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Next meeting of the Committee on Budgets

08-09-2020 - 15:19

Tuesday 22 September 2020, 09.00-11.00

Highlights

EU flag and bank notes
21-09-2020 - 16:47

This study performs a “reality check” of Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions (PPPAs) included in the EU budget over 2014-2019 and assesses their use as a strategic political tool. It covers 324 PPPAs with an aggregate value of EUR 337 million to date. PPPAs can trigger new or fine-tune existing legislation or policy and generate important lessons learnt. However, there is no systematic data to assess their effectiveness. The study identifies a series of areas for improvement.

Covid-19 EU recovery plan should prioritise climate investment ©Philip Steury/AdobeStock
21-09-2020 - 16:46

Documenting climate mainstreaming in the EU budget - making the system more transparent, stringent and comprehensive

MEP Pierre Larrouturou (S&D, FR), general rapporteur for the 2021 EU budget, speaking in committee
09-09-2020 - 14:12

On 22 September 2020, the general rapporteur for the EU's 2020 budget, Mr Pierre Larrouturou (S&D, FR), will present to the Committee on Budgets a Working Document on the Council position on the 2021 budget. Council's position was approved by EU ambassadors on 7 September and is expected to be endorsed by the Council of Ministers on 28 September.

Road leading to horizon with sunrise, 2021 and arrow painted on it
02-09-2020 - 09:14

On 1 September BUDG Members debated the state of play of the negotiations on the Union's next multiannual budget for 2021-2027 (MFF), the reform of the Own resources (OR) system and the Recovery plan. Parliament’s negotiating team on the MFF/OR reported back on the first trilogue meeting held with the German Presidency of the Council on 27 August.

Michael Roth, German Minister of State for Europe, against a dark blue background
02-09-2020 - 09:13

During the BUDG meeting of 1 September, Michael Roth, the German Minister of State for Europe, presented the position of the German Presidency of the Council, which started on 1st July 2020, on the EU's next long-term budget for the period 2021-2027.

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