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19-06-2018 - Joint hearing on assessing the flow of external EU migration funding

BUDG CONT AFET DEVE 18-06-2018 - 12:07
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On Tuesday 19 June 2018, the Committees on Budget (BUDG), Budgetary Control (CONT), Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Development (DEVE) are jointly organising a public hearing entitled ‘Assessing the flow of external EU migration funding’.

The aim of the hearing is to assess the flow of current expenditure on the migration-related projects and the EU Trusts Funds and to analyse to what extent they bring added value to the EU budget. Speakers include Mr Hassoumi Massoudou (Minister of Finance of Niger), as well as representatives of the EEAS (Deputy Secretary General Christian Leffler), Member States' agencies, think tanks and civil society. The meeting will take place in Brussels, room Paul Henri Spaak 3C050 and will be live webstreamed.