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IEU FUNDING & INNOVATION Telegram 1 March 2017

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# EIT DIGITALEU Commissioner Navracsics and Education Minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo open new EU facilities to spur innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe# EIBEIB group financing reached EUR 1.1bn in Romania in 2016Sweden: EIB granted Ellevio a loan for network investment projects# ESIFUpdated: European Semester Winter Package: how ESI Funds contribute to Member States' economic and social prioritiesPologne : la politique de Cohésion investit pour protéger les habitants des inondations# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Silicon in a new light# HORIZON 2020H2020 Info day on ICT30 Photonics Key Enabling Technologies, Brussels 27/01/2017EIT Digital signs groundbreaking agreement in France for innovative industrial doctorates - Horizon 2020EIT Newsletter - Issue 2/2017 - EIT supported start-up signs $200 million funding agreement - Horizon 2020# PARTICIPANT PORTALPrevention and preparedness in civil protection and marine pollution - Research Participant Portal…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 1 March 2017

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# COMPETITIVENESS‘Made in Europe’ label could help EU competitiveness# SINGLE MARKETGeo-blocking, accessiility requirement for products and services and franchising - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionThe European Accessibility Act: vote - 28.02.17 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality# INDUSTRYEU Video: 1st European Industry Day: common press conference# SOCIAL ENTERPRISESNEW STUDY: A European Statute for Social and Solidarity-Based Enterprise - Committee on Legal Affairs# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION granting an authorisation for a use of 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) under Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Laboratoires Expanscience)
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IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 1 March 2017

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# GEO-BLOCKINGGeo-blocking, accessiility requirement for products and services and franchising - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# COLLABORATIVE ECONOMYStudy: an economic review on the Collaborative Economy - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# COPYRIGHTAmendments  - Rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television and radio programmes - PE 599.760v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionNew copyright study shows fundamental flaws in EU Commission plans for upload surveillance - MEP Julia Reda (Greens / EFA)# BERECDraft report - Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - PE 600.889v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# E-COMMUNICATIONSStudy: reforming e-communications services: a critical assessment - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 1 March 2017

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# ESMESM appoints David Eatough as General Counsel# ECBPublication: Letter from the ECB President to Ms Paloma López Bermejo, MEP, on Spanish legislationPublication: Letter from the ECB President to Ms Paloma López Bermejo, MEP, on the financial sector adjustment programme for SpainMEP Question to the ECB - Portuguese Government maintains that about EUR 5 000 million is needed to recapitalise the CGD - PE 597.739v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsMEP Question to the ECB - Banco de España - Supervision of Bankia - PE 599.770v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsMEP Question to the ECB - CGD II - PE 599.685v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# EIOPAEIOPA Strengthens Supervision of Cross-Border Insurance Groups# EBAEBA hosts Joint Colloquium with IMF on stress testingEBA consults on specification of an economic downturnEBA sees good range of options in recovery plans but areas for improvement still remain# IMFIMF: …

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 1 March 2017

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# US RELATIONSWilbur L. Ross, Jr. Sworn in as Secretary of Commerce by Vice President Mike PenceU.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Addresses Department of Commerce EmployeesLatest news - Delegation for relations with the United StatesCm 1826 2017 Init - Meeting of the Transatlantic Relations Working Party (COTRA)# CETAEU Commission Answer - CETA - E-008437/2016EU Commission Answer - CETA - P-009651/2016# RUSSIAUK Parliament: Engagement with Russia essential, says Foreign Affairs Committee# WESTERN BALKANSFederica Mogherini to travel to the Western Balkans from 1 to 4 MarchHigh Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the Parliament of Montenegro# UKRAINEEP General documents - Statements : Statements - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association CommitteeEPP: Ukraine deserves visa-free travelUK Government: British Foreign Secretary and Polish Foreign Minister Waszczykowski on joint trip to Ukraine# ISRAEL & PALESTINEEP…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 1 March 2017

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# EU@27Commission presents White Paper on the future of Europe: Avenues for unity for the EU at 27Avenues for unity for the EU at 27 - Speech by President Juncker at the Plenary Session of the European ParliamentFuture of the EU: MEPs discuss five scenarios set out by Jean-Claude JunckerMEPs delve into priorities for upcoming European CouncilLivre blanc sur l'avenir de l'Union européenne - Communique conjoint de Jean-Marc Ayrault et de Sigmar GabrielEPP: Future of the EU: work together to defend our common projectMEP Elmar Brok (EPP/DE) on the Future of Europe Whitepaper: The only option for Europe is move forward"S&D leader Pittella: Disappointed with the EU Commission White Paper - we call on Juncker to fight for a stronger, united and progressive Europe"Brexit is a sideshow. The common future of the 27 is what counts", ALDE leader Guy VerhofstadtEU-Abgeordneter Lambsdorff (ALDE/FDP): Weißbuch zur Zukunft Europas wirkt wie Sam…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 1 March 2017

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# ECHARevised practice directions give guidance to appellants# THE ARCTICReport - An integrated European Union policy for the Arctic - A8-0032/2017 - Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# CARCINOGENS & MUTAGENSVote on Protection of workers from carcinogens or mutagens at work - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# FERTILISERSScientific aspects underlying the regulatory framework in the area of fertilisers - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# POLLUTIONEU Commission Answer - Risk of pollution from oil extraction - E-009618/2016# PAHMeasuring low level PAH contamination in edible oils# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Thursday, 9 March 2017 - PE 600.954v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 1 March 2017

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# EU ETSSt 6841 2017 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 - General approachEU Video: Environment Council, 3522th meeting: press conferenceSwedish Government on the EU Member States agreement on future of EU Emissions Trading SystemWindEuorpe: Member States agree on general approach on post-2020 ETS reformCouncil position puts EU on track to stronger ETS reform - EURELECTRICWV Stahl: Emissionsrechtehandel im EU-Umweltrat: Stahlindustrie enttäuscht vom ErgebnisBUND: EU-Emissionshandel bleibt zahnlos. Deutschland muss Kohleausstieg und CO2-Abgabe beschließenGermanwatch: Reparatur des Emissionshandels: EU macht kleinen Schritt voran# EMISSIONS MONITORING2nd version: Draft opinion - Inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework a…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 1 March 2017

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# ENERGY UNIONSt 6626 2017 Init Implementing the EU Global Strategy - strengthening synergies between EU climate and energy diplomacies and elements for priorities for 2017 - Draft Council conclusionsEPP: Early check of oil and gas contracts vital for Energy UnionThe Geographies of Energy Poverty: Where North and South Intersect - The Arctic Institute# RENEWABLESStudy on Technical Assistance in Realisation of the 2016 Report on Renewable Energy, in preparation of the Renewable Energy Package for the Period 2020-2030 in the European Union# GAZPROMGazprom: Board of Directors addresses dividend policy prospectsGazprom: Board of Directors reviews cost optimization options for 2017# FUSION ENERGYF4E: Significant progress within the Neutral Beam Power Supplies area# ENERGY TRADECanada is the United States’ largest partner for energy trade - U.S. EIA# ENERGY TRADEInternational Energy Charter Formally Approved as an Observer to Economic Cooperation Organisation (…

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