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IEU Agenda Weekly Telegram 29 April 2019

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Our IEU AGENDA this week: EU COMMISSION +++ EU Commission Upcoming Events +++ 28 - 29 June 2019: G20 Summit, Osaka +++ EU Commission Calendar +++ 29 April 2019 +++ 30 April 2019 +++ 1 May 2019 +++ 2 May 2019 +++ 3 May 2019 +++ 4 May 2019 +++ 5 May 2019 +++ Outlook May 2019 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPSMeetings of EU Commission expert groups1st sub-group meeting on GNSINFORMAL EXPERTS GROUP MEETING ON RADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (TSD)14th SCAC EG meetingFLEGT/EUTR Expert Group meeting1st meeting of the Sub-group on the EU Platform Directive (EU) 2017/239724th meeting of the Marine Strategy Coordination Group (MSCG)EU Platform on Food Losses and Food wasteSIRENE SUBGROUP OF THE EXPERT GROUP ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR BORDERS AND SECURITYTAC meeting of 7/05/20195th meetingAI HLEG MeetingEconomic Tariff Questions Group17th Meeting of Sub-Group on Automatic Exchange of Information (SG AEOI)Seveso expert groupMeeting of the Directors-General for Agr…

IEU Single Market Telegram 26 April 2019

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INNOVATION: Promoting innovation: €33 million to help bring top-class projects to market +++  INTERNAL MARKET: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Discrimination on the internal market - E-000496/2019(ASW) +++  EMPLOYMENT: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Unemployment - E-000387/2019(ASW) +++  SOCIAL SECURITYEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Coordination of social security systems - P-001384/2019(ASW)
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IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 26 April 2019

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JAPAN: 26th EU-Japan Summit outcome: Taking our strong partnership to a higher level +++  INDONESIA: SWP Expert Exchange: »Indonesia's 2019 Elections: Implications for Europe« +++  CHINA: BRI 2.0: Stronger Frameworks in the New Phase of Belt and Road - By Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, Belt and Road Forum, Beijing +++ United Nations Poised to Support Alignment of China’s Belt and Road Initiative with Sustainable Development Goals, Secretary-General Says at Opening Ceremony +++  RUSSIABelt and Road Forum for International Cooperation - Vladimir Putin attended the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation INDIAAußenpolitische Konsultationen mit dem Staatssekretär im indischen Außenministerium Vijay Gokhale CENTRAL AMERICA15th meeting of the EU Advisory Group for the EU-Central America Association Agreement TRADE DEFENCEOJ C146 steel safeguard notice concerning the potential combined effects of AD or AS measures EU COMMISSION …

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 26 April 2019

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EMU: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - German report on the euro - E-001058/2019(ASW) +++ ÖGfE Policy Brief: „Europäische Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion – Wer hat Angst vor Vertragsänderungen?“ +++  ECB: Mapping bank securities across euro area sectors: comparing funding and exposure networks +++ Monetary policy implications of state-dependent prices and wages +++  BANKING UNION: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Critical appraisal of the Commission Impact Assessment accompanying the NPL Directive - E-000729/2019(ASW) +++ Agenda of the European Banking Federation +++  EBAEBA publishes clarifications to a third set of issues raised by its Working Group on APIs under PSD2Latest Q&A by the EBA ESMAESMA updates publication schedule for transparency calculations in May and June 2019 EIOPAEIOPA issues Recommendations to National Competent Authorities to address vulnerabilities identified by the 2018 Insurance Stress TestEIOPA repor…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 26 April 2019

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JUSTICE SCOREBOARD: EU Justice Scoreboard 2019: results show the continuing need to protect judicial independence +++ Justice Scoreboard - Questions and Answers +++  BREXIT: Prime Minister questioned on Brexit by Liaison Committee - UK Parliament +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Consequences of Brexit in terms of health security - E-000937/2019(ASW) +++  STATE AID: EU Commission; Answer to a written question - Tradable phosphate rights and State aid decision SA.46349 - P-001391/2019(ASW) +++  MERGERSConcentrations: la Commission européenne autorise l'acquisition de ProFamily par Agos TAXATIONBriefing - Public country-by-country reporting by multinational enterprises GDPREU Commission: Answer to a written question - GDPR loophole - E-000579/2019(ASW)EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Unintended consequences of the GDPR - E-000838/2019(ASW) INTERPOLEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Interpol and political interve…

IEU Environment Telegram 26 April 2019

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: OECD: Business Models for the Circular Economy - Opportunities and Challenges for Policy +++  FOOD SAFETY: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - EU measures to guarantee the highest standards of food safety - P-001449/2019(ASW) +++  ASBESTOS: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Asbestos-cement plates, time-bombs on buildings - E-000567/2019(ASW) +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Asbestos networks - E-000516/2019(ASW) +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTERSt 8412 2019 Init Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the conservation of fishery resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1967/2006, (EC) No 1098/2007, (EC) No 1224/2009 and Regulations (EU) No 1343/2011 and (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilSt 8414 2019 Init Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COU…

IEU Climate Telegram 26 April 2019

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BREXIT: How could post-Brexit trade deals impact the UK’s climate leadership position? - European Climate Foundation +++  CLIMATE ACTION: Die Grünen/EFA zum Mercosur-Appell der Wissenschaft: EU-Kommission muss Schutz von Natur und Klima bei Gesprächen einfordern +++  UNFCCC: Soil Restoration Is a Key Climate Solution – Interview with UNCCD Chief Ibrahim Thiaw +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION DECISION instructing the central administrator to enter changes to the national allocation table of Bulgaria for 2018 into the European Union Transaction Log EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 2646 2019 Rev 1 Working Party on International Environment Issues (Climate change)
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IEU Energy Telegram 26 April 2019

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GAS DIRECTIVE: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Applicability of the new Gas Directive - P-001307/2019(ASW) +++  ENERGY EFFICIENCY: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Energy efficiency in ports; - E-000667/2019(ASW) +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Implementation of Energy Labelling Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 by means of delegated regulations concerning particular products - E-001052/2019(ASW) +++  RENEWABLES: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Climate change and renewables - E-001057/2019(ASW) +++ 
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IEU Single Market Telegram 25 April 2019

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EMPLOYMENT: Europe 2020 employment indicators: Employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the EU reached a new peak at 73.2% in 2018 - 13 Member States achieved 2020 targets +++ OECD: Men’s employment more dependent on trade than women’s? +++  NEW SKILLS: Rapid action needed for people to meet challenges of changing world of work, says OECD +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: St 8639 2019 Init Draft Council conclusions on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on Upskilling Pathways: New Opportunities for Adults - Adoption +++ St 8639 2019 Cor 1 Draft Council conclusions on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on Upskilling Pathways: New Opportunities for Adults - Adoption 

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IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 25 April 2019

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JAPAN: EU-Japan Summit takes place in Brussels +++ 26th EU-Japan Summit: Taking our strong partnership to a higher level +++ Remarks by EU Council President Donald Tusk after the EU-Japan summit in Brussels +++ EU Commission adopts EMIR equivalence decision for derivatives transactions in Japan +++ Wirtschaftskammer Österreich: 26. EU-Japan Gipfeltreffen in Brüssel wichtiges Signal für offene Märkte und einen fairen und regelbasierten Handel +++  CHINA: Bundeswirtschaftsminister Altmaier reist zur Seidenstraßen-Konferenz nach China +++ DIHK-Hauptgeschäftsführer Wansleben zur chinesischen Initiative ‚Neue Seidenstraße‘ +++  CANADA: Guide on geographical indications in Canada - a practical business guide +++  USARemarks by Vice President Pence at Auto Industry Discussion of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement AFRICAExpert group on trade agreements meets to discuss global e-commerce and the EU's trade relationship with Africa RUSSIARussian Presid…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 25 April 2019

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EMIR: EU Commission adopts EMIR equivalence decision for derivatives transactions in Japan +++  FINANCIAL MARKETS: FinanceWatch zur Europawahl 2019: Welche Parteien wollen ein gerechtes Finanzsystem? +++  ECB: ECB publishes Economic Bulletin Issue 3, 2019 +++  EBAEBA adds MCD to its online Interactive Single Rulebook and QA tools FCAAlgotechs - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) BISCentral banking and innovation: partners in the quest for financial inclusion IMFRestoring Trust Through Fiscal Policy - Opening Remarks by Mitsuhiro Furusawa, IMF Deputy Managing DirectorBelt and Road Initiative: Two Key Channels to Achieving Financial Connectivity - Opening Remarks By Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMAREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the application and review of Directive 2014/59/EU (Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive) and Regulation 806/2014 (Single Resolution Mechanism Regula…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 25 April 2019

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EU ELECTIONS: European Parliament launches short film to get out the vote +++ Europarl TV: Choose Your Future – European Elections 23-26 May +++ Sitzprojektion: Europawahl mit UK - Open Data +++  BREXIT: Exiting the European Union - House of Commons - Select Committee +++  MERGERS: Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of the Walterscheid Powertrain business by OEP Capital Advisors +++  TRANSPARENCYEU-Lobbyreport: Was Europa gegen die Macht der Konzerne tun muss EU COMMISSION REGISTERSGDécision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative Gestdem 2019/880Commission decision on a confirmatory application GESTDEM 2019/1038Commission decision on a confirmatory application GESTDEM 2019/1038Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - JOIN(2018) 36 finalCommission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Sénat (FR) - …

IEU Environment Telegram 25 April 2019

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ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS: Study - Endocrine disruptors: An overview of latest developments at European level in the context of plant protection products - 25-04-2019 +++  CIRCULAR ECONOMY: A New Digital Platform for the Plastics Converting Industry in Europe +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: Cm 2651 2019 Init Ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions First EU coordination +++  EFSA BRIEFSAd hoc meeting with industry representatives

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IEU Climate Telegram 25 April 2019

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CLIMATE ACTION: Bruegel: How do national energy policies fit into EU decarbonisation plans - 15 May 2019 +++ BusinessEurope’s strategies on Climate and Trade +++ The Climate Group: Business leadership on climate change: acting like it’s real +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG CLIMA +++ COMMISSION DECISION instructing the central administrator to enter changes to the national allocation table of Bulgaria for 2018 into the European Union Transaction Log 

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IEU Energy Telegram 25 April 2019

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ENERGY UNION: BusinessEurope’s strategies on Climate and Trade +++ Bruegel: How do national energy policies fit into EU decarbonisation plans - 15 May 2019 +++  ENERGY REGULATION: Council WP on Financial Services: E.DSO calls for recognition of DSOs in sustainable finance - 7 May 2019 +++  RENEWABLES: Marine Grid Declaration adopted during official signing ceremony at PCI Energy Days +++  GAZPROMGazprom and CNPC discuss pipeline gas supplies to ChinaGazprom to start building inter-settlement gas pipeline to Vostochny Cosmodrome in near future ENERGY & GROWTHMcKinsey Quarterly: The decoupling of GDP and energy growth: A CEO guide HYDROENERGYState subsidies for battery cell production: For information on risks and side effects, please do not consult policymakers or recipients of incentives - Deutsche Bank Research FUSION ENERGYStudy on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN P…

IEU Smart Cities Telegram 25 April 2019

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UNECE: How can blockchain technology help to capitalize on the opportunities of smart cities for sustainable development? +++  EU URBAN AGENDA: The 12th Digital Partnership Meeting: working sessions back to back to the Knowledge Society Forum and the Open Data Conference +++ Urban Agenda for the EU Assessment Study +++ How the EU Could Accelerate Its Smart City Initiatives - Center for Data Innovation +++ SmartGov explained in less than 5 minutes - JPI Urban Europe +++  SMART SPECIALISATION: Monitoring Smart Specialisation Strategies +++  URBACT"Urban Reverb" Episode 6 out now TRIANGULUMLeipzig is coordinating an international project on energy efficient public transport in Central EuropeStavanger Triangulum Event SMART FINANCEC40: Closing the financing gap for sustainable urban infrastructureTracking Government Spending by the City of Philadelphia - Center for Data Innovation SMART GOVERNANCEWhy Accurate Data is Crucial to Effective Asset Man…

IEU Single Market Telegram 24 April 2019

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EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL +++ COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending decision C(2018)6891 concerning the adoption of the 2019 annual work programme for grants and procurement for the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation ("EaSI"), serving as financing decision +++  DG GROW: Commission reply to the European Ombudsman – Complaint ref. 476/2018 +++ Décision de la Commission de ne pas adresser d'observations, d'avis circonstanciés ni de blocages à l'encontre de certains projets +++ Décision de la Commission de ne pas adresser d'observations, d'avis circonstanciés ni de blocages à l'encontre de certains projets +++ COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION granting an authorisation for a use of bis(2-methoxyethyl)ether (diglyme) under Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Life Technologies AS) +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: ST 8799 2019 INIT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMM…

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 24 April 2019

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CSDP: EU Commission proposes tax exemption measures to facilitate common defence efforts in the context of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) +++  WTO: WTO Forum looks at addressing food safety concerns through trade and cooperation +++  TRADE LIBERALISATION: Does attaching environmental issues to trade agreements boost support for trade liberalisation? - Bruegel +++  JAPAN: EU Council: Background brief - EU-Japan summit of 25 April 2019 +++  UKRAINEZelenskiy in charge – When reality goes beyond fiction - EPC - European Policy CentreUkraine’s presidential elections: entering uncharted waters - The Vienna Institute for International Economic StudiesStatement by the President of Ukraine on another interference of the Russian Federation in the internal affairs of Ukraine BREXITWTO: Members call on EU and UK to use Brexit extension to resolve market access concernsHouse of Commons Westminster Hall - Westminster Hall debate - Craig Tracey…

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