IEU MONITORING: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 1 Dec 2016



Our telegram headlines today*:


# MEDIA

  • 1-2 December 2016: 25 years of MEDIA : Investing in Creativity, Building the Future

# DIGITAL SKILLS

  • EU Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily life
  • Speech by EU Commission Vice-President Ansip on the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition
  • Four outstanding projects winners of the European Digital Skills Award 2016
  • Join the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition - 39 organisations already pledge to take action

# VAT - E-COMMERCE

  • EU Commission proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU
  • EU Commission Fact Sheet: Modernising VAT for e-commerce
  • Statement by Vice-President Ansip at the press conference to announce new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU
  • Remarques du Commissaire Moscovici concernant le paquet TVA pour le commerce électronique
  • Guest blog: Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs

# DATA PROTECTION

  • MEPs back EU-US data protection deal on exchanges for law enforcement purposes
  • Text adopted - US-EU Agreement on the protection of personal information relating to criminal offenses *** - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0465 - Thursday, 1 December 2016 - Brussels - Provisional edition
  • EP on data protection: "Snowden case showed the US needs to deliver on trustworthy rules"
  • Statement by Commissioner Věra Jourová on the European Parliament consent vote on the conclusion of the EU-U.S. data protection "Umbrella Agreement"
  • EU Commission Q&A on the EU-U.S. Data Protection "Umbrella Agreement"
  • Speech of Commissioner Jourová at the 7th Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference
  • ECR: Europe and US reconcile strong anti-terror approach and respect for privacy
  • An ethical approach to fundamental rights - read the latest blogpost by Giovanni Buttarelli
  • EAID wendet sich gegen die Aufweichung des Europäischen Datenschutzes durch deutsche Gesetze

# SURVEILLANCE

  • German draft at DG Grow: Ordinance amending the Telecommunications Surveillance Ordinance [TKÜV]

# DIGITISATION & DEVELOPMENT

  • Speech by Vice-President Ansip at the High-level event on Digitalisation for Development

# BIG DATA

  • College of Europe: Panel Debate ‘EU Big Data Regulation'
  • DigitalEurope: ICDP Joint Statement - Industry supports an ambitious legislative proposal on the free flow of data in the EU

# EU CLOUD 

  • EP Opinion - European Cloud Initiative - PE 589.220v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection 

# CYBER SECURITY

  • Eurojust & Europol: ‘Avalanche’ network dismantled in international cyber operation
  • PubAffairs Bruxelles - debate documentation: Digitising the European industry: Cybersecurity challenges

# CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

  • EP Report - A coherent EU policy for cultural and creative industries - A8-0357/2016 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Committee on Culture and Education

# ROAMING

  • MEP Viviane Reding (EVP, LU): Roaming through the backdoor: A rip-off par excellence

# COPYRIGHT

  • Speech: "Press freedom in a Digital World: the Value of Copyright" at the ENPA event on 29 November 2016 by Günther Oettinger
  • Draft opinion - Permitted uses of works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled and amending Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society - PE 595.393v01-00 - Committee on Petitions

# DSM

  • ETNO Interview with Vice-President Ansip on Digital Single Market

# SPECTRUM

  • ST 14993 2016 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union - Examination of the draft Coreper mandate

# EBU

  • Trust and Trump dominate first day of 2016 News Xchange

# G20

  • Deutschland übernimmt die G20-Präsidentschaft 2017 - erstmals mit Treffen der G20-Digitalminister

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 4990 2016 Rev 1 JOINT MEETING CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE/AUDIOVISUAL WORKING PARTY
  • CM 5034 2016 INIT Meeting of the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues



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