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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# DG RTD: Vice-President Ansip, Commissioners Thyssen and Moedas participate in the G7 ministerial meetings in Turin, Italy +++ Vice-President Katainen and Commissioners Moedas and Navracsics at the "EU for facts: evidence for policy in a post-fact world" conference +++ European Researchers' Night 2017 going to 12th round this Friday +++ EU Commissioner Moedas meets Prime Minister Tsipras in Athens today +++ Research Headlines - 'Green chemistry' for pharmaceuticals +++ Success Stories - Solar scientists gather to calibrate the sun's strength # HORIZON 2020: Digitising agriculture and food value chains# EFSILa BEI se mobilise pour le Grand Plan d’Investissement en France# ESIFSpeech by Commissioner Crețu at the Conference on Future EU FinancesDG Regio Panorama 62: Boosting innovation across the regionsThe EU invests in better rail connections in ItalyBetter access to clean drinking water in Bulgaria thanks to Cohesion Policy inv…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# INNOVATION: Vice-President Ansip, Commissioners Thyssen and Moedas participate in the G7 ministerial meetings in Turin, Italy # SINGLE MARKET: SOLVIT reinforcement action plan: committee legislative scrutiny +++ S&D Conference: Different quality of products in the Single Market # INDUSTRY: Preparatory action on defence research: committee debate # EMPLOYMENT: CICOPA: Cooperatives are responsible for almost 10% of world employment, new study showsEESC: Study on Impact of Digitalisation and on-demand economy on labour markets and consequences for employment and industrial relationsThe Future of Work - Geneva Internet Platform# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par Chypre sous le n°2017/273/CY dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de directive, notifié par l'…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# USA: Updated: Treasury, USTR Sign Covered Agreement on Prudential Insurance and Reinsurance Measures with the European Union +++ WTO dispute panel established to rule on Chinese farm import quotasStatements by the United States at the September 22, 2017, DSB Meeting - US Mission Geneva +++ Updated: Latest news - Delegation for relations with the United States # JAPAN: EESC: The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: the way forward # UKRAINE: UkraineInvest becomes key tool in work with investors in Ukraine # RUSSIAWTO: Russia accepts TRIPS amendment to ease poor countries’ access to affordable medicinesNew UN report details grave human rights violations in CrimeaUNECE and partners working to simplify trade in the Black Sea region# GSPPresentation of the report by Development Solutions Europe Ltd.# TRADE DEFENCECOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/1598 of 22 September 2017 amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1518 imposing a d…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# GREECE: EU Council: Greece's finances stabilised, the excessive deficit procedure is closed +++ EU Commission welcomes Council decision to close Excessive Deficit Procedure for Greece # BANKING UNION: New pathways: Building blocks for a sustainable finance future for Europe # BLOCKCHAIN: Commerzbank, KfW und MEAG simulieren Wertpapiertransaktion über Blockchain # EMUMEPs quizz Mario Draghi on bond buying, crypto currencies and interest ratesMario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament# ECBHow the ECB should respond to a German fiscal boostECB: Yves Mersch: Risk management in times of non-conventional monetary policyECB: Vítor Constâncio: Developing models for policy analysis in central banksECB Guide on materiality assessment (EGMA) – Materiality assessment for IMM and A-CVA model extensions and changesECB: Asset purchase programmes# BISIs there a risk of snapback in long-dated yields?Luis M Lin…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# ECHA: SME registrants: Be ready to prove your company size +++ A new section on the ECHA webpages provides information on the impact of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union # CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Circular Economy: Commission hosts stakeholder conference on 'Reinventing Plastics' +++ #ShineBright Brussels Region’s shift to circular economy # ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS: Endocrine disrupting substances: committee vote on objection # AIR QUALITYNotice to members - Petition No 1007/2016 by K.M. (Polish) on air quality in Poland - PE 609.428v01-00 - Committee on Petitions# COSMETICSSCCS - Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients of 30 August 2017# MERCURYBundesregierung: Gemeinsam gegen hochgiftiges Quecksilber# GLYPHOSATELa France rappelle son opposition à la proposition de la Commission Européenne sur le glyphosate# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERLatest news - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# EU COUN…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# BREXIT: Main results of the General Affairs Council (Art. 50/Brexit) on 25 September 2017 +++ Introductory remarks by Michel Barnier at the press conference following the General Affairs Council (Article 50) +++ Kamall on Brexit talks: EU27 must be willing to look at bigger picture - ECR +++ XM 21041 2017 INIT AD HOC WORKING PARTY ON ARTICLE 50 +++ XM 21045 2017 INIT Meeting of the Antici Group (Art. 50) +++ XT 21062 2017 REV 1 Presentation by Member States of individual offers to host the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority +++ XT 21067 2017 INIT 3561st meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (General Affairs Art. 50) +++ XT 21070 2017 INIT 2641st meeting of the PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (Art. 50) held in Brussels on 22 September 2017 # GACMain results of the General Affairs Council 25 September 2017# TAXATIONTax administrations deliver on information exchange, BEPS and tax certainty agenda, and move forward on …

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# CARBON MARKETS: ST 12330 2017 INIT Preparation for the Council meeting (Environment) on 13 October 2017 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions - General Approach +++ ST 12334 2017 INIT Preparation for the Council meeting (Environment) on 13 October 2017 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emissions reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting - General Approach +…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 25 Sept 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: DG Energy: Next stop on the Energy Union Tour - Belgium +++ European Environmental Agency: Energy in Europe — State of play +++ CER: Brexit and energy: Time to make some hard choices # CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: Eurelectric Study: Commission's 550 EPS rule will add costs to the energy transition +++ AmCham EU: Clean Energy Package: Driving investment in the low-carbon economy # ENERGY REGULATION: ACER Work Programme for 2018 is available online # RENEWABLESUpdated: Press conference for Renewables 2017 launch in London on 4 OctoberWindEurope: France can be no. 2 in wind in Europe by 2030# FOSSIL FUELSMedia breakfast & preview of new report ‘Phase-out 2020: Monitoring Europe’s fossil fuel subsidies’# GAZPROMGazprom: Alexey Miller and Zhang Gaoli discuss gas supplies to China from Russia’s Far EastGazprom tops S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings# FUSION ENERGYWhat lies beneath the lid at the Tokamak pit? - Fusion …

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