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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Pressure mounts on EU leaders to reach MFF deal within days

By |februar 19th, 2020|Charles Michel, European Council, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The tight calendar, the urgent priorities awaiting the EU and the risk of post-Brexit talks affecting the negotiations are adding pressure on EU leaders to reach an agreement within days on the bloc’s long-term budget. Otherwise, a senior EU official warned, Europe risks facing a “horror scenario” in January next year.

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Commission warns of Green Deal failure if Transition Fund not well financed

By |februar 12th, 2020|European Council, Just transition, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warned on Wednesday (12 February) that the  European Green Deal would fail if member states declined to provide the necessary funds to workers and regions affected by the climate transition.

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Costa and Centeno clash over euro budgetary instrument 

By |december 13th, 2019|Antonio Costa, budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC), European Council, eurozone budget, Mário Centeno, News|

Tensions between Portuguese prime minister, Antonio Costa, and his finance minister and Eurogroup president, Mario Centeno erupted in front of EU leaders on Friday (13 December) as the two clashed over the design of the eurozone budgetary instrument .

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Leaders ask the Commission for a mandate to start post-Brexit negotiations with UK

By |december 13th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, European Council, Future Relationship, Michel Barnier, News, UK elections|

The European Council has asked the Commission to present a mandate to start post-Brexit negotiations with the UK as soon as possible, following Thursday (12 December) UK elections results that confirmed a strong majority for Boris Johnson.

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EU Council chief takes over budget negotiations

By |december 13th, 2019|Charles Michel, climate neutrality, EU budget, European Council, European Green Deal, MFF, News, Poland, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Council handed over the negotiation of the next EU long-term budget to its president, Charles Michel during the first round of the December summit on Thursday (12 December). 

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Parliament puts its trust in Michel for progress on EU budget

By |december 12th, 2019|Charles Michel, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, Jan Olbrycht, Margarida Marques, MFF, News|

As European Council president Charles Michel takes over the negotiations on the EU's long-term budget, the Parliament hopes this will give a new impetus to the slow-moving talks, lawmakers in charge told a press briefing on Wednesday (11 December).

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EU leaders to call for strengthening of trade sanction toolbox

By |december 11th, 2019|appellate body, European Council, News, WTO, WTO reform|

EU leaders will urge co-legislators in the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to examine “as a matter of priority” the possibility to sanction countries breaching trade rules and blocking the dispute settlement process, according to the latest version of the summit conclusions seen by EURACTIV.

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EU faces budget deadlock as national positions drift further away

By |november 6th, 2019|EU budget, European Council, Germany, Günther Oettinger, MFF, net contributors, News, The Netherlands|

The Commission's proposal for the EU's new long-term budget has been caught in the crossfire as net contributors criticise the idea of having to pay more while a number of southern and eastern member states have joined forces to oppose planned cuts in traditional policies. 

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EU approves Brexit ‘flextension’ until 31 January

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Brexit, Donald Tusk, EU27, European Council, flextension, House of Commons, News, UK|

The EU27 ambassadors agreed on Monday (28 October) to extend the Brexit negotiations for a further three months until 31 January although the UK will be able to leave as soon as the ratification of the withdrawal agreement is completed. 

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