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“The MFF should reflect EU priorities, respond to the aspirations and concerns of EU citizens, demonstrate EU solidarity and its readiness to...


Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension...

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At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, following the latest round of Brexit talks, MEPs and EU officials discussed preparing for a...

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In plenary today, the European Parliament approved the biggest-ever mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), providing €1.2...



The European Parliament is one of the budgetary arms of the European Union, which means that jointly with the Council, it establishes the annual budget of the EU. This process goes through the EP's Committee on Budgets. The Committee on Budgets also sets down overarching rules on spending and approves the EU's multiannual financial framework, i.e. the EU's medium-term budget plan.


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Press Release
17.11.2016 - 16:34

EU budget agreed is minimum required

“Delivering jobs and growth to the people of Europe, especially to young people, is Europe’s top priority. The EU budget, which we agreed today after hard negotiations, provides an...
Press Release
26.10.2016 - 13:16

EU money: MFF review is urgently needed

“We are ready to start discussions with the Council immediately and we are willing to reach an agreement for a well-functioning budget for the remaining four years of the current MFF,”...
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Press Release
25.10.2016 - 17:52

No cuts in EU money for growth and jobs

"We will not make any compromise on the long-standing priorities of the EU, which are jobs and growth, irrespective of the new challenges that we are facing," stated Siegfried Muresan MEP,...
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Press Release
04.10.2016 - 17:42

InterRail: let’s get young people enthusiastic about the EU

“The idea of the European Union is not based solely on politics, it is also a project that aims at bringing people together. We have to get young people enthusiastic about Europe again,”...
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Press Release
14.09.2016 - 19:04

MFF Revision: EPP Group calls for a better deal

"We welcome today the Commission's Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) Revision proposal. It provides further financing for selected European initiatives until 2020, in response to new...
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Press Release
13.09.2016 - 19:36

EPP Group rejects cuts to the 2017 EU budget

“No citizen in Europe will understand Member States advocating the need to restore economic growth and tackle the refugee crisis effectively, while proposing cuts to research and innovation,...



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