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INSIGHT EU Monitoring: Developing a global reach on EU affairs

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Our reach in August 2017*:

In August 2017, our INSIGHT EU (or IEU) Telegrams are reaching 101 countries worldwide - as shown on our Google Analytics map...






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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 30 August 2017

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# LIFE SCIENCES: Science Media Centre - UK: Expert reaction to the life sciences industrial strategy +++ # DG CNECT: Call for Digital Innovation Hubs in EU13 Member States +++ Creative Europe MEDIA at the 74th Venice International Film Festival +++ Technology and healthcare: Threat or opportunity? +++ # DG RTDResearch Headlines - Keeping Europeans safe and more resilient in a crisis4th Conference of Joint Programme Initiative - Healthy Diet for Healthy Life (JPI HDHL ) - 1 December 2017# DG GROWCaroline Herschel Framework Partnership Agreement - DG GROW# HORIZON 2020AIRTEC 2017 - 12th International Aerospace Supply Fair "Sky High Innovations" - Horizon 2020# ERCFor ERC projects under FP7, in case of a change of Host Institution, under which conditions does the Host institution have the right to terminate the Grant Agreement as well as the Supplementary Agreement?# EUREKAAustrian - Canadian Science and Innovation DaysFFG Training: "How to w…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 30 August 2017

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# INDUSTRIES: EP Report - A Space Strategy for Europe - A8-0250/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ Vote on "Establishing the bio-based industries joint undertaking" - Committee on Budgetary Control +++ CELEX:52017PC0452: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION amending Decision 2003/76/EC establishing the measures necessary for the implementation of the Protocol, annexed to the Treaty establishing the European Community, on the financial consequences of the expiry of the ECSC Treaty and on the Research Fund for Coal and Steel +++ Deutsche Industriepolitik: Grundsätzliche Zurückhaltung lobenswert, aber wichtige Baustellen werden vernachlässigt (DE) +++ # NEW SKILLSEP Report - A new skills agenda for Europe - A8-0276/2017 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on Culture and Education# EMPLOYMENTGUE/NGL: New proposal to tackle long-term unemployment welcomedIncreasing female participation in the labour market - Worksho…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 30 August 2017

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The EU wins WTO dispute challenging Brazil’s tax subsidies in the ICT, electronics and automotive sectors +++ WTO issues panel reports on Brazilian tax measures and other charges +++ # EUROLAT: EP Study - The EU-Latin American Strategic Partnership: state of play and ways forward - PE 578.028 - Committee on Foreign AffairsEP Report - EU political relations with Latin America - A8-0268/2017 - Committee on Foreign AffairsEP Report - Recommendations to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS on the negotiations of the modernisation of the trade pillar of the EU-Chile Association Agreement - A8-0267/2017 - Committee on International TradeEP Report - Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Chile on trade in organic products - A8-0257/2017 - Committee on International Trade# CHINAEuropean Business in China Position Paper Launch on 19th SeptemberNorway: Increased science cooperation with ChinaChina is the world’s new science and technology powerhouse - Br…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 30 August 2017

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# BANKING UNION: EP Briefing - Banking Union Working Group: selected issues (September 2017) - PE 602.101 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ More Action Needed on European Bank Profitability - IMF Blog +++ Deutsche Bank Research: Wo stehen die europäischen Banken 10 Jahre nach Beginn der Finanzkrise? +++ # ECBECB: Mario Draghi: Sustaining openness in a dynamic global economyLetter from the ECB President to Ms Ulrike Trebesius and Mr Joachim Starbatty (QZ066), MEPs, on the Public Sector Purchase ProgrammeLetter from the ECB President to Mr Fabio De Masi (QZ068), MEP, on the expanded asset purchase programmeLetter from the ECB President to Ms Sophia in’t Veld (QZ063), MEP, on the activities of the Hungarian National Bank# SERBIAIMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation and Completes Seventh Review of Serbia’s Stand-By Arrangement# IMF IMF Working Paper No. 17/191 : Emissions and Growth: Trends and Cycles in a Globalized World…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 30 August 2017

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# BREXIT: CER: What the German elections mean for Brexit +++ EU Commission:  LIVE EC Midday press briefing of 30/08/2017 BREXIT - negotians follow up and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's visit to the Commission: - Q&A +++ # TAXATION: S&D/SPD: Finanzminister müssen ihre Blockade gegen Steuerfairness aufgeben +++ # MEDIATIONEP Report - Certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters (The Mediation Directive) - A8-0238/2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs# CORRUPTIONEP Report - Corruption and human rights in third countries - A8-0246/2017 - Committee on Foreign Affairs# WHISTLE BLOWERSHighlights - Vote on "Legitimate measures to protect whistle-blowers" - Committee on Budgetary Control# RULE OF LAWLIBE Committee Meeting on 31 August: Rule of law in Poland-debate with VP Timmermans - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs# EUROJUSTFrédéric BAAB: new National Member for France at Eurojust# EU OMBUDSMANReply…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 30 August 2017

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# CARCINOGENES: EP: Protecting workers: stricter limits on cancer-causing substances +++ GUE/NGL: Stricter limits for dangerous substances in the workplace +++ # BIODIVERSITY: EWSA: Biodiversitätsverlust – eine Bedrohung für unsere Lebensgrundlage (DE) +++ # EEAParticipation of the EEA member countries in the 2016 EEA survey# EU COMMISSIONDG GROWAuthorisation Decisions List - Document date: 30/08/2017 - Created by GROW.DDG1.D.1 - Publication date: 30/08/2017# EP ENVI COMMITTEENewsletters - 2017 : ENVI News 2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 3843 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (Biodiversity)CM 3840 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (Int. Chemicals/Synergies)# EFSA BRIEFSSafety and nutritional value of a dried killed bacterial biomass from Escherichia coli (FERM BP-10941) (PL73 (LM)) as a feed material for pigs, ruminants and salmonidsSafety and nu…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 30 August 2017

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# COP23: 2017 UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # UNFCCC: 04 Sep 2017 Mitigation Workshop for the Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe region +++ UNFCCC: latest documentsFCCC/ARR/2015/MCO Monaco. Report on the individual review of the inventory submission of Monaco submitted in 2015. +++ # GERMANYDie Bundes-Grünen / B90: Klimaschutz - die Welt hat Fieber

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INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 30 August 2017

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# ENERGY INVESTMENT: IEA Commentary: Examining the role of early-stage venture capital investment in energy +++ # ENERGY REGULATION: ACER workshop on Harmonized Allocation Rules for long-term electricity transmission rights +++ Selection of the next ACER Director launched +++ # ENERGY UNIONDG Energy Case study – Energy Resilience and Vulnerability in the EU and Other Global Regions# GAZPROMGazprom Board of Directors reviews sales of non-core assets in second quarter of 2017Gazprom working to develop power generation strategy for 2018–2027Gazprom Board of Directors discusses dividend policy approaches for 2018–2020Gazprom: Throughput doubled at Kyrgyz section of Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas pipeline# RENEWABLESEEA: Shaping the future of energy in EuropeRE100: EU policy: opening markets for corporate renewable energy buyersDII Desert Energy: ENERGY STORAGE AT INTERSOLAR MIDDLE EAST# EP ITRE COMMITTEEEP Draft agenda - Monda…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 29 August 2017

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# DG RTD: Ten innovative cities shortlisted for 2017 European Capital of Innovation title +++ Research Headlines - Modifying gene expression for healthy ageing +++ # ESIF: Commissioner Crețu visits the Netherlands and participates in an event to highlight the benefits of EU Cohesion Policy +++ Financial Management and Control of EU Structural and Investment Funds - EIPA +++ # HORIZON 2020: Aerospace Europe CEAS 2017 Conference - Horizon 2020 +++ # ERCLatest publications by the ERCUnder FP7, how are costs accounted for if the two Host Institutions have different depreciation practices in case of a change of Host Institution? For instance, what happens to equipment that has been partially financed by an ERC grant?An ERC researcher wants to publish in a journal which allows 'green open access' with a six months embargo period. In case the researcher chooses instead 'gold open access' resulting in an article processing charge (APC), will this…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 29 August 2017

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# EMPLOYMENT: Could revising the posted workers directive improve social conditions? - Bruegel +++ # EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG GROW: Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet d'arrêté ministériel, notifié par la Belgique sous le n°2017/218/B dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 +++ DG EMPL: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2195 on supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1304/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund, regarding the definition of standard scales of unit costs and lump sums for reimbursement of expenditure by the Commission to Member States# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 10920 2017 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common framework for the provision of better services for skills and qualifications (Europass) and repealing Decision No 2241/2004/ECST 11737 2…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 29 August 2017

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# CFSP: EP Draft report - Annual Report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy - PE 607.921v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs +++ # VIETNAM: The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: What’s in it for European SMEs and Vietnam’s reform process? +++ # USARemarks by President Trump and President Niinistö of Finland in Joint Press ConferenceU.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces the Postponement of the Final Determination in the AD and CVD Investigation of Imports of Softwood Lumber from Canada# CHINASuccessful round of consultations between Norway and China - Ministry of Foreign Affairs# WTOWTO: DG Azevêdo: Trade can help boost Brazil’s competitiveness# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG TRADECOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... withdrawing the acceptance of the undertaking for two exporting producers under Commission Implementing Decision 2013/707/EU of 4 December 2013 confirming the acceptance of an undertaking offered in connection wi…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 29 August 2017

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# EURO AREA: CEPS: Fiscal Policy Stabilisation and the Financial Cycle in the Euro Area +++ # EFSF: EFSF Press Release: EFSF raises €2 billion in new 23-year bond +++ # BANKING UNION: At a Glance - Precautionary recapitalisations: time for a review - PE 602.100 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ # ESMACompliance table - MAR Guidelines on information relating to commodity derivatives markets or related spot markets for the purpose of the definition of inside information on commodity derivatives# ECBECB: Vítor Constâncio: Investment and growth in advanced economies - selected takeaways from the ECB's Sintra ForumECB: CON/2017/35 Opinion on amendments to the financial market supervisory regime# BISBIS: The Distance Effect in Banking and TradeBIS: Quality Pricing-to-Market# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 3834 2017 INIT Working Party on Financial Services (AML - attachés)

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INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 29 August 2017

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# THE JUNCKER COMMISSION: Discours du Président Juncker à la conférence annuelle des ambassadeurs de l'UE +++ # BREXIT: Press statements by David Davis, British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator and Head of the Taskforce of the EC for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the TEU +++ EU Commission: RETRANSMISSION Compilation of today's EC Midday press briefing Q&A on BrexitBREXIT - Third negotiations round follow up: - Q&A +++ EU Commission LIVE EC Midday press briefing of 29/08/2017 BREXIT - Third negotiations round follow up: - Q&A +++ EU Commission: LIVE EC Midday press briefing of 29/08/2017 BREXIT - Third negotiations round follow up: - follow up Q&A +++ UK LibDems: David Davis showing "destructive complacency" in Brexit talks +++ # POLANDMinister Mucha: Poland has no problem with rule of law - President of th…