Let’s not forget biodiversity

By |junij 22nd, 2020|Biodiversity, coronavirus recovery plan, EU budget 2021-2027, LIFE, Natura 2000, News|

Halting biodiversity loss and restoring nature are essential to Europe’s economic recovery, writes Michel Derdevet. The EU’s aspiration for global leadership on this depends on its ability to lead by example and intensify its actions on the ground, he argues.

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French MEP floats ‘win-win’ green compromise on EU budget

By |maj 25th, 2020|CCCTB, Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), coronavirus recovery plan, EU budget 2021-2027, financial transactions tax (FTT), Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, Own resources EU budget, Pierre Larrouturou|

A European tax on financial transactions and corporate profits could bring an annual €120 billion to the EU budget and finance a green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, without asking a penny more from national governments, says Pierre Larrouturou.

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Poland calls for more farm subsidies in EU budget

By |maj 14th, 2020|common agricultural policy, coronavirus, EU budget 2021-2027, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland|

Poland's government said Wednesday (13 May) it had called on the EU to include bigger farm subsidies in the bloc's future seven-year budget, suggesting an increase of 10% on what had already been agreed.

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Czech PM must stay out of EU budget talks, say MEPs

By |maj 8th, 2020|Agrofert, Andrej Babis, EPP, EU budget 2021-2027, EU funds, European Parliament, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Renew Europe|

MEPs in charge of controlling EU spending on Thursday (7 May) said Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš should stay out of negotiations towards the bloc's future budget until a probe into a possible conflict of interest was resolved.

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Reforms, investment and the EU Recovery Plan

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronavirus economic response, economic recovery, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, EUCO, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Eurozone, News|

The EU member states are finally discussing an ambitious European Recovery Plan and the good news is that they already have the right tool at hand, writes Dragoș Pîslaru.

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Merkel open to bigger EU budget, bonds to finance post-crisis recovery

By |april 21st, 2020|Angela Merkel, coronabonds, coronavirus, economic crisis, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, EUCO, Eurozone, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled readiness on Monday (20 April) to finance economic recovery in Europe from the coronavirus pandemic through a bigger European Union budget and the issuance of joint debt via the European Commission.

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Von der Leyen announces new post-virus economic ‘stimulus package’

By |marec 30th, 2020|EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The European Commission will propose a new stimulus package, including changes to the EU budget, in order to help the bloc recover from the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Saturday (28 March).

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Prominent Europeans call for a European answer to the coronavirus threat

By |marec 15th, 2020|coronavirus, EU budget 2021-2027, future of EU, News, Solidarity|

A number of prominent figures are calling for a "European response" to the coronavirus threat, with strict containment measures of the pandemics, and an EU-wide plan to re-start the European economy afterwards.

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Summit fails to narrow differences over EU’s seven-year budget

By |februar 21st, 2020|EU budget 2021-2027, EUCO, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

EU leaders broke off in the early hours of Friday (21 February) after failing to make significant progress on the bloc's expenditure for the next seven years. They will reconvene at 10:00am this morning to try and make a breakthrough.

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Carbon levy, plastic tax hailed as potential game-changers for EU budget

By |februar 19th, 2020|EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, plastic tax|

Proposals to allocate 20% of revenues from carbon trading to the EU budget, combined with a new tax on plastic waste, could help plug the hole left by Britain’s departure from the European Union, as leaders meet tomorrow to agree on the bloc's first post-Brexit budget.

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