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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 19 July 2017

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# EFSI: EU Commission Answer - EFSI in island regions - P-003389/2017 +++ EU Commission Vice-President Katainen in Bulgaria +++ # EIB GROUP: European Investment Bank and Cohesion Policy funds working together for better connectivity in Romania +++ # ESIF: Why Region Development matters for Europe's Economic Future +++ 266 millions d'euros du fonds de Cohésion pour une eau potable plus saine et accessible dans des régions roumaines (FR) +++ EU Commission Answer - Investment support for water associations - E-003556/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Question to the Commission on macro-regional strategies and involvement of civil society - P-004097/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - EU funding for the bioethanol production plant and sugar refinery in Anklam, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania - E-003461/2017 +++ # EIPAEIPA: 2-Stage Seminar: Evaluation and Monitoring of EU Structural and Cohesion Funds Programmes, 2014-2020# PRIMAEU Commissioner Hahn in Algeri…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 19 July 2017

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# EUROPE 2020: Smarter, greener, more inclusive?-How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets? - A mixed picture +++ # PROCUREMENT: Openness of public procurement markets in key third countries - latest Study - Committee on International Trade +++ EU Commission Answer - Two-stage online reverse auctions - E-001919/2017 +++ # SINGLE MARKET: EP Draft opinion - Towards a digital trade strategy - PE 606.248v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # INDUSTRYEPC: Why the EU will have an industrial policy - but not necessarily a good one# POSTING OF WORKERSEU Commission Answer - Posting of workers - shared platform for calculating minimum pay - P-003281/2017# YOUTH GUARANTEEEU Commission Answer - Disappointing results of the EU Youth Guarantee - E-002915/2017EP Opinion - Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes cost-effectiveness - PE 602.832v03-00 - Committee on Employment and Social…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 19 July 2017

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# OPEN MARKETS: Openness of public procurement markets in key third countries - latest Study - Committee on International Trade +++ # DIGITAL TRADE: EP Draft opinion - Towards a digital trade strategy - PE 606.248v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # MEXICO: EPP Group supports strengthening of EU-Mexico partnership +++ # SOUTH KOREAEU Commission Answer - Free Trade Agreement with Korea - E-003479/2017# CHINAWTO: China, EU seek to strengthen WTO trade remedy, notification disciplinesEUCCC: President Xi’s Statement to the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic AffairsChinese futures: horizon 2025 - European Union Institute for Security Studies# UKRAINEStatement by the EEAS Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern UkraineEU-Abgeordneter Helmut Scholz (DIE LINKE) zur Ostukraine: Spiel mit dem FeuerST 10833 2017 REV 1 Revised Operational Plan (OPLAN) for the CSDP Mission EUAM UkraineST 10833 …

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 19 July 2017

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# GERMANY: EU Commission Answer - Risks posed by Germany's unfair commercial practices - E-001790/2017 (currency markets) +++ EU Commission Answer - Excess German surplus and average wage in the German labour market - E-001481/2017 +++ # EIOPA: EIOPA updates the source code for the monthly risk-free interest rate term structures calculation +++ # ESMA:Regulatory Technology: Reshaping the Supervisor-Market Participant +++ # IMFIMF Working Paper No. 17/163 : Financial Resource Curse in Resource-Rich CountriesIMF paper: Designing a Simple Loss Function for Central Banks : Does a Dual Mandate Make Sense?# ECBSabine Lautenschläger: Stability and growth in the euro area - who plays the leading role?Current publications by the ECBEuro Area Securities Issues Statistics: May 2017Account of the monetary policy meetingHouseholds and non-financial corporations in the euro area: first quarter of 2017Euro area bank interest rate statistics: May 2017Euro area quart…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 19 July 2017

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# POLAND: European Commission expresses grave concern about the clear risks for the independence of the judiciary in Poland and urges the Polish Government to put its new laws on hold +++ EU Commission: Opening remarks of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans: College readout on grave concerns about the clear risks for independence of the judiciary in Poland +++ Statement by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs +++ S&D leader Pittella: Infringement procedures inevitable if Polish government continues to steer Poland away from democracy +++ SPD/S&D: Justizreform verstößt gegen gemeinsame europäische Werte (DE)BusinessEurope on Polish judicial reform – independent judiciary crucial for democracy and the economyEU Commission Answer - Denial of pension rights to officials and soldiers in Poland - P-003096/2017# BREXITNouvel organigramme de la TF50  -  Document requestEU Commission: Answer - Status of UK citizens' personal data post-Brexit - E-0…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 19 July 2017

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# ACRYLAMIDE: Acrylamide: vote in favour of Commission's proposal to reduce presence in food +++ BEUC: EU takes first step towards less acrylamide in food +++ # CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Smarter, greener, more inclusive?-How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets?-A mixed picture +++ European Commission launches Knowledge Centre to provide scientific evidence on bioeconomy +++ # REACHEU Commission Answer - Cement and REACH - E-003421/2017# TOXIC SUBSTANCESEU Commission Answer - Maximum limits on consumption of intoxicating substances for drivers of motor vehicles - E-003264/2017# GLYPHOSATEEU Commission Answer - Glyphosate: were key studies under-estimated in EU expert reports? - E-003629/2017# MERCURYEU Commission Answer - Mercury - E-003689/2017# ANTIMICROBIAL RESITANCEEU Commission Answer - Second action plan on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - E-003641/2017# ENVIRONMENTAL TAXESEU Commission Answer - Environmental taxation - E-0…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 19 July 2017

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# EU CLIMATE ACTION: Coast 2 Coast Climate Challenge: Central Denmark is tackling the climate challenges! - Covenant of Mayors +++ Stuttgart : towards a carbon neutral city thanks to a local energy ownership - Energy Cities +++ # UNFCCC: UNFCCC publishes details of the UN Climate Change Conference - November 2017 +++ Survey of Adaptation Actions and Needs - Calling for Private Sector Participation +++ # IPCCRegister now: Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC opens 31 July# EU ETSCefic: How the European chemical industry could become carbon neutral by 2050# CCSSucking Up CO2 Will Cost Hundreds of Trillions - MIT Technology Review# U.S. CLIMATE POLICYNew Survey Shows Majority Of Americans Believe Climate Change Is Real And Caused By Human Activity - The Energy Collective# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on derogations from the specific emission targets for small volume ma…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 19 July 2017

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# CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: DG Energy: Visionary ideas for a clean energy future: EU Energy Day +++ # ENERGY REGULATION: Eurelectric: Debunking myths about demand response aggregation +++ Executive Summary: Short study on Demand Response Activation by Independent Aggregators As Proposed in the Draft Electricity Directive on behalf of EURELECTRIC - July 2017 – 19/07/2017 +++ Short study on Demand Response Activation by Independent Aggregators As Proposed in the Draft Electricity Directive on behalf of EURELECTRIC - July 2017) – 19/07/2017 +++ # RENEWABLESEU JRC: Potential for further photovoltaic capacity in EU Member States# NUCLEAR ENERGYChamber of Lords debates UK departure from Euratom - UK Parliament# U.S. ENERGY TRENDSU.S. Department of Energy Releases Updated Combined Heat and Power Installation DatabaseHow Many Billions Do U.S. Businesses and Individuals Invest in Energy Efficiency Each Year? - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)#…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 18 July 2017

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# EFSI: EU Commission acts to help regions build resilient economies in the era of globalisation +++ EU Commission Memo: Challenges ahead: boosting innovation-led growth in EU regions +++ Vice-President Katainen's Remarks on 'smart specialisation': new actions to help regions invest in their strengths - Brussels, 18 July 2017 +++ # ESIF: Hearing documentation: Absorption of Structural Funds in different Member States - 12-07-2017 - Committee on Budgetary Control +++ Investment Plan for Europe: EIB and Santander sign two agreements to support SMEs and finance renewable energy projects +++ A near zero-energy school in Estonia +++ # EIB GROUPEIB board backs EUR 12 billion of new investment including transformational new transport, energy and internet schemesRomania: EIB lends EUR 1bn to co-finance transport infrastructure projects with EU grantsEIB finances the modernisation of Dutch hospitals# HORIZON 2020Visual Privacy Management in User Centr…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 18 July 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: Unfair platform-to-business (P2B) trading practices – Effective dispute resolution and the fundamental right to conduct a business +++ # NEW SKILLS; EU Commission: ICT specialists-More than 8 million ICT specialists employed in the EU in 2016-A largely male and highly educated workforce +++ Launch of the Luxembourg Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition +++ Commission puts in place network of VET Week Ambassadors +++ # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLAcceptance of the accounts for Greece ESF and YEI Operational Programme# EU COUNCIL REGISTER
ST 11296 2017 INIT Outcome of Proceedings of the Friends of the Presidency group on the proposal for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) meeting of 14 July 2017

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