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IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 13/3/2018

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# EDIDP: Fonds européen de la défense: la Commission salue le vote du Parlement européen qui ouvre la voie aux négociations avec le Conseil +++ GUE/NGL: Arms manufacturers win big as massive subsidy programme gets green light +++ EU-Abgeordnete Sabine Lösing (DIE LINKE): Europaparlament sagt Ja zur massiven Förderung einer todbringenden EU-Waffenindustrie +++ # EICBright and bold innovators to receive €94.25 million EU funding to scale up their businessesFirst set of top-class innovators selected for funding under the European Innovation Council pilot to scale-up their businesses2nd FOOD 2030 HIGH-LEVEL EVENT: Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security – Transforming our food systems - 14-15 June 2018, Plovdiv, Bulgaria# ESIFConference on Good Governance for Cohesion Policy – boosting quality of institutions for the present and the futureEU Parliament: Poorest EU regions need continued support and tailored strategies to catch upEP Think-tank…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 13/3/2018

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# LABOUR AUTHORITY: EU Commission adopts proposals for a European Labour Authority and for access to social protection +++ EU Commission Q&A on the European Labour Authority +++ Q&A on the Commission's proposal to improve access to social protection for all workers and the self-employed +++ Full access to social protection for all and a punchy European Labour Authority to protect workers’ rights, demand S&Ds +++ Euorpa-SPD: "Europäischer Arbeitsmarkt braucht effektive Aufsicht" +++ EU Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) warnt vor Einstieg in Vergemeinschaftung der Sozialsysteme # EMPLOYMENTThe future of employment: can we be optimistic about the impact of new technologies? - EP Research Service# SINGLE MARKETEU Parliament: Improving cross-border parcel delivery to boost buying onlineEP Text adopted - Cross-border parcel delivery services ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2018)0064 - Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionALDE…

IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 13/3/2018

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# CHINATrade: China remains chief concern in latest EU report on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rightsEU Commission Answer - EU-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue - E-000417/2018# KOREAN PENINSULASpeech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary session on peace prospects for the Korean Peninsula in the light of recent developments# USAEU, Japan and US met in Brussels to discuss overcapacity, steelEP: US trade restrictions and the protection of EU jobs and businessAmidst US tariffs news, Transatlantic Week reaffirms importance of EU-US cooperationGUE/NGL: Ein Handelskrieg kennt keine GewinnerWirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl: US-Protektionismus bedroht Stahlindustrie in der Europäischen Union – Bundesländer und Regionen melden sich zu WortStill on the road? Assessing Trump’s threat to European cars - Bruegel# WESTERN BALKANSAt a Glance - Western Balkans: Enlargement strategy 201…

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 13/3/2018

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# ECOFIN COUNCIL: Main results of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 13/03/2018 +++ Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference # ECB: ECB: Benoît Cœuré: Interview with BFM Business TV# ESMAMinutes of Euro Risk Free Working Group 1st Meeting now availableESMA: First meeting of the Euro Risk Free Rate Working Group – Steven Maijoor concluding remarks# BISBenoît Cœuré and Jacqueline Loh: Bitcoin not the answer to a cashless societyYannis Stournaras: Recent economic and financial developments in GreeceDimitar Bogov: A new normal? The global economic expansion, inflation dynamics, financial stability and its meaning for asset management# IMFIMF Working Paper No. 18/54 : The Distribution of Gains from GlobalizationIMF Vienna Initiative Seeks New Growth Model to Drive Forward Innovation in Emerging Europe# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMAProposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on credit servicers, …

IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 13/3/2018

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# TAXATION: EU Council: Corporate tax avoidance - agreement reached on tax intermediaries +++ Taxation: 3 jurisdictions removed, 3 added to EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions +++ St 6972 2018 Init The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions +++ St 6972 2018 Add 1 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Armenia +++ St 6972 2018 Add 2 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions BelizeSt 6972 2018 Add 3 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Faroe IslandsSt 6972 2018 Add 4 The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes Compilation of commitment letters received from jurisdictions Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedo…

IEU MONITORING: Environment Telegram 13/3/2018

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# SUSTAINABILITY: Swedish Government: New strategy to raise ambition regarding global efforts for environmental sustainability # PESTICIDES: EU-Abgeordneter Norbert Lins (EVP/CDU) zum Sonderausschuss Pestizide # EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER: Draft agenda - Monday, 19 March 2018 - Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - PE 619.223v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety # EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 5445 2018 INIT Directive (EU) 2015/412 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2015 amending Directive 2001/18/EC as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their territorySt 5764 2018 Add 1 Rev 1 Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in the International Civil Aviation Organization Further revised Presidency compromiseSt 5764 2018 Rev 2 Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be adopt…

IEU MONITORING: Climate Telegram 13/3/2018

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# PARIS AGREEMENT: EP Text adopted - The role of EU regions and cities in implementing the COP 21 Paris Agreement on climate change - P8_TA-PROV(2018)0068 - Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition +++ EU mayors deserve stronger support in their fight against climate change, say S&Ds # CAR EMISSIONS: High Performance Computing based reduction of vehicle emissions # UNFCCC REGISTER: FCCC/SBI/2018/3/Add.1 Capacity-building work of bodies established under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol. Compilation and synthesis report by the secretariat. Addendum. Compilation of capacity-building activities undertaken by bodies established under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Monday, 19 March 2018 - Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - PE 619.223v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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IEU MONITORING: Energy Telegram 13/3/2018

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# RENEWABLES: Wind Europe: Can European funds help support cross-border cooperation on renewables? +++ Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI), Öko-Institut und Germanwatch:  Auch eine dezentrale Energiewende braucht Netzausbau  # FUEL CELLS: European Hydrogen Energy Conference 2018  # ENERGY CHARTER: Energy poverty in the context of international Law - Energy Charter  # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2014)2080 as regards the implementation in 2018 of the multiannual work programme for granting financial aid in the field of trans-European energy infrastructure under the Connecting Europe Facility

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IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 12/3/2018

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# INNOVATION: EU Commission addresses regulatory barriers to innovation by signing second Innovation Deal on batteries for electric vehicles +++ IMF: Working Paper No. 18/51 : International Technology Sourcing and Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from OECD Countries  # EFSI: EU investiert in den deutschen Venture-Capital-Markt - BMWi, BMF und KfW begrüßen den Beitritt der EIB zum Venture-Capital-Fonds coparion  # ESIF: EP Draft report - Cohesion policy and the circular economy - PE 619.126v02-00 - Committee on Regional Development +++ EU Commission Answer - The fine print of the reductions that are being mooted for post-2020 cohesion - E-007827/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Monitoring the use of EU funds - E-000303/2018 +++ EU Commission Answer - Broadband accessibility - E-000272/2018  # EITLatest updates published by the EIT # HORIZON 2020Discover the new H2020 robotics projects contributing to the SPARC strategyEvents - EIC Horizon Prize on High Tech…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 12/3/2018

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# COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL: Main results of the Competitiveness Council, 12/03/2018 +++ EU Competitiveness Council adopts conclusions on EU industrial policy strategy +++ Staatssekretär Machnig: „Ratsschlussfolgerungen zur europäischen Industriepolitik zentraler Schritt“ +++ Businesseurope on EU Single Market: EU Council should build on 25 years of success and take bold action now # SINGLE MARKET: Commission launches Knowledge Centre to boost food quality and step up the fight against food fraudProtecting European consumers: toys and cars top the list of dangerous products detected - EU CommissionEU Commission Q&A on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous productsEP Think-tank: Briefing - Consumer sale of goods - 12-03-2018Europa-SPD: "Verbraucherinnen und Verbraucher vor gefährlichen Produkten schützen" - Spielzeuge und Autos führen Liste der Risikoprodukte anBEUC: Dangerous consumer goods found in high numbers in EUS&Ds: Successful push …

IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 12/3/2018

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# USA: EU, Japan and US met in Brussels to discuss overcapacity, steel +++ Vice-President Katainen's speech at the AmCham EU 'Transatlantic Conference', Brussels - 9 March 2018 (updated) # EASTERN PARTNERSHIP: EU Commission: Eastern Partnership meeting under a new institutional set-up: keep on delivering for the benefit of citizens +++ Speech by EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn at the launch of the new structure for the Eastern Partnership # UKRAINE: EU Council prolongs sanctions over actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity until 15 September 2018Remarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the joint press point with Mr Petro Poroshenko, President of UkraineRemarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the joint press point with Mr Volodymyr Groysman, Prime Minister of Ukraine# RUSSIARussia’s 2018 presidential election: Six more years of Putin - EP Research Service# CANADAEU Commission Answer - Impact of CETA's provisional application - E-000…

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 12/3/2018

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION: Capital Markets Union: breaking down barriers to cross-border investments and accelerating delivery +++ EU Commission Q&A: Covered bonds, cross-border distribution of investment funds and cross-border transactions in claims and securities +++ Opening remarks by EU Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Capital Markets Union +++ Latest Consultations by DG FISMAInitiative on an integrated covered bond framework - 12 March 2018 - 7 May 2018Initiative on an integrated covered bond framework (II) - 12 March 2018 - 7 May 2018Regulation on facilitating cross-border distribution of investment funds - 12 March 2018 - 7 May 2018Directive on cross-border distribution of investment funds - 12 March 2018 - 7 May 2018Assignment of claims - 12 March 2018 - 7 May 2018# CROWDFUNDINGCELEX:52018PC0113: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on European Crowdfunding Service Providers (ECSP) for Business# FI…

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