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Politics 03-11-2020

The EU’s Rule of Law Approach Explained

EU leaders are fond of talking about the bloc’s values but a much more fundamental question is whether we should have common rules about the way in which our governments are built, how power is exercised and maintained in check....
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Euro & Finance 09-12-2015

Targeted spending and checks with performance-based budgeting

The EPP Group votes on a position paper in Prague this week on how to better spend and verify effectiveness with Performance-based Budgeting.
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Economy & Jobs 23-10-2014

Hollande on budget: “France will respect the rules but with maximum flexibility”

On his arrival at the December 2014 EU Summit, French President Francois Hollande said that France's priority is “growth.”
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Development Policy 05-12-2013

Rudischhauser: Development Assistance is a win-win situation for Europe

Klaus Rudishhauser is the Deputy Director General of DG DEVCO at the European Commission. At the 2014 EU Development Days, spoke to EURACTIV about the importance of development aid to Europe, the need for a sustainable development path, and EU funding. Subtitles available in English, French, German, & Spanish. Click the "CC" button on the video control bar above. Hover over the button to change the language.
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Economy & Jobs 05-12-2013

Hangout: EU budget under the grill

EPTV opened up the floor again to citizens from around Europe to exchange their views with MEP Isabelle Durant on the fairest and most effective distribution of EU funds.   Comment on: Google+ http://tinyurl.com/orh99s6 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament Twitter https://twitter.com/Europarl_EN
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Euro & Finance 27-11-2013

Baffled by the EU Budget

How is the EU budget drawn up? Are we shelling out a fortune to fund it? How does it benefit Member States? EPTV sheds light on today's big budget questions.   Comment on:  Google + http://tinyurl.com/orh99s6 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament Twitter https://twitter.com/Europarl_EN
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Economy & Jobs 08-04-2013

EU warns Portugal to stick to fiscal targets after court ruling

Brussels has warned Portugal to stick to the bailout austerity measures agreed in 2011 or risk losing further financial hep. The warning came following a decision by the Portuguese constitutional court to reject a set of unpopular public spending cuts aimed at reducing the country's deficit. In a televised speech on Sunday, Portugal's prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho described the country's economic situation as a 'national emergency' and pled to follow the terms agreed with international lenders.
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50000 trade union members protest austerity measures in Brussels

Around 50 thousand trade union members marched across Brussels on Friday to protest against austerity measures. In response to the current financial crisis, the newly formed Belgian government agreed last week to cut public spending by 11 billion euros and to liberalise labour regulations. The new budget for 2012 has been described by trade unions as "unbalanced" and "unfair".
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