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IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 26 June 2017

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# SMART VILLAGES: EU Commission Answer - Innovation in rural areas through digital centres and shared workspaces - E-001526/2017 +++ # EU URBAN AGENDA: Events - “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event - 26-27 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium +++ Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced! - EUROCITIES +++ # SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORMSeminar on synergies between funding in the aeronautics fieldInterim evaluation of the programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014-2020)# SMART GOVERNANCEContribute to the study on urban dimensions of digital transition - EUROCITIESRecap - Can We Measure the Quality of Place? - Future Cities CatapultData and the CityNew SAS book guides governments on using data and analytics for good - Smart Cities CouncilFederal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launches dialogue about artificial intelligence on the open innovati…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 26 June 2017

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# EFSI: ST 10519 2017 INIT Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulations (EU) No 1316/2013 and (EU) 2015/1017 as regards the extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investments as well as the introduction of technical enhancements for that Fund and the European Investment Advisory Hub (First reading) - Presidency Progress report +++ Juncker Plan: EUR 25 million to support research and innovation in Spain +++ Vice-President Katainen's Keynote Speech at the 7th Cohesion Forum, Brussels, 26 June 2017 +++ # ESIFMaking the most of ESI fundsDutch head project to cut urban climate change impactNew Croatian factory to create jobs, growthEP Opinion - Deployment of cohesion policy instruments by regions to address demographic change - PE 606.232v01-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender EqualityLIVE 7th Cohesion Forum - Opening session, 1st Panel Debate, Keynote speech Keynote speech - Günther OETTI…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 26 June 2017

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# BLUE GROWTH: EU Council conclusions on blue growth +++ ST 10662 2017 INIT Council conclusions on Blue Growth +++ # INDUSTRY: EP Subject files - Working Group on Labour market impacts of digitalisation and robotics - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs +++ # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWCOMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Regulation (EU) No 540/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System requirements for vehicle EU-type approval# EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 8759 2017 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common framework for the provision of better services for skills and qualifications (Europass) and repealing Decision No 2241/2004/EC

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IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 26 June 2017

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# TRADE DEFENCE: EU Commission Report: Protectionism on the Rise, EU Successful in Countering Barriers +++ Press Conference by Commissioner Malmström on the 'Report on Trade and Investment Barriers' +++ U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Thailand, Belgium +++ # DIGITAL TRADE STRATEGY: EP Working document - Towards a digital trade strategy - PE 605.981v02-00 - Committee on International Trade +++ # CYPRUSUK Foreign Secretary joins crucial Cyprus settlement talks in Switzerland offering full UK support# JAPANS&D/SPD: Arbeitsnormen, Transparenz, kein ISDS – EU-Japan-Abkommen muss gesetzte Standards übertreffen# AUSTRALIAEP Draft report - on the negotiating mandate for EU trade negotiations with Australia - PE 606.256v01-00 - Committee on International Trade# NEW ZEALANDEP Draft report - on the negotiating mandate for EU trade negotiatio…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 26 June 2017

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# BANKING UNION: State aid: EU Commission approves aid for market exit of Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca under Italian insolvency law, involving sale of some parts to Intesa Sanpaolo +++ EU Commission: EC Midday press briefing of 26/06/2017 - ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS / BANKING UNION - Italian Banks: Q&A +++ EU Commission Memo - State aid: How the EU rules apply to banks with a capital shortfall +++ EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu Veneto Banca und Banca Popolare di Vicenza (DE) +++ EU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Italienische Bankenrettung ist ein Skandal! (DE) +++ Die Grünen zu Italien: Neue Bankensubventionen sind ein gefährlicher Dammbruch (DE) +++ Europaabgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Europäische Bankenabwicklung - Praxistest nicht bestanden (DE) +++ A tangled tale of bank liquidation in Venice - Bruegel +++ # FINANCIAL CRIMEEU Commission: Strengthened EU rules to tackle money laundering, tax avoidance and …

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 26 June 2017

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# BREXIT: UK government publishes proposals on rights of EU citizens +++ Prime Minister May's Commons statement on European Council: 26 June 2017 +++ UK Policy paper: Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU +++ XT 20010 2017 INIT Special meeting of the European Council (Art.50) held on 29 April 2017 +++ EU Commission: EC Midday press briefing of 26/06/2017 - BREXIT - Citizens Rights: Q&A +++ S&D leader Pittella on citizens’ rights: May’s proposal is discriminatory. Cut-off date must be when UK leaves +++ ALDE: PM May’s counter- proposal on citizen’s rights to be carefully assessed by the European Parliament's Brexit Steering Group +++ Brexit Reality Bites - Edelman +++ # STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves aid for market exit of Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca under Italian insolvency law, involving sale of some parts to Intesa SanpaoloEU Commission Memo - State aid: How the EU rules…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 26 June 2017

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# MICROPLASTICS: EU Commission: Public Consultation investigating options for reducing releases to the environment of microplastics +++# COSMETICS: Open EU Commission consultations: Amendments following Article 15 of the cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 +++ # ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCEEU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis visits Norway 26-27 June# OCEANSEP Draft opinion - International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceans in the context of the 2030 SDGs - PE 606.174v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism# THE ARCTICEEA: The Arctic Environment# CIRCULAR ECONOMYCircular by design - Products in the circular economy# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVCOMMISSION DECISION establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for industrial and institutional laundry detergentsCOMMISSION DECISION establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for laundry detergentsCOMMISSION DECISION establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for hard surface cleaning p…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 26 June 2017

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# PARIS AGREEMENT: EU Commission Vice-President Šefčovič convenes and Co-Chairs the inaugural board meeting of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy +++ # EU ETS: EURELECTRIC recommendations on EU ETS Reform for trilogue negotiations +++ EU-Emissionsrechtehandel: Stahlindustrie warnt vor drohenden Belastungen (DE) +++ # CLIMATE FINANCEEU Commission Impact Assessment: Commission Delegated Regulation establishing the Innovation Fund# CLIMATE MONITORINGDocumentation of the Copernicus workshop for Environmental Policy Agencies on 7 June 2017# GERMANYKlimafreundliches Bauen und Sanieren attraktiv machen: neue Ansätze gesucht - Bundesumweltministerium und dena entwickeln mit Partnern innovativen Ideenwettbewerb# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERNext meeting of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 26 June 2017

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# EU ENERGY COUNCIL: Main results of the EU Energy Council on 26 June 2017 +++ EU Commission: Clean Energy package is top of the agenda for EU Energy Council +++ Energy Council - Press conference by the Maltese Presidency and the European Commission +++ WWF: Clean energy package stumbles at first hurdle +++ Wind Europe: A European power market designed to deliver a clean future for European citizens +++ # ENERGY EFFICIENCYIncreased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals - EU CouncilEnergy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditionsClearer energy labelling: improved energy efficiency - EU CouncilCAN Europe: EU governments propose to dilute EU energy efficiency lawEnergy efficiency legislation post 2020: Key legislation passes Energy Council bruised but not broken - The Coalition for Energy Savings# ENERGY UNIONVice-President Šefčovič discusses innovation in electricity networksENTSOG: …

IEU AGENDA Telegram 26 June 2017

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# E U   C O M M I S S I O N: # Upcoming Commission Events: 29-30 June 2017: the College travels to Tallinn for the kick-off of the Estonian Presidency of the Council +++ June 2017: The Commission will publish the 8th Progress Report towards an effective and genuine Security Union +++ June 2017: Interoperability - the Commission presents proposal to strengthen the mandate of the eu-LISA Agency +++ 7 - 8 July 2017: G20 Summit, Hamburg# EU Commission CalendarMonday 26 June 2017Tuesday 27 June 2017Wednesday 28 June 2017Thursday 29 June 2017Friday 30 June 2017Saturday 1 JULY 2017Sunday 2 JULY 2017Outlook June / July 2017# E U    P A R L I A M E N T# EP Week AheadEuropean memorial ceremony for Helmut KohlTerrorismDialogue with faith leadersPlenary preparationsPresident's agendaPre-session press briefing# EP Schedule by DayMonday 26 June 2017Tuesday 27 June 2017Wednesday 28 June 2017Thursday 29 June 2017Friday 30 June 2017# EP Annual Calendar 2017Draft agen…