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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# BUDGET 2018: EU budget 2018: Plenary debate and vote on outcome of the budgetary conciliation - Committee on Budgets # ESIF: EU Commission carries out initial assessment of EU Urban Agenda one year on +++ Transforming North Middle Sweden through innovation +++ EP Report - Changes to the resources for economic, social and territorial cohesion and to the resources for the investment for growth and jobs goal and for the European territorial cooperation goal - A8-0358/2017 - Committee on Regional Development # EIB GROUP: Belgique : la nouvelle place du village de Heer-sur-Meuse, un projet smart et durable financé par la BEI et Belfius# AERRegionalisation in Poland: modifying territorialisation while acknowledging different regional identities #RoR2017# EASMEHorizon 2020 and LIFE support to projects for cleaner airSME Instrument is back from Smart City Expo World Congress# DG RESEARCH & INNOVATIONEuropean Innovation Council essential to empower breakthr…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# VOCATIONAL SKILLS: EU Commission Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched +++ EU Commission: Questions and Answers on the second European Vocational Skills Week # INDUSTRY: ST 14365 2017 INIT Preparation of the Competitiveness Council on 30 November and 1 December 2017 EU industrial strategy for the future a) Presidency report +++ ST 14367 2017 INIT Preparation of the Competitiveness Council of 30 November and 1 December 2017 EU industrial strategy for the future a) Presidency report - Exchange of views +++ ST 14368 2017 INIT Preparation of the Competitiveness Council on 30 November 2017 and 1 December 2017 EU industrial strategy for the future b) Council conclusions on "A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy" - Adoption +++ # SOCIAL PROTECTIONMoving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: EU Commission seeks to promote social protection for allEP Draft report - Coo…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# ASEM: Remarks by Federica Mogherini at the Opening Ceremony of the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting +++ Main results of the ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 20-21 Nov 2017 # SOUTH KOREA: EU Commissioner Jourová launches data protection adequacy dialogue with Korea and participates in EU-Korea Workshop on Privacy and Data Transfers +++ # UKRAINE: EUAM Ukraine: mission extended, budget approved +++ ST 13272 2017 REV 2 Draft Council Conclusions on Strengthening European Union-Ukraine Cooperation on Internal Security # WESTERN BALKANSAt a Glance - The United States and the Western Balkans - EP Think-tankAt a Glance - Saudi Arabia in the Western Balkans - EP Think-tankCommissioner Hahn visits the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia# RUSSIARussian President: Meeting with Head of the Federal Taxation Service Mikhail MishustinRussian President: Amendments to law on currency regulation and currency control and the Code of Administra…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION: Capital Markets Union: EU Commission expert group delivers recommendations to improve European corporate bond markets +++ Capital markets union: EU Council adopts securitisation rules # ESMA: ESMA’s participation in GFMA LEI webinar now available for playback +++ ESMA issues clarification on the rotation periods of CRA’s analysts +++ ESMA updates its EMIR Q&A # BANKING UNION: ECB: Sabine Lautenschläger: The European banking sector - the big challenges +++ EP Think-tank: Study - Feasibility Check: Transition to a New Regime for Bank Sovereign Exposure? - 20-11-2017 # EBAEuropean Banking Authority to be relocated to Paris, FranceCommuniqué conjoint de B. Le Maire, N. Loiseau et B. Griveaux sur le choix de Paris pour accueillir l'Autorité bancaire européenneEU Council: Relocation of the UK-based EU agenciesBrexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies (including the EBA)EBA…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# SOCIAL RIGHTS: Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: EU Commission seeks to promote social protection for all +++ # GENDER EQUALITY: A Europe of equals: EU Commission stands up for women's rights in turbulent times +++ More ambition is needed to close the gender pay gap, say S&Ds to Commission’s EU Action Plan # BREXIT: Main results of the General Affairs Council (Art. 50) om 20 Nov 2017 +++ EU Council: Relocation of the UK-based EU agencies +++ EU Council: European Banking Authority to be relocated to Paris, France +++ Communiqué conjoint de B. Le Maire, N. Loiseau et B. Griveaux sur le choix de Paris pour accueillir l'Autorité bancaire européenneEU Council: European Medicines Agency to be relocated to Amsterdam, the NetherlandsBrexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based AgenciesSpeech by EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the Centre for European Reform on 'The Future o…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# REACH: Enforcement project to check compliance with the obligations of substances in articles # SDG: Eurostat monitoring report - How has the EU progressed towards the Sustainable Development Goals? +++ EESC: SDG Watch Europe: Not fit for purpose - SDG monitoring report fails to illustrate how far the EU is from a sustainable future # GLYPHOSATE: Glyphosate: MEPs debate citizens’ call for a ban +++ EU Parliament background on Glyphosate # AIR QUALITYEuropean Air Quality Index: current air quality information at your finger tipsAir quality index - EEA Environmental interactive maps# ACRYLAMIDEU-Abgeordneter Peter Liese (EVP/CDU): EU-Kommission verabschiedet Acrylamid-Verordnung - Acrylamid  gefährlicher als Fipronil und Glyphosat# CIRCULAR ECONOMYPlastics value chain restates its commitment to Circular Economy Package"Reparieren lohnt sich" - Bundesumweltministerium# GROUNDWATEROECD Green Talks LIVE: Groundwater Allocation# POLANDEU Court: Pol…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# DG CLIMATE ACTION - CONSULTATIONS: EU Commission: Methodological choices for determining the list of sectors and subsectors deemed exposed to a significant risk of carbon leakage, for the period 2021-2030 +++ EU Commission: Impact Assessment on Heavy-Duty Vehicles (HDVs) CO2 emission standards # COP23: EU Commission: UN climate conference makes progress on Paris Agreement implementation +++ Bundesumweltministerium: Weltklimakonferenz in Bonn macht Fortschritte bei der Umsetzung des Pariser Abkommens +++ Deutsche Bank Research: Ehrgeizige Klimaziele geraten außer Sicht # UNFCCCUNFCCC: Upcoming events04 Dec 2017 9th technical analysis of biennial update reports - Venue: Bonn, Germany30 Apr 2018 First sessional period 2018.03 Dec 2018 Second sessional period 2018.17 Jun 2019 First sessional period in 2019.11 Nov 2019 Second sessional period in 2019.11 Nov 2019 Second sessional period in 2019.09 Nov 2020 Second sessional period in 202031 May 2021 First ses…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 20 Nov 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Updated: Highlights - Internal market for electricity (recast) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # ENERGY REGULATION: ACER decides on harmonized maximum and minimum clearing prices used for market coupling +++ # ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Energy Efficiency: MEPs set to choose between ‘stop’ or ‘continue’ - The Coalition for Energy Savings +++ U.S. EIA: Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world # RENEWABLESEU Commission approves German support scheme for solar panels on apartment buildingsBundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries: Grünes Licht aus Brüssel für Mieterstrom# NUCLEAR ENERGYExperts Share Ideas to Strengthen Physical Protection of Nuclear Material at IAEA Conference# GERMANYEnergy Monitoring Report 2017 published by the Bundesnetzagentur and the BundeskartellamtEnergy Efficiency Award 2017: ALDI, AIXTRON und FLVW erhalten Energieeffizienzpreis# EU  COMMISSION REGI…

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