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EURO & EMU Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# EMUInvitation letter by President Donald Tusk to the members of the European Council: Refugee crisis, Turkey, Syria, COP21 and EMU on the AgendaEP Thinktank: At a Glance - Outlook for the 15-16 October 2015 European Council: Pre-European Council BriefingQuarterly report for the Euro Area published  # SSMPublic Hearing - Single Supervisory Mechanism – 19.10.2015 15:00- 16:30 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# ESMESM issues 30-year €3 billion bond# IMFCorruption and Governance by iMFdirectEP Thinktank Study - The European Union's Role in International Economic Fora - Paper 4: The IMF - PE 542.193 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# ECBSpeech Yves Mersch at the MNI Connect* eventECB appoints Michael Diemer to be first Chief Services OfficerECB: 2.8 million shops and small businesses to receive leaflets on the new €20# EBAEBA acknowledges notification from the Croatian National Bank and the State Agency for Deposit Insurance and Bank Resolution# ESMAESMA Opening…

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# CHINADG Trade: Assessing "National Treatment" as a Basis for Securing Market Access Under a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment with the PR China# DUAL USECOMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) amending Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual use items# TUNISIAEU to launch trade negotiation with TunisiaBlog post by Cecilia Malmström: Strengthening ties with TunisiaSpeech by Cecilia Malmström at the conference on trade and investment relations between the EU and TunisiaStatement des EU-Abgeordneten Caspary (EVP/CSU) zu Freihandelsabkommen EU-Tunesien# TTIPUS Chamber Miami Meeting with TTIP Negotiators# ENLARGEMENTS&D President Pittella: We fully support the European perspectives of the Western BalkansEU Council: High-Level Conference on the Eastern Mediterranean/Western Balkans route - Declaration ST 12876 2015 INIT# UKRAINEFinal report MH17 by Dutch Safety Board: Buk surface-t…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# COP21 - EU LEVELInvitation letter by President Donald Tusk to the members of the European Council: Refugee crisis, Turkey, Syria, COP21 and EMU on the AgendaEU Commission: Climate action ahead of Paris: Unprecedented global effort but more ambition neededEurodéputée Martin (S&D/PS) : Quel avenir pour l'industrie des métaux de base en Europe ?The Greens: COP21 - The EU cannot afford to fail a second time - Vote in the European ParliamentEU Parliament: Green demands for the COP 21 - United Nations Climate Conference in ParisEU Council: Towards climate-smart agriculture Exchange of views ST 12693 2015 INITEU Council: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): - The eleventh part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) (Bonn, 19-23 October 2015) = first EU coordination CM 4167 2015 INITMinistère du Développement durabl : Conférence Paris Climat 2015 -  Un nouveau projet d'accord publiéScience Med…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# ENERGY MARKET DESIGNDG Energy: Europe tackles how to create the energy system of the futureCommission proposes ‘new deal’ for energy consumers, redesign of electricity market and revision of energy label for more clarityResponse by Ifiec Europe regarding the Public consultation on a new energy market designDiscussion: STRENGTHENING EUROPE’S INDUSTRY - The Future of Self-Generation of Electricity in Germany and the EU,  Key for Competitiveness and Climate ProtectionUpdated: Eurelectric conference "At the Crossroads: The future of the European electricity market"# ENERGY UNIONVice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič on Energy Union Tour to RomaniaVice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič on Energy Union Tour to SwedenDG Energy Assessment Benefits of the Energy Union – SwedenEnergy Community: Secretariat publishes Policy Guidelines on the Promotion of Organised Electricity Markets in the Contracting Parties# ENERGY SECURITYStatement by Vice-President M. Šefčovič on…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# THE EUROPEAN COUNCILInvitation letter by President Donald Tusk to the members of the European Council: Refugee crisis, Turkey, Syria, COP21 and EMU on the AgendaEP Thinktank: At a Glance - Outlook for the 15-16 October 2015 European Council: Pre-European Council Briefing# TAX TRANSPARENCYMandatory exchange of tax rulings proposal: a "missed opportunity” say MEPsEU Parliament: Amendments 1 - 89 - Bringing transparency, coordination and convergence to Corporate Tax policies in the Union - PE 564.915v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyEPP Group wants to close tax loopholesEU-Abgeordneter Peter SIMON (S&D/SPD): Duldendes Wegschauen unmöglich machen# ETHICAL ADVICECommission announces future setup for independent ethical advice  # GMO DEBATE - NEXT ROUNDEnvironment MEPs oppose national GMO import bans proposalEU Parliament: Eight things you should know about GMOsSocialists and Democrats call for clear rules regarding GMOsEU-Abgeordnete Susanne MELIOR: Ein Leben oh…

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# INNOVATIONEU Commission invests €16 billion in funding for research and innovation over next two years EU Commission Memo: Horizon 2020: new Work Programme supports Europe's growth, jobs and competitiveness # INDUSTRYEurodéputée Martin (S&D/PS) : Quel avenir pour l'industrie des métaux de base en Europe ?The Greens: Circular Economy and Benefits for SocietyClub of Rome Report: Circular Economy & Benefits for Society - The all-round winner for jobs, income and the climatePosition Paper: Revision of REACH Annexes for Nanomaterials - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation)Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: 15 starke Partner für die Zukunft der Industrie# SMESBulgaria invests €102 million of EU funds in the SME initiative# EMPLOYMENTEU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsHighlights - The integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market - Committee on Employment and…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# DSMPolicies and regulation in the digital age: the new wave - Speech by Vice-President Ansip in charge of the Digital Single Market at the FT-ETNO summit in BrusselsSpeech by EU Commissioner Oettinger at the FTEtno Conference: Broadband, the next investment wave and EU policiesETNO CEO Statement on Achieving Europe’s Digital Single MarketDigital single market needs consumers' trust, say MEPs - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionUpdated: Towards a Digital Single Market Act - joint committee debateDigital Single Market: No place for geo-blocking in Europe say ALDE - Regulation must better reflect the needs of digital entrepreneursEuropean Internet Forum on World Standards Day: standards and interoperability in the DSM Breakfast DebateFinancial Times: Europe faces €106bn funding shortfall for digital goals# DATA PROTECTIONENISA: 2015 Annual Privacy Forum focusing on Privacy Enhancing TechnologiesOpinion of the Articl…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 13 October 2015

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# RESEARCH FUNDINGEU Commission invests €16 billion in funding for research and innovation over next two yearsEU Commission Memo: Horizon 2020: new Work Programme supports Europe's growth, jobs and competitivenessEC press conference Commissioner Carlos MOEDAS on the new Work Programme for Horizon 2020# HORIZON 2020Video games or exercise for stroke rehab?Research Participant Portal: Competitiveness of the European Space Sector: Technology and ScienceResearch Participant Portal: Call For Competitive Low-Carbon Energy# RTDResearch Headlines - Sharing infrastructure for better science: Africa and the EUSuccess Stories - Barcodes to stop bugs at borders# ESIFSME initiative: Bulgaria to use €102 million of EU funds to support small businessesRegioStars Awards 2015 honours Europe's most innovative regional projectsOPEN DAYS opening session: investment, innovation and implementation of the EU Structural and Investment Funds at local levelEuropean Parliamentary Research Service: Cohes…

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