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A8-0369/2017

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P8_TA(2018)0085

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PE 613.576v01-00 A8-0369/2017

on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1295/2013 establishing the Creative Europe Programme (2014 to 2020)

(COM(2017)0385 – C8‑0236/2017 – 2017/0163(COD))

Committee on Culture and Education

Rapporteur: Silvia Costa

(Simplified procedure – Rule 50(2) of the Rules of Procedure)

AMENDMENTS
DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION
  PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1295/2013 establishing the Creative Europe Programme (2014 to 2020)

(COM(2017)0385 – C8‑0236/2017 – 2017/0163(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2017)0385),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and first indent of Article 167(5) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0236/2017),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Culture and Education (A8-0369/2017),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

Amendment    1

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 2

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

(2)  The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) is composed of young musicians selected according to demanding quality criteria through a rigorous annual audition process in all Member States.

(2)  The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) is composed of young musicians selected in all Member States according to demanding quality criteria through a rigorous annual audition process.

Amendment    2

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 3 a (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(3 a)  In line with the objectives of the culture Sub-programme, the EUYO provides regular training for young musicians through a residence programme and offers performance opportunities in festivals and tours within the European Union and at an international level, thereby reinforcing professionalism and providing them with the skills necessary for a career in the cultural and creative sector.

Amendment    3

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 3 b (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(3 b)  The EUYO should continuously diversify its revenues by actively seeking financial support from sources other than Union funding, in order to guarantee its sustainability and gradual independence from Union funding. The EUYO should therefore ensure cost-efficiency in its management.

Amendment    4

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 3 c (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(3 c)  The EUYO should seek to enhance cooperation with its honorary patrons, increase its visibility at European events and perform in more Member States, including in cooperation with audiovisual networks.

Amendment    5

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 3 d (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(3 d)  The EUYO should guarantee the transparency of the selection process. It should also, in collaboration with its national associates and Creative Europe Desks, reinforce the visibility of annual auditions with a view to achieving a greater balance between the number of musicians from each Member State and the total population thereof.

Amendment    6

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 3 e (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(3 e)  The EUYO should actively engage in audience development and engagement with special attention to young audiences in the Member States, reinforce the visibility of its activities and operate in accordance with Union policy objectives.

Amendment    7

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 5

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

(5)  The EUYO was founded following a Resolution of the European Parliament in 19768 and is thus unique among orchestras in Europe. Due to its specific status, strategic objectives and activities, the EUYO qualifies as a "body identified by a basic act" within the meaning of Article 190 (1)(d) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/20129 . Therefore, grants may be awarded without a call for proposals.

(5)  The EUYO was founded following a Resolution of the European Parliament in 19768 and has as Honorary President the President of the European Parliament and for this reason is unique among orchestras in Europe. The EUYO promotes the idea of a Europe founded on peace, culture and mutual understanding, and Europe's rich musical heritage. Due to its specific status, strategic objectives and activities, the EUYO qualifies as a "body identified by a basic act" within the meaning of Article 190 (1)(d) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/20129 . Therefore, grants may be awarded without a call for proposals.

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8 Resolution on the motion for a resolution submitted by Mrs Kellett-Bowman on the formation of a European Community youth orchestra, OJ C 79, 5.4.1976, p.8.

8 Resolution on the motion for a resolution submitted by Mrs Kellett-Bowman on the formation of a European Community youth orchestra, OJ C 79, 5.4.1976, p.8.

9 Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (OJ L 362, 31.12.2012, p. 1).

9 Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (OJ L 362, 31.12.2012, p. 1).

Amendment    8

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 5 a (new)

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

(5 a)  Financing should be exceptionally granted to the EUYO for the period until the end of the current Creative Europe Programme.

Amendment    9

Proposal for a regulation

Recital 6

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

(6)  The EUYO should therefore be included among the measures benefitting from support from the Culture Sub-programme.

(6)  The EUYO should therefore be included among the measures benefitting from support from the current Culture Sub-programme and the Cross-Sectoral Strand.

Amendment    10

Proposal for a regulation

Article 1 – paragraph 1 a (new)

Regulation (EU) No 1295/2013

Article 15 – paragraph 1 – point f a (new)

 

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

 

1 a.   In Article 15(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1295/2013, the following point is added:

 

"(f a)   European Union Youth Orchestra.".

Amendment    11

Proposal for a regulation

Article 2 – paragraph 2

Text proposed by the Commission

Amendment

It shall apply from 1 January 2018.

It shall apply from 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2020.


PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

Title

Establishing the Creative Europe Programme (2014 to 2020)

References

COM(2017)0385 – C8-0236/2017 – 2017/0163(COD)

Date submitted to Parliament

28.7.2017

 

 

 

Committee responsible

       Date announced in plenary

CULT

11.9.2017

 

 

 

Committees asked for opinions

       Date announced in plenary

BUDG

11.9.2017

 

 

 

Not delivering opinions

       Date of decision

BUDG

30.8.2017

 

 

 

Rapporteurs

       Date appointed

Silvia Costa

4.9.2017

 

 

 

Simplified procedure - date of decision

4.9.2017

Date adopted

22.11.2017

 

 

 

Date tabled

23.11.2017

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