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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# ESIF: Keynote speech by Commissioner Cretu at the Conference on Smart Specialisation +++ Working Paper: The Impact of Cohesion and Rural Development Policies 2007-2013: Model Simulations with QUEST III +++ EP Draft opinion - Implementation of EU macro-regional strategies - PE 602.971v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ EU Commission Answer - Disbursement of all ESI funds in Hungary before the next elections - P-002541/2017 +++ AER adopts its position on cohesion policy +++ Österreich: Bundesrat genehmigt Bund-Länder-Vereinbarung zur Abwicklung von EU-Förderprogrammen (DE) +++ # GREENLANDEU announces financial support for education and vocational training in Greenland# HORIZON 2020EU COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT INTERIM EVALUATION of HORIZON 2020 ANNEX 1ST 9793 2017 INIT COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE INTERIM EVALUATION of HORIZON 2020St 9787 2017 Add 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMEN…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# SOCIAL INNOVATION: Renewing trust in politics - EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager +++ # INDUSTRY: EP Opinion - A Space Strategy for Europe - PE 601.237v03-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs +++ # SINGLE MARKETDraft opinion - Access of third-country goods and services to the Union’s internal market in public procurement and procedures supporting negotiations on access of Union goods and services to the public procurement markets of third countries - PE 605.925v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionA longer lifetime for products: adoption of draft report - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionBEUC: One small step closer to longer-lasting consumer products# EMPLOYMENTDraft opinion - Combating inequalities as a lever to boost job creation and growth - PE 605.945v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWProposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion of the Cooperation Ag…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# CHINA: 19th EU-China Summit to take place in Brussels tomorrow +++ Frequently Asked Questions on EU-China relations +++ EEAS: EU-China relations and fact sheet +++ EU Video: EU-China Summit 2017 Informal dinner +++ Bundeswirtschaftsministerin Zypries trifft chinesische Ministerkollegen in Berlin (DE) +++ EU-China Summit: Solar manufacturers warn the EU about being naïve about China +++ # UKRAINEEPP: Ukraine: EU offers additional help by easing trade# FYR MACEDONIAStatement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the election of the new government of the former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaPittella: S&D Group congratulates the new Prime Minister of FYR Macedonia Zoran Zaev# CUBAOpinion - Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Cuba, of the other - PE 602.777…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# BANKING UNION: Statement on Agreement in principle between Commissioner Vestager and Italian authorities on Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) +++ Die Grünen zu Monte dei Paschi: Neue Subventionen gefährden Glaubwürdigkeit der Bankenunion (DE) +++ Sabine Lautenschläger (ECB): Banks business models: keeping pace? +++ Amending the bank resolution framework – BRRD and SRMR [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research Service +++ ECB Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Hübner, MEP, with regard to the new IFRS9 accounting framework +++ ECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Valli and Ms Agea, MEP, with regard to conduct of credit institutions +++ ECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Zanni, MEP, regarding precautionary recapitalisation +++ # FINANCIAL SERVICESEP Draft report - Action Plan on Retail Financial Services - PE 605.928v01-00 - Committee on Econ…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# ANTITRUST: Antitrust: EU Commission opens investigation into gas export restrictions from Romania +++ # BREXIT: At a Glance - Brexit Literature Update 6/2017 - PE 583.153 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs +++ # TAXATIONNext PANA Committee Meeting - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionOECD: The fight against offshore tax evasion continues: CRS disclosure facility delivers first resultsOECD: The Bahamas decides to sign multilateral tax information sharing convention# VATEP Draft report - Administrative cooperation and combating fraud in the field of value added tax - PE 604.736v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# EUROJUSTMeeting of the Eurojust national correspondents for terrorism# EU OMBUDSMANDecision in case 596/2017/JAS on the European Commission’s delay in paying the severance grant to a forme…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# ELD: Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: Kurzinfo zu EuGH-Urteil zur Geltendmachung von Umweltschäden (DE)EU Commission Answer - Better access to environmental justice - E-002452/2017 +++ # ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATIONHighlights - Implementation of environmental legislation on Birds and Habitats Directives - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# AIR POLLUTIONEU Commission Answer - Air pollution - E-002678/2017# PLASTICSHendricks: "Wir haben jetzt eine breite Staatenallianz gegen Plastikmüll in den Meeren"# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Thursday, 8 June 2017 - PE 605.979v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEU Commission Answer - Phenoxyethanol and other preservatives - E-001818/2017# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 9158 2017 ADD 3 EU Action Plan for nature, people and the economy - draft Council conclus…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# PARIS AGREEMENT: Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Telephone Calls with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom +++US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment' – UNUNFCCC statement on the US decision to withdraw from the Paris AgreementStatement by the Commissioner for Climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Cañete on the US announcement to withdraw from the Paris AgreementEU-African Union Joint Communiqué on the Implementation of the Paris AgreementBundesregierung: Gemeinsame Presseerklärung zum Austritt der USA aus dem Pariser KlimaabkommenAccord de Paris : le point sur un accord juste et différencié - France-DiplomatieJoint Nordic letter to President Trump regarding the Paris AgreementSweden: Statement from Isabella Lövin regarding United States decision to withdraw from the Paris …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 1 JUNE 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Copenhagen forum focuses on infrastructure, investment and clean energy +++ EP Draft opinion - Common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast) - PE 604.859v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ Eurelectric: Design the electricity market(s) of the future +++ Eurelectric: Electricity to play a key role in decarbonising European transport +++ Renewables Grid Initiative: Practices from REE, 50Hertz and Alpiq crowned champions at 'Good Practice of the Year' award ceremony +++ # ENERGY EXPORTSAntitrust: EU Commission opens investigation into gas export restrictions from Romania# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEnergy efficiency - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEnergy Efficiency Award 2017 – Companies can apply now# BIOMASSDG Energy Study: Sustainable and optimal use of biomass for energy in the EU beyond 2020# RENEWABLESIEA Commentary: The success of wind and solar is powered b…

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