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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# URBACTTurin: A European success story with URBACT and Urban Innovative Actions# SCISSmart Cities Information System: Save the date for the SCIS conference 'Empowering smart solutions for better cities'!# SMART SPECIALISATIONHearing on the proposed Smart Specialisation Communication May 2017 and Public Consultation# SMART GOVERNANCESmart Island World CongressSmart City Governance: building new solutions, exploiting the potentialsUCLG: International Conference on Urban Planning and Management# SMART FINANCECovenant of Mayors cities: Help your peers replicate your cost-effective good practices!# SMART ENERGYJust released ! Two new guidebooks on financing the energy renovation of public and residential buildings Energy CitiesCreating a Smart City? Do this First - Microgrid Knowledge# SMART ENVIRONMENTEEA: Cities taking action, learning from each other to adapt to climate changeEEA: Financing urban adaptation to climate change3-5 April, Manizales, Co…

IEU FUNDING & INNOVATION Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# ESIFHow competitive is your region? EU Commission publishes the 2016 Regional Competitiveness IndexEP Draft report - Building blocks for a post-2020 EU cohesion policy - PE 599.838v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development# EU BUDGETEU Parliament ITRE Committee: Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union - Consideration of draft opinion# EFSIEU Commission Answer - EFSI and its further development in Member States - a follow-up question - P-009407/2016EU Parliament ITRE Committee - Joint debate on EFSI: The implementation of the European Fund for Strategic Investments - Consideration of draft opinionAER: What can the Investment Plan for Europe do for health?# EIBPoland: EIB provides loans in 2016 worth EUR 4.44 billion, including EUR 603 million under the Juncker Plan# HORIZON 2020EU Commission ensures a fair deal for researchers taking part in Horizon 2020EU Commission improves funding conditions for EU-funded researchersEvents - Nigh…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# COMPETITIVENESSIndustrial competitiveness at the core of First European Industry DaySPD: Ein Industrietag macht noch keine IndustriestrategieDonald TUSK, President of the European Council, receives Emma MARCEGAGLIA, President of BusinessEurope, Markus J. BEYER, Director General of BusinessEurope, and Thérèse DE LIEDEKERKE, Deputy Director General of BusinessEuropeHow competitive is your region? EU Commission publishes the 2016 Regional Competitiveness Index# EMPLOYMENTWhat effect will Brexit have on the UK’s job market? - UK Parliament# NEW SKILLSEU Commission Answer - Shortage of qualified ICT workers - E-009571/2016# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la Hongrie sous le n°2016/613/HU dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de modification, notifié par l'Autrich…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# DATA PROTECTIONEU borders: Civil Liberties MEPs vote to step up checks and data protectionEPP on Smart borders: EP backs safer borders without long queuesRèglement européen : une nouvelle consultation sur le profilage, le consentement et la notification de violations - CNIL# CONNECTIVITYEU Parliament ITRE Committee: Promotion of Internet connectivity in local communities - Consideration of draft report# ROAMINGEU Parliament ITRE Committee: Rules for wholesale roaming markets - Adoption of text agreed during interinstitutional negotiations# E-GOVERNMENTEU Parliament ITRE Committee: EU eGovernment action plan 2016-2020 - Adoption of draft opinion# AVMS-DJoint statement by ACT, CRTV, COBA, EGTA, andVPRT on the review of the Audio-Visual Media Services DirectiveBundeswirtschaftsministerium: Drittes Gesetz zur Änderung des Telemediengesetzes (neues WLAN-Gesetz – 3. TMGÄndG)# AUTOMATED DRIVINGConnected and automated driving - EATA presents deployment roadmap,…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# INVESTMENT COURTSEU Commissioner Malmström to address stakeholder conference on Multilateral Investment Court initiativeEU Trade Commissioner Malmström welcomes stakeholder input on ways to protect investmentReforming investment dispute settlement - Speech by Cecilia Malmström European Commissioner for Trade Stakeholder event BrusselsWKÖ: Stakeholdermeeting informiert über Errichtung eines Multilateralen Investitionsgerichtshofs# TRADE AGREEMENTSEU Commission: Trade agreements boost EU agri-food sector# CETAEU Commission Answer - Composition of the CETA Joint Committee and Committee on Geographical Designations - P-009059/2016Explaining the real benefits of CETA: an important role for business - European Economic and Social CommitteeSPD: Energiecharta muss neu verhandelt werden# SOUTH KOREAEU Commission Answer - Lack of awareness of the EU-South Korea free trade agreement - E-007514/2016# FAIR TRADEEU Commission Answer - Suppliers and the application by…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONCapital Markets Union: European Commission issues report on tackling national barriers to spur cross-border investmentREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Accelerating the capital markets union: addressing national barriers to capital flows# BANKING UNIONEBA updates on the 2018 EU-wide stress test timelineLa France: Séparation des activités bancaires : la commission des affaires européennes du Sénat met en garde contre le risque de fragmentation du marché financier européen# ECBECB Monetary developments in the euro areaECB Working paper no. 2028: A stochastic forward-looking model to assess the profitability and solvency of European insurersECB Working paper no. 2029: Macro stress testing euro area banks' fees and commissionsMEP Question to the ECB - Quantitative easing by the ECB involving the purchase of Greek government bonds issued to small bondholders in 2012 as part of PSI - PE 599.687v01-0…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# TAXATIONDocumentation: ECON/PANA Exchange of views with National Parliaments and Professor Mark Pieth - 31-01-2017 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion# BREXITEP Workshop on the consequences of Brexit - 28-02-2017 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of ABB's High Voltage Cable and Cable Accessories Businesses by NKTMergers: Commission clears acquisition of the Technology Solutions business of Avnet by Tech Data# MONEY LAUNDERINGEP Background material on money laundering and financing terrorism# GENDER PAY GAPEU Commission Answer - Gender gap - E-008868/2016# RACIAL PROFILINGGermany racial profiling: UN experts highlight situation of people of African descent# TRANSPARENCYEU Commission Answer - Conflicts of interest with regard to former Co…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# ECHAECHA: Important safety information on chemicals still missingEU Commission Answer - Measures to prevent animal testing of ingredients used in cosmetics / REACH - E-008614/2016# ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONNew online tool assists Rotterdam Convention Parties’ decision-making on hazardous chemicals - Rotterdam Convention# CARCINOGENS & MUTAGENSEU Commission Answer - Aluminium salts and breast cancer - E-009067/2016Protection of workers from carcinogenic chemical agents: committee voteCEFIC: Carcinogens & Mutagens Directive: Industry and social partners’ unite for greater worker health & safety# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF DIRECTIVE 2000/53/EC ON END-OF-LIFE VEHICLES FOR THE PERIODS 2008-2011 AND 2011-2014REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPE…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# EU ETSEnvironment Council (28/02/2017): - edited package on "Emission Trading System" - EU Video FeedSPD: Mitgliedstaaten müssen beim Klimaschutz liefernEURELECTRIC Letter to Environment Council on Strengthening the EU ETS February 2017 - 27/02/2017WV Stahl zum Emissionsrechtehandel im EU-Umweltrat: Deutsche Bundesregierung muss für den Erhalt der industriellen Wettbewerbsfähigkeit einstehenEnergieintensive Industrien in Deutschland (EID): Bundesregierung ist im EU-Umweltministerrat gefordert - Verbesserungen im Emissionshandel nötigEU nations push ETS reform ideas ahead of crunch meet - Carbon Pulse# CLIMATE TARGETSNew report shows coal plant closures needed by 2030 to meet Paris targets - Health & Environment AllianceEU JRC: Key role of forests in meeting climate targets# CAR EMISSIONSEmissions inquiry report and recommendation to Parliament: committee votesEP Background material on car emissions inquiry# EU COUNCIL REGISTERSt 6419 2017

IEU ENERGY Telegram 27 Feb 2017

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# ENERGY UNIONMain results of the Energy Council on 27 Feb 2017Energy Council - Press conference by the Maltese Presidency and the European Commission - EU Video FeedEnergy Council - Press briefing: Krzysztof TCHÓRZEWSKI, Minister of Energy of Poland, and Michał KURTYKA, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of EnergyDG Energy: EU Energy Council debates Clean Energy package and State of the Energy UnionStudy on "European Energy Industry Investments", presentation by Luc Van Nuffel and Jessica YearwoodStaatssekretär Baake beim Energieministerrat in Brüssel – Energieminister beraten Vorschlagspaket „Saubere Energie für alle Europäer“# ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E: Workshop - MIGRATE: Power electronics into the gridEURELECTRIC Conference: Smart Regulation for European Energy Consumers# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEU Parliament ITRE Committee: Energy performance of buildings - Exchange of viewsImproving energy performance of buildings [EU Legislation in Progress…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 24 Feb 2017

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