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IEU Monitoring - IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 19 Dec 2016

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# UN URBAN AGENDAEU contribution strengthens UN global urban agenda# EU URBAN AGENDAUrban Agenda: new call for projects worth €50 million to help cities solve urban challengesConnected Smart Cities Conference 2017Smart Cities Infosystem: Smart technology for cities and citizens# SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORMSmart Specialisation cooperation in Central Europe – Networking Workshop# EIP - SMART CITIES & COMMUNITIESEIP-SCC: Take a Look at the Outcomes of the EIP-SCC Action Cluster MeetingsEIP-SCC: More than 5,000 Smart Cities Stakeholders Work to Make EU Cities SmarterEIP-SCC: Interview with Peter Staelens, Project Manager at Eurocities and Member of the New Mobility Services Initiative# SMART FINANCEITU to join new global initiative to expand digital financial inclusionITU Blog: Are we doing enough to protect vulnerable users of mobile money?Smart payment technologies (and why they help smart cities deliver on their promise) - Smart Cities CouncilHow sma…

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 19 Dec 2016

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# DSMDraft agenda - Thursday, 12 January 2017 - PE 595.753v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyEntrenched data localisation is holding back Europe’s digital economy - Is the Commission hearing the calls for action?# DATA PROTECTIONEU Commission Vice-President Ansip and EU Commissioner Jourová discuss new Data Protection Rules with businesses# E-PRIVACYePrivacy: Europeans call for stronger protection of their online communicationsePrivacy: consultations show confidentiality of communications and the challenge of new technologies are key questionsFull report on the public consultation on the ePrivacy DirectiveEurobarometer on ePrivacy# STATE AID FOR APPLEState aid: EU Commission publishes the non-confidential version of the final negative decision concluding that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to AppleApple and Irish government under fire for appeal against Commission tax ruling - GUE/NGL# E-COMMERCEEU Commission Answe…

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 13 Dec 2016

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IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 2 Dec 2106

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# EU TELECOMS COUNCILMain results of the EU Telecom Council on 2 Dec 2016Statement by Vice-President Ansip for the Telecoms Council to welcome progress made by the Slovak Presidency of the EUBlog Post By Andrus Ansip: Connectivity, radio spectrum and the Digital Single Market: preparing for the future# WIFIFree WiFi4EU internet connection - EU Council agrees its position# ROAMINGWholesale roaming: Council ready for talks with EPBEUC: EU governments put promise to end roaming fees at risk# DATA PROTECTIONEU Council on Umbrella agreement: EU ready to conclude deal with the USDigitalEurope: techUK Joins European Startups in Open Letter on Data Localisation# DSMS&D: Progressive forces outline their vision for a digital Europe# CYBER SECURITYEU Commission Answer - Cyber attacks - E-006365/2016ITU Cybersecurity Workshop: Cybersecurity and Risk Assessments in PracticeBundeswirtschaftsministerium: IT-Sicherheitsnavigator bietet Beratung und Hilfe für Unterneh…

IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 1 Dec 2016

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# MEDIA1-2 December 2016: 25 years of MEDIA : Investing in Creativity, Building the Future# DIGITAL SKILLSEU Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily lifeSpeech by EU Commission Vice-President Ansip on the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs CoalitionFour outstanding projects winners of the European Digital Skills Award 2016Join the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition - 39 organisations already pledge to take action# VAT - E-COMMERCEEU Commission proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EUEU Commission Fact Sheet: Modernising VAT for e-commerceStatement by Vice-President Ansip at the press conference to announce new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EURemarques du Commissaire Moscovici concernant le paquet TVA pour le commerce électroniqueGuest blog: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Cu…