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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 14 June 2017

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# ESIF: Energy Union: the EU Cohesion Policy invests to improve energy security in Poland +++ Empowering immigrant entrepreneurs in Sweden +++ Project Hunt: And the Winner is…  - Inforegio +++ Introductory remarks by Commissioner Creţu at the meeting with Governor and Mayors +++ Introductory remarks by Commissioner Creţu at the Event for Resilient Cities +++ AER: 2017 Eurodyssey elections: call for applications for Steering Committee Chair and Members +++ # DG RTDEvents - OLEA R&I Info & Project Networking Event - 29 June 2017, Brussels, BelgiumEvents - CROWD_USG. Crowdsourcing urban sustainability governance - 15 June 2017, Gent, Belgium# HORIZON 2020Das ifo Institut gründet mit acht renommierten Partnern das europäische Forschungsnetzwerk EconPol EuropeEvents - ENERGY in HORIZON 2020: remaining opportunities for 2017 and introduction to the 2018-2020 WP - 22 June 2017, Brussels, BelgiumSME Techweb - Latest results: Commission to invest €100 mil…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 14 June 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: Technical secretariat of the Group of Notified Bodies under the Construction Products Regulation 305/2011/EU +++ EU institutions welcome the end of roaming charges in the EU +++ Ending roaming charges - Europe needs more investment in digital infrastructure - BusinessEurope +++ # CERTIFICATIONCertification services: EU Commission requests ITALY to remove establishment restrictions for attestation companies# INDUSTRYElectrical, electronic and mechanical engineering: Commission urges FINLAND to transpose new rules# INDICATORSOECD unemployment rate stable at 5.9% in April 2017Eurostat: First quarter of 2017 compared with the fourth quarter of 2016 - Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28 - +1.5% and +1.4% respectively compared with the first quarter of 2016# EU COMMISSION REGISTERAvis de la Commission# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 10206 2017 REV 1 COR 1 Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 14 June 2017

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# FOREIGN POLICY OBJECTIVES: EU boosts cooperation with key international partners to support its foreign policy objectives +++ # CHINA: IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to China +++ # USAEPP: Europe's answer to America First must be partnership and cooperationBAFA/U.S. Export Control and Compliance Update# RUSSIAEU Parliament: General documents - Statements : Statements 2017 - Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee# CAMEROONDG Trade Factsheet on the Economic Partnership Agreement EU Cameroon# EXPORTS CONTROLBMWI: Verantwortungsvolle und restriktive Rüstungsexportpolitik# TRADE DEFENCEDG Trade Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-dumping measures: Aluminium foil in small rollsDG Trade: Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-subsidy measures: Organic coated steel products

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IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 14 June 2017

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# EMU: “Future of the European Monetary Union – how to deepen the Eurozone?” +++ # ECOFIN COUNCIL: Updated Background brief on Economic and Financial Affairs Council on 16 June 2017 +++ # CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONMarket abuse: EU Commission urges SPAIN to implement the EU rules on criminal sanctions for market abuseRegulation of OTC derivatives: Amending the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research ServiceFurther amendments to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)# ESMA ESMA issues risk dashboard for first quarter of 2017# FINANCIAL SERVICESFinancial services: EU Commission requests AUSTRIA, DENMARK, ESTONIA and FINLAND to implement EU rules on insurance# PAYMENT ACCOUNTSEU Commission requests BELGIUM and ROMANIA to apply EU rules on payment accounts# BANKING SUPERVISIONChallenges faced by the European banking sector - Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB a…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 14 June 2017

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# THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL: President Juncker addresses the plenary of the European Parliament on the Commission's preparations ahead of the European Council on 22 and 23 June 2017 +++ Speech by President Juncker at the European Parliament on the preparation of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017 (EN/FR/DE) +++ EU-Abgeordneter Reul (EVP/CDU) zu Europaparlament und Generaldebatte EU-Gipfel +++ EPC: Monday 26 June 2017 - Post-Summit Briefing +++ # INFRINGEMENTSRelocation: EU Commission launches infringement procedures against the Czech Republic, Hungary and PolandEU Commission refers Croatia to the Court of Justice for failing to fully enact EU rules on auditEU Commission on State liability for breach of EU lawEU Commission: June infringements package: key decisions# ESTONIAN EU PRESIDENCYEstonian EU Presidency aims to deliver tangible benefits for citizens# BREXITAgend of the General Affairs Council (Art. 50) on 20 June 2017Let’s start Brexit nego…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 June 2017

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# EU ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL: Background brief on the Environment Council on 19 June 2017 +++ # HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES: Hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment - Council agrees its negotiating stance +++ # GLYPHOSATEWWF applauds EU Parliament’s vote on pesticide ban for Ecological Focus AreasDie Grünen: Europaparlament stimmt für Pestizid-Verbot auf ökologischen VorrangflächenNABU: Endlich Schluss mit Glyphosat & Co. auf ökologischen Vorrangflächen - EU-Abgeordnete stimmen für Pestizid-Verbot (DE)# THE ARCTICHigh Representative/Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioner Vella co-host a high-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu (Finland), 15-16 JuneEEA: Arctic continental shelf claims# ECHAECHA: EU observatory for nanomaterials launchedEUON: A new observatory for nanomaterials launched by EU authorities -  CeficNew R4BP 3 version offers easier submission processes and improved communication tasksRAC agrees on two opinions on occupation…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 14 June 2017

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# PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENTParis agreement: Parliament backs new carbon cuts, debates U.S. withdrawalEPP on Climate Action: Europe unites behind Paris deal as EP agrees on emissions cutsEU-Abgeordneter Liese (EVP/CDU): Kampf gegen den Klimawandel - Europäisches Parlament stimmt für ambitionierte Gesetzgebung zur Erreichung des in Paris vereinbarten Ziels (DE)S&Ds step up climate action and deliver on effort sharing as Trump abandons Paris agreementALDE: EU Climate Law rapporteur Gerbrandy: "Europe acts on its climate commitments, with or without Trump"GUE/NGL: Trump pull-out must not undermine EU’s commitment to COP21CAN Europe: EU Parliament fails to align EU climate policy with the bloc’s Paris pledge Background brief on the Environment Council on 19 June 2017Speech by President Juncker at the European Parliament on President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the COP 21 Climate AgreementUNFCCC: On the Possibility to Withdraw fro…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 14 June 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Energy Union: the EU Cohesion Policy invests to improve energy security in Poland +++ DG Energy: A chance to find out more about the CEF Energy Call +++ Discover the EU Sustainable Energy Award nominees: Energy Islands +++ Bundeskabinett verabschiedet Novelle der Grenzüberschreitenden Erneuerbare-Energien-Verordnung (DE) +++ Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Dänemark und Deutschland setzen auf mehr Stromhandel zwischen beiden Ländern (DE) +++ EEX welcomes Bündnis 90/DIE GRÜNEN Parliamentary Group Leader Anton Hofreiter +++ # OFFSHOREEU Commission calls on the NETHERLANDS to fully transpose the EU Directive on safety of offshore oil and gas operations# ENERGY REGULATIONEU Commission notifies the Netherlands to ensure the correct implementation of the Electricity and Gas DirectivesCEER: Call for Papers (30 June): International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) Distinguished Scholar AwardsREMINDER: Don`t lose the opportunity to provide y…

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