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EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 31 August 2015

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# RUSSIA
Dmitry Medvedev to attend a Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting in Grodno, Belarus, on 8 SeptemberRussian Government: State support measures for building gas infrastructure projects to distribute gas via the Eastern route
# UKRAINE
Statement by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk after the clashes near the Verkhovna Rada of UkraineStatement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the vote on constitutional amendments by the Parliament of UkraineUN relief wing cites major access challenges in eastern Ukraine, where millions need supplies ahead of winter
# ENLARGEMENT
EPC: EU member states and enlargement towards the Balkans
# TURKEY
High Representative Federica Mogherini speaks to newly-appointed interim Foreign Minister of Turkey, Feridun Sinirlioğlu, and EU Affairs Minister and Chief Negotiator of T…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# COP21
UNFCCC: Strong Flow of National Climate Plans Bodes Well for Paris - Nations Meet for Next Round of Climate NegotiationsLargest Ever Citizen Consultation on Climate Change - #WWViews Report SummarizedCommissioner Vella in Alaska for Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience Conference
# CLIMATE DATA
UNECE: Towards better data to help policy makers keep climate action on track
# CLIMATE CHANGE
WWF: Walrus Haulout Striking Example of Climate Change ImpactsIAEA: Trained to Adapt: Researchers from Pakistan, Mauritius and Afghanistan Breed Mutant Plants to Take on a Changing Climate
# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENT
Answer - Spanish Carbon Plan 2013-2018 - E-010671/2015

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# ENERGY UNION GOVERNANCE
Discussion Paper on the preparation of the Energy Union Governance - Meeting of Directors General for Energy and Climate


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# ENERGY SECURITY
EU Commission: EC Midday press briefing of 28/08/2015 -ENERGY - Outcome of the bilateral EU-Ukraine gas meeting in Vienna: Q&AArseniy Yatsenyuk: Trilateral Protocol between Ukraine, the EU and Russia is the only mechanism to ensure gas transit to the EU and stability of gas supplies to UkraineEPP Group to discuss energy security and defence in Katowice
# GAZPROM
Gazprom and OMV address preparations for Shareholders’ Agreement on Nord Stream IIGazprom acquisitions in the EU Member States in view of the EC Merger Regulation No 139/2004 - Answer given by Ms Vestager on behalf of the Commission
# ENERGY COMMUNITY
Documentation: Energy Community celebrates 10 years
# EDF
Assessment…

EU GROWTH Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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EU GROWTH Telegram
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# INNOVATION
The 55th Congress of the European Regional Science Association in Lisbon, Portugal - Corina Creţu’s speechEU Commission invests €36 million for quicker market access of 16 innovative projectsDG Research: Commission speeds up access to market of 16 innovative projects with €36 million
# SPACE INDUSTRIES
The European Space Expo is in Luxembourg, Luxembourg from 16 -25 OctoberThe European Space Expo is in Milan, Italy from 18 September – 4 October
# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENT
Answer - Review of Directive 2011/65/EU of 8 June 2011 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, and withdrawal of the exemption for crystal - E-009704/2015Answer - EU policy on traditional shipbuilding - E-008891/2015Answer - Definition of what is meant by cascading use of resources - E-005977/2015Answer - C…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# TAXATION
EU Commission consults the public on tax rules for alcoholic beveragesEU Consultation Portal: Consultation on the review of the existing "structures" legislation of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages
# FRAMEWORK AGREEMENTS
CEEP: Launch of call for tender on improving implementation of EU autonomous agreements
# ANTI-CORRUPTION
FIFA - Joint answer given by Mr Navracsics on behalf of the Commission on several written questions
# MERGERS
Mergers: Commission clears two joint ventures between Evo Payments and RaiffeisenMergers: Commission clears acquisition of C&W by DTZ in real estate sector
# EU REGISTERS# EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL C
OJ:JOC_2015_283_A_0001: This document does not exist in your search language.OJ:JOC_2015_283_R_0001: Euro exchange ratesOJ:JOC_2015_283_R_0002: Prior notification of a concentration (Case …

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# CHINA
The granting of market economy status to China – Two answers given by Ms Malmström on behalf of the Commission
# UKRAINE
President Juncker welcomes Ukrainian reforms and shows concern about Minsk agreementsArseniy Yatsenyuk: A FTA between Ukraine and the EU will enter in force under all cicrumctances from January 1 the following yearUkrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade in synergy with the UNDP launch project to strengthen SME Business Membership Organizations in Ukraine worth USD 1.053 millionALDE: Ukraine's debt relief, vital for the country's economic futureUK welcomes Ukraine debt restructuring agreementDeutsche Beratergruppe Ukraine: EU-Zollkontingente für Importe aus der Ukraine
# TTIP
Meet Excellence in German Engineering – Meet the TU9 Institutes of Technology
# ASEM
EEAS: ASEM Senior Officials prepare F…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# DSM
New survey shows potential for cross-border access to online content, mainly among young people
# E-COMMERCE
French Decree on information requirements for comparison websites
# VECTORING
VATM: Bundesnetzagentur wird Investitionszusage der Telekom bei Regulierungsentscheidung berücksichtigen - Vertrag mit Telekom soll Ausbaumonopol absichern
# TELECOM REGULATION
EU Parliament – ITRE Committee: All you need to know about the end of roaming charges - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyOwn-initiative Enforcement Programme: Communications Providers’ compliance with General Condition 17.13 regarding annual geographic number charges for 2013/14
# GOOGLE
BEUC’s reaction to Google’s public response to the Commission’s Statement of Objections
# INTERNET GOVERNANCE
Geneva Internet Platform: Public lecture on Internet governance in Bangkok
# ITC TR…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# PENSION REFORMS
Bundesregierung: Überblick zu Renten in EU-Ländern
# CREDIT CONSTRAINTS
ifo and CESifo online: Credit Constraint Indicator Falls to New Historic Low
# GREECE
EIB signs EUR 1 billion loan to Greece
# ECB
ECB Occasional paper no. 165: Public debt, population ageing and medium-term growthECB publishes Consolidated Banking Data for Dec-2014
# EBA
EBA Single Rulebook Q&A: Is operational leasing included in annex 1 to Directive 2013/36/EU and shall it be included in a consolidated situation?
# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENT
Motion for a resolution on abandoning the five presidents’ plan to reform the Economic and Monetary Union - B8-2015-0777 - Sophie Montel, Dominique Bilde, Florian PhilippotMotion for a resolution on the unsustainability of Greece’s debt - B8-2015-0776 Sophie Montel, Dominique Bilde, Florian Philippot

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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# RTD
EU Research: An online design platform for intelligent manufacturingEU Research: Unlocking new recharging solutions for electric cars# DIGITAL AGENDAWhat is Photonics? Discover the power of light
# ESIF
The 55th Congress of the European Regional Science Association in Lisbon, Portugal - Corina Creţu’s speechThe management of structural funds - Answer given by Ms Creţu on behalf of the CommissionBundesregierung: Europa fördert regionale Entwicklung
# UFM
UfM to hold regional workshop on mobile financial services projectMorocco: Introducing the SME test tool with the support of an EU project
# EU BUDGET
Amendments 1 - 29 - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016 - all sections - PE 564.967v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
# EIB
EIB signs EUR 1 billion loan to GreeceEIB project: LUBLIN MUN…

EU AGENDA Telegram - published 28 August 2015

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EU AGENDA Telegram

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# EU COMMISSION
EU Commission Calendar 31 August - 6 September 2015Monday 31 August 2015Tuesday 1 September 2015Wednesday 2 September 2015Thursday 3 September 2015Friday 4 September 2015Saturday 5 September 2015Sunday 6 September 2015Forecast SeptemberForecast OctoberForecast NovemberForecast December:
# EU PARLIAMENT
The Week Ahead  31 August - 6 SeptemberGreeceMigrationState of the UnionEU Budget 2016GMOsPlenary preparationsPresident's agendaPress briefingDetailed EP schedule by dayMonday 31-08-2015Wednesday 2-09-2015Thursday 3-09-2015Friday 04-09-2015Saturday 05-09-2015Draft agenda - Monday, 7 September 2015 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Tuesday, 8 September 2015 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Thursday, 10 September 2015 - StrasbourgCalendar of plenary sessions in 2016 approved by Conference of…

EU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram - published 29 August 2015

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# EU COMMISSION - DG REGIO
Innovative Urban Actions - funding and assessment criteria - Answer given by Ms Creţu on behalf of the CommissionRole of delegations in sustainable urban development - Answer given by Ms Creţu on behalf of the Commission
# EU COMMISSION - DG RTD
EU Commission invests €36 million for quicker market access of 16 innovative projects
# EU EIP-SCC
Smart Cities Week 2015Urban Futures Conference 2015Smart Cities: Supporting an Innovative and Sustainable Development of Urban AreasAmsterdam Will Invest in Startups Contributing to the Public SectorInterview about Small Giants - Initiative within the Sustainable Districts and Built Environment Action ClusterAmsterdam International Water Week (AIWW)Stakeholder Partnership Event: 'Innovating Cities with Nature and CultureUITP International Rail ConferenceEnergy Performa…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 27 August 2015

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# ENERGY COMMUNITY
DG Energy: Celebrating ten years of the Energy CommunitySpeech by Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič at the Celebration Ceremony of 10th Anniversary Energy Community
# ENERGY SECURITY
Outcome of the bilateral EU-Ukraine gas meeting in Vienna
# RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS
Energy mix models make a case for more ambitious renewable targets
# LNG
Flüssiggas LNG als Alternativkraftstoff für Schiffe fördern - Maritime Wirtschaft fordert Bundesregierung zum Handeln auf
# ENERGY STORAGE
EU research Headlines - A safer, cheaper, greener Li-ion for electric cars
# ENERGY EFFICIENCY
SE4All webinar – Learn more about energy efficiency for more sustainable cities
# FRENCH ENERGY TRANSITION
Ministère du Développement durable : Évolution de l'emploi dans les secteurs des énergies renouvelable et de la maitrise de l'énergie : les chiffres de l'Ademe
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EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 27 August 2015

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# COP21
Elysée: Speech by the President of the French Republic at the opening of Ambassadors’ WeekUNFCCC: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum 2015 with an eye towards the International Climate Conference, COP21UNFCCC Establishes Regional Collaboration Centre for Asia-Pacific Region Centre in Partnership with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies to Help Speed up Spread of Clean TechnologyWRI Insights Blog: What’s On the Table at Bonn Climate Talks?
# CER
UNFCCC – Latest CERs issued
# CARBON DIOXIDE UTILISATION
EU Research Events - Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Catalyst for a European Industrial Renaissance
# U.S. CLIMATE ACTION
WWF: Arctic Visit a Prime Opportunity for President Obama to Define his Arctic Vision
# EU REGISTERS# EURLEX
CELEX:62013TO0019(01): Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 29 June 2015. # Frank Bold Society …

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 27 August 2015

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# UNLAWFUL RESTRICTIONS
Bundeskartellamt: Unlawful restriction of online sales of ASICS running shoes
# MERGERS
Mergers: Commission clears joint venture by Mahindra World City Developers and SumitomoMergers: Commission clears acquisition of Valida by Raiffeisen Zentralbank
# EU REGISTERS# EURLEX - ALL CASE LAW
CELEX:62013TO0019(01): Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 29 June 2015. # Frank Bold Society v European Commission. # Environment - Directive 2003/87/EC - Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading - Decision granting the Czech Republic an option for transitional free allocation for the modernisation of electricity generation - Request for internal review of that decision - Lack of measure of individual scope - Commission decision declaring the request for a review inadmissible - Action in part manifestly inadmissible…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 27 August 2015

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# EURO AREA
ECB - Speech Benoît Cœuré: Drawing lessons from the crisis for the future of the euro areaECB: Monetary developments in the euro area
# COUNTRY RECOMMENDATIONS
EP Thinktank: Updated Study - Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) for 2014 and 2015 - A Comparison and an Overview of Implementation
# GREECE
Ekathimerini: Top judge Thanou becomes Greece's first female prime minister
# UKRAINE
Ukrainian Ministry of Finance: Ukraine and the Ad Hoc Creditors' Committee agree on Indicative Heads of Terms for restructuring of sovereign and sovereign guaranteed EurobondsStatement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Ukraine
# ESMA
ESMA consults on review of EMIR standards relating to CCP client accounts
# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSION - DG ECFIN
COMMISSION DECISION on borrowing of the EU for extension of maturities under the European …

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