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During the May I plenary session, as part of the discharge procedure for the 2020 financial year, the European Parliament is due to vote on discharge for each of 32 EU decentralised agencies and nine joint undertakings. The Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT) proposes that Parliament grant discharge to all except the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, for which it proposes to postpone the discharge decision.

The 2023 EU budget will be the third under the multiannual financial framework (MFF) for 2021 to 2027. It is also the last year of the EU recovery instrument (Next Generation EU), which is planned to run from 2021 to 2023. The European Parliament contributes to the preparation of proposals for the forthcoming year's budget for the European Union through the adoption of its 'guidelines'. The draft guidelines, as adopted by the Committee on Budgets on 16 March 2022, outline Parliament's goals for the ...

Protecting EU funds against oligarchic structures

Mad-Daqqa t''Għajn 21-03-2022

The European Union's 2021 2027 multiannual financial framework (MFF) and the Next Generation EU recovery instruments provide financial resources amounting to €1.8 trillion. However, the EU can only achieve the ambitious objectives of these budgetary instruments if its financial interests are better protected. Parliament's Budgetary Control (CONT) Committee has adopted an own-initiative report highlighting the risk of fraud and conflict of interest arising from the increasing presence of oligarchic ...

This briefing analyses transfers in the EP's budget during 2021. It differentiates between transfers that were directly or indirectly linked to the EP's response to the COVID-19 crisis and those that dealt with other, unrelated, needs, including the EP’s building policy. A comparison between the main tendencies observed in 2020 and 2021 sheds light on how COVID-19 impacted budget implementation in both years touched by the crisis so far.

The EP’s budget is drawn up during the year n-1, with the preparations in its Directorates General already starting in the last quarter of the year n-2. The budgetary procedure - first inside the EP for the institution’s own budget, then for the budget of the EU as a whole in the interinstitutional part of the procedure - lasts throughout the year n-1, with an agreement usually reached during the last quarter of year n-1. For example, the preparations for the 2020 budget in the Directorates General ...

This Briefing forms part of an EPRS series which offers a synthesis of the pre-legislative state-of-play and advance consultation on a range of key European Commission priorities during the latter's five-year term in office. It seeks to summarise the state of affairs in the relevant policy field, examine how existing policy is working on the ground, and identify best practice and ideas for the future on the part of governmental organisations at all levels of European system of multilevel governance ...

Plenary round-up – November II 2021

Mad-Daqqa t''Għajn 26-11-2021

Due to the deteriorating Covid 19 situation, the November II plenary session in Strasbourg was again organised with the possibility for Members to vote remotely. Parliament debated a number of Council and European Commission statements, including on: coordination of Member States' coronavirus measures; police violence against Roma people; preparation of the 12th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference; state of the Energy Union; a European action plan against rare diseases; and on international ...

Spending the EU budget efficiently and transparently is key to ensuring the sound implementation of EU policies and citizen support for the Union. However, the fragmentation of reporting systems used across the EU hampers the scrutiny of how spending is done. To address this situation, the European Parliament's Budgetary Control (CONT) Committee has drafted a legislative-initiative report asking the Commission to submit, before the end of 2021, the legislative proposals needed for the introduction ...

The European Commission proposed a reform package incorporating rules on the financial aspects of European Union (EU) farm policy in June 2018. Following lengthy talks on the reform, the text finally agreed by European Parliament and Council negotiators in June 2021 is scheduled for vote during the November II plenary session.

Revision of the Financial Regulation

Mad-Daqqa t''Għajn 17-11-2021

In March 2021, the European Commission announced a legislative proposal to revise the EU Financial Regulation to align it with the 2021 2027 multiannual financial framework and Next Generation EU. In anticipation of the Commission's proposals, an own-initiative report by the relevant European Parliament committees clearly expresses expectations of a stronger Parliamentary role in the budgetary scrutiny of Next Generation EU funds, and the integration of the rule-of-law conditionality in the Financial ...