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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# ECA: EU Auditors publish briefing on EU plans for broadband # EFSI: The Investment Plan for Europe is a major opportunity for businesses in Aragón +++ EFSI: la BEI finance le développement du Groupe Mecachrome à hauteur de 40 millions d'euros +++ Vice-President Katainen's Video Message to the EUROFI Financial Forum 2017, Tallinn, 14 September 2017 - Jyrki Katainen. # ESIF: Eurostat regional yearbook 2017 - How is my region doing within the European Union? - Facts and figures at subnational levelsSolidarity with Italy: European Parliament backs Commission proposal for €1.2 billion of aid following the earthquakesL'Union Européenne investit pour une mobilité propre et rapide en PologneLa Commissaire Creţu en Espagne pour discuter du futur de la politique de CohésionS&D: #EuropeTogether in Valencia: Investing in Europe. Investing in people - The Future of the EU Cohesion Policy# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Disease-resistant cereals to stren…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: EU Parliament: Disabled persons to have better access to products and services in the EU +++ Accessibility of products in plenary - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ EVP zur Barrierefreiheit für Waren und Dienstleistungen +++ Access to products and services must be open to all say S&D Euro MPs +++ Businesseurope on Plenary vote on European Accessibility Act: several steps in the right direction +++ EU Parliament encourages a wider spreading of franchising in the EU - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ EU Commission Answer - EU support needed for consumer organisations - E-004530/2017 # NEW SKILLSEU Commission's New Skills Agenda: access to quality education and training must be a social right for all say S&DsNew Skills Agenda: Time to adapt education to the labour market needs of the 21st century - ALDE# SMEBDI-Mittelstandspanel 2017: Stimmung in Unternehmen so gut wie nie#…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# TRADE PACKAGE: State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: EU Commission proposes framework for screening of foreign direct investments +++ Trade Package: Factsheet presenting the Commission proposal +++ Trade Package: Proposed regulation +++ Trade Package: Communication on Welcoming Foreign Direct Investment While protecting Essential Interests +++   Trade Package: Staff Working Document +++ Trade Package: Commission Reflection Paper on Harnessing Globalisation +++ European Council conclusions on harnessing globalisation and analysing investments from third countries in strategic sectors +++ State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: Commission unveils initiatives for a balanced and progressive trade policyCommunication: A balanced and progressive trade policy to harness globalisationTrade for all implementation reportPress release on investment screeningFactsheet on investment screeningDraft mandate for negotiations with AustraliaDraft mandate for negotia…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# ECOFIN: EU Commission supports more than 150 new reform projects in 15 Member States under its new Structural Reform Support Programme # EURO AREA: Updated agenda of the Eurogroup on 15 September 2017 +++ ECB Yves Mersch: Economic and financial priorities for relaunching the Eurozone and the EU +++ Eurozone: Schäuble mahnt zur Vorsicht +++ EU Commission Answer - Exchange rate calculation for pensions - Germany - E-004625/2017# ECB: ECB Research: Reforms and labour market adjustment # FRANCEEconomy: France’s economy is expanding but reforms needed to maintain benefits and boost jobs - OECD# BANKING UNIONNew rules adopted to finance the Single Resolution Board's administrative costsEU Commission Answer - Stress testing by the European Banking Authority - E-004254/2017EU Commission Answer - Credibility of EU bank bail-in rules - E-004642/2017EU Commission Answer - Banco Popular intervention and stress tests - E-003762/2017EU Commission Answer - Failur…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# JHA COUNCIL: Main results of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 14 September 2017 # TRANSPARENCY: EU Parliament: More democracy in the EU goes hand in hand with more transparency and integrity +++ EPP Group deplores attempts to keep NGO financing secret +++ European Union to be leader in transparency as MEPs vote for better lobby control - S&D +++ Vote to curb lobbyists’ influence on EU institutions passes - GUE/NGL +++ Die Grünen: EU-Paparlament fordert große Schritte zu mehr Transparenz und Integrität in der EU # STATE AID: EU Commission call: Multiple framework contract for the provision of support studies for evaluations and impact assessments in the area of State aid policy # COMPETITION POLICYOECD: Algorithms and collusion: Competition policy in the digital age# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of parking-facilities operator Q-Park by KKRConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition de MutRé par SCOR# BREXITConsti…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# COMBUSTION PLANTS: EU JRC: New EU environmental standards for large combustion plants # ECHA: Read the latest ECHA Newsletter +++ # ROTTERDAM CONVENTION: Listing of four new chemicals in Annex III of the Convention - Rotterdam Convention +++ # MERCURYEP Briefing - Key issues at stake at COP1 on the Minamata Convention, Geneva, 24–29 September 2017 - PE 607.347 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# FERTILISERSProceedings of the Workshop on Reforming Single Market for fertilising products - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# GERMANYBundesumweltministerium fördert den Export von Umwelttechnologie "Made in Germany"# EU PARLIAMENTAmendments 1 - 78 - Environment Implementation Review - PE 609.640v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# UNFCCC: Join the UNFCCC at Climate Week NYC 2017! Key Events between 18-24 September +++ Accelerating Finance for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure - Outcomes of 2017 SCF Forum in Rabat +++ Latest documents by the UNFCCC: Fccc/Tp/2017/9 Land use related mitigation benefits and co-benefits of policies, practices and actions for enhancing mitigation ambition and options for supporting their implementation. Technical paper by the secretariat +++ Fccc/Tp/2017/2 Urban environment related mitigation benefits and co-benefits of policies, practices and actions for enhancing mitigation ambition and options for supporting their implementation. Technical paper by the secretariat# EU ETSEFET calls on lawmakers to reconsider measures to protect EU ETS from BREXIT impact# AUTOMOTIVE EMISSIONSSpeech by EU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič at the 67th International Motor Show 2017 (IAA)UK Policy paper: Motor fuel greenhouse gas reporting: government response# OZONEU.S…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 14 Sept 2017

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# ELECTRICITY MARKET DESIGN: EU Commission Answer - Electricity market design - E-005168/2017 # ENERGY SECURITY: German Institute for International and Security Affairs, hosts Expert Talks on Global Energy Challenges - Energy Charter +++ EP Video of a plenary debate - NordStream 2 (debate) - Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 09:17 - Strasbourg # SMART GRIDS: EDSO position paper on local energy communities +++ Rountable discussion: Grids of the future and future of the grids # RENEWABLE ENERGYEP Opinion - Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - PE 597.694v02-00 - Committee on PetitionsTransport & Environment: Biofuels policies do increase food pricesMaking Sense of Trump’s Surprising Investment in Solar# NUCLEAR ENERGYBundestag: 18/13542: Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/13371 - Europäische Atompolitik (PDF)# IEAIEA Big IdEAs: Insights from H.E. Ana Palacio, Council of State of Spain# U.S. EIAInte…

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