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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Why it makes sense to adopt new own resources for the EU budget

By |oktober 17th, 2019|carbon tax, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, MFF, News, own resources, plastic tax, Slovakia, Von der Leyen Commission|

The European Union is forgetting the revenue side of the EU budget to pursue its policies. The new own resources can provide a link to an EU policy, increase ownership, and shape behaviour of citizens, businesses and governments, write a group of Slova...

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‘Broad support’ for EU-wide plastic tax

By |oktober 16th, 2019|EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, plastic tax|

A European tax on plastic waste is gaining momentum as a way to bring new sources of revenue to the EU budget as leaders prepare for a two-day summit in Brussels beginning on Thursday (17 October).

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Visegrad countries slam Finnish presidency MFF paper

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Antti Rinne, EU budget 2021-2027, Finnish Presidency, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law, Visegrad Four|

Ahead of an EU summit starting on Thursday (17 October), diplomats from the four Visegrad countries harshly criticised the Finnish presidency of the Council of the EU for a paper it prepared to help the leaders’ discussion on the bloc’s...

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Finnish PM says EU ready to tie funding to rule-of-law criteria

By |september 30th, 2019|Antti Rinne, EU budget 2021-2027, Finnish Presidency, illiberal democracy, Jyrki Katainen, News, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Sunday (29 September) that all EU countries looked ready to accept that EU funding should be made conditional on democratic principles, he told Finland's public broadcaster YLE.

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The new EU Commission shows newfound lust for power

By |september 16th, 2019|budget européen 2021-2027, EU budget 2021-2027, European Commission, France, future eu, Germany, News, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen|

It is hard not to see Emmanuel Macron's influence in Ursula von der Leyen's speech presenting her team of Commissioner-designates, or in the amount of top EU jobs obtained by France. But the idea of a powerful Europe is also seducing the Germans. EURAC...

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European Green Deal calls for a green EU budget

By |september 16th, 2019|EU budget 2021-2027, European Green Deal, News|

Torn between the cuts caused by Brexit and the investments that the European Green Deal requires, negotiations over the next EU budget after 2020 are getting tough. The EU must not, however, pass on the challenge and use 40% of its funds to support cli...

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MEPs want less EU money going to intensive farming

By |februar 18th, 2019|animal welfare, CAP, CAP payments, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget 2021-2027, farming, Intensive farming, News|

Lawmakers in the European Parliament's environment committee have voted for a reduction in subsidies going to intensive farming under the common agricultural policy as of 2021. EURACTIV France reports.

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Time to give up sacred EU budget cows

By |januar 18th, 2019|Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

As EU member states debate the bloc’s next 7-year budget, no sector should be off-limits. Annika Hedberg argues that each euro spent should provide added value for the EU and its citizens, including the agricultural sector, a major recipient of EU money.

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Time to give up sacred EU budget cows

By |januar 18th, 2019|Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

As EU member states debate the bloc’s next 7-year budget, no sector should be off-limits. Annika Hedberg argues that each euro spent should provide added value for the EU and its citizens, including the agricultural sector, a major recipient of EU money.

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