Showing posts from May, 2016

IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 30 May 2016

# UNUN launches campaign to urge 'smart' transition to sustainable citiesITU and UNECE launch advocacy platform for smart sustainable cities# EIP-SCCFinance and investment opportunities to build more sustainable, energy efficient and liveable cities at the 2016 EIP-SCC General AssemblyEuropean Sustainable Cities SummitBUILD UP Webinar / Report Launch: Energy Transition of the EU Building StockWe Make Europe: Cities and City Makers enhancing the (Im)Pact of AmsterdamCentral and Eastern European Energy Efficiency (C4E) ForumLow Carbon Business Action in Brazil Call for Applications is OpenCITYkeys Webinar – Performance Measurement for Smart Cities in a NutshellGreen Digital Charter workshopInfo Day on Smart City Seville: Achieving Affordable ComfortInterview with Willemieke HornisDownload all documents related to our General Assembly# EU COUNCILDigital single market technologies and public services modernisation# EU COMMISSIONThe Urban Agenda for the EU: European cities get thei…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 30 May 2016

# DATA PROTECTIONEDPS on Privacy Shield: more robust and sustainable solution needed# MEDIA LITERACYEU Council conclusions on developing media literacy and critical thinking through education and trainingEducation, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, 30-31/05/2016# OPEN INNOVATIONDG Connect: Storify Story of the Open Innovation 2.0 ConferenceDG Connect: Open Innovation 2.0: the Amsterdam Recommendations 2016DG Connect: Open innovation, open science, open to the world - a vision for EuropeDG Connect: Open Digital Science - Final study report# IOTPresenting the EU-China Joint White Paper on the Internet of Things# DSMEDRi launches working group to improve digital rights advocacy across EuropeEU Commission under investigation for EU Internet Forum documentsArbeitgeber: Karl Ohlbergs Kolumne zu "Industrie 4.0"# E-COMMERCEOnlinehandel, audiovisuelle Medieninhalte und Plattformen: Facebook-Livechat zu den neuen Vorschlägen der EU-Kommission# PLATFORMSBundeswirtschaftsministerium: G…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 30 May 2016

# JUNCKER COMMISSIONSpeech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the celebration of 40 years of the European People's PartySpeech by President Donald Tusk at the event marking the 40th anniversary of European People Party (EPP)# SINGLE MARKETHigh-level stakeholder conference in the context of the Single Market Forum 2015/2016EU Commission Open Consultation: Public consultation for the Fitness Check of EU consumer and marketing law# SMEBarriers to SME growth in Europe -European Parliamentary Research ServiceHorizon 2020: SME Innovation Associate Fast Lane# INNOVATIONEU Council: ST 9354 2016 INIT - Draft Council conclusions on the Special Report No. 4/2016 by the European Court of Auditors: "The European Institute of Innovation and Technology must modify its delivery mechanisms and elements of its design to achieve the expected impact" - Presidency textDG Connect: Storify Story of the Open Innovation 2.0 ConferenceEU Commission launches public call for members of the Europea…

IEU TRADE Telegram 30 May 2016

# MEXICOEU and Mexico kick off talks to re-boost trade and investment relationsUpdating EU-Mexico trade relations will create growth and strengthen our ties, say S&Ds# MERCOSURPodemos: MEP Xabier Benito sends a letter to Mogherini asking UE to stop negotiations with Mercosur due to political situation in Brazil# TTIPSweden hosting TTIP high-level dialogueBundestag: 18/8544 (PDF) Antwort der Bundersregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/8294 - TTIP - Transparenz, Zugang zu Dokumenten und Umgang mit dem LeseraumDaniel Andrich ist neuer Delegierter der deutschen Wirtschaft in Washington D.C.# CETABDI legt Bewertung des europäisch-kanadischen Freihandelsabkommens CETA vor# CHINAEU Council: EU - China Summit (Beijing, 13 July 2016) - Orientation debatePresenting the EU-China Joint White Paper on the Internet of ThingsEU Commission Answer - Addressing the impact on the EU of China's proposed market economy status - E-001791/2016 Bundestag: 18/8545 (PDF) Antwort der Bundesr…

IEU EURO Telegram 30 May 2016

# EUROZONE Die Linke zur Euro-Fiskalkapazität: Cash für Lohn- und Rentenstrip?# CAPITAL MARKETSBetter Finance: Steven Maijoor was invited to the Financial News 20th Anniversary Awards for Excellence# ESMAESMA issues opinion on MiFID II standards on ancillary activitiesESMA issues Q&A on MAR implementationESMA Library document - Annex 2 - Terms of Reference SCSC Working GroupEBF letter to ESMA IFRS 9 pre-transition disclosures# BANKING UNIONEU Council: Commodity dealers: exposure exemption extendedEuropean Banking Federation on proposed Anti-Tax Avoidance DirectiveAgenda of the European Banking Federation# ECBLatest MEP Questions to the ECBQuestion to the ECB - Banif XI - PE 582.166v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsQuestion to the ECB - The importance of physical money - PE 582.288v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsQuestion to the ECB - Extent of the quantitative easing programme - PE 582.289v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# OECDL…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 30 May 2016

# TRANSPARENCYMore transparent and balanced interest representation: Commission adopts new expert group rulesEU Ombudsman to examine Commission evaluation of Special AdvisersCorporate Europe Observatory on Ombudsman's ruling: Stoiber’s appointment process constituted ‘maladministration’ and was misleading# EU OMBUDSMANLatest publications by the EU OmbudsmanAnnual Report 2015Reply from President Dijsselbloem to the Ombudsman's letter on the recent initiative to improve Eurogroup transparency Ombudsman to examine Commission evaluation of Special AdvisersLa Médiatrice s'apprête à examiner l'évaluation de la Commission des conseillers spéciauxCompliance with the European Ombudsman’s proposals in 2014Decision in case 1408/2015/OV on the European Commission's compliance with its Rules on Special Advisers Letter to the European Commission opening the European Ombudsman's strategic inquiry OI/6/2016/AB concerning rules and practices to prevent possible conflicts of int…