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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EU URBAN AGENDASmart Cities: Over €135 million awarded to Horizon 2020 energy projectsMind the gap: coordinating urban development in EuropeEureka: Smart to Future Cities & Urban IoT 2017# SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORMFAO launches the Smart Territories Platform, a knowledge-sharing tool for integrated investments# URBACTURBACT Good Practice Call now open!Urbact: The importance of procurement to city economies# EIP - SMART CITIES & COMMUNITIESEIP-SCC: €220 Million to Finance Green and Low-Carbon ProjectsEIP-SCC: 450 Urban Transport Stakeholders Discuss Innovation in RotterdamEIP-SCC: IoT Tech Expo 2017EIP-SCC: Chester Wins the Access City Award 2017EIP-SCC: Presentation by the city of Koeln - inclusive smart cities conferenceEIP-SCC: Presentation smart cities planning and implementation - inclusive smart cities conferenceEIP-SCC: Presentation co-creating smart cities - inclusive smart cities conferenceEIP-SCC: Presentation citizen city toolkit - …

IEU FUNDING Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: Three agreements worth over EUR 340 million in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Romania Investment Plan for Europe: European Investment Advisory Hub to provide advisory services to Romania to support development of key projects in the health sectorEU supports SME and midcap projects through Bulgarian Development BankEuropean support for cheaper and cleaner heat and power in Lithuania# ESIFDG Regio: 2nd joint EU Cohesion Policy Conference in RigaEU financial framework review and “Omnibus” proposal - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Drought-resistant crops provide food for thoughtEvents - European Guide and recommendations for the combined funding of large scale RDI initiatives - 14 December 2016, Brussels, BelgiumEvents - INCOBRA Webinar #4 - EU-Brazil Joint Call on ICT (H2020-EUB-2017) - 6 December 2016Events - 3rd Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting - 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech …

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANIPEX: Public hearing of the German Bundestag’s Committee on the Affairs of the European Union on the European Fund for Strategic Investments # SINGLE MARKETNext meetings of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (January 2017)Newsletters - 2016 : Issue 76 - December 2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection # EMPLOYMENTEmployment and Social Aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2017 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# NEW SKILLS AGENDAFirst European Vocational Skills Week: Equipping people with the skills for today's labour market through vocational education and training# INDICATORSOctober 2016 compared with September 2016- Volume of retail trade up by 1.1% in euro area- Up by 1.2% in EU28# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSION 
DG GROW## EU PARLIAMENT
EP Draft agenda - Monday, 12 December 2016 - PE 595.495v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Committee on Employment and Socia…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EU - JAPANJapan Week - Closer cooperation with Japan on digital economy and society - The Digital Single Market Blog # FREE WIFIEU Commission welcomes Member States backing for plan to make free WiFi4EU available in public areas# VAT ON E-COMMERCETaux de TVA réduits pour les services de presse en ligne et le livre numérique# CYBER SECURITYSafer Internet Forum 2016Partnering to Help Curb the Spread of Terrorist Content Online - Google in Europe# SMART WEARABLESEuropean Commission seeks input on a Reflection and Orientation paper on Smart Wearables# IOTInternet of Things Privacy & Security Workshop# ITUITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on the “Developmental Aspects of the Internet”# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSION
DG CNECT## EU PARLIAMENTMotion for a resolution on the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom - B8-2016-1311


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IEU TRADE Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EXPORT CONTROLDG Trade: EXPORT CONTROL FORUM 2016 - UPDATED AGENDA# TRADE AGREEMENTSEESC: Provisions in Trade Agreements - Design, implementation and stakeholder involvement - Debate by the EESC, ILO and DG TRADE and DG EMPL# EGAWTO: Progress made on Environmental Goods Agreement, setting stage for further talksStatement of U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman and EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on WTO Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) Ministerial# TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONSJoint EU-U.S. statement following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting of 5 December 2016U.S. State Secretary John Kerry travels to Brussels on December 6-7Signing ceremony of the EU-US Acquisition and Cross-Servicing AgreementHighlights - Implications of EU Global Strategy for transatlantic security and defence relations - Subcommittee on Security and DefenceAmCham EU attends ALDE Congress in Warsaw# ACPEP Background - 32nd ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly session#…

IEU EURO Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EUROGROUPMain results of the Eurogroup on 5 Dec 2016 - including the work programme for the first half of 2017Commissioner Moscovci's introductory statement at the Eurogroup press conference (first press conference)Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the morning session of the Eurogroup meeting of 5 December 2016Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the afternoon session of the Eurogroup meeting of 5 December 2016EU Video: Eurogroup meeting- final press conference by Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, Pierre MOSCOVICI, and Klaus REGLINGEurogroup statement on GreeceDeutscher Bundestag: 18/10538 (PDF) Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/10334 - Schuldenerleichterungen für GriechenlandEU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE) zu Griechenland: Schuldenschnitt statt Wählertäuschung"L’Italie est un pays solide, ancré dans la construction européenne" - Déclarations de Michel Sapin# STOCK EXCHANGESUNCTAD - As many as 21 of the world…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves supplementary electricity capacity auction in UK# TAXATIONOECD releases further BEPS guidance on Country-by-Country reporting and country-specific information on implementation# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over KTB-Trading by Mitsubishi and Mitsubishi MotorsMergers: Commission clears acquisition of Delphi's mechatronics business by Norinco# EU SECURITY AGENDADirective on combatting terrorism: Council confirms agreement with ParliamentMandatory checks at EU external borders: deal done by MEPs and ministersEU Commission: Systematic checks of EU citizens at external borders agreed by European Parliament and CouncilEPP: Anti-terror law: there is no freedom without securityECR: Deal struck on mandatory checks for EU citizens and third country nationals at the Union’s external bordersDie Grünen: Licht und Schatten bei EU-Richtlinie zu Terrorismusbekämpfung# MIGRATION FRAMEWORKDr…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# CANCUN DECLARATIONAt UN conference, countries adopt Cancun Declaration, ramping up efforts to protect world’s biodiversityUN: Your guide to UN Biodiversity Conference speak# SDGEP Hearing documentation: Good governance and the implementation of SDG 16 - 29-11-2016 - Committee on Development# HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCESUpdated Protection of workers - carcinogens or mutagens at work - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# CIRCULAR ECONOMYEvents - Move to a circular economy in Poland – current state and perspectives - 7 December 2016, Brussels, BelgiumUNCTAD - Circular economy principles could help India realise $624bn# NANO-MATERIALSNGOs renew push for nano rules - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation) Position Paper – Reset Governance: Nanomaterials as a case study on negligence - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation)# ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMESt 13644 2016 Rev 1 Draft Council Conclusions on co…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# EU ETSST 14815 2016 INIT Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC to enhance cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - Presidency compromise textEEX Auction News: EU AuctionEU lawmaker requests 1-week delay to ETS reform vote - Carbon Pulse# CLIMATE FINANCECDP CLIMATE CHANGE RISK SHARING IP# UNFCCCUNFCCC: Germany Makes Climate Action a Key Focus of G20 Presidency - Main Points, Agenda and InitiativesST 15076 2016 INIT 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), - 12th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), - First session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1), - 45th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 45), - 45th session of the Subsidiary …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 5 Dec 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONMain results of the Energy Council on 5 Dec 2016European Parliamentary Research Service: EU energy policy--What Think Tanks are ThinkingSpeech by Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy at the UfM Ministerial on EnergyEU Commission: 'Clean Energy For all Europeans' top topic at EU Energy CouncilBundeswirtschaftsministerium: Energieminister beraten Vorschläge zur EnergieunionGestaltungsfreiheit in der europäischen Energiepolitik - Bundesverband Erneuerbare EnergienST 15150 2016 INIT Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast)ST 15150 2016 ADD 1 ANNEXES to the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for the internal market in electricityST 15135 2016 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the internal market for electricity…

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