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Next meeting of the Budgetary Control Committee (CONT)

16-11-2021 - 09:25
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In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities.

Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions.

Following these decisions, the next CONT committee meeting will take place on Monday, 29 and Tuesday, 30 November.

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EU flags waving in front of European Parliament building in Brussels
26-11-2021 - 13:01

In the framework of the 2020 discharge procedure, the Committee on Budgetary Control will hold hearings with representatives of decentralised EU Agencies (The EU Agencies Network, ACER, eu-Lisa, Frontex) and Joint Undertakings (F4E JU, EuroHPC JU, Clean Sky JU) on 29 November 2021.

Elisa Ferreira, EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms speaking at a podium with the European Commission's logo behind
26-11-2021 - 13:01

On 30 November 2021, the Committee on Budgetary Control will hold a hearing with Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Structural Reform Support and for Regional and Urban Policy, in the presence of ECA reporting members Lazaros Lazarou and Pietro Russo.

Jutta Urpilainen, EU Commissioner responsible for International Partnerships, speaking at a podium with the European Union's flag and the European Commission's logo behind
26-11-2021 - 13:01

On 30 November 2021, the Committee on Budgetary Control will hold a hearing with Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen, responsible for International Partnerships, in the presence of the reporting Member of the European Court of Auditors, Baudilio Tomé Muguruza.

Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament, at a podium with a European Union flag in the background,
26-11-2021 - 13:01

In the context of the discharge to the European Parliament for the financial year 2020, on 30 November 2021 Members of the Budgetary Control Committee will hold a hearing with Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament, Pedro Silva Pereira, Vice-President responsible for the Parliament's Budget, Francis Clergeaud, Internal Auditor, and Pascal Schonard, Director of the Authority for European Political Parties and Foundations, in the presence of ECA reporting member, Marek Opioła.

Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs, speaking at a podium in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with the European Parliament logo in the background.
26-11-2021 - 13:00

In the context of the 2020 Discharge, the Committee on Budgetary Control will hold a hearing with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell Fontelles, in the presence of ECA reporting Member Marek Opioła, on 30 November 2021.

Nicolas Schmit, EU Commissioner responsible for Jobs and Social Rights, speaking at a podium
16-11-2021 - 09:25

On 15 November 2021, the Committee on Budgetary Control held a discharge hearing with Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner responsible for Jobs and Social Rights, in the presence of the reporting members of the European Court of Auditors, Lazaros Lazarou and Pietro Russo.

Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner responsible for innovation, research, culture, education and youth speaking at a podium with the logo of the European Commission behind
16-11-2021 - 09:24

On 15 November 2021, the Committee on Budgetary Control held a discharge hearing with Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner responsible for innovation, research, culture, education and youth, in the presence of the reporting member of the European Court of Auditors, Mihails Kozlovs.

KPI
16-11-2021 - 09:24

On 15 November 2021, François-Roger Cazala, Member of the ECA, presented the main conclusions of the second part of the annual report of the Court as to financial year 2020 on the performance of the EU budget – Status at the end of 2020. The ECA is an institution of the European Union and the external auditor of the EU’s finances and, in this capacity, acts as the independent guardian of the financial interests of all EU citizens, notably by helping improve the EU’s financial management.

Messy pieces of puzzle with flag of Ukraine
10-11-2021 - 08:49

On 9 November 2021, Members of the Committees on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Budgetary Control (CONT) heard a presentation from Juhan Parts, Member of the European Court of Auditors, of the Special Report no 23/2021: "Reducing grand corruption in Ukraine: several EU initiatives, but still insufficient results". Grand corruption and state capture are still widespread in Ukraine despite EU action.

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