Wanted: An Effective and Sustainable Financial Framework for Europe

For the next two days, Heads of State and Government of the European Union are meeting in the EU capital. On the agenda of the European Council: the Multiannual Financial Framework and the “Next Generation EU” programme for the rebuilding of the EU after the Corona health crisis. EU-expert Thomas Ilka has the latest news on the content of the negotiations, lines of conflict, actors and timeframes.

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Upcoming event: “Reforming the EU’s long term budget: now or never”

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 12.00-14.00h

As the negotiations over the next long-term multi-annual financial framework, for the period 2014-2020 intensify, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and Open Europe bring together experts and policymakers to discuss how the budget should be reformed to reflect the tough economic climate that Europe currently faces.

For more information and to register, click here.