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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Lawmakers pressure Paris to do more for EU budget

By |februar 11th, 2020|Brexit, carbon border tax, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, France, friends of cohesion, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, plastics tax, Renew|

MEPs in charge of negotiating the EU's next seven-year budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), came to Paris to seek France's support before the start of decisive talks on the future European budget. EURACTIV France reports.

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Divided EU leaders to hammer out budget at February summit

By |januar 27th, 2020|Charles Michel, cohesion, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, European Defence Fund, European Green Deal, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Union leaders meet next month in Brussels to try to agree a first post-Brexit longterm budget, with divisions over proposed cuts that could undermine defence and climate change ambitions.

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Budget battle hampers EU in space

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Charles Michel, Defence policy, EU budget 2021-2027, EU space policy, European Defence Fund, Josep Borrell, Margrethe Vestager, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Ursula von der Leyen|

With the continuous militarisation of space, EU policymakers have started dropping their opposition to plans linking Europe's civilian space assets with defence elements. But as the political tide is slowly turning, cuts proposed in the EU’s draft budget threaten the new ambition.

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The case for a border carbon tax as an own resource to the EU budget

By |januar 21st, 2020|carbon border tax, Climate Change, EU budget 2021-2027, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, Von der Leyen Commission|

To deliver on the flagship European Green Deal, there is a need to introduce a new source of revenues for the EU budget under the form of carbon tax, writes Ivailo Kalfin.

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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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EU ‘confident’ €100bn green transition fund will see the light

By |december 16th, 2019|EU budget 2021-2027, Just transition, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland|

A draft €100-billion “Just Transition Mechanism” outlined by the European Commission as part of its Green Deal last week will eventually see the light in January, EU officials have said. The amount of “fresh money” under the new fund is however expected to be limited.

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