guidance, tools and funding for implementation +++ Stories of eGovernment and Digital Public Services in Europe +++ Switzerland signs European declaration on eGovernment # EU PARLIAMENT: Energy performance of buildings: committee vote. Cybersecurity: committee debateS&Ds / SPD push for smart buildings that will save energy and contribute to clean transportALDE on Energy efficiency in buildings: ambitious report adopted today is an important step forward - Morten Helveg Petersen# EU URBAN AGENDARegistration open for 3rd CITIES FORUM - Organised by …

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# ESIF: Address by President Donald Tusk to the European Committee of the Regions +++ Martina Michels (DIE LINKE): EU-Regionalförderung: Kernstück europäischer Solidarität +++ Winners of the RegioStars Awards 2017 # EU AGENCIES: EU Auditors publish annual reports on EU agencies (further reports to come by mid-November) # EASME: SME Instrument and FTI in 2018-2020 - check the draft Work ProgrammeUp to €60,000 financing available for disruptors of the connected car industry # EIB GROUP: EIB: INTERNATIONALISATION OF SMES# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Better privacy protection onlineEvents - Democracy and Europe - 30 October 2017, Pavilion of Knowledge, Lisbon# DG CNECTeGovernment in local and regional administrations: guidance, tools and funding for implementationNetworking session on 5G at the ICT Proposers' Day 2017European KONFIDO project will innovate eHealth security'Transforming eHealth Training - The Transatlantic Way'4th European Congress …

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# SHARING ECONOMY: EU Commission Answer - Impact of the social economy on growth and competitiveness - E-004629/2017 # INNOVATION: BDI: Allianz aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Forschung für strategisches Handeln in der Innovationspolitik # EU COUNCIL REGISTER: Cm 4369 2017 Init WORKING PARTY ON TECHNICAL HARMONISATION (Motor Vehicles) - MORNING ONLYSt 12741 2017 Init Key Social Challenges: main messages from the SPC based on the Annual Review of the Social Protection Performance Monitor = EndorsementSt 12741 2017 Add 4 Key Social Challenges: Report drawn from the 2017 SPC Annual Review of the Social Protection Performance Monitor (SPPM) = SPPM Country Profiles (Part 3)

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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL: Agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council on 16 Oct 2017 # DOUBLE TAXATION: Double taxation: EU Council approves new dispute resolution system # SOUTH KOREA: 15th meeting of the EU DAG under the EU-Korea FTA # NORTH KOREA: EU Council strengthens EU sanctions against North Korea in line with latest UN Security Council resolution # CHINADiscontinuation tender procedure China observatory: monitoring of and reporting about key economic developmentsin China and China's economic policy; development and maintenance of a foreign investment database 2017/S 193-395180Cologne Institute for Economic Research: Chinese take-overs in Europe# USAAmCham EU: Stronger transatlantic defence cooperation for a stronger EU share this item# EASTERN PARTNERSHIPEU Commission Answer - VP/HR - EU membership perspectives for Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova - E-005077/2017# INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENTEU Commission Answer - Use of the International Procurement In…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# ECOFIN COUNCIL: Main results of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council on 10 Oct 2017 +++ Remarks by EU Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference in Luxembourg +++ "Il faut transformer la zone euro en un vrai continent économique intégré" - le ministre de l’Economie, M. Bruno Le Maire +++ Die Grünen: Schäubles Vorschläge für die Eurozone: Giftiges Abschiedsgeschenk für die europäische Demokratie # FISCAL UNION: The Fiscal Compact - a quick explainer - GUE/NGL # EFSF: EFSF raises €3 billion in new 6-year bond # BANKING UNION: EPP: Clarity for bank shareholders, but no taxpayers' money +++ EESC suggests pathways to boost consumer confidence in cross-border financial services +++ cep-Analyse zur Vollendung der Bankenunion# ECBEU Commission Answer - Transparency and democracy in the functioning of the European Central Bank - E-004657/2017Bruegel update: sovereign bond holdings in the euro area – the impact of qu…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 10 Oct 2017

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# TAXATION: Fair Taxation: EU Commission welcomes new rules to resolve tax disputes +++ Double taxation: EU Council approves new dispute resolution system +++ Saarländischer Finanz- und Europaminister Stephan Toscani: Für vereinfachte Unternehmensbesteuerung in der EU – Gerechtere Besteuerung der digitalen Wirtschaft gefordert # COMPETITION POLICY: A Union of Equals: competition and growth throughout the EU - EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager # MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears the creation of a joint venture by AES and SiemensMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of the Williams Lea business by AdventMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Jimmy Choo by Michael KorsConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition d'un immeuble de bureaux en Allemagne par Sogecap, Cardif et DiversipierreConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition de CGI Metropole par Unibail-Rodamco et Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft# EUROJUSTEur…

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