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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 29 June 2017

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# EU BUDGET POLICY: Budget 2018 trilogue mandate: committee vote +++ EU-Abgeordneter Siegfried Muresan (EVP, RO) Europäisches Parlament verabschiedet Mandat für Trilog über EU-Haushalt 2018 (DE) +++ Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018 - all sections - PE 604.869v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018 - all sections - PE 606.300v01-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality +++ # ESIFEurobarometer survey: Cohesion Policy projects vastly seen as success stories; joint effort needed to improve their visibilityEU Commission: Video documentation of the 7th Cohesion Forum7th Cohesion Forum, Brussels: 1st panel debate, with the participation of Pierre Moscovici, Membre of the EC7th Cohesion Forum, Brussels: keynote speech by Günther Oettinger, Member of the EC7th Cohesion Forum, Brussels: op…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 29 June 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: EU Commission: Public consultation on the targeted revision of EU consumer law directives +++ European Standards and lifetime of products in the Plenary agenda - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection +++ # INDUSTRYEPP: Motion for a resolution on building an ambitious EU industrial strategy as a strategic priority for growth, employment and innovation in Europe - B8-2017-0440S&D: Motion for a resolution on industrial policy - B8-2017-0445ALDE: Motion for a resolution on building an ambitious EU industrial strategy as a strategic priority for growth, employment and innovation in Europe - B8-2017-0447The Greens/EFA: Motion for a resolution on building an ambitious EU industrial strategy as a strategic priority for growth, employment and innovation in Europe - B8-2017-0446ECR: Motion for a resolution on building an ambitious EU industrial strategy as a strategic priority for growth, employment and innovation in Europe …

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 29 June 2017

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# G20: Press release by Commission President Juncker at the joint press conference with the Heads of State or Government attending the preparatory meeting for the G-20 +++ Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the G20 preparation leaders' meeting in Berlin +++ # TAIWANEU Commission Answer - Trade and investment relations with Taiwan - E-002980/2017# EU - USAWTO: EU files appeal against panel ruling on US compliance in the Boeing dispute# BELARUSEU Commission Answer - Situation in Belarus - E-002676/2017# EXPORTS CONTROLST 10766 2017 INIT Draft Council Decision amending Decision 2014/129/CFSP promoting the European network of independent non-proliferation think tanks in support of the implementation of the EU Strategy against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - AdoptionSweden: Stricter rules for arms exports# TRADE DEFENCECOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/1146 of 28 June 2017 re-imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 29 June 2017

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# EU PENSION SYSTEM: EU Commission launches a new pan-European personal pensions label to help consumers save for retirement +++ Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) – EU Commission FAQ +++ Opening remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Commission's proposal to create a Pan-European Personal Pension Product +++ EVP/CSU zum europäischen AltersvorsorgeproduktDie Grünen/EFA zur Europa-Rente: Europas Verbraucher profitieren von erstem europäischen FinanzproduktFinance Watch on Pan-European Personal Pension proposal: A first step on a long journey towards tackling the pensions gap: still more work is neededBETTER FINANCE Applauds EU Proposal for a Pan-European Personal Pension (PEPP) to Diffuse the Ticking Pensions Time BombGDV: EU-Vorschlag zu PEPP bringt Altersvorsorge nicht voran (DE)# ESMAESMA updates co-legislators on MiFID II implementation# EBAEBA publishes its Opinion in response to the European Commission intention to amend the EBA …

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 29 June 2017

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# ESTONIAN EU PRESIDENCY: The government approved the Estonian Presidency programme +++ EU Commission President Juncker and the College of Commissioners are travelling to Tallinn for the kick-off of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU +++ Speech by President Donald Tusk at the opening ceremony of the Estonian presidency +++ # EU SECURITY UNIONSecurity Union: Commission accelerates measures to prevent radicalisation and the cyber threatSecurity Union: EU Commission delivers on interoperability of EU information systemsSecurity Union: Cross-border exercise to strengthen protection of soft targets against terrorist attacksEU Agency for Asylum: Presidency and European Parliament reach a broad political agreement# TAXATIONEU Commission Answer - Tax practices of multinational corporations - E-002723/2017OECD: Bahrain expands its capacity to fight international tax avoidance and evasion# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves sale of Italian br…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 29 June 2017

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# REACH: ECHA’s actions on existing registrations show promising results +++ # THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION: The Rotterdam Convention: Busy agenda for Rotterdam Convention’s scientific body (CRC) meeting in Rome, October 2017 +++ # ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCEAntimicrobial Resistance: EU Commission steps us the fight with new Action PlanEU Commission FAQ: New EU Action Plan on Antimicrobial ResistanceEFSA: New action plan against antimicrobial resistance# MUTAGENS & CARCINOGENSCarcinogens or mutagens at work: EU Council and European Parliament reach agreement# AIR POLLUTIONEP Report - Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone - A8-0241/2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# WASTEEU Commission Answer - Amendment to the law on waste - E-003128/2017EU Commission Answer - Waste management in Hungary - E-003152/2017# OCEANSHighlights - International ocean governance: an agenda…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 29 June 2017

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# EU ETS: EU Commission Answer - Emissions trading problem in Europe - E-002951/2017 +++ # PARIS AGREEMENT: Die Grünen: Neue klimabezogene Finanzberichterstattung: Schub für Divestment und richtige Antwort auf Trump (DE) +++ # TRANSPORT EMISSIONSALDE/FDP: Keine neuen CO2-Reduktionsziele für PKW und leichte NutzfahrzeugeALDE/FDP: Keine neuen CO2-Reduktionsziele für PKW und leichte Nutzfahrzeuge (DE)T&E: MEPs call for ambitious car CO2 targets and zero-emissions sales quota# CARBON LAWPIK: Mit einem "Carbon Law" Emissionen bis 2050 auf Netto-Null bringen# EU COMMISSION REGISTERCorrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation setting out a methodology for determining the correlation parameters necessary for reflecting the change in the regulatory test procedure with regard to light commercial vehicles and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 293/2012

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IEU ENERGY Telegram 29 June 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: ACER Annual Conference 2017 - "Regional cooperation: cornerstone of the Energy Union Governance" +++ # CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: Clean Energy for all Europeans: Paving the way for the next generation +++ # ENERGY REGULATIONENTSO-E Board elects Fintan Slye, Chief Executive of EirGrid, as Vice-ChairIEC 61850 Europe 2017 - ENTSO-EM61 Regular Meeting 14-15 June 2017 - European Energy Network# ENERGY EFFICIENCY2nd IEA Global Conference on Energy Efficiency brings together government and industry leadersHigh-Level Event: IEA Ministerial Meeting 2017# RENEWABLESRenewable energy’s role in national energy security rated by new indexUpdated: Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEP Draft opinion - Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - PE 604.833v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentT&E: VIDEO - Why are advanced…

IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 28 June 2017

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# EU BUDGET POLICY: An EU budget fit for tomorrow: EU Commission opens debate on future of EU finances +++ White Paper on the Future of Europe +++ Reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe (26 April 2017) +++ Reflection paper harnessing globalisation (10 May 2017) +++ Reflection paper deepening the Economic and Monetary Union (31 May 2017), on the basis of the Five Presidents' Report of June 2015 +++ Reflection paper the future of European defence (7 June 2017) +++ Reflection paper the future of EU finances (28 June 2017) +++ "Future financing of the EU", final report of the High Level Group chaired by Mario Monti +++ Multiannual Financial Framework (2014-2020) +++ Future of EU finances: Five Scenarios +++ Future of EU finances: Facts and Figures +++ Blog post by Günther Oettinger on 28 June 2017: What is your Europe worth?Highlights - Reflection on future of EU finances - Committee on BudgetsEP Working document - Reform of the Eur…

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 28 June 2017

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# SERVICES: EP Draft opinion - Directive of the European parliament and of the Council on the legal and operational framework of the European services e-card introduced by Regulation ....[ESC regulation].... - PE 601.268v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ EP Draft opinion - Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council introducing a European services e-card and related administrative facilities - PE 601.274v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ # SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Answer - Restricting free movement of goods and services in the internal market - E-001079/2017EU Commission Answer - Definition of the scope of the proposal for a directive on accessibility - E-001987/2017Vote on Cross-border parcel delivery - Committee on Transport and Tourism# EMPLOYMENTEP Opinion - Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes cost-effectiveness - PE 603.034v02-00 - Committee on Culture and Educatio…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 28 June 2017

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# TRADE POLICY: Speech by EU Trade Commissioner: Making trade work for workers +++ # UKRAINE: EU Council confirms political agreement on temporary trade preferences for Ukraine - EU-Ukraine summit scheduled for 12-13 July 2017 in Kiev +++ # RUSSIA: EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia by six months +++ # USANext meetings of the Delegation for relations with the United StatesCM 3443 2017 INIT Meeting of the Transatlantic Relations Working Party (COTRA)Karoline Graswander-Hainz (S&D/SPÖ): TTIP ist gescheitert - Ein Abkommen kann es nur mit einem neuen Verhandlungsmandat geben# JAPANNext meeting of the  Delegation for relations with Japan# CHINADG Trade: Notice concerning the anti-dumping measures in force on imports into the Union of ceramic tableware and kitchenware originating in the People’s Republic of China: change of the name of a company subject to the anti-dumping duty rate for cooperating non-sampled companiesEU Commission Answer - EU…

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