Brussels seeks ‘consensual’ economic response to COVID-19 crisis, shifting away from coronabonds

By |marec 31st, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, MFF, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

With "all options on the table", European Commission president Ursula Von Der Leyen is looking at a consensual response among member states to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, her spokesman said on Monday (30 March), shifting away from co...

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COVID-19 emergency makes EU budget deal more urgent than ever

By |marec 26th, 2020|cohesion policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, EU cohesion policy, EU long term budget, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak makes hefty cuts to cohesion policy in the EU's next long-term budget all the more unjustified, writes Enrico Rossi, the governor of Italy's Tuscany Region.

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Linn Selle: Coronavirus may have a long impact on German presidency

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EU Presidency, EU reform, German EU presidency 2020, MFF, migration policy, News, von der Leyen|

There are only a few months left until Germany will take over the EU Presidency. But the ongoing corona crisis could really upset the plans, says the president of the European Movement Germany. What can the EU actually do in these turbulent times?

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Eastern Europeans want more EU funds for military mobility

By |marec 10th, 2020|Bucharest Nine, Eastern Flank, EU budget, Four Thirties, Latvia, Lithuania, MFF, Military Mobility, Nato, News, Poland, Romania|

The EU should provide more funds to enable faster movement of military forces across Europe, defence ministers from four eastern European member states said on Tuesday (10 March), two weeks before the bloc starts a new round of divisive talks over the ...

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Europe’s military mobility: latest casualty of EU budget battle

By |februar 25th, 2020|defence and security, EU-NATO cooperation, European Defence Fund, MFF, Military Mobility, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The Commission's latest budget non-paper threatens to hamper flagship defence initiatives more than previous proposals. It was put forward on Friday (20 February) in an attempt to bridge the growing differences among EU leaders over the bloc's next sev...

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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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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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The Year in Review: Challenges and Choices of 2019

By |december 20th, 2019|5G, Article 50, Best of 2019, Brexit, Central Asia, China, Climate Change, commissioner hearings, copyright directive, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU budget, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Parliament, MFF, Nato, News, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

It’s been a very busy European election year and most of us are heading for a well-deserved Christmas break. Meanwhile, if you do fire up your browser, here you can catch up on our 30 most read stories that made waves in 2019.

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Commission, Finnish presidency clash with member states over CAP convergence

By |december 19th, 2019|CAP, convergence, Eastern countries, External convergence, Janusz Wojciechowski, MFF, News|

A group of member states opposed to retaining external convergence in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), have criticised the Finnish Council presidency for not even considering scrapping the concept.

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