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 Hearings
 
07-04-2014Hearing on "Lisbon strategy: budget implementation and results"
 
Background documents
Dossier
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Contributions
Presentation by Mr Jean-Christophe Defraigne
Presentation by Mr Janusz Lewandowski
Presentation by Mr Manuel Matthes
23-01-2014Hearing of a candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Klaus Heiner Lehne
Candidate nominated by the German authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the German authorities - Draft Report
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
26-11-2013Hearing on "The cost-efficiency of the EU Buildings policy"
 
Background documents
Dossier
Poster
Programme
Registration form
14-11-2013Meeting with budgetary control committees of national parliaments
 
Background documents
Summary note
Dossier
Poster
Programme
Chair's invitation letters EN and FR
List of participants
EN Summary EP workshop right to grant discharge to the Council
FR Summary EP workshop right to grant discharge to the Council
DE Summary EP workshop right to grant discharge to the Council
07-11-2013Hearing of five candidates for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Alex Brenninkmeijer
Candidate nominated by the Dutch authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the Dutch authorities - Draft Report
Henri Grethen
Candidate nominated by the Luxemburg authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the Luxemburg authorities - Draft Report
Danièle Lamarque
Candidate nominated by the French authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the French authorities - Draft Report
Nikolaos Milionis
Candidate nominated by the Greek authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the Greek authorities - Draft Report
Phil Wynn Owen
Candidate nominated by the British authorities - Final Report
Candidate nominated by the British authorities - Draft Report
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
25-09-2013Hearing on "European Court of Auditors: from legality and regularity audits to evaluation of efficiency and effectiveness of EU projects and programmes"
 
Background documents
Dossier
Poster
Programme
Registration form
17-09-2013Hearing on "The European Commission as administrative authority: accountability and implementation of the EU budget over the last 10 years"
 
Background documents
Dossier
Poster
Registration form
Programme
28-05-2013Hearing on "The Implementation of Financial Assistance from the EU Budget in Greece"
 
Background documents
Dossier
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Contributions
Presentation by rapporteur Mr Chatzimarkakis
Presentation by Mr Reichenbach
Presentation by Mr Manos
Presentations by Mr Popens
Presentation by Mr Stub Jorgensen
Presentation by Mr Wolff
27-05-2013Hearing of candidates for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Neven Mates
Candidate nominated by the Croatian authorities - Draft Report
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Final report
George Pufan
Candidate nominated by the Romanian authorities - Draft Report
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Final report
22-04-2013Hearing on "The Commission Action plan towards an Integrated Internal Control Framework"
 
Background documents
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Contributions
Powerpoint presentation by Mr Brian Gray
Presentation by Mr Roger Levy
Powerpoint presentation by Mr Manfred Kraff
Presentation by Mr Jules Muis
24-01-2013 2011 Discharge to the decentralized Agencies
 
Related documents
Written questions to the network of EU agencies with replies
15-10-2012Commission's recent initiatives to fight against fraud and corruption: An improvement for the protection of the Union's financial interest?
 
Background documents
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Protection of the EU's financial interests by criminal law and administrative investigations (COM(2011)0293)
Fighting corruption in the EU (COM(2011)308)
Anti fraud strategy (COM(2011)0376)
On the fight against fraud to the Union's financial interests by means of criminal law (COM(2012)363
Contributions
Presentation by Mr Kessler
Presentation by Ms Mittermaier
Presentation by Mr Nies
Presentation by Mr Ramos Espina
Presentation by Commissioner Semeta
26-09-2012Hearing of candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Leonard Orban
Candidate nominated by the Romanian authorities - Draft Report
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Final report
17-09-2012How to improve the capacity of the future Hercule III programme to promote activities in the field of the protection of the EU's financial interests?
 
Background documents
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Opinion of the European Court of Auditors (No 3/2012)
Contributions
Mr Payne - Biography
Powerpoint presentation by Mr Payne
Mr Adomenas - Biography
Powerpoint presentation by Mr Adomenas
Ms Vladova - Biography
Powerpoint presentation by Ms Vladova
Dr Keller - Biography
Contribution by Dr Keller
Presentation
04-06-2012Hearing of candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Iliana Ivanova
Candidate nominated by the Bulgarian authorities - Draft Report
Final report
30-05-2012Future Role of the European Court of Auditors: Challenges ahead and possible reform
 
Poster EN/FR
Programme
Registration form
Updated contributions
Presentation by Vítor Manuel da Silva Caldeira, President of the European Court of Auditors
CV - Jan Karlsson, former President of the European Court of Auditors
Written contribution by Jan Karlsson
Presentation by Jan Karlsson
CV - Stéphanie Flizot, Maitre de Conférences, Université Paris X - Nanterre
Presentation by Stéphanie Flizot
CV - Irene Petruškevičienė, former Member of the Court of Auditors
Presentation by Kersti Kaljulaid, Member of the Court of Auditors
CV - Jules Muis, former Internal Auditor of the European Commission
Powerpoint presentation by Jules Muis, former Internal Auditor of the European Commission
Written contribution by Jules Muis
Addendum to the written contribution by Jules Muis
24-04-2012Hearing on the Budgetary Control of EFSF, EFSM and ESM
 
Background documents
Poster
Programme
Registration form
Contributions
Working document by Iliana Ivanova
Presentation by Marco Buti, Director-General of Economic and Financial Affairs
Presentation by Vítor Manuel da Silva Caldeira, President of the European Court of Auditors
Presentation by Horst Erb, Senior Audit Director and Member of the Bundesrechnungshof
PowerPoint presentation by Horst Erb
Presentation by Kees Vendrik, Vice President of the Dutch Court of Audit
09-02-2012Hearing of candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Baudilio Tomé Muguruza
Candidate nominated by the Spanish authorities - Draft Report
Final report
23-11-2011Hearing of 8 candidates for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Questionnaire
Vítor Manuel Da Silva Caldeira
Candidate nominated by the Portuguese authorities - Draft report
Final report
Karel Pinxten
Candidate nominated by the Belgian authorities - Draft report
Final report
Hans Gustaf Wessberg
Candidate nominated by the Sewdish authorities - Draft report
Final report
Henrik Otbo
Candidate nominated by the Danish authorities - Draft Report
Final report
Juan-Francisco Corona Ramón
Candidate nominated by the Spanish authorities - Draft Report
Final report
Ville Itälä
Candidate nominated by the Finnish authorities - Draft Report
Final report
Kevin Cardiff
Candidate nominated by the Irish authorities - Draft Report
Final report
Pietro Russo
Candidate nominated by the Italian authorities - Draft Report
Final report
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
21-11-2011Discharge to decentralised agencies: governance and operational effectiveness
 
Programme
Registration form
Poster EN/FR
Dossier
Contributions
Speech by Eoin O’SHEA, Member of the European Court of Auditor
Speech by Hubert Czerniuk, Representative of the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU
Speech by Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration
CV - Ellen VOS, Professor of the European Union Law, University of Maastricht
Speech by Ellen VOS
11-10-2011Efficiency and effectiveness of EU funding - Who are the true beneficiaries?
 
Programme
Registration form
Poster EN
Poster FR
Contributions
CV - Troels Oerting, Assistant Director, Deputy Head of Operations Department, EUROPOL
Powerpoint presentation by Willebrord Sluijters
CV - Willebrord Sluijters, Head of Unit for Italy and Malta, DG Regio
Speech by Dr. Szabolcs Fazakas, Member of the European Court of Auditors
Presentation by Antonio Pergolizzi, LEGAMBIENTE Observatory for environment and legality, Italy
22-09-2011"Whistleblowing" and disciplinary proceedings in the European Institutions
 
Programme
Registration form
Contributions
Presentation by P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, European Ombudsman
Presentation by Jean-Noel Louis, Lawyer Eurothemis
25-05-2011Hearing on Whistleblowing
 
Poster EN
Poster FR
Programme
Registration form
Background documents
Study on Corruption and conflict of interest in the European Institutions: the effectiveness of whistleblowers
Appendices to the Study
Annex 2.2 Countries Comparison
Annex 8.2.1 European Commission Public Service Ethics
Annex 8.2.2 Memorandum of Understanding between EC and OLAF
Contributions
Evidence presented by Guido Strack, President Whistleblower-Netzwerk e.V., Cologne, Germany
Evidence presented by Pieter Omtzigt, Member of the Dutch Parliament
Evidence presented by Karen Hudes, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.
Evidence presented by Prof. David Lewis, Middlesex University, U.K.
24-05-2011Hearing of candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Hans Gustaf Wessberg
Questionnaire
Candidate nominated by the Swedish authorities - Draft Report
Report on the nomination of H.G. Wessberg as a Member of the Court of Auditors
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
13-03-2011Hearing of candidate for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Questionnaire
Harald Wögerbauer
Candidate nominated by the Austrian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 03/03/2011 (A7-0048/2011)
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
28-09-2010Legislative dossiers on the protection of the EU financial interests blocked in Council
 
Programme
Poster EN
Poster FR
Background documents
Proposal from the Commission COM(2002)0577 for a directive on criminal law protection of the EU's financial interests (COD/2001/115)
Proposal from the Commission COM(2006)0473 for a regulation on mutual assistance for the protection of the financial interests of the EU (COD/2004/172)
Contributions
Speech by Lothar Kuhl, OLAF Head of Unit, DIV Cooperate Planning and Policy
Prof. Ákos Farkas, Director of the Institute of Criminal Law and Sciences, University of Miskolc, Hungary
27-09-2010Hearing of two candidates for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Questionnaire
Lazaros Stavrou Lazarou
Candidate nominated by the Cypriot authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 27/09/2010 (A7-0254/2010)
Gijs de Vries
Candidate nominated by the Dutch authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 27/09/2010 (A7-0255/2010)
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
13-07-2010Transparency in Structural Funds - recipients and beneficiaries
 
Poster EN
Poster FR
Programme
Studies
The Data Transparency Initiative and its Impact on Cohesion Policy
Summary
European Parliament resolution of 15 June 2010 on transparency in regional policy and its funding - P7_TA-PROV(2010)0201
Speech by Earl E. Devaney, Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, Washington
Speech by Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow at George Mason University, Washington
Presentation by Julie Pellegrin, Political Scientist from the Centre of Industrial Studies, Milan
Speech by Morten Levysohn, Member of the European Court of Auditors
01-06-2010Joint hearing BUDG - CONT: A sustainable review of the Financial Regulation - boosting Europe's progress 2020
 
Programme
Poster-EN
Poster-FR
Background documents
Working document on the tri-annual review of the EU's financial regulation and related issues, Rapporteur: Ingeborg Gräßle (EN version)
Documento di lavoro sulla revisione triennale del regolamento finanziario dell'UE e questioni connesse, Rapporteur: Ingeborg Gräßle, (IT version)
Proposal from the Commission amending Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the EC
Proposal from the Commission on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Union
Commission staff working document concerning modifications linked to the revision of the Financial Regulation
Contributions
Mark Mitchell, Community Service Volunteers, London (NGO working in the Social Sector)-Report
Izabella Toth, Chair of the Funding for Development and Relief (FDR) working group, CONCORD-Speech
Prof. Markku Mattila, President, Academy of Finland-Speech
Presentation by Richard Doherty, Partner, Deloitte Consulting, BE
Domenico di Martino, Lawyer-Speech
David Bostock, Member of the European Court of Auditors-Speech
Presentation by Mr Norbert Hauser, Vice-President, Bundesrechnungshof
Presentation by Mr Lewandowski, Commissioner for Financial Programming and Budget
Studies
Annual summaries in the context of shared management: evaluation, ways forward and possible usefulness for the Court of Auditors
Financial Rules in the Research Framework Programmes - Streamlining rules for participation in EU research programmes
27-04-2010Efficiency and effectiveness of the 7th framework programme
 
Poster - EN
Poster - FR
Programme
Background documents
Decision 7FP (2007-2013)
ECA Special Report No 9/2007 on evaluating the EU RTD framework programmes
Report on public-private partnerships in European research
7FP Rules for participation
Contributions
Presentation by Christopher Hull, Secretary General, EARTO - European Association of Research and Technology Organisations, BE
Speech by Christopher Hull, Secretary General, EARTO - European Association of Research and Technology Organisations, BE
Presentation by Thomas Estermann, Head of Unit Governance, Autonomy and Funding, European University Association, BE
Presentation by Eric Schutz, Executive Director, ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking, BE
Presentation by Dr. Patries Boekholt, Managing Director, Technopolis Group, NL
Milagros Candela, Head Counsellor for Science and Innovation, Spanish Permanent Representation - Speech
Clara de la Torre, Director, European Commission (DG RTD) - Speech
Harald Noack, Member of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) - Speech
Studies
Financial Rules in the Research Framework Programmes: complete study
Financial Rules in the Research Framework Programmes: Executive Summary and Recommendations
JTI Sherpas’ Group, Final Report
15-03-2010Hearing of ten candidates for Membership of the Court of Auditors
 
Questionnaire
Szabolcs Fazakas
Candidate nominated by the Hungarian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/3/2010 (A7-0038/2010)
Rasa Budbergyte
Candidate nominated by the Lithuanian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0039/2010)
Louis Galea
Candidate nominated by the Maltese authorities - Report adopted by the Commitee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0042/2010)
Augustyn Kubik
Candidate nominated by the Polish authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0041/2010)
Ladislav Balko
Candidate nominated by the Slovakian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0037/2010)
Eoin O'Shea
Candidate nominated by the Irish authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0043/2010)
Milan Martin Cvikl
Candidate nominated by the Slovenian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0046/2010)
Jan Kinst
Candidate nominated by the Czech authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0044/2010)
Kersti Kaljulaid
Candidate nominated by the Estonian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0045/2010)
Igors Ludborzs
Candidate nominated by the Latvian authorities - Report adopted by the Committee on Budgetary Control on 16/03/2010 (A7-0040/2010)
Background documents
Article 286(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU
Rule 108 of the European Parliament's Rules of Procedure
19-02-2009"The follow-up of the European Anti-Fraud Office's (OLAF) administrative investigations in Member States"
 
OLAF workshop programme
Background documents
Working document on legal follow up to OLAF investigations - EN version
Working document on legal follow up to OLAF investigations - DE version
OLAF workshop briefing papers
COM(2006)0244 amending Regulation (EC) No 1073/1999 concerning investigations conducted by OLAF
ECA Special Report 1/2005 concerning the management of OLAF, together with the Commission’s replies
Council Regulation 1073/1999 concerning investigations conducted by OLAF
ECA Opinions 7/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No 1073/1999 concerning investigations conducted by OLAF
Adopted text (provisional) P6_TA_PROV(2008)0553
Contributions
José Narcisco Da Cunha Rodrigues, Judge, European Court of Justice - Speech
Michel Magnier, Director, Investigation and Disciplinary Office of the European Commission - Speech
03-06-2008Role and functioning of supervisory and control systems for structural operations - Rapporteur: Ingeborg Grässle
 
Draft programme
Poster
Background documents
Working document on the role and functioning of supervisory and control systems for structural operations - Rapporteur: Ingeborg Gräßle
Contributions
Presentation by Brian Gray, Deputy Director-General for the Budget and Accounting Officer of the European Commission
Presentation by Louis Vervloet, Director Programme management, ESF-Agency Flanders, Department of Work and Social Economy, Ministry of the Flemish Community, BE
Presentation by Dimitrios Sousounis, Director, Structural Funds Certifying Authority, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Greece
Presentation by Susanna Rafalzik, Director of Department for ERDF-Financial Control, Federal Chancellery, Austria
David Bostock speech "Shared management and national accountability"
05-05-2008United against VAT fraud? Practical aspects of cooperation between Member States and EU institutions - Rapporteur: Bart Staes
 
Programme
Poster
Background documents
Working document by Mr Bart Staes on ECA Special Report 8/2007
Special Report No 8/2007 concerning administrative cooperation in the field of value added tax
Contributions
Presentation by Marjetka Štemberger
Presentation by Frank Philipsen and Yannic Hulot
Presentation by Harald Rohnke
Presentation by Lex Schalbar
Presentation by Andrew Cedric
Contribution by Europol
18-12-2007Meeting with budgetary control committees of national parliaments
 
Poster
Draft Programme
Practical information
Background documents
Working document by Mr Herbert Bösch
Replies to the questions from Mrs Danita Hübner, Member of the European Commission
Annex - Assessment of management and control systems
Annex - Follow-up of 2006 AAR reserves
Annex - Financial corrections for ERDF and Cohesion Fund in 2006 (Excel format)
Replies to the questions from Mr Vladimír Špidla, Member of the Commission
Structural Funds - Joint audit strategy for structural actions 2007-2009
18th Annual Report on Implementation of the Structural Funds (2006)
Commission Staff Working Document - Annex to the Report from the Commission
Sound management of the Structural Funds: a major issue for the Union's development
Court of Auditors' Opinion No 6/2007
Report on the dutch EU Member State declaration 2006
Contributions
Mr Jules Muis, former internal auditor of the EC - Opening remarks
Powerpoint presentation
"Why national management declarations matter"
Closing remarks
Mrs Saskia Stuiveling, President of the Dutch Court of Audit - Speech
Dutch Court of Audit's experiences with the Dutch government's assurance statement
Mr Edward Leigh, Chairman of the Committee of Public Accounts, House of Commons
Mr Vítor Manuel da Silva Caldeira, Member of the European Court of Auditors