Posts

Showing posts from November 15, 2016

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:


# EU URBAN AGENDABuilding smart cities in Europe - Blog post by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger# EIP - SMART CITIES & COMMUNITIESEIP-SCC: Public Consultation: Have Your Say on Horizon 2020# SMART GOVERNANCESmart Cities Council: Is predictive policing right for your smart city?Bundeswirtschaftsministerium zum Smart Data-Jahreskongress: Weg in die Datenökonomie ebnen# SMART FINANCESmart Cities Council: Government grants: one way cities and police can stretch their budgetsMUNICIPAL MONEY: MAKING MUNICIPAL BUDGETS MORE ACCESSIBLE - Open Knowledge International BlogUK Government Research and analysis: Research on modern pay systems: November 2016# SMART INDUSTRIESEP Draft opinion - Digitising European industry - PE 593.808v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEP Draft opinion - Digitising European industry - PE 593.851v01-00 - Committee on Culture and EducationKonferenz - "Digitale Transformation in netzgestützten Industri…

IEU FUNDING Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# EFSIEU Commission: Independent evaluation of the Investment Plan reinforces proposal for extensionEU-Abgeordneter Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum Thema EFSI-VerlängerungInvestment Plan for Europe: EUR 105 million support for thermal energy in Germany# ESIFSlovak EU Presidencey Notice: Results, new elements and future of Cohesion policy on GAC Cohesion agendaOutcome of the exchange of views with the Spanish and Portuguese Finance Ministers - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsSpeech by Commissioner Corina Creţu at the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Spain's accession to the EUDG Regio: Stockholm Region invests in sustainable urban development# EIBEP Opinion - Annual Report on the Financial Activities of the European Investment Bank - PE 587.476v02-00 - Committee on Development# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Solutions to make inland waterway transport more competitive# EU JRCJRC's EURL ECVAM publishes it latest Status ReportNew International Stand…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# THE JUNCKER PLANEU Commission: Independent evaluation of the Investment Plan reinforces proposal for extensionEU-Abgeordneter Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum Thema EFSI-Verlängerung# EENDG Grow: Business Planet: How the European Enterprise Network helps SMEsInnovative KMU stehen im Zentrum der Enterprise Europe Network Awards# SMEST 14246 2016 INIT Preparation of the Competitiveness Council of 28 November 2016 - Single Market a) One year after Single Market Strategy adoption b) Presentation of the Start-up initiative Policy debateUS Fact Sheets: US Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016# SINGLE MARKETEP Subject files - Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) regulation - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# INDICATORSDuration of working life- People in the EU can expect to work almost 2 years longer than 10 years ago- Increase mainly driven by longer duration of working life for womenSeptember 2016 compared with August 2016- Industrial production dow…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# BROADBANDEU Commission: Winners of the European Broadband Awards 2016# FINTECHEU Commission sets up an internal Task Force on Financial Technology# AVMS-DEP Draft opinion - Coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities - PE 593.952v02-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (2nd version)# ROBOTICSEP Opinion - Civil Law Rules on Robotics - PE 584.250v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# DSMUpdated EP Subject files - Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# BIG DATABig Data Value Association Valencia Summit - Big Data driving businessBig data applied to neonatology: a new hope for premature newborns in Europe# TELECOMSST 14221 2016 INIT PREPARATION OF THE TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY COUNCIL ON 2 DE…

IEU TRADE Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# FAC Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council on 14 Nov, Agenda for 15 Nov 2016Agenda highlights - 15 November (defence)Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs CouncilCouncil conclusions on implementing the EU global strategy in the area of security and defenceCouncil conclusions on EU-wide strategic framework to support Security Sector ReformTorture goods: EU Council adopts amending regulationSyria: EU Council adds 17 ministers and Central Bank Governor to sanctions listEU Council conclusions on IranEU Council conclusions on Eastern PartnershipEU Council: launch of negotiations on a new agreement with Azerbaijan# TRADE DEFENCEThe EU imposes provisional anti-dumping duties on steel and iron products from ChinaNotice of the expiry of certain anti-dumping measures: Certain fatty alcohols and their blends# TTIPTTIP advisory group meeting agenda of 22 November 2016# CHINAU.S. C…

IEU EURO Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# BASEL IIIEP Oral question - Finalisation of Basel III - O-2016-000136# FINTECHEU Commission sets up an internal Task Force on Financial Technology# BANKING UNIONEP Motion for a resolution on banning any dividend payments by under-capitalised banks - B8-2016-1217cep-Analyse: Nachbessern bei EU-Einlagensicherung weiter notwendigAgenda of the European Banking Federation (EBF)# EBAEBA consults on revised standards on supervisory reportingEBA consults on guidelines for the application of the IRB approach# ESMAESMA asks Commission to delay central clearing for small financial counterpartiesESMA Library document - Summary of Conclusions SMSG meeting 21 September 2016# ECBECB Speech  Peter Praet: Long-run saving and monetary policyECB Speech  Vítor Constâncio: Euro Area: Economic Outlook and Financial Sector Challenges# BISBIS: Claudia Buch: Public hearing on the Review of the EU Macro-Prudential Framework - panel discussionBIS: Stefan Ingves: Necessary reforms…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# FERTILIZERSEP Working document - Laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products - PE 592.257v01-00 - Committee on International Trade# CARCINOGENS & MUTAGENSEP Draft opinion - Amendment to Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work - PE 592.336v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs# WASTEEEA: Less household waste going to landfill in Europe# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENTDraft agenda - Monday, 21 November 2016 - PE 594.037v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development## EU COUNCILST 14332 2016 INIT JOINT COMMUNICATION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceansST 14332 2016 ADD 1 JOINT STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT - Synopsis of the …

IEU LEGAL Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# COMPETITION POLICYLuther and the modern world - Speech by EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager# MERGERSConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition de TimePartner par NAXICAP# MONEY LAUNDERINGEU Parliament: Beneficial company owners register vital to combat money laundering, experts say# EUROPOLNOTIFICATION TO UK PARLIAMENT OF INTENTION TO EXERCISE RIGHT TO OPT-IN TO REVISED EUROPOL FRAMEWORK# PAST & FUTURE OF EUROPEKeynote speech by Pierre Moscovici at the 2016 Summit on the Future of Europe in HarvardEPC CONFERENCE: 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE MAASTRICHT TREATY: Europe calling!   # FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTSEP Opinion - The situation of fundamental rights in the European Union in 2015 - PE 589.242v03-00 - Committee on Constitutional AffairsFRA: A united front for security, a united front for human rights# EU OMBUDSMANEU Ombudsman: Inadequate functioning of the EC’s VAT Information Exchange System (VIES) which prevents a conclusive ver…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# COP22ST 14299 2016 INIT Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Implementing the Paris Agreement - Progress of the EU towards the at least -40% target (required under Article 21 of Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision No 280/2004/EC)ST 14299 2016 ADD 1  Commission Staff Working Document Technical Information to the Report "Implementing the Paris Agreement - Progress of the EU Towards the at least -40% Target" Accompanying the document Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Implementing the Paris Agreement - Progress of the EU towards the at least -40% target (required under Article 21 of Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the …

IEU ENERGY Telegram 14 Nov 2016

Image
Our telegram headlines today*:

# ENERGY UNIONLeaked: draft EU Electricity Market Regulation - @StollmeyerEU# ENERGY REGULATIONACER calls for limiting the discrimination between internal and cross-zonal electricity exchanges# THERMAL ENERGYInvestment Plan for Europe: EUR 105 million support for thermal energy in Germany# FUSION ENERGYJT-60SA cryoplant successfully passes its most demanding acceptance tests# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEU Commission: New Euro-Mediterranean renewable energy and energy efficiency platform launchedIEA: Policies are critical for the invisible fuel# RENEWABLESEU Commission: EU-funded project develops solar power storage technologyEU-funded project creates solar and biomass hybrid electricity technologyIRENA: Decarbonising the Global Economy: Thinking Differently to Achieve a Renewable Energy FutureIRENA: [Video] Transportation Innovators Speak Out on Energy Day at COP22IRENA: The Transformative Role of Renewable Energy – Energy Day at COP 22U.S. EERE Blog: 4 Charts That…

IEU MONITORING SHOP