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EU CLIMATE Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# EU ETSApplication of the EU Emissions Trading Directive — Analysis of national responses under Article 21 of the EU ETS Directive in 2015Aktuelle Drucksachen des Deutschen Bundestages: Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/7718 - Europäische Klima- und Energiepolitik nach dem VN-Klimaabkommen von Paris 18/7967 (PDF)Arseniy Yatsenyuk commissions to negotiate about spending part of funds allocated under the Kyoto Protocol for the purchase of cars for National police# DIESEL EMISSIONSEU Parliament: Draft agenda - Thursday, 7 April 2016 - PE 580.503v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector# CARBON LEAKAGEHigh Energy costs driven by EU rules behind Tata decision – EFDD# CARBON TAXESComposante carbone - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer# IPCCICLEI Joins Campaign for IPCC Special Report on Cities and Climate Change# UNEPLatin American Environment Ministers Meet to Fast-Track Action on Climate…

EU ENERGY Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONMeetings of the Energy and Managing Authorities NetworkClosing soon: Consultation on streamlining of planning and reporting obligations as part of the energy union governanceUpdated: E-LECTRICITY: THE POWER SECTOR GOES DIGITAL – EurelectricÖsterreichischer Bundesrat: Europäische Union will energiepolitischen Alleingängen Grenzen setzen# ENERGY EFFICIENCYMarketWatch: Final Event - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation# RENEWABLESSégolène Royal salue les nouvelles « Tendances mondiales des investissements dans les énergies renouvelables » du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement, qui confortent l'Accord de Paris# ENERGY STORAGEdena startet Studie zur Flexibilisierung des Stromnetzes durch Speicher - Im Fokus: Kombination von Marktorientierung und Netzentlastung# GAZPROMAktuelle Drucksachen des Deutschen Bundestages: Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/7789 - Das Nordstream-2-Projekt vor dem H…

EU LEGAL Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# EU SECURITY AGENDAFighting terror with Nordic co-operationEU-Vorschläge zu Waffenhandel bleiben weiter auf der Agenda des österreichischen Bundesrats# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed Hutchison/VimpelCom joint venture in Italy# TRADE SECRETS“Trade Secrets Protection” - Corporate Europe Observatory# OMBUDSMANProposal of the European Ombudsman for a friendly solution in his inquiry into complaint 363/2011/KM against the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)Decision in case OI/9/2015/NF on the termination of a grant contract by the European Commission - by European Ombudsman  European Ombudsman at the Human Rights Conference (26/05/2016)# FRAFRA: How is the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights used at national level# EU REGISTERS# EU CASE LAWCELEX:62014TO0561(01): Order of the Court of First instance - 16 March 2016#One of Us and Others v Commission#Case T-561/14CELEX:62014TO0840: Order of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) of 11 March 2016. # Internatio…

EU TRADE Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# EU INDIAEU Commission on EU-India Summit: A new momentum for the EU-India Strategic PartnershipEU Council on EU-India summit: joint statement, agenda for action and joint declarationsJoint statement following the EU-India summit, Brussels, 30 March 2016EU-India agenda for action 2020, 30 March 2016Joint declaration on a common agenda on migration and mobility, 29 March 2016Joint declaration on an India-EU water partnership, 30 March 2016Joint declaration on a clean energy and climate partnership, 30 March 2016Joint declaration on the fight against terrorism, 30 March 2016European Investment Bank strengthens engagement in India:  signing largest loan and announcing regional office during EU – India summit with PM Narendra ModiEU-India relations - updated Fact SheetEUROSTAT: EU trade in goods with India in slight deficit in 2015 for a third consecutive year with a small surplus for trade in servicesPrime Minister’s statement prior to his departure to Belgium, USA and Saudi ArabiaTrade…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: EIF and Pohjola Bank sign EUR 150m InnovFin agreement for innovative companies in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania# SMEEU Commission: Update on progress in simplifying start-up proceduresDigital Agenda for Europe: To be or not to be an entrepreneur# INDUSTRYDG Growth: All U Need is Space web game# BLUE GROWTHSAVE THE DATE and CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Workshop on strategic cooperation on Blue Growth in the North Sea, 20-21 June 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands  # SINGLE MARKETMarketWatch: Final Event - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation“Friends of Standardisation”: A Common Inititiative - ECOS - European Environmental Citizens Organisation for StandardisationTowards greater inclusiveness in standardisation: The start of a journey - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation# EMPLOYMENTWorking parents the best protection against child povertyMaximum working week of 4…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# DSMDigital Agenda for Europe: To be or not to be an entrepreneurSAVE THE DATE - Conference on Geoblocking in the Digital Single market - Consumer Expectations on Cross-border availability of Digital Content# E-COMMERCEInternethandel – Österreichischer Bundesrat schickt kritische Mitteilung nach BrüsselOECD on INTERNET: Consumer protection laws need updating to improve trust in e-commerceU.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Keynote Remarks at the Strata + Hadoop ConferenceState Department Welcomes ‘Digital Economy Officers’ to U.S. Embassies# TELECOM MERGERSMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed Hutchison/VimpelCom joint venture in Italy# TSMTransparency data: UK Government response to the Ofcom Digital Communications Review# DATA PROTECTIONÖsterreichischer Bundesrat: EU will Datenaustausch aus dem Strafregister über Drittstaatsangehörige erleichtern# MEDIA REGULATIONUK Ofcom today published its 2016/17 Annual PlanUK Ofcom confirms proce…

EU EURO Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# FINANCIAL MARKETSBIS: Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and OTC Derivatives MarketsBIS Working Paper: The causal effect of house prices on mortgage demand and mortgage supply: evidence from SwitzerlandEU Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis in ParisBundesfinanzministerium: Fragen und Antworten zur Finanzmarktaufsicht # BANKER BONUSESEBA reports on high earners and the effects of the bonus capBundesfinanzministerium: Fragen und Antworten zur Regulierung von Bonifikationen und Managergehältern # BANKING UNIONFirst Single Resolution Board conferenceBundesfinanzministerium: Fragen und Antworten zu Basel III# EMUCEPS: The ECB’s latest gimmick: Cash for loans# OECDOECD Economic Surveys: Poland 2016OECD Economic Surveys: Lithuania 2016# ESMAESMA consults on future MAR list of information regarding commodity and spot markets# EIOPAEIOPA issues Guidelines on the supervision of branches of third-country insurance undertakings# ECBECB: Working paper no. 1889: Cables, Sharks an…

EU FUNDING Telegram - 30 March 2016

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# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: EIF and Pohjola Bank sign EUR 150m InnovFin agreement for innovative companies in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania# ESIFEUROPEAN WEEK OF REGIONS AND CITIES 2016: The deadline for applications is postponed to 8 April 2016! You have 10 more days to submit your proposal!Attica’s Regional Operational Programm: From infrastructure development to development infrastructure# DIGITAL SINGLE MARKETMOnarCH robot system helps children in hospitals# DG RESEARCHASEAN‐EU Science, Technology and Innovation Days - 10-12 May 2016, VietnamResearch Headlines - Innovative manufacturing for greener aircraft enginesSuccess Stories - A wider circle for European polar research# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020: Patterns in society can reveal economic bubblesThe European Open Science Cloud in upcoming Horizon 2020 calls under the European Research Infrastructures# EUREKAEU-SPRI Forum: "Exploring New Avenues for Innovation and Research Policies"# ERCLatest publications…

EU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram - 29 March 2016

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# DUTCH EU PRESIDENCYDutch EU Presidency: Open Science conferenceDutch EU Presidency: Background paper to the informal meeting of EU environment ministers on ‘Green Mobility’Documentation: EU Urban Agenda Working Group meeting March 16 – Progress is being madeVASAB opinion on establishment of an EU Urban AgendaUrban Europe: Routes to Urban Research and Innovation – RURI# URBACTURBACT III 1st call for Implementation Networks now open!URBACT: The war for talent in cities# EU COMMISSION - DG REGIODG Regio’s Walter Deffaa addresses World Cities closing conference in Shantou, China# EU COMMISSION - DG CONNECTInternet of Things development enters the Open Innovation craze # EIBBEI: Belgique : nouvelle maison communale à bilan énergétique quasi nul à Bierbeek grâce au programme « Smart Cities »# EIP-SCCUpdated: EIP-SCC General Assembly in EindhovenSmart to Future Cities 20163rd European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans  Two Webinars on ‘Addressing Privacy in Smart Cities’ by Ci…