EU budget negotiations: the ‘frugal five’ and development policy

Erforth, Benedikt / Niels Keijzer
External Publications (2020)

published on ettg.eu January 21, 2020

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The negotiations for the next EU budget are in full swing. Between now and the end of 2020 the EU must come to a conclusion on how much money it seeks to spend over the next seven years. Yet, Member States, the Commission, and Parliament are still divided both on the overall spending ceilings and the funds' distribution. In this blog post we outline the biggest challenges standing in the way of a successful outcome to the ongoing negotiations.

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Keijzer, Niels

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