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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# DG CNECT: Ahead of Commissioners' participation in Council discussion on Digital Single Market: Commission publishes new study to support 5G roll-out +++ Call for proposals for pilot project on Media Literacy for All +++ Photonics calls Infoday 2017 +++ Cloud Security Certification schemes - Stakeholder input needed +++ Principles and guidance on eID interoperability for online platforms +++ Reducing harmful effects of CT scans +++ EU supported project increases security of mobile devices +++ Save the date: Conference of Partners of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing # HORIZON 2020: A new Horizon prize for better mobility of older people +++ inDemand: a new H2020 project for eHealth solutions# ERCGanz unten im Periodensystem - HZDR-Forscherin erhält millionenschwere Nachwuchsförderung der Europäischen Union# ESIFPanorama 62: Boosting innovation across the regionsDG Regio: Smarter growth for Europe’s regions through inn…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# EPSCO COUNCIL: Main Results of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 23 Oct 2017 +++ Posting of workers: EU Council reaches agreement +++ La France: Un accord majeur pour l’Europe sociale : le détachement des travailleurs # INDUSTRY: EU industry reacts to the Commission’s renewed industrial policy strategy - CEFIC # SINGLE MARKET: EU Parliament Study - Introduction of a lifespan guarantee in the proposed online sales and digital content directives-Impact assessment of substantial amendments - 23-10-2017 +++ EP Report - Cross-border parcel delivery services - A8-0315/2017 - Committee on Transport and Tourism # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWTH - INDUSTRY, SME & SINGLE MARKETREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Mid-term evaluation of the Copernicus programme (2014-2020)REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARL…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# MERCOSUR: EU Commission publishes report and its proposal on sustainable development following the latest negotiating round with Mercosur # ACP: High-level roundtable discusses ’Partnership in practice: making EU trade work for ACP countries’ +++ Speech: High level roundtable: Putting partnership into practice # AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: EP Thinktank: At a Glance - FTA talks with Australia and New Zealand - 23-10-2017 # TRADE AGREEMENTS: EP Thinktank: Study - The added value of international trade and impact of trade barriers-Cost of Non-Europe Report - 23-10-2017 +++ Publications - INTA Rapporteurs : Rapporteurs - trade negotiations and implementation of international trade agreements - Committee on International Trade +++ GUE/NGL: MEPs push for binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights at UN meeting # BREXITEP Thinktank: Study - Research for AGRI Committee - EU - UK agricultural trade: state of play and possible impacts of Brex…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# EURO AREA: Statement by the staff of the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the eighth post-programme surveillance visit to Spain +++ CER Debate: Will the euro survive as a currency long term? +++ EP Briefing - The Financial Stability Board (FSB) - PE 587.391 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs # ECB: ECB: Press conference on Thursday, 26 October 2017 +++ ECB Report on financial structures, October 2017 +++ MEP Question to the ECB - Clarification concerning my questions QZ-000054/2017 and QZ-000031/2017 - PE 612.012v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs # BANKING UNIONECB Report on financial structures shows ongoing consolidation in the banking sectorEP Thinktank: Briefing - Draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on valuation before and following resolution under Articles 36 and 74 of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) - 19-10-2017EP Thinktank: In-Depth Analysis - What conclusions can be…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# FUTURE OF EUROPE: EP Background material:  Future of Europe / EU October summit # BREXIT: EP Thinktank Study - Thesaurus on Brexit - 15-09-2017 # ANTITRUST: Update on antitrust: EU Commission confirms inspections in the car sector in Germany # MERGERS: Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of legal support service firm CPA by LGP# PILLAR OF SOCIAL RIGHTSPillar of Social Rights: EU Council gives green light for proclamation by the institutionsEPP: European Social Pillar: preparing EU social security systems for the jobs of tomorrowPES welcomes agreement on European social pillar# POSTING OF WORKERSMain Results of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 23 Oct 2017Posting of workers: EU Council reaches agreementLa France: Un accord majeur pour l’Europe sociale : le détachement des travailleursEP background material: Posting of workers# WHISTLE-BLOWERSEP Report - Legitimate measures to protect whistle-blowers acting in the p…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY: Updated: Application of EU law, Environmental Liability Directive: plenary debates and votes # ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS: German Environmental Agency on environmental availability of raw materials: Environmental risks are the supply risks of the future # GLYPHOSATE: EU Commission receives organisers of Citizens' Initiative 'Stop Glyphosate' +++ EP Thinktank: At a Glance - Renewing the approval for glyphosate - 23-10-2017 +++ Die Grünen zu Glyphosat: Deutschland darf im Zulassungs-Poker nicht weich werden +++ Motion for a resolution on the draft Commission implementing regulation renewing the approval of the active substance glyphosate in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 - B8-2017-0567 +++ Amendments 001-001 - Motion for a resolution …

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# CLIMATE FINANCE: Swiss Government: First step towards climate-aligned financial flows +++ Watch LIVE: Green Investment Financing Forum # PARIS AGREEMENT: Climate action: Time for implementation - OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría # COP23: WWF: Businesses, investors, civil society launch call for strong EU 2050 climate strategies# UNFCCCLatest publications by the UNFCCCFccc/Sbi/2017/Inf.13 - Revised work programme for the biennium 2018–2019. Note by the Executive SecretaryFccc/Tp/2017/5 - Experience, lessons learned and best practices in conducting reviews of various arrangements under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol relevant to the periodic assessment of the Technology Mechanism. Technical paper by the secretariat.Fccc/Sbi/2017/Inf.11 - Report of the administrator of the international transaction log under the Kyoto ProtocolFccc/Sbsta/2017/Inf.4 - Technical review of information reported under the Convention by Parties included in Annex I to th…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 23 Oct 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Vice-President Šefčovič in Luxembourg for second Energy Union Tour +++ EU Commission: Focus on Luxembourg during Energy Union tour +++ EP Thinktank: Study - WORKSHOP: Energy poverty - 15-09-2017 # ENERGY EFFICIENCY: EP Report - Energy performance of buildings - A8-0314/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy # RENEWABLESUmweltausschuss stimmt für ehrgeizige Förderung - Ausbau Erneuerbarer Energien muss nachhaltig sein - S&D / SPDCAN Europe: MEPs call for more renewablesWWF: MEPs ignore the science to allow subsidies to bad bioenergyIRENA to convene a global conversation at COP23 on the centrality of renewables in efforts to combat climate change# GAS MARKETSIEA Commentary: The environmental case for natural gas# OIL MARKETSJMMC reports highest conformity level ever - OPEC# COALBDEW-Chef Stefan Kapferer zum Agora-Gutachten zum Kohleausstieg# FUSION ENERGYEurope delivers all of its cryogenic tanks to ITERThe Uncertain Future o…

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