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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 26 May 2020

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SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19: EU Commission launches public consultation on the protection and facilitation of investment within the EU +++ EU Council adopts temporary rules to extend the time limit for general meetings of “European companies” (SEs) and cooperatives (SCEs) +++ Joint statement of the members of the EEA Council, 25 May 2020 +++ COVID-19: No free movement of critical workers without adequate protection +++ COVID-19: Single market must emerge stronger from the crisis, say MEPs +++ EU citizens want more competences for the EU to deal with crises like  COVID-19 +++ EU Commission approves €2.2 billion Polish subsidised loan scheme for large enterprises affected by coronavirus outbreak +++ EU Commission approves Dutch guarantee scheme to stabilise trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak +++ EU and Japan leaders signal close coordination in responding to the coronavirus pandemic and a commitment to enhance their strategic partnership …

IEU Climate Telegram 26 May 2020

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EU GREEN DEAL: Bruegel: A Just Transition Fund – How the EU budget can help with the transition +++ Study - A Just Transition Fund - How the EU budget can best assist in the necessary transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy +++ DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the framework for achieving climate neutrality and amending Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 (European Climate Law) - PE652.274v01-00 +++ Answer to a written question - A multidisciplinary approach to environmental degradation and climate protection - E-000752/2020(ASW) +++ BDI zu den Erwartungen der deutschen Industrie an den Wiederaufbauplan: „Industrie fordert von EU-Kommission ehrgeizigen Erholungsplan“ +++ Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl: EU Recovery Plan muss Erholung und industrielle Transformation gleichermaßen im Blick haben +++  UNFCCC: UNFCCC: June Momentum for Climate Change +++ Medical Professionals Want Green R…

IEU Energy Telegram 26 May 2020

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ENERGY REGULATION: Response to the European Commission’s public consultation to establish the priority list of Network Codes - ENTSO-E +++ Energy Community: Contracting Parties improve technical, operational and communication standards to facilitate cross-border gas flows +++ Register for free CEER webinars +++  RENEWABLES: CEER: With renewables subsidies coming to an end, are renewables ready to stand on their own feet? +++ Cross-sector industry platform outlines best strategies for the recycling of wind turbine blades - Wind Europe +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Biofuels - E-000954/2020(ASW) +++ Federal Government launches Special Renewable Energies Initiative to improve conditions for export credit guarantees +++  ENERGY EFFICIENCYDialogprozess der Bundesregierung „Roadmap Energieeffizienz 2050“ startet GASGaseous solutions speed up EU’s economic recovery, secure jobs and industrial leadership
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IEU Environment Telegram 25 May 2020

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SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:
COVID-19: MEPs debate how to best protect cross-border and seasonal workers +++
COVID-19: EU Council adopts relief measures for aviation and railways +++
EU Commission approves €8 billion Austrian scheme to compensate companies for damage caused by coronavirus outbreak +++
EU Commission approves €9 billion Italian “umbrella” scheme to support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++
EU-Japan leaders' video conference meeting to focus on the coronavirus pandemic and coordinated response +++
GREEN RECOVERYSchulze: Konjunkturmaßnahmen müssen Beschäftigung, Innovation und Klimaschutz dienenGREEN TECHGreenTech macht Wirtschaft krisenfesterPESTICIDESPollinators: importance for nature and human well-being, drIvers of decline and the need for monitoringEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Setting maximum pesticide residue levels for imported products - E-001286/2020(ASW)WATERBDEW zum Gesetzentwurf zur Änderung des Wasserhaushalt…

IEU Climate Telegram 25 May 2020

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SPAIN:
Wind Europe: Spain rolls out ambitious new climate legislation +++
EU GREEN DEAL:
EU Commission’s Recovery Package: time to turn Green Deal ambition into a fossil fuel-free and green recovery - CAN Europe +++
DIW: Claudia Kemfert: „Konjunkturbelebung und Klimaschutz können und müssen Hand in Hand gehen“ +++
SWP-Studie: »Unkonventioneller Klimaschutz« +++
SHIPPING EMISSIONSEU Commission publishes first annual EU report on CO2 emissions from maritime transportDie Grünen/EFA: CO2 Emissionen in der Seeschifffahrt - EU-Kommission legt ersten Bericht vorDIESEL SCANDALBEUC: German highest civil court ruling underlines consumers must be compensated for Dieselgate scandalEU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAMENDMENTS 9 - 218 - Draft opinion Establishing the Just Transition Fund - PE650.648v02-00AMENDMENTS 280 - 668 - Draft opinion Establishing the Just Transition Fund - PE652.279v01-00AMENDMENTS 669 - 690 - Draft opinion Establishing the Just Transition Fund - PE650.633…

IEU Energy Telegram 25 May 2020

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ENERGY REGULATION:
ENTSO-E: Summer Outlook 2020 Webinar +++
ENTSO-E: Smart sector integration of gas and electricity infrastructure – opportunities and challenges in the context of the EU Green Deal +++
EFET recommendations for a future EU strategy on energy system integration +++
Energy Community: Albania narrows compliance gap in the electricity sector +++
EURELECTRICElectricity industry calls on policy makers for a green recovery  ELECTRICITY GRIDSDie Energiewende und das Stromnetz - Perspektiven aus Deutschland und Europa - UmweltschützerRENEWABLESIRENA: COVID-19 and renewables - impact on the energy systemGERMANYBDI: „Abweichung der Bundesregierung vom Kohle-Kompromiss ist Vertrauensbruch für jeden künftigen Beteiligungsprozess“Gemeinsames Presse-Statement von BDEW und VKU zum KohleausstiegsgesetzEU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Thursday, 28 May 2020 - PE652.414v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyEU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERCOMMIS…

IEU Agenda Weekly Telegram 25 May 2020

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Our IEU AGENDA this week:  EU COMMISSION: EU Commission Calendar +++ 25 May 2020 +++ 26 May 2020 +++ 27 May 2020 +++ 28 May 2020 +++ 29 May 2020 +++ Outlook May 2020 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPSMeetings of EU Commission expert groups8th meeting of C2020 UCC CCI Ph2 CPG/192/0084th meeting of Expert Group on Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCFEG)CLEN – ILIADe Project Group meeting - Video Conference, 27-29 May 2020 - InvitationMeeting 2020/05/28 - Working group on Cosmetic Products - Subgroup on BorderlinesCPG031036 CBG on ISC212th Meeting of the Commission Expert Group 'Executive Board of EOSC'First meeting of the sub-group 13. Civil Security for SocietyMEETING OF THE DIRECTORS' GROUP ON AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS (DGAS) - 2020AI HLEG Meeting (To be confirmed)9th meeting of the Commission Informal Expert Group High-Level Forum on Capital Markets UnionVirtual meeting of Ecosystem Monitoring SubgroupECCG59 joint with 97 CCC GEN 4 June 2020 - VideoconferenceAAQD …

IEU Environment Telegram 22 May 2020

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SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19: EP supports local authorities fighting the effects of the pandemic +++ ECDC launches new weekly COVID-19 surveillance report +++ COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch: New tool for tracking measures to mitigate social, economic impact of COVID-19 +++  AIR POLLUTION: UK: Guidance: Emissions to air from Large Combustion Plant in the Transitional National Plan: RPS C18
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IEU Climate Telegram 22 May 2020

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UNFCCC: UN Climate Change Launches Russian Language Communications Tools +++  EU GREEN DEAL: Workshop presents key findings of EU climate acquis roadmap for Georgia +++  FORESTS: Shrinking forests need bold action to safeguard their biodiversity +++  OZONEMontreal Protocol likely to avert 443 million skin cancer cases in the United States - UNEP CELEXCELEX:52020PC0216: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe as regards the proposals for modifications to UN Regulations Nos 13, 14, 16, 22, 30, 41, 78, 79, 83, 94, 95, 101, 108, 109, 117, 129, 137, 138, 140 and 152, as regards the proposals for modifications to Global Technical Regulations Nos 3, 6, 7, 16 and 19, as regards the proposal for amendments to Consolidated Resolution R.E.3. and as regards the proposals for five new UN Regulations in r…

IEU Energy Telegram 22 May 2020

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GAS TARGETS: Eurogas webinar summary: Can Europe Reach Climate Neutrality Without Gas Targets? +++  GAZPROM: Latest publications by Gazprom +++ Around RUB 5 million in personal funds collected by employees of parent company of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Group for St. Petersburg's Hospital for Veterans of Wars +++ Enhanced safety measures to be imposed during changeovers of shift workers at Gazprom Transgaz Surgut +++ Gazprom Transgaz Saint Petersburg financing development of COVID-19 drug +++ Gazprom Transgaz Surgut strengthens disinfection efforts for motor vehicles +++ Valery Guryanov put in charge of Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk +++ Gas in perspective. Oleg Aksyutin talks to Gazprom MagazineDividends of RUB 15.24 per share recommended by Board of Directors for 2019 EEXEEX Group response Public consultation on the review of the MiFID II / MiFIR regulatory framework
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IEU Climate Telegram 20 May 2020

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CARBON PRICING: Bundeskabinett beschließt höheren CO2-Preis, Entlastungen bei Strompreisen und für Pendler +++ BDEW zu den vom Bundeskabinett verabschiedeten Regelungen zur CO2-Bepreisung im Verkehrs- und Wärmesektor +++  EU GREEN DEAL: Strong EU biodiversity and sustainable farming policies are key tools in the fight against climate change - CAN Europe +++  JUST TRANSITION: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Just Transition Mechanism - E-000575/2020(ASW) +++  CELEXCELEX:52020PC0219: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION amending Council Decision (EU) 2016/915 as regards the reference period intended to be used for measuring growth of CO2 emissions, to take account of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the context of CORSIA EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 8125 2020 INIT Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION amending Council Decision (EU) 2016/915 as regards the reference period intended to be used for measuring growth of CO2 emissions, to take account of…

IEU Environment Telegram 20 May 2020

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NANOMATERIALS: ECHA: Are nanomaterials getting under your skin? +++  BIODIVERSITY: Reinforcing Europe's resilience: halting biodiversity loss and building a healthy and sustainable food system +++ EU Commission Q&A: EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 - Bringing nature back into our lives +++ EU Commission Q&A: Farm to Fork Strategy - building a healthy and fully sustainable food system +++ Opening Remarks by Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans at the Press Conference on the Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy +++ Remarks delivered by Commissioner Sinkevičius at the Press Conference on the adoption of the Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy +++ Remarks delivered by Commissioner Kyriakides at the Press Conference on the adoption of the Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy +++ Statement von Bundesministerin Julia Klöckner zur Farm-to-Fork-Strategie und zur Biodiversitätsstrategie der EU-Kommis…

IEU Energy Telegram 20 May 2020

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NORD STREAM 2: Orders of the EU General Court in Cases T-526/19 and T-530/19 Nord Stream 2 AG and Nord Stream AG v EU Parliament and EU Council +++  ENERGY-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES: Waste heat recovery reduces climate impact of the cement industry +++  BATTERY ALLIANCE: EU Battery Alliance: the Commission reiterates need to boost industrial resilience, strategic autonomy, green and digital recovery (updated) +++  ENERGY REGULATIONACER finds growing contractual congestion in European gas transmission network7th ACER Report on congestion in the EU gas markets and how it is managedACER traineeship programmeEurelectric: Impact of COVID 19 on the EU power sector and the energy transition – can the EU recovery plan deliver? RENEWABLESCEER Paper on Unsupported Renewable Energy InstallationsEU Biodiversity Strategy goes hand in hand with energy transition - Wind Europe COALEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Co-financing the replacement of coal-fired furn…

IEU Environment Telegram 19 May 2020

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SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19: EU Commission welcomes ECDC guidance on surveillance of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in the EU +++ Coronavirus: EU Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million +++ EU Council: Main results of the video conference of economics and finance ministers +++ Remarks by EU Commission Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference +++ COVID-19: MEPs urge quick action to prevent “huge recession” +++ EP Briefing - The ESM Pandemic Crisis Support - PE 651.350 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ EVP/CSU zum deutsch-französischen Wiederaufbauplan - Markus Ferber stellt unseriöse Finanzierung in Frage +++ GUE-NGL: Merkel-Macron rescue fund an ‘austerity trap’ +++ DIW: Marcel Fratzscher: "Deutschland und Frankreich setzen ein Zeichen des europäischen Zusammenhalts" +++ ifo-Präsident Fuest begrüßt deutsch-französische Initiative +++  CIRCULAR ECONOMY…

IEU Climate Telegram 19 May 2020

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UNFCCC: June Momentum for Climate Change - UNFCCC +++ BORDER ADJUSTMENT: EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Border adjustment mechanism and free trade agreements - E-001203/2020(ASW) +++  EU GREEN DEAL: EU Commission: European Green Deal call - What the call aims to do, how it is structured, how you can get involved, timeline, background and contact +++ Friedrich Naumann Foundation Invitation: Climate Adaptation - a Multi-Player Challenge +++ Klimapolitik am Scheideweg: Instrumente für einen Green Deal in Zeiten von Corona - Wuppertal-Institut +++  AUSTRALIAEU Commission: Answer to a written question - Consequences of Australia’s disastrous climate policies for EU-Australia trade negotiations - E-001143/2020(ASW) DEFORESTATIONBrazil and the Amazon Rainforest - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyAMENDMENTS 1 - 420 - Draft report Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests - PE650.715v01-00 AVIATION …

IEU Energy Telegram 19 May 2020

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ENERGY STATE AID: EU Commission approves €550 million Danish scheme to support electricity production from biomass installations +++  BATTERY ALLIANCE: Statement by EU Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič following the meeting with high-level industrial actors under the European Battery Alliance +++ European Battery Alliance - CEO testimonials for the EU Commission +++ Die Grünen/EFA zur EU-Batterieallianz: Recyclingpflicht für Autobatterien stärkt Umweltbilanz von Elektromobilität +++ EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Fighting child labour in cobalt mines and battery production - E-001002/2020(ASW) +++  ENERGY STORAGE Energy Community Webinar: Energy storage can facilitate the energy transition ENERGY REGULATIONEU gas supply sourcing costs fall in 2019 as prices are pressured by record LNG deliveriesCEER’s Input on the EU Strategy for Smart Sector IntegrationE.DSO statement on the proposal to revise the TEN-E GuidelinesDeutschland und d…

IEU Dossier Internet Governance Update 18 May 2020

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INTERNET GOVERNANCE - III / 2020: Wer regiert das Web: Internet Governance zwischen US-Dominanz, multilateraler Selbstbestimmung und hybriden Bedrohungen +++  # ITU: Postponement of ITU Digital World 2020: ICTs in the COVID-19 crisis and risk of a new digital divide - 27/4/2020 +++  # IGF: Seeking high-level speaker and participant names for IGF 2020 +++ 2nd Open Consultations and MAG meetings move online! +++  # UNCTADUNCTAD to lead United Nations Group on the Information Society # EU COMMISSIONCoronavirus: a common approach for safe and efficient mobile tracing apps across the EU - 13/5/2020The European Commission has selected the new partner to operate the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum - 13/5/2020Freedom to Share: EU Commission decides to register new initiatives - 15/5/2020EU Commission Answer to a written question - Implementation of the ePrivacy Directive following the entry into application of the GDPR - 5/5/2020EU-Kommissar Breton spricht …

IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 18 May 2020

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UNECE: Growing old in the city: age-friendly environments are needed to create sustainable and smart cities for all ages - UNECE +++  REGIONAL POLICY: #CohesionAlliance starts consultation on new declaration +++  URBAN AGENDA: New SmartEnCity Scientific Publication on Smart Urban Tranformation Process +++ Cities are becoming digital – Urban Data Platforms enable it +++  EUROCITIESA European Climate Pact to bring together local and national actorsLeave a trace, not a footprint! Addressing environmental impacts of cultural events in cities SMART SPECIALISATIONSmart Specialisation in Västra Götaland SCISLatest publications by SCISVirtual Talk: Quality of life in European capital citiesDelivery models, funding & procurement for smart citiesHow Life in Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus PandemicMeasures to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak impact on energy povertyFor Smart City Projects - a toolbox on social and public engagement2020: A Year without P…

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