EU faces tough post-Brexit test with 2021-2027 budget

By |februar 19th, 2020|Charles Michel, cohesion policy, common agricultural policy, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Unlike national governments who adopt budgets every year, EU finances cover a seven-year period and need to be agreed by all 27 member states. The bloc’s next budget, the first after Brexit, will be debated by EU leaders on Thursday...

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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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Michel offers flexible EU budget to convince sceptics

By |februar 14th, 2020|Charles Michel, cohesion policy, common agricultural policy, Just Transition Fund, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, rule of law|

More flexibility within the Common Agriculture Policy and more money to less developed regions instead of a larger budget is what European Council President Charles Michel will offer to sceptic countries to agree on a new EU 7-year blueprint next week. 

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Committee of the Regions welcomes Green group for the first time

By |februar 13th, 2020|2019 European elections, cohesion policy, Committee of the Regions, environmental protection, European Green Deal, European Greens, Greens/European Free Alliance, News, Regional Policy|

For the first time, the EU's Committee of the Regions has enough Green members to form their own group. The group, who already met on Tuesday (11 February), is keen to have good relations with the other groups but also wants to "exert pressure", partic...

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New EU regions president: ‘Citizens feel left out from the European process’

By |februar 12th, 2020|Apostolos Tzitzikostas, cohesion policy, Conference on the Future of Europe, European Committee of the Regions, European Green Deal, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Apostolos Tzitzikostas (EPP), the governor of Central Macedonia (Greece), has been elected as the new president of the European Committee of the Regions. He talked to EURACTIV about his main priorities, which include a bottom-up approach to shaping Eur...

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Piecing together Europe’s climate finance puzzle

By |januar 27th, 2020|cohesion policy, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News|

The climate neutrality puzzle is massive. As EU affairs ministers meet in Brussels today (27 January), they should ensure €260 billion are invested annually to lead a fair and just transition away from fossil fuels, campaigners write.

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Nuclear ‘excluded’ from EU’s new Just Transition Fund

By |januar 14th, 2020|cohesion policy, Elisa Ferreira, green deal, Just Transition Fund, News, Regional Policy, sustainable development|

The EU's regional policy Commissioner Elisa Ferreira revealed on Tuesday (14 January) details of the €100 billion Just Transition Mechanism, a key financial component of the European Green Deal that should make the bloc climate neutral by 2050.

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Just Transition Fund won’t come ‘at the expense’ of Cohesion, EU’s Ferreira claims

By |januar 10th, 2020|cohesion policy, Elisa Ferreira, European Committee of the Regions, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, News|

The creation of a Just Transition Fund to help poorer EU regions move towards a climate-neutral economy cannot come at the expense of the bloc's Cohesion Policy, the EU's regional policy Commissioner has said.

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The battle of numbers that will shape EU’s future

By |januar 6th, 2020|Charles Michel, cohesion policy, common agricultural policy, EU budget 2021-2027, eurozone budget, Just Transition Fund, MFF, News, own resources|

It might not be the sexiest debate but how the EU will look in the next seven years will depend on the outcome of one of the toughest upcoming fights in 2020: the negotiation over the bloc’s next long-term budget. 

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MEP Novakov: EU Cohesion policy needs a tough lady like Elisa Ferreira to defend it

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Brexit, Bulgaria, cohesion policy, Elisa Ferreira, EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, rule of law, Slovakia|

Rule of law should be a matter of respect everywhere, not only in the Cohesion Policy. But ordinary beneficiaries should not be held responsible for the action of the whole country infringing common EU standards, MEP Andrey Novakov told EURACTIV Slovak...

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