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2015 budget of the European Union

The deadline for amendments on the 2015 budget of the European Union is 4 August. The draft opinion and the amendments will be discussed and voted on the next AFCO meeting on 1-2 September.  

   
AFCO Calendar

The calendar of AFCO meetings for the remainder of 2014 has been confirmed and a draft calendar for 2015 has been adopted.

   
Council Presidency's Programme

The committee held an exchange of views with Sandro GOZI, President-in-Office of the Council, who presented the Council Presidency’s programme.

   
European political parties

A draft corrigendum, in accordance with Rule 231, to the position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 16 April 2014 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) No .../2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations (COM(2012)0499 – C7-0288/2012 – 2012/0237(COD)) was approved with 10 votes in favour, no vote against and 2 abstentions.

   
 
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LIBE DEVE AFCO FEMM ECON ENVI EMPL TRAN 23-07-2014 - 12:35  

The priorities of the Italian Council Presidency are being outlined to the various parliamentary committees by Italian ministers, on 22 and 23 July. This text will be updated daily.

DEVE INTA BUDG CONT ECON JURI CULT AFCO LIBE AFET PETI FEMM DROI SEDE ENVI EMPL IMCO ITRE REGI TRAN PECH AGRI 08-07-2014 - 11:26  

After the election of a President, Vice-Presidents and Quaestors of the European Parliament in Strasbourg last week, parliamentary committees convened on Monday in Brussels to elect chairpersons and their deputies for next two and a half years.

Powers and responsibilities of standing committees
 
Committee responsible for:
 
1. the institutional aspects of the European integration process, in particular the preparation, initiation and proceedings of ordinary and simplified Treaty revision  procedures;
2. the implementation of the Treaties and the assessment of their operation;
3. the institutional consequences of enlargement negotiations of or withdrawal from the Union;
4. interinstitutional relations, including, with a view to their approval by Parliament, examination of interinstitutional agreements pursuant to Rule 140(2) of the Rules of Procedure;
5. uniform electoral procedure;
6. political parties and political foundations at European level, without prejudice to the competences of the Bureau;
7. the determination of the existence of a serious and persistent breach by a Member State of the principles common to the Member States;
8. the interpretation and application of the Rules of Procedure and proposals for amendments thereto.
 
 
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