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IEU TRADE Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# TTIPEU Commission Answer - Consequences of the Brexit vote for the TTIP and TISA negotiations - E-005223/2016Next round of EU-US trade talks to take place next week in New YorkUpdated: Commissioner Malmström participates in Citizens’ Dialogue in BudapestTrade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks - Health & Environment Alliance # CETAEU Commission Answer - Legal basis for CETA - E-005124/2016EU Commission: Answer - Consequences of the Brexit vote for the conclusion of the CETA - E-005222/2016IMF: Products and Provinces : A Disaggregated Panel Analysis of Canada’s Manufacturing Exports# TISADG Trade: TiSA factsheet# EGADG Trade: Presentation on the EGA - Civil Society Dialogue# CHINAST 11962 2016 INIT Draft Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement on certain aspects of air services between the European Union and the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the Peopole's Republic of China - Adoptio…

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# EU URBAN AGENDAJobs and skills in cities: Eurocities conference in RotterdamSCIS: Agreed Draft of the New Urban Agenda# EU COMMISSIONDG Connect: Cultivating cities as test-beds for innovation14th European Week of Regions and Cities - final call for registrationsCovenant of Mayors Brokerage Event: Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2017 Call# EESCReport: Smart cities project: study visit in La Rochelle, France - European Economic and Social Committee# EIP-SCCHow to Connect an E-Mobility Strategy with a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan?EIP-SCC: The Spanish National Plan for Smart Cities, a “pioneer governance framework” according to ITU/UNESCOEC Smart Cities Info DaysSmart Summit London# SMART GOVERNANCESCIS: Accelerating urban transition: tapping the full potential of smart city and community pilots – a Smart City Expo side event1st International Conference “Smart Ideas and a New Concept of Economic Regeneration in Europe”Science for for Smart Spec…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# MFF & BUDGETEU budget 2017: EP committee vote on amendmentsEP background material on 2017 EU budgetEU Commission Vice-President Georgieva hosts Second EU Budget Focused on Results conferenceST 12280 2016 REV 1 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020 Review/Revision - organisation of work in the Council# EFSIInvestment Plan deals signed in Malta and Slovakia# ESIFEvents - Synergies between ESI funds and H2020: Understanding how the synergies work in practice - 11-12 October 2016, Brussels, BelgiumEU Commission Answer - ERDF funding in the West Midlands post-referendum - E-005201/2016Vilnius relié au réseau transeuropéen de transport grâce aux Fonds Structurels et d'Investissement EuropéensAmendments 1 - 67 - Investing in jobs and growth - maximising the contribution of European Structural and Investment Funds: an evaluation of the report under Article 16(3) of the CPR - PE 589.247v01-00 - Committee on Culture and EducationBundeswirtschaft…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# INNOVATIONINNO-KOM - Innovationsförderprogramm wird auf strukturschwache Regionen in ganz Deutschland ausgeweitetMachnig: High-Tech Gründerfonds hat sich als wichtigster Seed-Financier in Deutschland positioniert # INDUSTRYBundeswirtschaftsministerium startet Innovationsprogramm zur Diversifizierung der Verteidigungsindustrie# SINGLE MARKETApproval and Market surveillance of motor vehicles an their trailers: draft report - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# EMPLOYMENTStudy: Skills Development and Employability in Europe: New Skills Agenda for Europe - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsST 12468 2016 INIT Proposal for Directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of highly skilled employment [doc. ST 10012/16 MIGR 111 SOC 398 CODEC 852 + ADD 1-7 - COM(2016) 378 final] - Opinion on the application of the Principles of Subsidiarity and …

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# DSMNext Generation Internet: The Internet of humans - Blog post by Roberto Viola# AVMS-DBericht zu audiovisuellen Mediendiensten - Zitate der Europa-SPD# ROAMINGRoaming fair use rules: Commission services submit draft to European Parliament, Member States and EU telecoms regulatorsRoaming: new “fair use” proposals are a good start, say Industry Committee MEPsEP background on roaming/fair useS&Ds welcome new approach to fair use of free roaming, but demand stronger consumer protectionEuroparlTV: End of roaming: Questions from social media# NET NEUTRALITYWebinar: Net neutrality in Europe: The BEREC guidelines and beyond - Geneva Internet Platform# GEOBLOCKINGGeo-blocking regulation: exchange of views on 29 September - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# PORTABILITYIn-Depth Analysis - EU Portability Regulation: In-Depth Analysis of the Proposal - PE 571.369 - Committee on Legal Affairs# CYBER SECURITYUnited Against Hate Speech on …

IEU EURO Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONSteven Maijoor, ESMA Chair, appears at Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee in the European Parliament# EUROZONEEuro area economy showed resilience after UK referendum, Mario Draghi tells MEPsECB: Speech  Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European ParliamentEU Commission Answer - Financial stability in the euro area with shifting investment flows resulting from the Brexit referendum - E-005187/2016EP background on meeting with ECB President DraghiEuroparlTV Video - The European Central BankEuropaabgeordneter Bernd Lucke (EKR/ALFA): EZB gefährdet die Stabilität des FinanzmarktsGUE-NGL: Draghi opts for more of the same as another crisis loomsCEPS: Low long-term rates: bond bubble or symptom of secular stagnation?# PENSION SYSTEMEU Commission Answer - Highest early retirement pension - E-005244/2016# BANKING UNIONAgenda of the European Banking Federation# ECBECB / BIS: Mario Draghi: Eur…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# STATE AIDState aid: Germany withdraws notification to grant €4 million of regional aid to polymer processer REHAUAides d'Etat: la Commission approuve la garantie octroyée par l'Etat français à la Caisse Centrale de Réassurance pour ses activités de réassurance de catastrophes naturelles# LEGAL KEY INITIATIVESSpeech by Commissioner Jourová to the Legal Affairs Committee and EU Affairs Committee in the Bundestag: Anti-money Laundering, European Public Prosecutor's Office, Digital Contracts, and Insolvency# PANAMA/BAHAMA PAPERSPanama papers: investigative journalists discuss their work in ParliamentEP background on Panama Papers InquiryNext PANA Committee Meeting - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionNewsletters - 2016 : 2016 - PANA Newsletters - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# ENVIRONMENT SCENARIOSEEA: Projected population change in European countries, 2015 to 2100# ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONUN chemical experts pave way for more sustainable management of chemicals - Rotterdam Convention# ROHSEuropean Union Open Data Portal: Study for the Review of the List of Restricted Substances under RoHS 2European Union Open Data Portal:  Study for the Review of the list of Restricted Substances under RoHS 2 - Analysis of Impacts# CIRCULAR ECONOMYEP Motion for a resolution on a recycling promotion policy - B8-2016-1017# EP ENVI COMMITTEENext meeting of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyTransfats - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENTMotion for a resolution on the sustainable management of Europe’s forests - B8-2016-1020## EU COUNCILCM 3994 2016 REV 1 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES): Seventeenth meeting of the…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# COP22ST 12447 2016 INIT - PREPARATION OF THE COUNCIL (ENVIRONMENT) MEETING ON 30 SEPTEMBER 2016 Draft Council conclusions on the preparations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings in Marrakech (7 - 18 November 2016) - Preparation for adoptionST 12256 2016 ADD 1 Paris AgreementST 12256 2016 ADD 2 Declaration by the Union made in accordance with Article 20(3) of the Paris AgreementUNFCCC: Mali Deposits Instrument of Ratification of Paris AgreementUN highlights agriculture's potential to help address climate change and antimicrobial resistanceGermanwatch-Bericht aus New York: Pariser Klimaabkommen kurz vor InkrafttretenCERES: The Clean Power Plan: The Power Sector's Stepping Stone to the FutureAmerica’s Climate Plan Falls Short of its Promises - Climate CentralThe role of research in a global low-carbon economy - Speech by EU Research & Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas# CARBON MARKETSOECD Update: Carbon pri…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONST 12161 2016 INIT Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on establishing the European Union position within the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community (Sarajevo, 14th October 2016)ST 12161 2016 ADD 1 ANNEXES European Union Position for Ministerial Council to the Proposal for a Council Decision on establishing the European Union position within the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community (Sarajevo, 14th October 2016)# ENERGY REGULATIONFinal call: ENTSOG Public Consultation for EU Data Exchange Harmonisation ends on 30 September 2016# ENERGY EFFICIENCYIEA: Understanding energy demand is key to an affordable clean energy future# RENEWABLESRGI News September 2016: Looking to the other side of the Atlantic# NUCLEAR ENERGYGUE-NGL: Cañete und die Kernenergie: Kommissar für Klimaschutz und Energie im IndustrieausschussDG Grow: Slovak Draft Act amending Act No 541/2004 on the peaceful use of nuclear energy (the Atomic Act) and the amendment of cer…

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