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Updated survey: How to regulate Artificial Intelligence in Europe?

I have updated the introduction and some questions of my questionnaire at EUSurvey preparing for a larger academic public affairs paper on regulating #AI and #robots in #Europe and #Germany.

I would like to learn more about how you are perceiving this topic. Do we share common definitions? Whom do you see as the most important actors? Which issues there are on the agenda already, and which alternatives are being prepared?

I would highly appreciate reading your responses at
https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/Weidemann-EU-AI-2019.

Of course, you may also feel free to contact me directly at j.weidemann@ieu-monitoring.com.

Looking forward to hearing from you!
Kindest regards

Joachim O. Weidemann

IEU Environment Telegram 25 February 2020

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ASBESTOS: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Laws adopted by Member States to compensate victims of asbestos - E-003992/2019(ASW) +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Portuguese imports of asbestos-containing materials - E-003948/2019(ASW) +++  SUPPLY CHAINS: Germanwatch: Neue EU-Studie unterstreicht Notwendigkeit eines Lieferkettengesetzes +++  ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Slow progress by EU in combating antimicrobial resistance - E-004163/2019(ASW) +++  FORESTSDRAFT OPINION on stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests - PE648.361v01-00 EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 6060 2020 REV 1 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast) - Political agreementST 6289 2020 INIT 7th session of the IMO SUB-Committee on Ship Systems and equipment (SSE 7), (London, 02 – 06 March 2020) - Non-paper dra…

IEU Climate Telegram 25 February 2020

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UK: EU-UK relations: Council gives go-ahead for talks to start and adopts negotiating directives +++ Future EU-UK Partnership: European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK +++ Future EU-UK Partnership: Question and Answers on the negotiating directives +++  CARBON CAPTURE & USAGE: EP Written question - Carbon capture and use (CCU) in EU Emissions Trading System Monitoring and Reporting Regulation – accounting for emissions’ avoidance in the ongoing revision - E-000634/2020 +++  CARBON BORDER TAX: Workshops - Trade-Related Aspects of Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms - 05-03-2020 - Committee on International Trade +++  EMISSIONS TRADINGCAN Europe: Montenegro's cap and trade system could signal end of free emissions in Western Balkans - but cap needs tightening CO2 EMISSIONSEEA Datasets: CO2 Intensity of Electricity GenerationEEA Trend in the frequency of meteorological droughts from 1950 to 2015EEA: Cumulative ice mass…

IEU Energy Telegram 25 February 2020

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ENERGY UNION: EU energy datasheets – latest data now available +++  EUROGAS: Ees Europe Conference – Side-Event: Conference Power-To-X (18 June 2020, Munich) +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERCOMMISSION OPINION relating to the plan for the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning and the dismantling of the Krümmel KKK nuclear power plant located in the land of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (only the German text is authentic)COMMISSION DECISION Approving the Joint Declaration between the Government of Japan and the European Atomic Energy Community for the Further Implementation of the Broader Approach Activities EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 6265 2020 INIT European Court of Auditors’ Special Report No 3/2020: "The Commission contributes to nuclear safety in the EU but updates required"ST 6267 2020 INIT European Court of Auditors Special Report No 3/2020: "The Commission contributes to nuclear safety in the EU but updates requir…

IEU Smart Cities Telegram 24 February 2020

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REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Briefing - Implementation of macro-regional strategies - 20-02-2020 +++ #EURegionsWeek 2020: Are you still looking for partners for a Regional Partnership? +++ European Week of Regions and Cities +++  URBAN AGENDA: Handbook on Sustainable and Circular Re-use of Spaces and Buildings now available! +++ Community of Practice on CITIES - Workshop on Scaling up Smart and Sustainable Cities +++ CITIES Forum 2020 +++ Community of Practice on CITIES - Workshop on Scaling up Smart and Sustainable Cities - 19/2/2020 +++ Delivering the Social Pillar in cities +++  URBACT: URBACT IV, where are we at with the next programming period? +++  EUROCITIESNews from the mission board! SCIS - EIP SCCSmartEnCity Academy for Zero Carbon TransitionNew Solution Booklet: Heat Pump driven District Heating systems SMART SPECIALIZATION Interregional Collaboration Workshop: S3 Targeted Support – Horizontal Activities SMART GOVERNANCEOnline registration for Open M…

IEU Environment Telegram 24 February 2020

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NANOFORMS: ECHA: Companies need to provide more data on nanoforms +++  SUPPLY CHAINS: EU Commission study shows the need for EU-level legislation on due diligence throughout the supply chain on human rights and environmental impacts +++  AARHUS CONVENTION: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Compliance of the Irish Government’s draft planning Bill with the Aarhus Convention - E-004534/2019(ASW) +++  WASTE MANAGEMENTEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Two European Environment Agency reports recommend better waste management in the European Union - E-003595/2019(ASW) PLASTICSEU Parliament: Fighting plastic pollution - Moving towards more recycling and less plastic wasteEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Economic and employment impact of the ‘plastics tax’ - P-004062/2019(ASW) WATER POLLUTIONEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Halt of intake of water for drinking water production due to pollution of river water with…

IEU Climate Telegram 24 February 2020

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IPCC: IPCC opens meeting in Paris to consider 2022 climate change report outline +++  GREEN DEAL: Simson: EU Green Deal's impact analysis ready for next summer - ERR News +++  GHG EMISSIONS: Montenegro continues to take major steps to reduce GHG emissions as government approves cap and trade system for major emitters +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEP OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 715/2007 on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to vehicle repair and maintenance information - PE643.178v02-00EP OPINION on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 715/2007 on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to vehicle repair and m…

IEU Energy Telegram 24 February 2020

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ENERGY STATE AID: EU Commission: Romania needs to recover around €13 million of incompatible rescue aid from Romanian National Uranium Company; cannot implement incompatible restructuring aid +++ EU Commission approves €251 million Romanian rescue aid to CE Oltenia +++  ENERGY REGULATION: ENTSOG: Gas TSOs of the Central Eastern Europe (CEE) region publish their Gas Regional Investment Plan 2019 +++  WIND ENERGY: Wind Europe: EU industrial strategy must recognise wind energy as a job creator in its own right +++ Wind Europe: Offshore wind and the shipping sector can reinforce each other to reach the Green Deal targets +++ Research Headlines - Wobbling in the wind: a bladeless alternative to turbines +++  EEXEEX Group and Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX) successfully complete transfer of Freight business THE ENERGY CHARTERThe International Energy Charter attends EU-Central Asia working lunch CELEXCELEX:62018CA0523: Case C-523/18: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Ch…

IEU Weekly Agenda Telegram 24 February 2020

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Our IEU AGENDA this week: 
EU COMMISSION: EU Commission Calendar +++ 24 February 2020 +++ 25 February 2020 +++ 26 February 2020 +++ 27 February 2020 +++ 28 February 2020 +++ 29 February 2020 +++ 1 March 2020 +++ Outlook February 2020 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPSMeetings of EU Commission expert groupsFollow up meeting, 24 February 2020, Brussels, on the provision of EU-wide real-time traffic information services (priority action "b" of the ITS Directive)2020-02-24 Expert Group MEAT MARKET OBSERVATORYMeeting of 25 February 2020 of the Commission expert group on the Generalised Scheme of PreferencesAI HLEG Meeting11th Recovery Expert Group Meeting10th meeting PG UCC DA/IA2020-03-02 Expert Group on Organic Production89th Meeting of the CITES Scientific Review Group(CEG/NOM/032) meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section, HS/WCO Coordination Sector4th meeting - European Ports Forum17th Meeting of Group of Experts of the competent CITES M…

IEU Environment Telegram 20 February 2020

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Chambers for a Circular Economy - Actions to support SMEs' transition to a Circular Economy +++  MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING: Marine spatial planning: Sustainably managing our seas at global level +++  CANCER RISKS: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Medicines containing carcinogenic substances - E-003830/2019(ASW) +++  POLLUTIONEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Shipping pollutants and remedies: Commission response to Parliament’s demands - P-004270/2019(ASW) CELEXCELEX:32020R0238: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/238 of 20 February 2020 concerning the authorisation of L-threonine as a feed additive for all animal species (Text with EEA relevance) EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 5977 2020 COR 1 Evaluation of water legislation - Exchange of viewsST 6105 2020 INIT COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX correcting certain language versions of Regulation (EU) No 1253/2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the Eu…

IEU Climate Telegram 20 February 2020

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GREEN DEAL: Wind Europe: EU Energy Commissioner receives Green Deal policy recommendations at emPOWER event +++ To Get a Green Deal, the EU Should Play Ball With Tech - Center for Data Innovation +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS: UNECE: Transport Ministers Gather to Address Climate Change and Road Safety +++  UK ETS: Allowances auction calendar for the UK published +++  CO2 & NOXIMPROOF Workshop - 16th Global Congress on Process Safety - 29 March 2020, Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker St. Houston EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMATECOMMISSION DECISION on instructing the central administrator of the Union Registry to enter the auction tables for general and aviation allowances to be auctioned for 2019 and 2020 by the auction platform appointed by the United Kingdom into the European Union Transaction Log and to transfer general and aviation allowances to the relevant auction delivery accountCOMMISSION DECISION instructing the Central Administrator of the Eu…

IEU Energy Telegram 20 February 2020

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ENERGY REGULATION: CEER Publishes its 2nd Report on Power Losses +++  US EIA: EIA forecasts that total working natural gas stocks will end the 2019–20 heating season at the highest level since 2017 +++  NUCLEAR ENERGY: Bundesumweltministerin Schulze: Stilllegung des AKW Fessenheim macht auch Deutschland sicherer +++ Die Grünen/EFA: AKW Fessenheim wird endlich abgeschaltet
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IEU Environment Telegram 20 February 2020

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SUSTAINABILITY: Sustainable Finance: Commission launches public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive +++ EU-Kommission startet öffentliche Konsultation zur Nachhaltigkeitsberichterstattung von Unternehmen +++ The EESC side by side with the European Commission in promoting Europe's green future +++  CIRCULAR ECONOMY: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - The circular economy in commercial policy - E-003785/2019(ASW) +++  PLASTICS: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Definition of plastic in Directive 2019/904 - P-000280/2020(ASW) +++  OECDOECD: QSAR Toolbox version 4.4Join our webinar on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONNew Rotterdam Convention video shows how science underpins decision-making on chemicals NOISEAnswer to a written question - Protection of people and the environment from the emissions and noise generated by air transport - E-003252/2019(ASW) EEAEEA mem…

IEU Climate Telegram 20 February 2020

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IPCC: IPCC meets in Paris to discuss major 2022 climate change report, other business +++  CLIMATE LAW: NGOs: An EU climate law fit for purpose? +++  GREEN DEAL: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Irrelevance of the New Green Deal in view of China’s new investments in the coal sector - E-004081/2019(ASW) +++ DIW: Nachbesserungen beim Klimapaket richtig,aber immer noch unzureichend +++ ZEW: „Green Deal“ als falsches Alibi für den EU-Haushalt +++  CLIMATE FINANCEIrrespective of the size, the EU budget must serve higher climate ambition TRANSPORT EMISSIONST&E: Carmakers’ ‘license to pollute’ should be removed, EU research shows GERMANYBMUB: Zertifikatsübergabe für die Einsparung von Treibhausgasemissionen
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IEU Energy Telegram 20 February 2020

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ENERGY REGULATION: ACER: New REMIT Quarterly just published +++  HYDROGEN: World Hydrogen Fuels Summit 2020 +++  GAZPROM: Gazprom looking to maintain and strengthen its leadership position in Europe while expanding into Asia +++ Overdue debt of Russian consumers for gas supplies reduced by RUB 5.3 billion in 2019 +++ Gazprom and OMV discuss cooperation-related issues +++ Mikhail Rosseev elected Member of Gazprom Management Committee +++  GERMANYThe German Energy Market Review January 2020: agreement on coal phase-out, PV auctions and emissions - The Energy CollectiveRWE-Talk am 16. März 2020: Der Ausstieg aus der Kohle in Deutschland EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 1549 2020 INIT WORKING PARTY ON ENERGYST 5551 2020 AMD 1 AMENDMENT TO PRELIMINARY DRAFT REPLY TO QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER P-004463/2019 - Łukasz Kohut 'National 2030 energy and climate plans in the context of the European Green Deal'ST 6150 2020 INIT COUNCIL DECISION approving the conclusion…

IEU Dossier Robotics & Industry 4.0 update 19 February 2020

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# INDUSTRIE 4.0 & ROBOTIK - 2 / 2020: Themen wie Datenzugang und Künstliche Intelligenz treiben die Debatte über Industrie 4.0 und Robotik an +++  # EU-KOMMISSIONDigitale Zukunft Europas: EU-Kommission stellt Strategien für Daten und künstliche Intelligenz vor - 19/2/2020Gestaltung der digitalen Zukunft EuropasKünstliche Intelligenz – Exzellenz und VertrauenDie europäische DatenstrategieWas habe ich davon?Vorteile für UnternehmenFörderung des ökologischen WandelsMitteilung: Gestaltung der digitalen Zukunft EuropasMitteilung: Eine europäische DatenstrategieWeißbuch zur künstlichen Intelligenz: ein europäisches Konzept für Exzellenz und VertrauenBericht der B2G-Expertengruppe: Towards a European strategy on business-to-government data sharing for the public interest (Hin zu einer europäischen Strategie für die gemeinsame Nutzung von Daten zwischen Unternehmen und Behörden im öffentlichen Interesse)Bericht der Kommission über die Auswirkungen künstlich…

IEU Environment Telegram 19 February 2020

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PESTICIDES: Many bisphenol A alternatives may be endocrine disruptive - New UBA study: only one tested substitute shows no evidence of hormone-mimicking effects +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Braunschweig ruling on the effects of pesticides or seed treatments on biodiversity and groundwater - E-003812/2019(ASW) +++  ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Environmental impact of third-country activities - E-003523/2019(ASW) +++  TEXTILE WASTE: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Reducing textile waste - E-003851/2019(ASW) +++  GERMANYBfR: Wie kann man die schädliche Wirkung von Stoffen auf das werdende Leben verlässlicher prüfen? EP ENVI COMMITTEELatest news - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyHighlights - ENVI elected new 2nd and 3rd Vice-Chairs - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (updated) EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 1470 2020 INIT COUNCIL OF THE EURO…

IEU Climate Telegram 19 February 2020

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TRANSBORDER CLIMATE TAX: On gains, losses, and trade-offs: the case of Border Carbon Adjustment - 5 March 2020 +++  EU ETS: ST 6116 2020 INIT Implementation of full auctioning for the aviation sector under EU ETS Information from the Polish delegation +++  METHANE EMISSIONS: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Genetic research to reduce methane emissions from livestock - E-000011/2020(ASW) +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Lost decade regarding the reduction of CO2 emissions from transport - E-003882/2019(ASW)EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Directive on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles – trolleybuses - P-004221/2019(ASW) EFSA BRIEFSPublic consultation on the active substance Carbon dioxide deadline: 20 April 2020


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