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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 31 May 2017

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# ESIF: Poland: EU Commission initiative helps low-income regions catch up +++ Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner Crețu in Finland for the Smart Regions 2.0 conference +++ EU Commission Answer - Member States' uncooperative behaviour over EU programmes - E-002197/2017 +++ EP Report - Increasing engagement of partners and visibility in the performance of European Structural and Investment Funds - A8-0201/2017 - Committee on Regional DevelopmentEP Report - Building blocks for a post-2020 EU cohesion policy - A8-0202/2017 - Committee on Regional DevelopmentEPC publication: Achieving social triple A: What role for EU cohesion policy?AER launches its report on RegionalisationAER: Study visit on the Energy transition: you’re invited!# EFSIDIHK plädiert für Investitionsfonds auf EU-Ebene (DE)# HORIZON 2020"Horizon 2020: SME Instrument Basics" workshop"Project Factory on Smart Manufacturing in H2020 2018-20" WorkshopPatients with ch…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 31 May 2017

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# INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: Rede von Präsident Jean-Claude Juncker im Rahmen der BDA-Veranstaltungsreihe "Sozialpartner im Dialog" (DE) +++# SINGLE MARKET: Single Market Forum 2016/2017 closing conference: generating further momentum for the Single Market +++ # EMPLOYMENTApril 2017 - Euro area unemployment at 9.3% - EU28 at 7.8%
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IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 31 May 2017

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# CHINA: Agenda update and background brief on the EU China Summit +++ EU China Business Survey: European companies report improved financial results, but continued doubts over China's reform agenda remain +++ BDI/Asien-Pazifik-Ausschuss (APA): China muss Ernst machen mit Marktöffnung (DE) +++ 19th EU-China Summit: European Parliamentarians and NGOs call on President Tusk to raise the issue of Tibet +++ # UKRAINEEU Commissioner Johannes Hahn visits Ukraine: focus on anti-corruption, decentralisation reforms and EU's assistance to the East# EU TRADE POLICIESGood discussions with civil society -  blog post by Cecilia MalmströmHow export growth achieved adjustment of massive trade deficits in the euro area - Bruegel# USADIHK hebt Wachstumsprognose für US-Exporte an (DE)# BREXITPharmaceutical industry at risk from Brexit - Bruegel# RUSSIARussian President: Executive Order abolishing a number of special economic measures against Turkey May 31, 2017, 1…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 31 May 2017

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# EMU: EU Commission sets out possible ways forward for the deepening of Europe's Economic and Monetary Union +++ Vice-President Dombrovskis on the deepening of the economic and monetary union +++ EU Commissioner Moscovici's remarks on deepening of Europe's Economic and Monetary Union (FR/EN) +++ Participation of members of the European Commission at the Brussels Economic Forum on 1 June +++ # EMU - REACTIONSEPP: Strengthen Eurozone so it can stand on its own two feetEU-Abgeordneter Burkhard Balz (EVP/CDU) zum "Reflexionspapier Zukunft Währungsunion"EU-Abgeordnete Reul (EVP/CDU) und Niebler (EVP/CSU) zum "Reflexionspapier Zukunft Währungsunion"EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zur Zukunft der Wirtschafts- und WährungsunionDie Grünen: Zukunft des Euro: Jetzt sind die Mitgliedsländer am Zug (DE)EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE.)Ein Merkel-Macron-Euro wird scheiternMEP Bernd Lucke (ECR/LKR):  EU Commission capit…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 31 May 2017

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# ESTONIAN EU PRESIDENCY: EPC BREAKFAST POLICY BRIEFING: The priorities of the Estonian Presidency  of the Council of the European Union +++ # MERGERS: EP Report - Cross border mergers and divisions - A8-0190/2017 - Committee on Legal Affairs +++ Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Baker Hughes by General Electric +++ # OLAF: OLAF in 2016: leading the way in combatting fraud through large, transnational investigations +++ # EU OMBUDSMANDecision in case 729/2017/PMC on the allegedly inappropriate recruitment policy of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and related issues# WHISTLE-BLOWERSEU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE): Zaghaft für mehr Whistleblowerschutz# TRANSPARENCYTransparency International: European Parliament must take action on MEPs' allowancesLatest entries into the EU Transparency registerAssociazione Data Protection Officer 31/05/2017Association for the European Citizens' Initiative e.V. …

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 31 May 2017

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# ECHA: REACH 2018: Practical help to prepare your registration +++ ECHA: Substance not in the review programme? Check if you can still use it +++ # BIOECONOMY: EU Commission Answer - EU Bioeconomy Strategy - E-002001/2017 +++ # CIRCULAR ECONOMY: European Parliamentary Research Service: What are the EU actions on waste management? +++ Businesseurope: “EU Circular Economy can be a game changer” +++ Eurocommerce: How to make the Circular Economy happen – retailers’ approach +++ EPA Cover Letter to EC on indicators CE - European Network of the Heads of Environment Protection Agencies +++ # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVA BIZOTTSÁG KÖZLEMÉNYE AZ EURÓPAI PARLAMENTNEK, A TANÁCSNAK, AZ EURÓPAI GAZDASÁGI ÉS SZOCIÁLIS BIZOTTSÁGNAK ÉS A RÉGIÓK BIZOTTSÁGÁNAK A hulladék energetikai hasznosításának szerepe a körforgásos gazdaságban (HU)CORRIGENDUM to Commission Implementing Decision 2011/850/EU of 12 December 2011 laying down rules for Directives 2004/107/EC and 2008/5…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 31 May 2017

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# PARIS AGREEMENT: European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, on Climate Change +++ EPP: Whatever the decision, Paris Agreement will survive Donald Trump +++ Pittella: Trump's decision is a historic blow to the future of humanity and the next generations +++ GUE-NGL: EU commitment to COP21 agreement at risk following vote in ITRE Committee +++ CAN Europe statement on climate policy ahead of the EU-China Summit +++ # COP23Belgium commits to support Fiji in the preparations of the COP23 climate conference# ZERO CARBON BUILDINGSEvery building on the planet must be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2050 to keep global warming below 2°C - New report - World Green Building Council# CARBON PRICESUS EIA: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction prices are the lowest since 2014# EFFORT SHARING REGULATIONEU Commission Answer - Accounting for CO2 emissions from the use of firewood for heating - E-001942/2017# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEurope on the Move: EU Commission takes …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 31 May 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: EU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič in Denmark for Energy Union Tour +++ Energy Union: Copenhagen Forum to focus on investment needed in infrastructure for clean energy transition +++ The latest DG Energy newsletter is online +++ Latest EESC papers on the Energy UnionEuropean Energy Dialogue on the Energy Union: Ulrich Samm .European Energy Dialogue on the Energy Union: Brian Curtis .European Energy Dialogue on the Energy Union: Lutz Ribbe .European Energy Dialogue on the Energy Union: Tellervo KYLA-HARAKKA-RUONALA .European Energy Dialogue on the Energy Union: P.J. Coulon .Call for contributionsConcluding RemarksPES issues warning against Commission proposal to phase-out social electricity tariffs# ENERGY TRADEEuropex response to Commission consultation on VAT fraud# ENERGY REGULATIONACER still finds contractual congestion in the European Gas Transmission NetworkACER proposes potential improvements to the Energy Infrastructure PackageE…

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