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IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 23/5/2019

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EU URBAN AGENDA: Security in Public Spaces Partnerships presents Orientation Paper +++ Online discussion on CEF Digital for municipalities +++ First Training Academy on Climate Adaptation for local politicians, an action of the Climate Adaptation Partnership of the EU Urban Agenda +++ Final report on European approaches to Urban Resource Centres available +++  OECD: Forty-two countries adopt new OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence +++  SCIS: New Interview: ME2 demo sites Lisbon and Amsterdam +++ SCIS with two sessions at EUSEW19 +++  EIP-SCCSmart cities - Shaping cities based on Living Labs EUROCITIESLatest publications by EurocitiesApply now for the CIVITAS Awards 2019 - Europe's top sustainable mobility prizesBooklet of Positive Energy Districts (PED) in Europe - contribution still openCall for external evaluator - Employment and Social Innovation programmeCulture forum in Chemnitz: local networks are enablers of public cultureEUROCITIES pa…

IEU Single Market Telegram 23 May 2019

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EMPLOYMENT: Intra-EU labor mobility doubles in two decades, with northern member states preferred destinations - EconPol +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Czech Republic - FEAD +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Poland - IGJ +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Czech Republic - IGJ +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: St 8026 2019 Init Directive 2013/55/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications and Regulation (EU) No 1024/2012 on administrative cooperation through the Internal Market Information System ( ‘the IMI Regulation’ )

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IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 23 May 2019

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ACP: New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators assess progress made and move talks on to next stage +++  TRILATERAL MEETINGS: Joint Statement of the Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers of the United States, European Union, and Japan +++  USA: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Honors U.S. Companies with Presidential Award for Export Achievements - 48 American Companies Receive Highest American Honor for Export Success +++  CHINAJRC: China - Challenges and Prospects of an Aspiring Industrial and Innovation Leade WTO59 WTO partners step up commitments to help service suppliersCommerce international – Rencontre de Jean-Yves Le Drian avec Roberto Azevêdo, directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (23.05.19)Latest publications by the WTOAzevêdo: E-commerce must be a force for inclusionDDG Wolff: Now is a time of opportunity for the world trading systemWTO opens its doors to the public on 16 JuneWTO members discuss how to narrow down issue…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 23 May 2019

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ECB: Account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, held in Frankfurt am Main on Wednesday and Thursday, 9-10 April 2019 +++ Cross-border effects of prudential regulation: evidence from the euro area +++ CON/2019/19 Opinion on the revision of the legal framework of the Portuguese financial supervisory system +++  BANKING UNION: ECB: Why do banks need to hold capital? +++ Question to the ECB - Non-performing loans and bower repayments in restructured loans - PE 638.632v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ Still on a diet: European banks continue to retreat - Deutsche Bank Resaerch +++  CAPITAL MARKETS UNION: Luis de Guindos: Building the EU's capital markets - what remains to be done +++  ESMAESMA updates its Q&As regarding the Benchmark RegulationESMA updates the CSDR Q&As IMFIMF Working Paper No. 19/113 : Tax Reforms and Fiscal Shock SmoothingIMF Working Paper No. 19/114 : Hys…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 23 May 2019

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EU ELECTIONS: Zeitplan und Webseite zu den Wahlergebnissen - EU Parlament +++  BREXIT: Jo LEINEN: "Großbritannien eröffnet Europawahlen mit einer Farce" - Noch mehr Europafeinde könnten in Parlament einziehen +++ Upcoming Committee Meetings of the UK Parliament +++ House of Lords Select Committee - EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee +++ House of Lords Select Committee - EU External Affairs Sub-Committee +++ House of Lords Select Committee - EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee +++ House of Lords Select Committee - EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee +++  MERGERS: Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle conjoint de Etix par Stoa, InfraVia, SBI et Tiger +++ Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle en commun d'une entreprise commune par Kennedy Wilson et AXA +++  DATA PROTECTIONDIHK: Ein Jahr DSGVO – Unternehmen klagen über Bürokratie EUROJUSTGenocide and war crimes cases rise by a th…

IEU Environment Telegram 23 May 2019

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POLLUTANT REGISTER: The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR), Member States reporting under Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 166/2006 +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: Cm 2958 2019 Rev 1 Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification +++ Cm 2932 2019 Init Working Party on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development +++  EFSA BRIEFS: Public consultation on the draft EFSA opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of quinolizidine alkaloids in feed and food, in particular in lupins and lupin-derived products +++ 7th plenary meeting of the FAF Panel - deadline: 5 July 2019 +++ Quinolizidine alkaloids in food and feed opinion – have your say on draft - event date: 4 June 2019

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IEU Climate Telegram 23 May 2019

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ICCA 2019: ICCA2019: Using the potential of cities for climate action - Collaboration between all levels of government and local climate action a lever for raising ambition levels +++ Baden-Württemberg: Potenzial der Städte für Klimaziele nutzen +++  CLIMATE NEUTRALITY: INEA: What role for energy infrastructure in the European long-term vision for a climate neutral economy? +++  CLIMATE POLICY: GUE/NGL zum globalen Klimastreik – EU muss endlich liefern +++  CLIMATE FINANCEClimate change and the ECBECF Annual Report 2018 - European Climate Foundation

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IEU Energy Telegram 23 May 2019

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NUCLEAR ENERGY: Embargoed press webinar for IEA’s Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System Report on Monday, 27 May 2019 +++  ENERGY REGULATION: ENTSOG publishes supporting documents for the project collection process for the TYNDP 2020 +++ CEER promotes regulatory cooperation (from the Eastern Partnership countries to Africa and to the Americas) +++  WIND ENERGY: Germany’s offshore wind supply chain under pressure - Wind Europe +++  GERMANYKonsultation zur Erhöhung des Angebots vermarktbarer Gas-Kapazitäten in einem deutschlandweiten Marktgebiet - Bundesnetzagentur EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 2962 2019 Init WORKING PARTY ON ENERGYCm 2959 2019 Init Joint Research/Atomic Questions Working Party meeting

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IEU Single Market Telegram 22 May 2019

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COMPETITIVENESS: Agenda of the Competitiveness Council 27-28 May 2019 +++  EMPLOYMENT: Main results of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council on 22 May 2019 +++ Young people and the future of work: Council conclusions +++  SINGLE MARKET: The single market is a great success story – its achievements can reinforce European values, says the EESC +++  SUPPLY CHAINFairness in the food supply chain: EU Commission proposes to increase price transparency EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLRDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Bulgaria - IGJ                        RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Netherlands - IGJRDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Italy - FEADRDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Italy - IGJRDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Romania - IGJRDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Spain - IGJAcceptance of Accounts with follow-up for France - FEADAcceptance of Accounts for Netherlands - FEADAcceptance of Accounts for Slovenia - FEADAcceptance of Accounts …

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 22 May 2019

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FAC TRADE: Updated Agenda and background brief of the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) of 27 May 2019 +++  UKRAINE: EU Trade Commissioner Malmström in Kyiv for 2nd Informal Ministerial with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine +++  USA - CHINA: DIHK: Handelskonflikt USA-China betrifft auch hiesige Betriebe +++  SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURHOODEU MED means business: entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs INDONESIA - SWITZERLANDFree Trade Agreement with Indonesia: Federal Council adopts dispatch AFRICAAfrica-Europe Alliance: Transport Task Force meets to enhance connectivity and boost investmentsAgenda highlights of the ACP - EU Council of ministers, 23-24 May 2019 WTODG Azevêdo: A system of rules-based trade is essential for growth and development RAW MATERIALSEU Commission Answer to a written question - Security of supply of cobalt - E-001005/2019(ASW) STAFF CHANGESEU Commission strengthens top-level expertise in t…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 22 May 2019

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BREXIT: UK Parliament: Prime Minister sets out 'ten point offer' on Brexit deal in statement to MPs +++ EVP/CSU: Brexit: May muss umgehend abtreten! +++  DATA PROTECTION: EU Commission: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): one year on +++ Speaking points by EU Commissioner Jourová on the occasion of the first anniversary of the GDPR +++  ANTITRUST: EU Commission confirms unannounced inspections in the grocery retail sector in France +++  EU PRESIDENCYTrio-Präsidentschaft von Deutschland, Slowenien und Portugal in der EU EU ELECTIONEuropean Elections 2019 Campaign TrackerBruegel: The Sound of Economics - Backstage: Key policy positions of the SpitzenkandidatenEU-Wahlportal von abgeordnetenwatch.de: So verhalten sich die deutschen Spitzenkandidierenden REUSE OF INFORMATIONEU Commission makes it even easier for citizens to reuse all information it publishes online, adopted CC BY 4.0 as a new standard licence EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG COMPDécis…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 22 May 2019

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OECD: OECD: GDP growth jumps to 0.6% in first quarter of 2019 +++  ECB: Rules and discretion(s) in prudential regulation and supervision: evidence from EU banks in the run-up to the crisis +++ Euro area investment fund statistics − first quarter of 2019 +++ Euro area financial vehicle corporation statistics: first quarter of 2019 +++  ESAS: ESAs launch consultation on technical standards on the reporting of intra-group transactions and risk concentration for Financial Conglomerates +++  EBAEBA advises on the equivalence of supervisory and regulatory requirements for ArgentinaEBA advises on the equivalence of supervisory and regulatory requirements for Turkey and New Zealand CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONBold steps needed to bail out nature - Finance Watch publishes landscape paper on natural capital and ecosystem services IMFIMF Departmental Paper No.19/08 : Frontiers of Economic Policy Communications EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMACOMMISSION DECISION nominating …

IEU Environment Telegram 22 May 2019

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ECOSYSTEMS: EEA: How to measure the condition of Europe's ecosystems? +++ EEA: Natural capital accounting in support of policymaking in Europe +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: Cm 2940 2019 Init EU coordination meeting prior to the first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly +++ St 9111 2019 Init Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein +++ St 6701 2019 Rev 1 COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION 2019 European Semester: Assessment of progress on structural reforms, prevention and correction of macroeconomic imbalances, and results of in-depth reviews under Regulation (EU) No 1176/2011 +++ St 9525 2019 Init COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT For the Council Shipping Working Party IMO - Union submission to be submitted to the 6th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 6) of the IMO, taking place in London from 9 – 13 September 2019 concerning …

IEU Climate Telegram 22 May 2019

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ICCA: International Climate Conference ICCA2019 kicks off in Heidelberg - Municipalities are key actors in climate change mitigation +++  CLIMATE POLICY: Climate tops the European elections debate, forcing laggards to finally take a stand - CAN Europe +++  UN: Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day +++ Guterres: Healthy Ecosystems are 37% of the Climate Solution +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONSSweden takes international initiative to achieve low emissions in the transport sector CLIMATE JUSTICEPeople’s Climate Case: Court acknowledges climate change is affecting everyone but dismisses the case - WWFPeople´s Climate Case: Gericht weist Grundrechtsklage für ambitioniertere EU-Klimaziele ab STAFF CHANGESEU Commission strengthens top-level expertise in trade matters and boosts its female senior management by appointing Deputy Director-General and Director EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION IMPLEMENTIN…

IEU Energy Telegram 22 May 2019

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ENERGY UNION: Clean energy for all: Council adopts remaining files on electricity market and Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators +++ EU Commission: Clean energy for all Europeans package completed: good for consumers, good for growth and jobs, and good for the planet +++ CEER welcomes the Council of Ministers of the EU’s adoption of the remaining files of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package +++ WKÖ: Clean Energy Package fertig geschnürt – Ziel ist rascher und besser integrierter Elektrizitätsbinnenmarkt +++  RENEWABLES: Preliminary Findings of the Renewables in Cities 2019 Global Status Report - REN21 +++  ENERGY REGULATION: Energy digitalisation tops the agenda of a workshop of the Energy Community, Eastern Partnership and European regulators +++  IEAMore People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals FUSION ENERGYFirst-ever F4E clip about Vacuum Vessel now available GAZPROM…

IEU Single Market Telegram 21 May 2019

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SOCIAL PROTECTION: OECD: Ministers from 57 countries stress urgency of strengthening universal social protection +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts with follow-up for France - FEAD +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Netherlands - FEAD +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Slovenia - FEAD +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Germany - IGJ +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Belgium - FEAD +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Belgium - IGJ +++ RDIS2 - Acceptance of Accounts for Portugal - IGJ +++  DG GROW: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the award of grants under Horizon 2020 – The Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) +++ COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/450 as regards European Assessment Documents for internal partition kits for use as non-loadbearing walls, systems of mechanically fastened flexible roof waterproofing sheets…

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 21 May 2019

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USA: U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products +++ U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China +++ SWP: Extraterritoriale US-Sanktionen: Nur US-Gerichte können den weltweiten Vollzug nationalen Rechts wirksam begrenzen +++  CANADA: IMF Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission +++  KENIA: Remarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the press point with Monica Juma, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade of Kenya +++  CENTRAL ASIAEU-Armenia Partnership Implementation Report: the EU is a crucial partner for Armenia's reform agenda WESTERN BALKANS & TURKEYSerbia: Concluding IMF Statement of the Mission for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Second Review under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) MONGOLIAParlamentarischer Staatssekretär Wittke: Wollen Deutsch-Mongolische Rohstoffpartnerschaft z…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 21 May 2019

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OECD: OECD: Global economy remains weak as subdued trade drags down growth +++  ECB: Luis de Guindos: Global financial regulation: where next? Pending tasks for regulators and macroprudential policy makers +++ ECB: Letter from Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Zanni and Mr Valli, MEPs, on stress tests +++  ESAS: ESAs publish amended technical standards on the mapping of ECAIs under the Capital Requirements Regulation +++  ESMAESMA: Library document - 2019 Calendar of the Chair and Executive Director of ESMA BISLatest publications by the BISDenis Beau: Emerging supervisory priorities - technology, risk culture and sustainabilityBen Broadbent: Investment and uncertainty - the value of waiting for newsLouis Kasekende: Overview of the Bank of Uganda's activities and current concernsLuis de Guindos: Global financial regulation - where next? Pending tasks for regulators and macroprudential policy makersAhmed Naseer: The need for increase…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 21 May 2019

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BREXIT: Composition of the Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee: Council adopts adaptations +++ Europa-SPD: "Elende Blockade lösen" - Britisches Parlament soll über Referendum zum Brexit-Deal abstimmen +++  DIGITAL TAXATION: Taxing the digital economy: Good reasons for scepticism +++  COMPETITION POLICY: Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt, re-elected by the International Competition Network +++  OLAFSpeech by OLAF Director Ernesto Bianchi at the Press Conference "Joint Customs Operation POSTBOX II"Fighting crime in real time: OLAF and Belgium customs lead international cyber patrol to stop online traffickers CJEUIn cancelling the rights of usufruct over agricultural land in its territory that are held, directly or indirectly, by nationals of other Member States, Hungary has failed to fulfil its obligations arising from the principle of the free movement of capital and the right to prop…

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