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INSIGHT EU: SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# EU URBAN AGENDA: EUROCITIES: Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out +++ Ten innovative cities shortlisted for 2017 European Capital of Innovation title +++ # SCIS: Only 10 days left to register for the conference 'Empowering smart solutions for better cities'! +++ # SMART SPECIALISATION: EIT 2018 call for proposals - webinars on Call for EIT Manufacutring and Urban mobility +++ # SMART GOVERNANCECopy of CITYkeys' indicators for smart cities become the basis for a new European technical specification - EUROCITIESEuropean universities combine for smart cities - SmartCitiesWorldForesight: a policy tool for anticipating technology trends - by EP Scientific Foresight (STOA)„Location Intelligence“ für den Mittelstand – Forscher präsentieren Erkenntnisse aus Forschungsprojekt SmartRegioBuilding the Learning City - Government Technology# SMART SECURITYSiemens and ISA form global partnership to foster awareness of industrial cyb…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# ESIF: EU payments made by the Commission to Member States under the ESI Funds are now transparent +++ Better access to drinking water in Croatia thanks to Cohesion Policy investments +++ DG Regio: Croatian kindergarten refurbished for energy efficiency +++ DG Regio: Finnish vocational schools improve skills training +++ # EASME: Call for tenders on defence-related skills published +++ # DG RTDResearch Headlines - A people focus for better consumer science# DG CNECTEuropean Research Excellence - Impact and Value for SocietyResults of the Satellite broadband for schools study# ERCLatest publications by the ERCFor ERC projects under FP7, if the Principal Investigator goes on maternity / parental leave, does the project need to be suspended?For ERC projects under FP7, how many hours make a person-month?Under FP7, are tuition fees for PhD students working in an ERC project eligible costs?For ERC projects under FP7, can expenses linked to the recruitment of …

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# EMPLOYMENT: Apprenticeships abroad: EU Commission gives boost to long-term placements across the EU +++ # INDUSTRY: DG Grow: Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC - Technical sheets for coordination horizontal Recommendation for Use sheets (RfUs) +++ # DG GROW: DG Grow: Organisation chart of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs +++ # EP EMPL COMMITTEENew Framework Contract for Expertise Services for the EMPL Committee launched - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION DELEGATED DECISION amending Annex V to Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards evidence of formal qualifications and the titles of training coursesDG EMPLLetter of acceptance of the accounts of the National Operational Programme on Youth Employment for the accounting year 2015-2016 (Italy)# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERNext meeting of the Committee on the Internal Market and Co…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# USA: EU Commission - DG Trade: WTO reverses "prohibited" subsidies ruling, EU calls on US to respect obligations as main dispute continues +++ WTO: Appellate Body issues report regarding US tax breaks for civil aircraft production +++ EPC POLICY DIALOGUE: Growth and partnership: prospects for transatlantic relations +++ # EFTA: EFTA and MERCOSUR pursue free trade negotiations +++ # BRICSRussian President: BRICS Summit# DIGITAL TRADEDraft opinion - Towards a digital trade strategy - PE 609.526v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs# TRADE DEFENCEEU Commission: Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-dumping measures: Tungsten electrodes# WTOWTO: Public Forum online registration closes on 12 September# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG TRADEDécision d'exécution de la Commission autorisant la République italienne à ouvrir des négociations officielles en vue de la conclusion d’un accord bilatéral d’investissement avec la…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# EUROGROUP: My speech at the Ambrossetti Forum : the future of the euro - Pierre Moscovici +++ EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Moscovicis Kritik an Eurogruppe ist ein Fortschritt +++ # ECB: ECB: Yves Mersch: Aligning accountability with sovereignty in the European Union: the ECB’s experience +++ ECB: Eurosystem standards for the use of triparty agents (TPAs) in Eurosystem credit operations +++ ECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Crespo, MEP, regarding oligopoly in the auditing sector +++ # BISRameswurlall Basant Roi: Evolution of the Basel capital adequacy requirements# INDICATORSJuly 2017 compared with June 2017-Industrial producer prices stable in euro area-Up by 0.1% in EU28# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMAREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the need to temporary exclude exchange-traded derivatives from the scope of Articles 35 and 36 of the Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 on…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# STATE AID: State aid: EU Commission approves German rescue aid to Air Berlin +++ Zypries begrüßt Genehmigung des Air-Berlin-Kredits durch EU-Kommission (DE) +++ # BREXIT: EU Council: XM 21034 2017 INIT AD HOC WORKING PARTY ON ARTICLE 50 +++ EU Council: XM 21032 2017 INIT Meeting of the Antici Group (Art. 50) +++ Brexit: MEPs worried about UK position on British “divorce bill” +++ ECR: EU defence report “ignores the impact of Brexit” +++ # COMPETITION POLICYMaking the most of Europe's strengths - EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Regenersis EMEA by CTDI EU# CORPORATE GOVERNANCESpeech of Commissioner Jourova at the 21st European Company Law and Corporate Governance Conference: Crossing Borders, Digitally in Tallin# WHISTLE-BLOWERWhistle-blower: Finanzausschuss des Europaparlaments stimmt für europäischen Schutz- und Entschädigungs-Fonds# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG COMPDécision de la Commission en ve…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# REACH: ECHA: Study finds companies lack incentives for updating their REACH registrations +++ # ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS: Endocrine disruptors: adoption of scientific criteria for biocides +++ # NANOMATERIALS: Assessing the environmental safety of manufactured nanomaterials +++ # CHROMIUMDraft directive: Amendment of the Toy Safety Directive to adapt the migration limits for chromium VI# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVProposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, at the next three meetings of the International Whaling Commission including related inter-sessional meetings and actionsCOMMISSION DECISION specifying, pursuant to Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, EN ISO 17994:2014 as the standard on the equivalence of microbiological methods# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERDraft agenda - Monday, 11 September 2017 - PE 609.643v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safet…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# CARBON MARKETS: ST 11517 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 - Preparation for the trilogue +++ UK Guidance: EU Emissions Trading System and Carbon Price Support: companies awarded compensation +++ # COP23: Germany and the UN Sign Host Country Agreement for COP23 - UN Conference to Be Hub of Global Climate Action +++ Unterzeichnung zur Klimakonferenz 2017 in Bonn (DE) +++ # PARIS AGREEMENTDeutsch-französisches Arbeitstreffen der Umweltministerien# CAR EMISSIONSEU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Neue EU-Emissionsgesetzgebung: Zwischen Wunsch und Wirklichkeit (DE)BGA, DIHK, HDE und ZDH: Fahrverbote sind nicht die Lösung (DE)

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INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 4 Sept 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Deutschland und Frankreich bekräftigen ihr Engagement bei der europäischen Energiewende (DE) +++ IEA Executive Director meets with Austria's Prime Minister Mr Christian Kern +++ # MARKET DESIGN: SEDC Open Letter: A New Market Design for Competition, Innovation and Consumer Empowerment +++ # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E technical specifications for power data exchange recognised internationallySAVE THE DATE - ENTSOs WORKSHOP ON TYNDP 2018 SCENARIO DEVELOPMENT - 9 October 2017# ENERGY EFFICIENCYDG Energy: Webinar on the Deployment of Energy Efficient Mortgages in Europe# ENERGY BALANCEIEA Commentary: Understanding and using the Energy Balance# NUCLEAR ENERGYEPC POLICY DIALOGUE: What role for nuclear in the energy transition?# ENERGY CHARTERAustralia investigates the potential to export Solar Resources to the ASEAN Grid - Energy Charter# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERCOMMISSION OPINION under Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 on the Preventive Actio…

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