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  • European Parliament launches ‘own resources’ group

     Video | Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 26-02-2014

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, European Parliament President Martin Schulz and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras kicked off the European Parliament's 'own resources' group on Tuesday in Strasbourg. Chaired by former prime minister of Italy, Mario Monti, the High level he group has been tasked with studying the current system of income to the EU budget and suggesting possible improvements to it, as agreed by the institutions during negotiations on the EU's seven-year budget.

  • European Parliament kicks off ‘own resources’ group

    News | Euro & Finance 26-02-2014

    The current leaders of the three main EU institutions launched yesterday (25 February) a high-level group on EU "own resources" to be chaired by the former prime minister of Italy, Mario Monti.

  • EURACTIV’s most popular stories of 2013

    News | EU Priorities 2020 20-12-2013

    As 2013 comes to a close, EURACTIV looks back at the stories that had the biggest impact and were mostly widely shared on social media.

  • S&P spoils the show at EU leaders’ summit

    News | Euro & Finance 20-12-2013

    Standard & Poor's cut its long-term credit rating on the European Union budget to AA-plus from AAA on Friday (20 December), dealing a blow to EU leaders who had congratulated themselves the day before for agreeing the last elements of their banking union plans.

  • EU ministers give farm policy final political seal

    News | Agrifood 16-12-2013

    EU ministers gave their final political approval today (16 December) for the Common Agricultural Policy, which sets out the European Union's farming strategy for 2014-2020.

  • Parliament gives final approval to EU long-term budget

    News | Social Europe & Jobs 20-11-2013

    After months of complex negotiations, the European Parliament finally approved the EU’s budget for 2014-2020 yesterday (19 November).  The budget regulation was approved by 537 votes to 126, with 19 abstentions.  The accompanying Inter-Institutional Agreement was approved by 557 votes to 118, with 11 abstentions.

  • Parliament approves EU’s 2014-2020 budget

     Video | Promoted content | EU Priorities 2020 19-11-2013

    After one of the most controversial and long-fought battles the European Parliament has recently seen, MEPs finally approved on Tuesday Europe's budget for the next 7 years.
    The so-called multi-annual financial framework was adopted by 537 votes to 126 against, with most of the opposition coming from the eurosceptics and the Greens.
    Worth €960 billion, it is the first time in the history of the Union that real spending cuts are included in a long-term budget.

  • EU budget passes last hurdles

    News | Social Europe & Jobs 15-11-2013

    The European Parliament’s budget committee approved yesterday (14 November) the EU’s 2014-2020 budget, opening the way for a vote in plenary next week so that it can enter into force on 1 January 2014.

  • EU reaches agreement on long term health budget

    News | Health 14-11-2013

    The EU has approved its public health programme for 2014-2020, which focuses mainly on reducing health inequalities and encouraging innovation in the sector.

  • EU agrees on 2014 budget

     Video | Promoted content 12-11-2013

    After 16 hours of negotiations, the EU institutions reached a political agreement on Tuesday on both the Union's budget for 2014 and pending amending budgets for 2013, but the European Parliament and Council must still formally adopt the agreement. The deal sees an overall level of commitments of €142.6 billion

  • Late night deal seals 2014 EU budget

    News | Social Europe & Jobs 12-11-2013

    The EU institutions reached a political agreement today (12 November) on both the Union's budget for 2014 and pending amending budgets for 2013. Both the European Parliament and Council must still formally adopt the agreement.

  • Commission claws back up to €200 million broadband funding in budget breakthrough

    Special Report | News | Broadband 12-11-2013

    SPECIAL REPORT / The EU executive hailed victory in winning back vital funding for its European broadband funding rollout programme following trilogue talks last week that saw up to €200 million in spending secured over the 2014-2020 budget period.