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IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 28 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # CONNECTIVITY EU Commission Answer - Development of next-generation broadband and LTE coverage - E-005691/2016 # TELECOM REVIEW Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung von BUGLAS und VATM: Förderung von Wettbewerb muss wichtigstes europäisches Regulierungsziel bleiben  # SKILLS 4.0 DG Grow: Bridging the digital skills gap DG Grow: Registration open for the high-level conference on ICT professionalism EU40: "New technologies, new skills, new jobs" debate # GEOBLOCKING ST 13787 2016 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC - Presidency compromise # COPYRIGHT ST 12993 2016 INIT Directive 2014/26/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 19 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # DSM EESC: Europe needs to do better for consumers on Geo-blocking, Roaming & Parcel delivery After my trip to US: Strenghening the transatlantic relationship in digital area - Blog post by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger EU Commission Vice-President Ansip in Malta to discuss progress towards a Digital Single Market Hearing documentation: Employee financial participation in the age of digitalisation - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs # DATA ECOMOMY DSM Blog: Finding bedrock: Prospecting for digital oil requires trust # E-COMMERCE ST 13452 2016 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC - Presidency compromise In-depth analysis: Boosting e-

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 18 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # DSM EU and its Eastern neighbours agree the way forward to a Digital Community Slovak EU Presidency: High-level conference on free movement of data as the future fifth freedom of the EU # OPEN DATA Open Access in a time of change - Speech by EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas # AVMS-D EP 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 589.491v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs # EBU European Radio Forum spotlights future of digital and hybrid radio The Polish Interim Broadcasting Act and Article 10 ECHR # BBC MPs debate the draft Agreement relating to the BBC - UK Parliament # E-PRIVACY EDRi's privacy for kids booklet: Your guide to the Digital Defenders Piratenpartei: Europäischer Gerichtshof entscheidet morgen ueber Ausspionieren von Internetnutzern

IEU MONITORING: IEU SMART CITIES Telegram

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Our telegram headlines today*: # EU URBAN AGENDA EU Commission on Urban Agenda: new knowledge sources available for Europe's cities DG Regio: Four months after adoption: the Urban Agenda for the EU is moving fast forward EU Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič: Let's work together for better cities EU Commission Launches Web Portal to Help Cities Develop Urban Strategies Urban Agenda for the EU during the European Week for Regions and Cities EUROCITIES: Urban Agenda is about Europe’s future and quality of life for citizens DG Grow: Cities and regions are driving force in the development of innovation and digital transformation ecosystems Find Out the Winners of the RegioStars Awards 2016! Covenant of Mayors: Urban Agenda: A "one-stop-shop" providing up-to-date information to Europe's cities HABITAT III UN: Habitat 3 to set new urban development agenda creating sustainable, equitable cities for all “Take strong ownership” of a “vital” new

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 17 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # DSM Speech by Andrus Ansip, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, at the Consumer Summit 2016 in Brussels Boosting innovation on Active and Healthy Ageing in the Digital Single Market Paris, new stop for DIGITALEUROPE Outreach in Europe # DIGITAL EVIDENCE DIGITALEUROPE views on Law Enforcement Access to Digital Evidence # DATA ECONOMY Speech at the Conference "Building European Data Economcy" - speech by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger Information and Networking Days on Horizon 2020 Big Data Public-Private Partnership topics 2017 EBU Legal and Public Affairs Assembly reflects on digital transformation of PSM # ROBOTICS Workshopü summary: Artificial Intelligence - Committee on Legal Affairs EP Opinion - Civil Law Rules on Robotics - PE 583.918v02-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy # COPYRIGHT Updated EP Subject files - Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Reform - Co

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 12 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # OPEN DATA European countries are reaping the benefits of Open Data # DSM DG Grow: Cities and regions are driving force in the development of innovation and digital transformation ecosystems EU Commission Answer - Funding business digitisation - E-006122/2016 EP ITRE Committee: Digitising European Industry - Exchange of views EP Subject files - Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Ninth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection # ROAMING EP ITRE Committee: Rules for Wholesale Roaming Markets - Consideration of draft report # CLOUD EP ITRE Committee: European Cloud Initiative - Consideration of draft report # E-GOVERNMENT EP Report - Accessibility of public sector bodies' websites - A8-0269/2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection # ROBOTICS EP ITRE

IEU Monitoring: IEU SMART CITY Telegram 4 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # EU URBAN AGENDA Urban Poverty Partnership seminar in Athens Pact of Amsterdam now available in French and German Kick-off of urban policy cooperation project, URBELAC III # EU COMMISSION Funding opportunity: Smart Cities & Communities lighthouse projects DG Regio: My City in Our Europe – how to best tackle challenges of the EU cities REGIO (DG Regional and Urban Policy): COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT The State of European Cities 2016 SWD(2016)325/F1  Document request Speech by EU Commission Vice-President Ansip at the Digital Assembly 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia: "Europe should not be afraid of data" Technical assistance at the initiative of the EU Commission # EU COUNCIL St 12669 2016 Init The New Urban Agenda (Outcome of the 3rd UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development - HABITAT III, held in Quito, Ecuador, 17-20 October 2016) - Approval of signature on behalf of the European Union # EESC Sha

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 4 Oct 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # E-GOVERNMENT EU eGovernment Report 2016 shows that online public services in Europe show uneven improvement ICT-enabled open government at ICT Proposers Day 2016 # MEDIA FREEDOM EP Study - A Comparative Analysis of Media Freedom and Pluralism in the EU Member States - PE 571.376 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs # DSM EU Commissioner Oettinger in Lisbon, Portugal, to discuss progress on the Digital Single Market  Speech at Going Local Event in Lisbon - Speech by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger Ninth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market - 12-10-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Subject files - Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection EP Opinion - Cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market - PE 583.879v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Pro