About: Voting system

Public Affairs 28-01-2011

Liberals hold balance of power in new Parliament: Report

The liberal group in the European Parliament holds the balance of power in the assembly when there is a split between the centre-right and the centre-left, but the EPP, the largest party, can pass legislation alone when it is disciplined, a report has found. 
Future EU 18-06-2007

Poland continues opposition ahead of Treaty Summit

EU foreign ministers did not reach a 'breakthrough' at their meeting on 17 June, with Poland threatening to block new Treaty negotiations over Council voting rules, ahead of the EU Summit, which is to put the Union on the road to institutional reforms.
Euro & Finance 20-09-2006

EU gives up a little power in IMF

Members of the International Monetary Fund have approved a proposal to reform the financial institution’s outdated voting system so as to better reflect the global economy. 
Euro & Finance 31-08-2006

EU worries about loss of influence in IMF

Plans pushed by the US to boost China’s influence in the International Monetary Fund could be to the EU’s detriment and potentially divide Member States. Read this article in Hungarian (EURACTIV.hu)

Portugal makes little progress on IGC

The Portuguese Presidency is making little progress in the Intergovernmental Conference talks