01 October 2016

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 30 Sept 2016




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# ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL

  • Main results of the Environment Council on 30 Sept 2016

# AEROSOLS

  • EU Commission: Public consultation on the evaluation of the Aerosol Dispensers Directive

# REACH

  • Bundesumweltministerium: REACH-Kongress 2016: Chemikalien in Alltagsprodukten – wie lässt sich der Verbraucherschutz verbessern?

# POISON CENTRES

  • ChemicalWatch: EU member states vote through poison centre information proposals - Five vote against, including UK and Poland

# MULTIPLE EXPOSURE

  • EU JRC: Current and future approaches for the assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals

# BIOTECH

  • Fungi may provide greener way of controlling oilseed rape diseases - EU Science for Environment Policy
  • Synthetic biology and biodiversity - Science for Environment Policy: Biotechnology
  • Applying sewage sludge to soil may spread antibiotic resistance - Science for Environment Policy

# BIODIVERSITY

  • Invasive-species import risk is higher from countries with poor regulation and political instability - EU Science for Environment Policy: Biodiversity

# EU REGISTERS

## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Draft agenda - Monday, 3 October 2016 - PE 589.418v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Motion for a resolution on the closure of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work - B8-2016-1024
  • Motion for a resolution on the closure of the European Environment Agency - B8-2016-1025
  • Motion for a resolution on the closure of the European Chemicals Agency - B8-2016-1023
  • Amendments 001-008 - Implementation of the Food Contact Materials Regulation ((EC) 1935/2004) - A8-0237/2016(001-008)
## EU COUNCIL
  • ST 12706 2016 INIT Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union at the International Maritime Organization during the 70th and 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on the approval and adoption of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI concerning the designation and taking effect of the Baltic Sea and North Sea as Nitrogen Oxyde Emissions Control Area (NECA) - Consideration of the outcome of discussions within the Shipping Working Party

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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 30 Sept 2016




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# COP 21 / COP 22

  • Climate change: EU Council speeds up process for EU ratification of Paris agreement
  • Main results of the Environment Council on 30 Sept 2016
  • Environment Council- Press conference Slovak Presidency and European Commission
  • ST 12689 2016 INIT Draft Council Decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Agreement in principle - Request for the consent of the European Parliament
  • ST 12807 2016 INIT Preparations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings in Marrakech (7 - 18 November 2016) Council conclusions (30 September 2016)
  • EU Commission reaction: Ministers approve EU ratification of Paris Agreement
  • Speaking points by Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on the ratification of the Paris agreement
  • Paris climate agreement: Parliament to vote on EU ratification after Council green light
  • Ratification - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Paris Agreement - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • EU-Abgeordneter Peter Liese (EVP/CDU): EU-Parlament wird der Ratifizierung nächste Woche auch zustimmen
  • ECR: Path clear to ratify UN Paris Agreement in the European Parliament
  • Bundesregierung zur Ratifizierung des Klimaabkommens von ParisimUmwelt rat
  • Conseil environnement - TEXTE de la déclaration de Ségolène Royal à l'issue du Conseil
  • Accord de Paris : l'Europe se rapproche de son rendez-vous avec l'histoire des négociations climatique - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer
  • Des avancées majeures pour la mise en œuvre de l'Accord de Paris - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer
  • CAN Europe: The Environment Council agrees to ratify the Paris Agreement
  • Klimaabkommen: EU will gestaltende Kraft bleiben - Germanwatch
  • BUND: EU will Pariser Klimaschutzvertrag ratifizieren. Jetzt muss sie ihre CO2-Minderungsziele nachschärfen
  • Carbon Puls: EU’s move puts Paris Agreement on brink of entry, but don’t expect any action

# CARBON MARKETS

  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - Thursday, 13 October 2016 - PE 589.483v02-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (including EU ETS)
  • As carbon dioxide levels hit 15 million year high, UN urges action to curb greenhouse gas emissions
  • Choose wisely: what are the most price-sensitive EU ETS reform options facing lawmakers? - Carbon Pulse

# DIESEL EMISSIONS

  • The true scandal of Dieselgate is regulatory capture, T&E says

# CLIMATE FINANCE

  • UNEP: Actions to Green the Financial System Have Doubled - But Further Transformation Still Needed

# AVIATION EMISSION

  • WWF: Aviation Emissions Agreement at Risk: More Countries Need to Join in Final Push

# CLIMATE MONITORING

  • How does climate change affect birds? New tool provides accurate measurements to support biodiversity targets - Science for Environment Policy: Climate Change

# EU REGISTERS

## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Draft agenda - Monday, 3 October 2016 - PE 589.418v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 30 Sept 2016




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# ENERGY UNION

  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - Thursday, 13 October 2016 - PE 589.483v02-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (including a range of energy issues)
  • EP Minutes - Monday, 26 September 2016 - PE 589.353v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism (including a range of energy issues)

# ENERGY REGULATION

  • ENTSO-E: Friday Roundup, 30 September 2016
  • ENTSO-E: South East Europe Regional Conference 2016
  • ENTSO-E: Results of the Central East European Conference
  • ENTSO-E: Forward Capacity Allocation Guideline published
  • ENTSO-E Upcoming events
  • EURELECTRIC response to ENTSO-E Mid-Term Adequacy Forecast 2016 consultation
  • SEDC Position Paper: Data Access in the Electricity Market – September 2016
  • Preparing For A Changing Energy World - The Energy Collective

# ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Energy efficiency package: Delivery is overdue - The Coalition for Energy Savings
  • UNECE: Improving energy efficiency in the built environment
  • EU Commission: Energy-consumption feedback cut electricity use by up to 27% in low-income Mediterranean households
  • Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Wettbewerb um mehr Stromeffizienz: Förderprogramm STEP up! geht in die zweite Runde

# RENEWABLES

  • Research Headlines - Tapping solar energy with water-filled windows

# NUCLEAR ENERGY

  • EU Commission launches call for tender for study on nuclear and radiation technology

# GAS MARKET

  • DG Grow: Polish Draft Regulation of the Minister for Energy on the methods of testing the quality of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

# IEA

  • IEA encourages Turkey to deepen energy market reforms

# ENERGY CHARTER

  • Priority areas for cooperation within EU4Energy programme discussed with H.E. Ambassador Aleksandr Mikhnevich - Energy Charter
  • International Energy Charter enhances cooperation with ECOWAS
  • International Energy Charter discussed at a meeting with newly-appointed Japanese Ambassador

# GERMAN ENERGY TRANSITION

  • Fördersätze für Photovoltaik-Anlagen in der Festvergütung bleiben stabil - Bundesnetzagentur
  • BMWi: Vattenfall AB et al. gegen Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ICSID Fall Nr. ARB/12/12) - öffentliche Verhandlung
  • Roger Kohlmann verlässt den BDEW -- Andrees Gentzsch wird Mitglied der BDEW-Hauptgeschäftsführung und übernimmt Geschäftsbereich Energienetze und Regulierung

# EU REGISTERS

## COUNCIL
  • Cm 4128 2016 Init WORKING PARTY ON ENERGY
  • ST 12747 2016 INIT Joint Declaration between the European Union, the European Investment Bank and the Caribbean Forum on reinforced cooperation in the field of sustainable energy - Approval of signature on behalf of the European Union
  • ST 12105 2016 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU


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30 September 2016

IEU FUNDING Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# EIB

  • European Commission and EIB present guidance paper on the Eurostat treatment of PPPs
  • Launch of the EPEC-Eurostat Guide to the Statistical Treatment of Public-Private Partnerships# EFSI
  • Investment Plan for Europe: 450 businesses in Lithuania to benefit from EFSI agreement between EIF and Šiaulių banka

# ESIF

  • La Commissaire Crețu en Roumanie: accroitre le potentiel des régions moins développées
  • Amendments 1 - 249 - Investing in jobs and growth - maximising the contribution of European Structural and Investment Funds: an evaluation of the report under Article 16(3) of the CPR - PE 589.248v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development
  • Amendments 59 - 263 - Establishment of the Structural Reform Support Programme for the period 2017 to 2020 - PE 589.217v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development
  • Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel: Bessere Förderbedingungen für EXIST (ESF)
  • Deutschland und Österreich legen gemeinsame Vorschläge für eine bessere KMU-Finanzierung vor

# HORIZON 2020

  • ICT Research and Innovation for Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage: Horizon 2020 Information and Networking Day
  • Overview of the EU funded Centres of Excellence for computing applications - Horizon 2020
  • EU investiert mehr als 65 Mio. Euro in 149 deutsche Unternehmen mittels KMU-Instrument

# DG RESEARCH

  • International Network for Government Science Advice Conference - Speech by Carlos Moedas
  • Success Stories - Monitoring sea pollution
  • Research Headlines - Hydrogen drives Europe towards emissions-free transport
  • Research Infrastructures - New European research infrastructure to provide key data on the sea and climate change
  • Events - Euro Endocrinology Conferences - 18-19 May 2017, Munich, Germany
  • Events - From products to services - the evolving role of standards - 26 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium
  • EU JRC: Researchers night across Europe: have a closer look at science
  • EU JRC: World Maritime Day 2016: the indispensable shipping

# DG CONNECT

  • Call for Proposals for a Pilot Project for developing the use of new technologies and digital tools in education
  • FET-OPEN networking session presentations @ICT Proposer's Day Bratislava

# EUROMED

  • EU co-financed fund supports Egyptian bank to increase access to finance for SMEs

# EUROPEAID

  • The European Union steps up its support to Mali

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents from DG RTD
  • Latest documents from DG REGIO
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Draft report - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 589.175v02-00 - Committee on Budgets
  • Amendments 1 - 74 - Budgetary Control of financing NGOs from the EU Budget - PE 589.124v01-00 - Committee on Development
## EU COUNCIL
  • ST 12761 2016 INIT COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT European Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security


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IEU INNOVATION Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# COMPETITIVENESS

  • Main results of the EU Competitiveness Council on 29 Sept 2016
  • Competitiveness Council (Internal Market and Industry) - Press conference Slovak Presidency and European Commission
  • Commissioners Bieńkowska and Jourová at European Consumer Organisation conference on the car sector

# INNOVATION

  • European Innovation Council - Commission invites top innovators to help shape a new European Innovation Council
  • International Network for Government Science Advice Conference - Speech by Carlos Moedas
  • DG Grow: 10 Finalists with ideas to help refugees and migrants selected in European Social Innovation Competition

# SINGLE MARKET

  • Services: EU Commission urges CROATIA to remove discriminatory restrictions on fishing licences
  • Public procurement: EU Commission calls on SLOVAKIA to adhere to EU rules
  • Free movement of professionals: EU Commission urges Member States to transpose EU rules on recognition of professional qualifications
  • DG Grow: Innovative public procurement can lower pressure on health budgets
  • Understanding the Single Market for services - Policy Podcast - European Parliamentary Research Service

# SME

  • Deutsche Bank Research: Start-ups and their financing in Europe: Out of the woods with Capital Markets Union
  • EU investiert mehr als 65 Mio. Euro in 149 deutsche Unternehmen mittels KMU-Instrument

# EMPLOYMENT

  • Hearing on Obstacles to EU citizen’s freedom to move and work in the Internal Market - Committee on Petitions
  • St 12485 2016 Init New Skills Agenda for Europe Opinion of the Employment Committee (EMCO) - Endorsement
  • St 12488 2016 Init Employment Performance Monitor (EPM) - Report on key employment challenges and main messages from EMCO - Endorsement of the Report from the EMCO

# EU REGISTERS

## EU PARLIAMENT
  • EPP: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1051
  • S&D: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1056
  • ALDE: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1058
  • Greens/EFA: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1052
  • GUE/NGL: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1053
  • ECR: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1055
  • EFDD: Motion for a resolution on the need for a European reindustrialisation policy in light of the recent Caterpillar and Alstom cases - B8-2016-1057
## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 3178 2016 Init - WORKING PARTY ON COMPETITIVENESS AND GROWTH (Internal Market)
  • St 12402 2016 Init - 3485th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space))
  • St 12401 2016 Init 3485th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space))
  • St 12666 2016 Init Ministerial Conference “The consumers have the right to be informed”, 19 August 2016, Maribor - Information from the Slovenian delegation

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IEU DIGITAL Telegram 29 Sept 2016




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# DSM

  • EU Commission: Launch of the Scaleup Manifesto at the Digital Assembly 2016
  • Speech by EU Commission Vice-President Ansip at the Digital Assembly 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia: "Europe should not be afraid of data"
  • Digital Assembly in Bratislava: "Putting the Digital Single Market at the heart of Europe" - blog post by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger
  • Rencontre du Président Juncker à Berlin avec la Chancelière Merkel, le Président Hollande, et des dirigeants d’entreprises sur le numérique
  • Pinterest zieht mit Europa-Geschäft nach Irland

# E-GOVERNMENT

  • Digital Champions Bratislava statement on eGovernment

# CONNECTIVITY

  • Digital Single Market: Commission urges 19 Member States to implement cost reduction rules that will help deploy more broadband

# SPECTRUM

  • UK Ofcom Policy for the DECT guard band

# E-COMMERCE

  • UK CMA launches study into digital comparison tools

# DATA PROTECTION

  • Big Data and Competition - Speech by EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager at EDPS-BEUC Conference on Big Data
  • BEUC asks EU data protection authorities to look into data sharing between WhatsApp & Facebook
  • Putting an end to silos in the enforcement of consumers’ rights

# BIG DATA

  • Economic impact of Big Data - European Parliamentary Research Service
  • EBU Big Data Initiative Workshop highlights how recommendation systems can support values of PSM

# ROBOTICS

  • Subject files - Working Group on Labour market impacts of digitalisation and robotics - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

# CONNECTED DRIVING

  • Alain Vidalies et Alexander Dobrindt lancent une initiative franco-allemande pour la mobilité électrique et numérique

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by DG COMM
## EU COUNCIL
  • St 12562 2016 Cor 1 Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the Second EU Smart Borders Package


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IEU TRADE Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# DUAL USE

  • St 12394 2016 Init Council Regulation (EC) No 1236/2005 of 27 June 2005 concerning trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • SPD: Anti-Folter-Verordnung - Verbreitung neuartiger Güter stoppen

# CETA, TTIP & TPP

  • TTIP – Car Safety Analysis in the EU and US in relation to US and EU Regulatory Standards on Crash Testing Relations with USA 
  • Einladung EBD De-Briefing Europäische Handelspolitik am 18. Oktober 2016
  • WKÖ-Vizepräsident Roth in Brüssel zu CETA: Sachargumente und Vernunft vor Populismus 
  • Reinforcing the U.S. Role as a Global Leader Through the Trans-Pacific Partnership - U.S. DipNote

# CUSTOMS

  • Budget: three Member States referred to Court for loss of customs duties due as EU budget revenue

# CHINA

  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1731 of 28 September 2016 reimposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on imports of certain footwear with uppers of leather originating in the People's Republic of China and Vietnam and produced by General Footwear Ltd (China), Diamond Vietnam Co. Ltd and Ty Hung Footgearmex/Footwear Co. Ltd and implementing the judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-659/13 and C-34/14

# TUNISIA

  • European Union - Tunisia: enhanced partnership and more EU support for Tunisia's democratic transition
  • EU Commission Q&A: Supporting Tunisia’s transition: a strategic priority for the EU
  • EC press conference HRVP Federica MOGHERINI and Commissioner Johannes HAHNProposal for the adoption of the Joint Communication on Tunisia

# WTO

  • New book examines provisions in RTAs and their impact on WTO rules and members
  • WTO: Businesses share ideas on rules for inclusive trade

# UNCITRAL

  • UNCITRAL Working Group I: Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by DG TRADE
  • Latest documents by DG TAXUD
  • Latest documents by EEAS
  • Latest documents by FPI
  • Latest documents by DG NEAR
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Latest news - NEXT MEETING - Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • Latest news - Next Meeting - Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
  • Amendments 1 - 3 - Extension of the provisions of the EC-Uzbekistan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement to bilateral trade in textiles - PE 589.442v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Amendments 1 - 30 - Extension of the provisions of the EC-Uzbekistan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement to bilateral trade in textiles - PE 589.447v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 4118 2016 Init WORKING PARTY ON ENLARGEMENT AND COUNTRIES NEGOTIATING ACCESSION TO THE EU
  • St 12472 2016 Init COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION implementing Article 21(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/44 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya

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IEU EURO Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION

  • Single Market: Commission sends reasoned opinion to AUSTRIA, THE NETHERLANDS, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA and SWEDEN regarding their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties
  • Deutsche Bank Research: Start-ups and their financing in Europe: Out of the woods with Capital Markets Union

# ESMA

  • ESMA consults on future rules for financial benchmarks

# EUROZONE

  • Opinion - European Semester for economic policy coordination: implementation of 2016 priorities - PE 585.720v02-00 - Committee on Culture and Education

# ECB

  • ECB: CON/2016/47 Opinion on amendments to the Law on Latvijas Banka reducing the number of members of the Council of Latvijas Banka

# IRELAND

  • IMF Country Report No. 16/311: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note--Insurance Sector and Update on the Assessment of Observance of the Insurance Core Principles
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/312: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note--Asset Management and Financial Stability
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/313: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note on Financial Safety Net, Bank Resolution, and Crisis Management
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/314: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Update on the Assessment of Implimentation of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/315: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Stress Testing the Banking System
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/316: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note--Macroprudential Policy Framework
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/317: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Nonbank Sector Stability Analyses
  • IMF Country Report No. 16/318: Ireland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Banking Supervision and Update on the Assessment of Observance of the Basel Core Principles  

# SWEDEN

  • 2016 Article IV Consultation with Sweden - Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
  • Swedish Government on the completed IMF review of the economic situation in Sweden

# BIS

  • 30Sep/Statistics on payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPMI countries - Figures for 2015 - preliminary release
  • 29Sep/Towards an integrated inflation targeting framework in middle-income countries: a research agenda

# IMF

  • IMF Working Paper No. 16/195: U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization and Global Interest Rates

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COUNCIL
  • St 12295 2016 Init Implementation of the Action Plan on the way forward with regard to financial investigation

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IEU LEGAL Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# INFRINGEMENTS

  • EU Commission: September infringements' package: key decisions
  • 1. Budget and Human Resources
  • 2. Digital Single Market
  • 3. Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
  • 4. Energy
  • 5. Environment
  • 6. Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
  • 7. Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
  • 8. Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
  • 9. Mobility and Transport
  • 10. Taxation and Customs Union

# TAXATION

  • Draft agenda - Thursday, 13 October 2016 - PE 589.445v01-00 - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion

# SOCIAL RIGHTS

  • European Pillar of Social Rights for a more social Europe - European Parliamentary Research Service

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • The European Commission’s failure to reply to the complainant’s correspondence concerning an alleged fraud committed by Romania

# EU REGISTERS

## EU TRANSPARENCY REGISTER
  • Latest registrants: Name, Link, Registration date
## E-JUSTICE
  • Business registers in Member States - Latvia
## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by the SG
  • Latest documents by DG JUST
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Draft opinion - Annual Report on EU Competition Policy - PE 589.301v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Amendments 046-046 - Legal aid for suspects or accused persons deprived of liberty and legal aid in European arrest warrant proceedings - A8-0165/2015(046-046) - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Motion for a resolution on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and Eurojust - B8-2016-1054
## EU COUNCIL
  • St 12702 2016 Init Case brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union - Reference for a preliminary ruling in Case C-349/16, T.KUP SAS v. Belgium
## EU CASE LAW
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IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# GLYPHOSATE

  • Glyphosate: EFSA to share raw data
  • EFSA commits to disclosing glyphosate raw data to CEO and Green MEPs - Corporate Europe Observatory

# WASTE WATER

  • Reasoned opinions Waste water: Commission urges IRELAND to improve the collection and treatment of waste water

# WATER

  • Reasoned opinions Water: Commission requests BULGARIA and SLOVAKIA to tackle water pollution caused by nitrates

# NATURE

  • Reasoned opinions Nature directives: Commission calls on GREECE to tackle the illegal poisoning of birds

# MARINE PROTECTION

  • EU Commission refers the UNITED KINGDOM to the Court over its failure to protect marine species

# EU REGISTERS

# EFSA
  • Glyphosate: EFSA to share raw data
  • Draft GM plant allergenicity guidance to be presented to stakeholders
  • Development, organisation and delivery of training activities under the EFSA European food risk assessment fellowship programme (OC/EFSA/AFSCO/2016/02) - 6 October 2016
  • Applicability of ‘in silico’ tools for the prediction of dermal absorption for pesticides (OC/EFSA/PRAS/2016/02) 31 October 2016
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for Millefolii herba - Yarrow infusion for use in plant protection as fungicide and insecticide on various crops and to prevent freezing 29 September 2016
  • Relevance of new scientific evidence on the occurrence of teosinte in maize fields in Spain and France for previous environmental risk assessment conclusions and risk management recommendations on the cultivation of maize events MON810, Bt11,1507 and GA21 - 29 September 2016
## EU COUNCIL
  • CM 4112 2016 INIT Working Party on the Environment
  • ST 12408 2016 INIT 3486th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)
  • ST 11559 2016 REV 3 Sustainable Water Management - draft Council conclusions

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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 29 Sept 2016





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# COP22

  • UN officials optimistic of Paris climate accord’s entry into force by year’s end
  • Giovanni La Via on Paris climate agreement: “We are working to secure a swift entry into force” EP Interview
  • ST 12408 2016 INIT 3486th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)
  • ST 12688 2016 INIT Draft Council conclusions on the preparations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings in Marrakech (7 - 18 November 2016) - Adoption
  • Motion for a resolution on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) - B8-2016-1043
  • S&Ds call on the Council to ratify the COP 21 climate agreement
  • SPD: Blockaden gegen historisches Pariser Klimaabkommen lösen
  • Paris Agreement ratification - Now it's time to deliver - Greens / EFA
  • Designing a framework for bottom-up climate action - EESC conference
  • Frankreich unterstützt regionales Klimaschutzbündnis Under2MoU

# CARBON MARKETS

  • ST 11179 2016 REV 2 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC to enhance cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - Revised Presidency text
  • No more status quo on climate goals: Cefic reacts to EU Emissions Trading System reform debate CEFIC 
  • MEPs skirt compromises in EU ETS reform debate - Carbon Pulse
  • Klima-Allianz: Fakten-Check zum EU-Emissionshandel: Deutsche Stahlindustrie argumentiert mit ‚Horror-Szenarien‘
  • Periodischer Bericht: August 2016 - DEHSt

# DIESEL EMISSIONS

  • EC Midday press briefing of 29/09/2016 - CODE OF CONDUCT - Former Commissioner Connie Hedegaard: Q&A
  • Greenwashing looms as VW appoints ex-EU Climate Commissioner Hedegaard - Corporate Europe Observatory
  • U.S. EPA Requests Applications to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses

# AVIATION EMISSION

  • ICAO meeting - Make them feel the heat! - Greens / EFA vodcast

# CLIMATE FINANCE

  • EIB extends EUR Green Bond curve out to 21 years

# CLIMATE MONITORING

  • Research Infrastructures - New European research infrastructure to provide key data on the sea and climate change

# EU REGISTERS

##EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by DG CLIMA
## EU COUNCIL
  • CM 4112 2016 INIT Working Party on the Environment

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 29 Sept 2016




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# ENERGY UNION

  • Speech of Vice-President Šefčovič at FEPS event “The new social contract: A fair transition” – Launch of the report and discussion
  • Reasoned opinion - Internal Energy Market: Commission urges SPAIN to fully comply with the Third Energy Package
  • Opinion - Establishing an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments between Member States and third countries in the field of energy and repealing Decision No 994/2012/EU - PE 583.920v02-00 - Committee on International Trade
  • Energy Community: Serbian Energy Minister Antić opens 8th Oil Forum
  • ST 12421 2016 INIT Draft Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on amending the Treaty establishing the Energy Community
  • Eurelectric: The 2016 International Electricity Summit in Sintra - Closing Statement

# ENERGY REGULATION

  • CEER’s quality of supply benchmarking report recommends automatic compensation to network users when quality standards are not met
  • Invitation to CEER Workshop on Power Losses

# ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Reasoned opinion - Energy Efficiency: Commission requests ESTONIA and POLAND to fully transpose the EU Energy Efficiency Directive
  • Shortening the deadline for label replacement is completely irresponsible - UEAPME

# NUCLEAR ENERGY

  • UK Policy paper: Hinkley Point C Funded Decommissioning Programme
  • UK Policy paper: Hinkley Point C - documents
  • Gericht lehnt Subventionsklage gegen AKW Hinkley Point C ab - Greenpeace Energy will Rechtsmittel vor dem Europäischen Gerichtshof einlegen

# GAZPROM

  • Gazprom receives survey permit for two strings of TurkStream in Turkey’s territorial waters

# ENERGY DIPLOMACY

  • Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Deutschland und Indien streben engere Zusammenarbeit im Energiebereich an

# ENERGY CHARTER

  • International Energy Charter participates at 15th Ministerial Meeting of International Energy Forum in Algiers


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29 September 2016

IEU FUNDING Telegram 28 Sept 2016




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# MFF & BUDGET

  • MEPs reject EU Budget 2017 Council cuts: more funds for migration, jobs, youth
  • EU budget 2017 – Budget Committee of the European Parliament approves ECR’s proposal to support victims of terrorism

# EUROPEAID

  • Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU signs grants worth €600 million to help refugees on education and health
  • Preventing violent extremism- Leaders telling a different story

# EFSI

  • EU Commission Answer - The European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH) and the EU Investment Project Portal (EIPP) - E-006116/2016
  • EU Commission: Answer - Universities and EFSI funding - E-006124/2016
  • CAN Europe: Juncker investment plan: deep reforms necessary for sustainable future

# ESIF

  • EU Commission: Answer - Consultancy services for EU-funded projects - E-006068/2016
  • Explore interregional cooperation benefits with Interreg Europe 
  • EPP Group to debate future of cohesion policy in Bucharest

# HORIZON2020

  • Updated: Events - Synergies between ESI funds and H2020: Understanding how synergies work in practice - 11-12 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium
  • Events - ERA Chairs and mobility schemes in H2020: Drivers, barriers & lessons learnt - 12 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium
  • Horizon Magazine: Nuclear clock could help blind people, autonomous cars navigate

# DG RESEARCH

  • Events - International Conference on Dentistry and Oral Health - 14-16 September 2017, Valencia, Spain
  • Events - Global Conference on Plant Science and Molecular Biology - 11-13 September 2017, Valencia, Spain
  • Events - 3D Cell Culture 2017 - 22-23 February 2017, London, United Kingdom

# DG CONNECT

  • Call for Proposals for a Preparatory Action – Open Knowledge Technologies: Mapping and Validating Knowledge

# JRC

  • JRC and ENEA deepen scientific collaboration

# INEA

  • 2016 CEF Synergy call

# COSME

  • EU Commission Answer - Implementing the EU's COSME programme on SME competitiveness - E-005959/2016

# EASME

  • SME Instrument Innovators Summit kicks off in two weeks

# EUROPEANA

  • A fresh perspective on exploring impact - Europeana Professional

# EIB GROUP

  • EU bank opens office in Slovenia and extends its support to SMEs and midcaps

# EUROMED

  • Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest decision documents from DG RTD
  • Latest decision documents from DG REGIO
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • EU Commission Answer - West Balkan Conference: EU aid for West Balkan countries - E-006025/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - ERDF allocations and failure to modernise the railway line to the north of Bari - E-006065/2016
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