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IEU AGENDA 25 March 2017 (with links)

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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 23 March 2017

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# DG RTD: Entries for European Capital of Innovation award now open +++ EU Commission Answer - European Open Science Cloud - E-000573/2017 +++ Research Headlines - Clearing the fog: an end to clouded climate predictions +++ European Capital of Innovation Award - Commission launches the 2017 European Capital of Innovation contest +++ # BREXITEU membership and UK science after the referendum report debated# OMNIBUSBUDG/CONT look at the Financial regulation “Omnibus” revision proposal on 21 March - Committee on Budgets# EFSIBUDG and ECON discussed prolongation and enhancement of EFSI - Committee on BudgetsEU Commission Answer - Offshore wind energy - E-005380/2016# ESIF Draft opinion - Increasing engagement of partners and visibility in the performance of European Structural and Investment Funds - PE 601.229v01-00 - Committee on BudgetsLa Commissaire Crețu visite la ville de Charleroi, en Wallonie# EIBEP Opinion - EU guarantee to the European Investment Ban…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 23 March 2017

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# SOCIAL DUMPING: Understanding social dumping in the European Union - European Parliamentary Research Service +++ # POSTING OF WORKERS: Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs +++ # INDUSTRIAL POLICY: EP Draft opinion - A Space Strategy for Europe - PE 601.237v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs +++ # SINGLE MARKETOpinion - Approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services - PE 592.148v03-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality# SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMExchange of views on with Commissioner Thyssen - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EMPLOYMENTEU Commission Answer - Conversion of unemployment benefit into employment benefit - E-006768/2016EU Commission Answer - 'Private Employment Agencies' - E-000011/2017# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAmendments 1 - 29…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 23 March 2017

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# DSM: Digital Day in Rome: commitments on high-performance computing, connected mobility, and a new framework for interoperable digital public services +++ Opening speech by Vice-President Ansip at the Digital Day in RomeEU Digital Market : consumer protection must be top priority - European Economic and Social Committee +++ Connected dolls and tell-tale teddy bears: why we need to manage the Internet of Toys +++ # PORTABILITY: EPP: Digital Single Market: watching TV shows when travelling +++# INDUSTRY 4.0European countries join forces to digitise industry# E-ADMINISTRATIONEuropean Interoperability Framework: Commission presents new guidance for digital public servicesEPC Policy Dialogue: Digital Enlargement: Empowering public administrations and businesses in aspiring EU countries# DIGITAL SKILLSEU Commission announces pilot project to boost digital skills through internshipsSpeech by Vice-President Ansip on jobs and skills in the digital era at the Di…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 23 March 2017

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# CETA: EU Commissioner Malmström in Portugal to discuss future of Europe and EU trade agenda +++ # U.S. RELATIONS: AmCham EU: US business: We are committed to a strong and united Europe share this item +++ EU Commission Answer - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - E-000519/2017 +++ # MEXICO:DG Trade Meetings: Modernisation of the trade pillar of the EU-Mexico Global Agreement +++ # TURKEYEU-Abgeordeneter LAMBSDORFF (ALDE/FDP) : Türkei hat sich von EU-Vollmitgliedschaft verabschiedet# CHINAHearing "The East and South China Sea Tensions - Implications for Global Security" - Subcommittee on Security and Defence# INVESTMENT COURTSDG Trade: Position papers: Questionnaire on options for a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution# SUSTAINABLE TRADEEU Parliament: Textile workers: the human cost of cheap clothesEU Commission Answer - Rights of garment workers in Bangladesh - E-008951/2016# WTOWTO at ICC Finland: “The Future of Open Trade”WTO:…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 23 March 2017

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# FINANCIAL SERVICES: EU Commission on Consumer Financial Services Action Plan: Better products and more choice for European consumers +++ EU Commission Memo: Consumer Financial Services Action Plan +++ Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Consumer Financial Services Action Plan +++ Consumer protection must come before financial innovation - Finance Watch comments +++  # EUROPEAN SEMESTER: Vice-President Katainen in Finland for European Semester country visit +++  # CROSS-BORDER PAYMENTSBEUC: Commission plans to tackle high, unfair fees in cross-border and currency conversion payments# SLOVAKIAIMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Slovak RepublicIMF Country Report No. 17/71: Slovak Republic : 2017 Article IV ConsultationIMF Country Report No. 17/72 : Slovak Republic : Selected Issues Author/Editor:International Monetary Fund. European Dept. Summary: Selected Issues# BANKING UNIONECB Annual report on supervisory activities publishedECB S…