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IEU FUNDING Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# MFF & BUDGETMEPs reject EU Budget 2017 Council cuts: more funds for migration, jobs, youthEU budget 2017 – Budget Committee of the European Parliament approves ECR’s proposal to support victims of terrorism# EUROPEAIDFacility for Refugees in Turkey: EU signs grants worth €600 million to help refugees on education and healthPreventing violent extremism- Leaders telling a different story# EFSIEU Commission Answer - The European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH) and the EU Investment Project Portal (EIPP) - E-006116/2016EU Commission: Answer - Universities and EFSI funding - E-006124/2016CAN Europe: Juncker investment plan: deep reforms necessary for sustainable future# ESIFEU Commission: Answer - Consultancy services for EU-funded projects - E-006068/2016Explore interregional cooperation benefits with Interreg Europe EPP Group to debate future of cohesion policy in Bucharest# HORIZON2020Updated: Events - Synergies between ESI funds and H2020: Understandi…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# INNOVATIONEU Commission: Science and policymaking – towards a new dialogueWirtschaft, Technologie, Digitale Infrastruktur: Industrie 4.0 - Analysen und Gutachten der Wissenschaftlichen Dienste# ENTREPRENEURSHIPOECD on ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Green shoots of recovery in entrepreneurship beginning to appear# COMPETITIVENESSWV Stahl: Für die Zukunft der Stahlindustrie in Europa – EU Wettbewerbsrat muss klare Perspektiven liefern# SINGLE MARKETDraft agenda - Monday, 10 October 2016 - Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - PE 589.436v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionGoods are services in boxes: European retail and wholesaale call for a trade policy response to “servicification”# SMEEU Commission Answer - Cutting red tape for start-ups - E-006125/2016EU Commission Answer - Implementing the EU's COSME programme on SME competitiveness - E-005959/2016SME Instrument Innovators Summit kicks off in two weeks# EMPLOYMENTEuropean Pillar of Social Rig…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# DSMEU Commission Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger at the European Digital Assembly in Bratislava, SlovakiaThe Digital Revolution and the Future of Work: Policies and Politics - Results of the Roundtable on September 15, 2016# CLOUDEESC: The European Cloud Initiative – Sharing innovation to boost growth# AVMS-DDocumentation of a Hearings - The Audiovisual Media Services Directive Review - 26-09-2016 - Committee on Culture and Education# EU MEDIAEU Commission Answer - Strategy to develop more popular media with a European perspective - E-005744/2016# M-HEALTHHearings - Towards an mHealth Framework for Europe - 13-10-2016 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# DATA PROTECTIONIrish Data Protection Commissioner: Explanatory memo on litigation involving Facebook and Maximilian SchremsEDRi: Freedom to be different: How to defend yourself against trackingMehr Transparenz und Dat…

IEU TRADE Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# DUAL USEEU Commission proposes to modernise and strengthen controls on exports of dual-use itemsText of the Commission's proposal, including the AnnexesEU export control regimeExecutive summary of the Impact AssessmentTRADE (DG Trade) Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) COM(2016)616/F1 MAIN (PART 1) - ANNEX 1 (PART 1) - PDF (other languages) - Send your feedbackDigitaleurope: EC export control review extends existing rules too far and risks putting European firms at a competitive disadvantage# CETAEU Parliament: Oral question - CETA and Germany's additional demands - O-2016-000116# EGAEU Commission Answer - Coverage of the future Environmental Goods Agreement - E-005824/2016# GATSGoods are services in boxes: European retail and wholesale call for a trade policy response to “ser…

IEU EURO Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed Deutsche Börse/LSE merger# BANKING UNIONEBA harmonises the definition of default across the EUEBA publishes final guidelines on the remuneration of sales staff# EUROZONEDG FISMA: Public hearing on the Review of the EU Macro-prudential frameworkUpdated: European Semester for economic policy coordination: meeting with national parliamentsEuropean Semester policy undemocratic and undermines national sovereignty - GUE/NGLEZB-Präsident Draghi verteidigt Nullzinspolitik im Deutschen BundestagStellungnahme des MdB Joachim Poß (SPD) zur heutigen Diskussion mit dem Präsidenten der EZB Mario Draghi im Europa-Ausschuss des Bundestags# ECBECB: Speech  Mario Draghi: Working together for growth in EuropeECB Speech  Mario Draghi: Researching the Macroeconomic Policies of the FutureECB: Speech  Benoît Cœuré: Reforming financial sector benchmarks# EIOPAGDV: EIOPA-Vorschlag bringt fakt…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# TRANSPARENCYDelivering on transparency: Commission proposes mandatory Transparency Register for all EU institutionsQuestions & Answers: Proposal for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency RegisterOpening remarks of First Vice-President Timmermans on the Commission proposal for a mandatory Transparency Register covering all EU institutionsEU Parliament on Transparency register: an eagerly-awaited strengtheningLobbyismus braucht Transparenz - Europa-SPD begrüßt Pläne für überarbeitetes RegisterGrüne zum Transparenzregister: Fortschritt mit vielen Lücken bei der Hobbytransparenz GUE-NGL: EU Commission’s new mandatory registration for EU lobbyists must be negotiated to ensure maximum transparencyNew EU lobby transparency proposal lacks bite and political determination - Corporate Europe Observatory European Movement: Making the Transparecy Register Transparent# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# ECHAECHA: List of substances with lead registrants availableECHA: Management Board elects Chair and Deputy Chair# CHEMICALSJoint meeting of the bureaux of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions to discuss COPs# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSEDCS: EU member states will take major decision affecting our health - Health & Environment Alliance# GLYPHOSATEDie Grünen : Glyphosat-Studien im Leseraum - Industrie blockt freien Zugang - Keine Spur von versprochener Transparenz# MERCURYEP  Opinion in the form of a letter - Regulation on mercury and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1102/2008 - PE 589.415v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs# ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMEST 12297 2016 INIT Discussion paper on countering environmental crime# EMASEnvironmental Statement 2016 - Figures for 2015 - Updated version - European Economic and Social Committee# EFSAEU national food safety authorities commit to strengthening their partnership with EFSA# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENTAmendments…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# COP22Background brief - Environment Council of 30 September 2016 dedicated to COP22Slovak EU Presidency Notice: Environment Council about Paris Agreement ratificationST 12256 2016 ADD 2 COR 1 Declaration by the Union made in accordance with Article 20(3) of the Paris AgreementLand use in the EU 2030 climate and energy framework - EU Legislation in Progress - European Parliamentary Research ServicePress briefing on climate change on 29 September - United Nations Sustainable DevelopmentUNFCCC: CDM SSC WG 52nd meeting – Annotated agenda is now availableUNFCCC: CDM Meth Panel 71st meeting – Annotated agenda is now availableCEPS: Setting the Framework for an Ambitious and Realistic Climate Policy post-COP21: Some thoughtsCould Europe come up short in the race to the Marrakesh climate conference?# CAR EMISSIONSCleaner cars: Internal Market MEPs to debate changes to type-approval rulesAmendments 70 - 401 - Approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission invests in synergies between transport and energy infrastructureEU Commission Answer - Energy Union - E-006002/2016EU Commission Answer - Competition in the electricity market - E-006194/2016EDSO Policy Workshop ‘What change will smart meter data bring to Europe’s electricity distribution networks?’Staatssekretär Baake: Netzausbau nimmt langsam Fahrt auf - Hälfte der Leitungen nach dem Energieleitungsausbaugesetz sind genehmigt# ENERGY STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves Polish scheme to support high-efficiency co-generation of heat and power# ENERGY REGULATIONACER Work Programme for 2017 is available onlineCEER 6th Benchmarking Report on the Quality of Electricity and Gas Supply# RENEWABLESRenewable Energy: EPP Group advocates for more in EuropeWindEurope Summit 2016: Big business hungry for more wind energyWindEurope: High expectations as bidding for latest Dutch offshore tender due to closeIRENA: Free New Web Tool Tag…

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