Committee on Budgetary Control


The Paul Henri Spaak building of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium
02-02-2023 - 11:48

On 9 February 2023, the Committee on Budgetary Control will consider the draft discharge reports for the European Commission, the European Development Fund, and EU Agencies. The draft reports will be presented by their respective Rapporteurs, presenting what they consider to be the main points for the 2021 discharge cycle.

Wooden judge and money
02-02-2023 - 11:44

On 9 February 2023, the Committees on Budgets (BUDG) and on Budgetary Control (CONT) will jointly consider the draft report on the European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (recast).

(the flags of Spain and the European Union waving in the wind on a sunny day
02-02-2023 - 11:43

On 9 February 2023, the CONT Committee will have a preparatory meeting on the mission to Spain, which will take place on 20-22 February 2023. The mission's objective is to assess the implementation of Spain's National Recovery and Resilience Plan including milestones and targets and particularly the management, audit and control systems in place.

Global telecommunication network above Europe viewed from space. Elements from NASA
02-02-2023 - 11:43

On 9 February 2023, Ivana Maletić, reporting Member of the European Court of Auditors, will present the Special Report 23/2022 "Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds - Not yet used to full potential" to Members of the CONT Committee.

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31-01-2023 - 16:37

On 31 January 2023, the Committee on Budgets, jointly with the Committee on Budgetary Control, heard the European Court of Auditors (ECA) present its report on “Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE)” and discussed lessons to be learnt in view of potential future emergency instruments. The SURE instrument provided long-term loans to Member States, up to EUR 100 billion, under favourable financial terms to protect jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drawing of four people lifting each other up, surrounded by plants.
31-01-2023 - 16:36

On 30 January 2023, CONT and BUDG Members held a joint workshop on the role of the EU budget in international climate finance.

Entrance of the Barleymont building in Brussels - European Commission
25-01-2023 - 10:56

On 24 January 2023, Commission representatives presented DG REGIO’s Cohesion Open Data Platform and DG ECFIN’s Recovery and Resilience Scoreboard to CONT Members.

View of Spaak Building with EP logo
25-01-2023 - 10:31

On 24 January 2023, CONT Members considered the draft reports on the financial year 2021's discharge to the European Parliament, the Other Institutions (European Council and Council, European External Action Service, European Court of Justice, European Court of Auditors, European Economic and Social Committee, Committee of the Regions, European Ombudsman, European Data Protection Supervisor, European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the Joint Undertakings.

European Union flag against European Parliament
25-01-2023 - 10:29

On 24 January 2023, ECA reporting Member Marek Opiola presented the Special Report 18/2022 "EU institutions and COVID-19 – Responded rapidly, challenges still ahead to make the best of the crisis-led innovation and flexibility" to the CONT Committee and to the COVI Special Committee.

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