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Next meeting of the Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT)

24-02-2015 - 11:07
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► Monday, 13 July 2015 from 15.00 to 18.30
► Tuesday, 14 July 2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.00 to 18.30

Meeting room ASP (Altiero Spinelli building) A1G-3.


Latest study on the EU Budget for Gender Equality

26-06-2015 - 11:48
Study "The EU Budget for Gender Equality"

This study subjects the EU budget to a gender budgeting analysis revealing revenue and spending decisions' impacts on gender equality. It covers the operational expenditure of six selected policy areas, in an attempt to pave the way for further, more comprehensive analysis. The authors adopt the capability approach, based on a broad definition of human well-being, following bottom-up logic.

Hearing of Danish candidate as a member of the European Court of Auditors

09-06-2015 - 08:20
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On 17.06.15, the Budgetary Control Committee held the hearing of the Danish candidate, Bettina Michelle Jakobsen, as a member of the European Court of Auditors.
This hearing was followed by a vote "in camera" on the draft report on the appointment (Rapporteur: Igor Šoltes).

Exchange of views on postponed 2013 Discharge reports: EIT, Artemis, ENIAC

09-06-2015 - 08:20
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Following the postponement of the 2013 Discharge reports, on 17.06.15 the Members of the Budgetary Control Committee held an exchange of views with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) as well as with the Artemis and ENIAC Joint Undertakings.

The consideration of the draft second discharge reports will take place in July (Rapporteurs: Ryszard Czarnecki, Anders Primdahl Vistisen).

Presentation of the OLAF Supervisory Committee Annual Report 2014

08-06-2015 - 16:43
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On 04.05.15, during the meeting of the Budgetary Control Committee, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Supervisory Committee (SC) presented its Annual Activity Report 2014.

The Report highlights the implementation of OLAF's investigative function, the cooperation with OLAF and governance questions.  Other OLAF-SC reports and opinions are annexed to the document. 

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Ing Grassle EPP

Welcome to budgetary control at the European Parliament! I am the Chair of the Committee on Budgetary Control and one of the 30 MEPs from 17 EU Member States making up the committee in this parliamentary term. Parliamentʼs committees meet once or twice a month as a rule.

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