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IEU FUNDING Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# BUDGET & MFFMEPs on EU budget: how to make it more efficient and flexibleEuroparlTV Video - Martin Schulz: “We need more transparency and own resources"EP Press conference Future financing of the EUBudget 2017: S&Ds demand €530 million more to tackle root causes of the refugee crisisS&D: Council must get serious about new ways to fund EU budgetALDE: European Parliament and national Parliaments united in push to reform EU budgetMFF review/revision: Commissioner Georgieva presents proposal to BUDG - Committee on BudgetsEP Opinion - Budgetary capacity for the euro area - PE 580.732v02-00 - Committee on Constitutional AffairsEP Opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 585.734v02-00 - Committee on Culture and EducationEP Opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 584.233v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEP …

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANSPD: Verlängerung des Investitionsfonds - aber bitte mit Substanz# COMPETITIVENESSSt 11956 2016 Init - Recommendation for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on the establishment of National Productivity Boards - AdoptionAustrian Business Chamber WKÖ publishes its Monitoring Report 2016 on Austria's global rankings Link# SERVICES PASSPORTDocumentation of Stakeholder conference - Services Passport initiative (Brussels, 06/09/2016)# EP IMCO COMMITTEEDraft agenda - Thursday, 29 September 2016 - PE 589.180v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# SINGLE MARKETSt 12013 2016 Init  COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Making markets work for consumers 2016 editionSt 12013 2016 Add 1 - COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Making markets work for consumers 2016 edition# EMPLOYMENTSt 11915 2016 Init  Draft Council Resolution on A New Skills Agenda for an Inclusive and Competitiv…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# DATA PROTECTION - PNRAccording to Advocate General Mengozzi, the agreement on the transfer of passenger name record data, planned between the European Union and Canada, cannot be entered into in its current formEC Midday press briefing 08/09/2016  HOME AFFAIRS - European Court of Justice opinion on PNR / Canada: Q&AEuGH-Generalanwalt: Massenhafte Speicherung von Fluggastdaten ist rechtswidrig - EU-Abgeordneter Jan Philipp Albrecht (Grüne)ALDE on EU-Canada PNR agreement: Advice to European Court re-affirms legal concernsEU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Kanada-PNR: EuGH-Generalanwalt pfeift Überwachungsaktionismus zurückEuropean court is irresponsible to strip bare a critical counter-terror deal - ECREDRi: European Court Opinion: Canada PNR deal cannot be signedDigitale Gesellschaft zur Vorrats-Datenspeicherung von Reisedaten: EU-Generalanwalt erteilt Befürwortern schallende Ohrfeige# DATA PROTECTION - GENERALEDPS Blog: Accountability needs …

IEU TRADE Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# CUSTOMSJoint Release: EU businesses call for customs procedures to focus on economic growth and increased tradeTariffs Do More Harm Than Good at Home - iMFdirect – The IMF Blog# AUSTRALIAJoint press release on the launch of the EU-Australia leadership forumEU - Australia Relations factsheetVideo of another event - Elmar BROK - Chair of the AFET Committee - Julie BISHOP - Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia - and Steven CIOBO - Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia - Thursday, 8 September 2016 - 10:25# CETASt 11575 2016 Init - XVIth EU-Canada Summit (Brussels, 27 October 2016) - Orientation Note# TTIPSt 11982 2016 Init - UNCITRAL Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) Enforcement of international commercial settlement agreements resulting from conciliation - Informal paper of the US delegationCEPS: Potential Economic Effects of TTIP for the Netherlands and the EU# TURKEYFederica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn in Ankara for the High Le…

IEU EURO Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# ECOFINPreparation of the Eurogroup and informal ECOFIN Council meetings, Bratislava 9-10 September# EUROECB: Press conference Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)Video of the Press conference following the Governing Council meeting of the ECB in FrankfurtECB Press release Monetary policy decisionsPublication: ECB staff macroeconomic projections for the euro area, September 2016Yves Mersch: Reaching for perfection - building the market infrastructure of tomorrowSpeech by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the Eurofi Financial Forum 2016, BratislavaEP Opinion - Budgetary capacity for the euro area - PE 580.732v02-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs# EBAEBA says that core funding ratio cannot replace NSFR when assessing funding riskEBA updates its CET1 list# BOEBoE: The Future ForumBoE: Fintech: Opportunities for all?- remarks given by Victoria Cleland# CAPITAL MARKETS2016 ECMI Annual Conference on 9 NovemberUK…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# STATE OF THE UNIONEVP zur Grundsatzrede zur Lage der Europäischen UnionSPD: Lage der Europäischen Union – Anfang vom Ende oder Chance für die Zukunft?# BREXITEU Parliament appoints Guy Verhofstadt as representative on Brexit mattersBrtish ECR leader Kamall: all 751 MEPs must decide the parliament's Brexit negotiatorUK Minister questioned on parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit - UK ParliamentCo-ordinated inquiries on Brexit launched by Committee - UK ParliamentCER podcast: Charles Grant and Nick Clegg on Brexit challengesSPD zur Anhörung des designierten EU-Kommissars Sir Julian King aus Großbritannien - zuständig für die „Sicherheitsunion“# POLANDEPP, S&D, ALDE, Greens, GUE/NGL Motion for a resolution on the recent developments in Poland and their impact on fundamental rights as laid down in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - B8-2016-0977ECR Motion for a resolution on recent developments in Poland and their impact on fundamen…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICEU.S. EPA: Finding a Home for Environmental Justice: HUD Seeks Input on EJ Strategy Update# RESOURCE EFFICIENCYBundesumweltstaatssekretärin Schwarzelühr-Sutter: Ressourceneffizienz ist der Schlüssel für nachhaltigen Klimaschutz# GREEN ECONOMYUNEP: Governments and international organizations pledge stronger partnerships for green economy# REACHSt 11963 2016 Init COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards bisphenol A – Decision not to oppose adoptionNGOs express support for restriction of chemical PFOA to REACH Committee - Health & Environment Alliance Concerned flame retardants cause more harm than safety - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation)# ENVIRONMENTAL RISKSBreaking news from EFSA’s expert meetings…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# COP22Updated: Exchange of views (EoV) with Mr Miguel Arias Cañete - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyParis agreement: MEPs ratify deal, push for entry into force2016 UN Climate Change Conference - COP22 - Marrakesh, Morocco (7 - 18 November 2016) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEPP on Paris Agreement: EU Parliament wants rapid ratificationEU-Abgeordneter Peter Liese: Zusätzliche weltweite Anstrengungen beim Klimaschutz erforderlich, aber keine Überforderung der energieintensiven IndustrieCAN Europe: European Parliament’s Environment Committee urges EU’s to ratify Paris Agreement and raise its climate ambitionUNFCCC: The Lao People’s Democratic Republic Deposits Instrument of Ratification of Paris AgreementUNFCCC and FIFA join forces to combat climate change - United Nations Sustainable DevelopmentThe Climate Group: New speakers announced for the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC# EU ETSCELEX:6201…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 8 Sept 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONDG Energy: European Commission to build on the successful regional gas cooperation in Central and South Eastern EuropeDG Energy: Corrigendum and extension of the deadline for ex-ante publicity ENER/B1/2016-655 of 26/07/2016EP Amendments - European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices and repealing Directive 2008/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning a Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-usersEP Opinion - EU strategy for liquefied natural gas and gas storage - PE 585.452v02-00 - Committee on International TradeEnergy poverty: Protecting vulnerable consumers - European Parliamentary Research ServiceEnergy Charter: Industry Advisory Panel discusses the future of electricity sector in PragueEVP: Umgestaltung des EnergiemarktesEnergy Cities: On the way to energy democracydena-Kongress 2016 - Die Zukunft der Energiewende  # SMART GRID What if c…

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