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Next meeting of the Budgetary Control Committee (CONT)

20-05-2020 - 16:25
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Two extraordinary Committee Meetings (with remote participation) will be held on Thursday, 28 May 2020, from 14.00 to 15.30, and on Friday, 29 May 2020, from 12.00 to 12.30 in József Antall (4Q2).

Meetings with remote participation are open to Members (being able to view and listen to proceedings, ask for the floor and intervene in the meeting) but other participants are invited to follow the meeting through webstreaming.

Committee meetings in June and July 2020 were de facto cancelled, ad hoc meetings can be organised with dates to be confirmed.


Opening May 2020
20-05-2020 - 16:39

The Committee on Budgetary Control is organising two public hearings to be held by remote participation. On 11 June "Implementation of EU funds: towards more effective management and control systems under shared management", Rapporteur: Ramona STRUGARIU (Renew); and on 6 July "Follow-up of OLAF cases files, fighting fraud, corruption and other irregularities in the Member States", Rapporteur: Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ (EPP)

European Investment Bank
18-05-2020 - 17:43

On 28-29.05.2020, the CONT Committee will vote remotely on the draft report 'Control of the financial activities of the European Investment Bank' (EIB) 2018 annual report. The EIB is the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world. The 2018 annual report highlights the lending volume and investment in each EU country, the strategic thinking behind the EIB's activity in 2018 and three additional sections focus on key aspects: jobs and growth, sustainability and gender equality.

files under scrutiny
18-05-2020 - 13:50

CONT Members adopted 52 draft reports concerning the 2018 Discharge to the Commission, European Parliament, EDF, Other Institutions, Agencies and Joint Undertakings on 19 and 20 February 2020. The vote in Plenary took place on 13-14 May 2020 by remote participation, thus closing the 2018 discharge cycle.

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