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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# FRANCE: Grand plan d’investissement : 57 milliards d'euros d’investissement public sur le quinquennat # EFSI: Des connexions ferroviaires plus rapides en Roumanie grâce aux investissements de l'UE (FR) # ESIF: EU Commission  Answer - EU funding received by autonomous communities - E-004401/2017 # EITEU Commissioner Navracsics attends inauguration of new liaison office of European Institute of Innovation and Technology in Brussels# DG RTDEU4Facts: Evidence for Policy in a post-fact world Session Titled: "Why Should We Trust Science?" - Carlos MoedasEU Contest for Young Scientists - 29th EU Contest for Young Scientists: and the winner is...Research Headlines - Encouraging cooperation to protect essential infrastructureSuccess Stories - Europe's cathedrals get new life thanks to nanoparticles# EU JRCJRC Annual Conference "EU for facts: evidence for policy in a post-fact world"# DG CNECTTransforming Games into Health Apps# H…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# SME: EU-backed loan helps Czech SME invest in green technologies +++ EU Commission Answer - Family businesses - E-004169/2017 # SINGLE MARKET: Action plan on the reinforcement of SOLVIT: Legislative scrutiny time - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ EP 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 605.925v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection # FRANCHISINGEP Text adopted - The functioning of franchising in the retail sector - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0322 - Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# EMPLOYMENTA European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry, a key driver for job creation - EP - Research ServiceGUE/NGL: Workers in Brussels to debate their vision for the fut…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# GLOBALISATION: Getting the best out of globalisation - Speech by EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager +++ # BRAZILLaunch of the Bilateral Map of Brazil-European Union Investment# INDIAEP Text adopted - EU political relations with India - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0334 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# CHINAEU Commission Answer - VP/HR - China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) economic corridor slaughter - E-003771/2017# JAPANEP Text adopted - Import of feed and food originating in or consigned from Japan following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power station - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0342 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# LATIN AMERICAEP Text adopted - EU political relations with Latin America - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0345 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition# VALUE CHAINSEP Text adopted - Impact of international trade and EU’s trade policies on global value chains - P8_TA-PROV(201…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# EFSF: EFSF taps 2022 bond for €1 billion in auction # EMU: Briefing - An Evolutionary Approach to a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union - PE 587.389 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ Briefing - Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (September 2017) - PE 497.746 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ Die Grünen: Macrons Europa-Rede: Von Macrons Handlungswillen muss sich die Bundesregierung eine Scheibe abschneiden +++ Europaabgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Reform der Eurozone: Macrons Schattenboxen # CHINA: Chinese banks: An endless cat and mouse game benefitting large players - Bruegel# BANKING UNIONEU Commission: Answer - Sale of NLB (Nova ljubljanska banka) - E-004073/2017# EBAEBA publishes guidance to further harmonise EU banks internal governance# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION26. September 2017 | Urteilsverkündung in Sachen „Information des Parlaments zu Finanzmarktaufsicht und Deutsche Bahn AG“# ESMAESMA: Library …

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# EU REFORMS: Discours du Président de la République Emmanuel Macron - Initiative pour l’Europe : Souveraineté, unité et démocratie sont pour l’Europe indissociables +++ Jo LEINEN (S&D/SPD) „Macron zeigt richtigen Weg für Zukunft der EU“ - Deutschland und Frankreich müssen Reformen gemeinsam angehen +++ Die Grünen: Macrons Europa-Rede: Von Macrons Handlungswillen muss sich die Bundesregierung eine Scheibe abschneiden +++ Europaabgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Reform der Eurozone: Macrons Schattenboxen +++ ECR after Macron's speech: "Just more smoke and mirrors" +++ EU Commission Answer - President Macron's statement regarding workers from Eastern Europe - E-003634/2017 +++ EPC Comments: French President Macron lays out his plans for the future of Europe # BREXITRemarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa MayBrexit: deal or no deal - EU Committee of the UK launches inquiry - UK ParliamentC…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# BIOCIDES: Missed our Biocides Day? +++ # CIRCULAR ECONOMY: The Plastics Strategy as a driver for growth and innovation - EU Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska +++ EU Commission Answer - Destruction or over-exploitation of natural resources - E-005176/2017 +++ Turning waste into a resource - EP - Research Service # MERCURY: Acting Assistant Secretary Judith Garber Leads U.S. Delegation to the First Meeting of the Minamata Convention on Mercury # EEAEEA Annual Accounts for the year 2016# ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTINGST 12360 2017 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 87/217/EEC of the Council, Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directive 86/278/EEC and Council Directive 94/63/EC as regards procedural rules in the field of env…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: EU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič in Romania for second Energy Union Tour +++ DG Energy: Focus on Romania: the Energy Union tour +++ EU Commission Answer - Control of European energy market by third countries - E-003595/2017 +++ EEX Group joins #We4Europe initiative +++ # ENERGY SECURITY: The EU and Central Asia discuss energy cooperation - Energy Charter +++ EP Text adopted - Measures to safeguard the security of gas supply ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0327 - Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E Conference: Connecting the dots of the energy transition: Local, national, regional, European, digitalSupported by ENTSO-E: 11th Energy Storage World ForumENTSO-E: Stakeholder Workshop on Coordinated Security AnalysisENTSO-E: Stakeholder Workshop on Data Exchange# RENEWABLESWith the right policies, wind could provide 30% of Europe’s power by 2030WindEurope elects RES Group’s Ivor Catto as new Chai…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 26 Sept 2017

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# CARBON MARKETS: DG Clima: Carbon market experts gather to discuss emissions trading systems worldwide +++ EP Text adopted - EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS): continuing current limitations of scope for aviation activities and preparing to implement a global market-based measure from 2021 ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0338 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition +++ EP Text adopted - Inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0339 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition +++ # UNFCCC EU Commission: Answer - Transparency and vested interests within the UNFCCC - E-004821/2017 # COP23 COP23 - Setting the Rules of the "Climate Game" - Join Fiji, UN and Germany on 27 September SD Talk # EU COUNCIL REGISTER ST 10651 2017 REV 6 European Union priorities for the third meeting of the Unite…

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