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The EU’s long-term #EUBudget explained

The EU’s long-term #EUBudget explained

| February 21, 2020

The EU budget is used to help millions of students, thousands of researchers, cities, businesses, regions and NGOs.  How is the EU funded and what is the money used for? Read on to understand what the EU long-term budget is and how it is decided. The EU’s long-term budget helps millions of students, thousands of […]

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#Sassoli – Parliament won’t accept just any long-term #EUBudget agreement

#Sassoli – Parliament won’t accept just any long-term #EUBudget agreement

| February 21, 2020

David Sassoli  European Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured) reminded EU leaders Parliament approval is needed for the EU budget and said MEPs would not accept just any agreement. Sassoli was speaking at the start of an EU Council aimed at finding an agreement between member states on the EU’s next long-term budget. The budget for […]

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#EUBudget deal no closer after leaders’ all-night talks

#EUBudget deal no closer after leaders’ all-night talks

| February 21, 2020

European Union leaders appeared no closer to reaching a deal on the bloc’s next joint budget on Friday (21 February), with deep divisions between richer and poorer nations over its size – and what to spend it on – unresolved after all-night talks, write Jakub Riha and Gabriela Baczynska. Some want extra funding to match […]

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The consequences of delaying the #EULongTermBudget

The consequences of delaying the #EULongTermBudget

| February 19, 2020

On Thursday 20 February a summit on the EU’s next long-term budget takes place in Brussels. If EU leaders fail to reach a common position, the consequences for EU citizens could be dire. European Council President Charles Michel (pictured) has called the make-or-break summit to try and bring EU heads of state and government together […]

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#EUBudget – ‘More ambition needed for a new European dynamic’ says #RenewEurope

#EUBudget – ‘More ambition needed for a new European dynamic’ says #RenewEurope

| February 19, 2020

Renew Europe President Dacian Ciolos has met with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, to discuss the latest negotiations on the EU budget, ahead of the special meeting of the European Council on 20th February. Dacian CIOLOȘ issued a statement after the meeting. On the overall MFF: “The figures discussed at this stage […]

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#EUBudget battle, #Poland standoff, #Vietnam trade

#EUBudget battle, #Poland standoff, #Vietnam trade

| February 14, 2020

The European Parliament debated the EU´s next long-term budget plan, with EPP Group MEPs warning EU member states against taking decisions without considering the Parliament’s position. The EPP Group urged the European Commission to ask the European Court of Justice to block a Polish law aimed at firing dissident judges critical of the nationalist government’s […]

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#MFF – ‘Without genuine progress we risk heading for the worst budget ever’: European Economic and Social Committee President Luca Jahier

#MFF – ‘Without genuine progress we risk heading for the worst budget ever’: European Economic and Social Committee President Luca Jahier

| February 13, 2020

“For weeks, I have been seriously concerned about the news filtering on the preparation of the Extraordinary European Council, which is expected to discuss the Multi-Annual Financial Framework on 20 February. Today EP plenary debate in Strasbourg has fully confirmed my long-standing concerns. “I fully support the action and the approach of the European Parliament, […]

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