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IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 5 September 2016

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# EU COMMISSIONSmart Regions in Smart Europe: Digital Innovation Hubs shaping the Digitisation of European IndustryENoLL and OISPG at 7th European Summit of Regions and CitiesConsultation on Cloud Computing Research Innovation Challenges for WP 2018-2020# EESCDocumentation: Smart Cities: Going local mission - Vilnius, Lithuania - European Economic and Social Committee # EIP-SCCEIP-SCC: Registration Open for the Action Cluster Meetings in BrusselsEIP-SCC: Cities of the Future 2016EIP-SCC: Will a completely new Smart City be built? When?EIP-SCC: Webinar on Smart Cities StandardsEIP-SCC EU Design DaysEIP-SCC: Workshop – Innovative Financing Models for Energy Efficiency in Buildings in France: How to Implement and Replicate Them?EIP-SCC: OPTIMUS Final ConferenceEIP-SCC: Climate Change Summit for Cities and Other Non-State ActorsEIP-SCC: CELSIUS Talk - Waste Heat Recovery from Urban Facilities Brokerage EventEIP-SCC: General Data Protection Regulation – Are You Up to Speed?EIP-SCC: Dicover…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 5 September 2016

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# ELTISELTIS: Call for 5th SUMP Award applications opens# ESIFEWRC 2016: 5 weeks to go!# EUREKAEUREKA Network: "Excellence in Horizon 2020 project design and proposal writing" workshop# DG RESEARCHResearch Headlines - Sensitive robot handsEvents - Lab Automation & Robotics 2016 - 8-9 November 2016, Berlin, GermanyEvents - International Conference on Graphene and Semiconductors - 24-26 July 2017, Chicago, USAEvents - 11th Winter Conference of the ESMI on NEUROIMAGING: from MOLECULES to NETWORKS - 19-24 February 2017, Charmonix (Valley), FranceEvents - 12th European Molecular Imaging Meeting – EMIM 2017 - 5-7 April 2017, Cologne, GermanyEvents - ESFRI and national research infrastructures – current challenges from perspective of V4 countries - 13 September 2016, Brussels, BelgiumEvents - SOFT Prize Award Ceremony at the 29th Symposium on Fusion Technology - 5 September 2016, Prague# H2020Horizon 2020 Energy Inducement Prizes Webinar - 7 September 2016Europe towards Exascal…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 5 September 2016

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# INNOVATIONUpdated: EU Commission Public Consultation: Interim evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and TechnologyInnovation and societal benefits to boost drone technology in Europe - OCTA Innovation# SINGLE MARKET2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Market performance improved, but more efforts needed in telecoms and energy sectorHighlights - REFIT first results on Consumer Sales and Guarantees Directive - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Public consultation on the enhancement of the social legislation in road transportPublications - Voting list : 2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEPC: Single Market Roundtable - European standards for the 21st century: goods, services, ICT# INDICATORSJuly 2016 compared with June 2016 - Volume of retail trade up by 1.1% in euro area - Up by 1.0% in EU28# EU REGISTERS-> EU COMMISSIONCOMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Making markets work for con…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 5 September 2016

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# AVMS-DConvergence in action – an interesting demo in Finland - by Roberto Viola# DSM2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Market performance improved, but more efforts needed in telecoms and energy sectorHighlights - Proceedings of the 8th meeting of the working group on DSM - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionSwedish Government: Ann Linde takes initiative at EU level for a ‘Digital 9’ groupVideo: Steven Tas, ETNO EB Chair – A new Digital UnionHubert Burda Media zur DLDeurope Premiere in Brüssel# TELECOMS FRAMEWORKOral question - Call for a limitation of abusive fees charged for cross-border intra-EU phone calls and SMSs in the upcoming review of the telecoms framework - O-2016-000109End of roaming charges in June 2017: Commission defines fair use policyDraft Commission Implementing Regulation - Roaming Fair Use Policy# SPECTRUMWarum es so schwierig ist, an Frequenzen zu kommen - Save Our Spectrum# ROBOTICSResearch Headlines - Sensitive robot handsEvents - Lab Auto…

IEU TRADE Telegram 5 September 2016

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# G20EU secures important outcomes at G20 Summit, Hangzhou, ChinaEU Commission: G20 Leaders’ Communique Hangzhou SummitOpening remarks by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of the G20 Summit at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, in Hangzhou, ChinaEU Video: G20 Leaders' Summit in Hangzhou, ChinaJoint EU press conference by EC President Jean-Claude JUNCKER, and President of the European Council Donald TUSK ahead of the G20 Leaders' SummitOECD: G20 leaders confirm key OECD role in putting innovation at heart of global growth strategy IMF: Lagarde Urges Action to Deliver on G20’s Hangzhou CommitmentsWTO: DG Azevêdo calls on G20 leaders to make the credible case for tradeThe White House: Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister May of the United Kingdom After Bilateral Meeting at the G20 Summit# EU GLOBAL STRATEGYEU Ambassadors Conference ‘Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe’. Opening remarks by Mogh…

IEU EURO Telegram 5 September 2016

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# BREXITNational Statistics: UK official holdings of international reserves: August 2016German Banks: Avoid any prolonged economic damage to UK and EU after Brexit vote# ECBYves Mersch: Introductory remarks for the discussion panel "The Future of the Euro" - Bank for International SettlementsECB: CON/2016/41 Opinion on the Banca d’Italia's circular implementing the reform of Italian cooperative banksECB: CON/2016/40 Opinion on amendments to the minimum reserves regime# BANKINGLatest positions by the European Banking FederationEBF response to EBA report on implementation and design of the MREL framework (EBA/OP/2016/12)EBF response to EBA consultation paper on the appropriate target level basis for resolution financing arrangements under BRRD (EBA/CP/2016/08)Agenda of the European Banking Federation# EIOPAOnline survey on the empowerment to develop Guidelines in Article 30(7) of the Insurance Distribution Directive# EU REGISTERS-> EU COUNCILCm 3750 2016 Init Financial …

IEU LEGAL Telegram 5 September 2016

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# STATE OF THE UNIONEU Parliament: State of the Union: information on practical arrangementsJa zu Europa - Mut zur Veränderung! Die Grüne Erklärung zur Zukunft der EU# TAXATIONIs UK tax policy fit for the 21st Century? - UK Parliament# POSTING OF WORKERSEU Commission Answer - Proposed amendment of Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - P-005748/2016# EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATIONEmployee Financial Participation: Spain's Sociedades Laborales - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsHans-Böckler-Stiftung: Arbeitnehmer-Mitbestimmung in Europa: Drastische Einschränkung oder neue Perspektiven?# EU OMBUDSMANDecision in case 1874/2013/MG on alleged irregularities in a European Commission tendering procedure - European OmbudsmanDecision of the European Ombudsman on complaint 2377/2013/(PMC)DR concerning the European Court of Justice's rules governing a tender procedure in the field of translations# EU REGISTERS-> TRANSPARENC…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 5 September 2016

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# REACHECHA: REACH is the dominant driver for substitution - more action is needed# WATER FRAMEWORKTwo new Certified Reference Materials released for the analysis of priority organic pollutants in water and biota# RECYCLINGEU Commission Answer - Disposal of residues: non-compliance with Directive 2010/75/EU - E-005616/2016# AIR POLLUTION[LATEST VERSION] National emissions reported to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP Convention) - European Union Open Data Portal# NATURA 2000Natura 2000 data - the European network of protected sites - European Union Open Data Portal# NOISEReported data on noise exposure covered by Directive 2002/49/EC - European Union Open Data Portal# EP ENVI COMMITTEEDraft agenda - Monday, 12 September 2016 - PE 587.796v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU REGISTERS-> EU COMMISSION Décision de la Commission relative à la signature, au nom de l’Union européenne, d’un protocole d’accord entre l’Inde et…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 5 September 2016

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# COP22Exchange of views with Mr Miguel Arias Cañete on draft agenda - Monday, 12 September 2016 - PE 587.796v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEC Midday press briefing of 05/09/2016 - CLIMATE CHANGE - Paris Agreement: Q&APresident Obama: The United States Formally Enters the Paris AgreementU.S. FACT SHEET: U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate ChangeUNFCCC: China and US Bring Early Paris Entry into Force Big Step Closer - UN Climate Chief Thanks Countries for RatificationUN: In historic ceremony, UN chief hails China, US for formally joining Paris climate agreementG20 : "Mon premier objectif est de faire ratifier le plus vite possible l'Accord de Paris" - le Président HollandeUS and China Continue Leadership on Climate Action - World Wildlife FundGermanwatch: Riesenschritt zum Inkrafttreten des Pariser KlimaabkommensThe Climate Group: US and China ratify Paris Agreement, accelerating momentum towards a net-zero economyCeres President Min…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 5 September 2016

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# ENERGY UNION2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Market performance improved, but more efforts needed in telecoms and energy sectorEC Midday press briefing of 05/09/2016 - ENERGY - Infrastructure / Legislative framework: Q&ADG Energy Call: Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policiesEESC: The role of the civil society in the European Energy Union: Ensuring secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy'# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community Secretariat publishes fourth monitoring report on gas market integration in lead up to CESEC SummitFirst Energy Community Summer School kicks off in TiranaEIC allocated codes revised - ENTSO-E# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEU-Abgeordneter Markus Pieper (EVP/CDU): Energieeinsparziele sind Blick in die GlaskugelBEUC: Goodbye halogen spotlights, hello more efficient LEDs# NUCLEAR ENERGYEU Commission Answer - Nuclear energy - Generation IV systems - E-005101/2016EURELECTRIC response to European Co…

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