Michel proposal offers Council more control over rule of law conditionality

By |julij 10th, 2020|conditionality, News, Rule of Law Mechanism|

European Council President Charles Michel's latest compromise proposal for the bloc's 2021-27 budget offers more power to member states in deciding to cut EU funding in case of rule of law problems, and instead promises more funding for values projects...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Michel proposal offers Council more control over rule of law conditionality

Scepticism remains as Hungary prepares to phase out special powers act

By |junij 17th, 2020|Article 7, conditionality, Hungary coronavirus law, News, rule of law|

The Hungarian Parliament passed legislation on Tuesday (16 June) that rescinds the controversial powers granted to Viktor Orbán's government at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, and approved "transitional arrangements" to phase it out.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Scepticism remains as Hungary prepares to phase out special powers act

Commission vows to break up with troika-type conditions in recovery phase

By |junij 3rd, 2020|Austerity, conditionality, News, Recovery Fund, Troika|

It is increasingly evident that the European Commission has no intention to return to the tight cash-for-reform system to manage the recovery funds and that ‘hawkish’ member states could find it difficult to turn the proposed procedure into a troika-type oversight.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission vows to break up with troika-type conditions in recovery phase

EU recovery funds will come with strings attached 

By |maj 20th, 2020|conditionality, coronavirus recovery plan, COVID-19, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The EU’s unprecedented stimulus to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic will come with certain conditions which should reflect the extraordinary nature of this crisis and the European goals, senior MEPs and diplomats have said

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU recovery funds will come with strings attached 

Timmermans clashes with Polish MEPs on rule of law

By |september 5th, 2019|conditionality, EU budget, Frans Timmermans, Hungary, MFF, News, Poland, rule of law|

If we do not step up efforts to defend the rule of law, the EU will be at risk, outgoing Rule of Law Commissioner Frans Timmermans told EU lawmakers on Thursday (5 September), followed by a confrontation between the Dutchman and Polish MEPs from the co...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Timmermans clashes with Polish MEPs on rule of law