Conclusions of the European Council on 7/8 February 2013 published in all EU languages (Multiannual Financial Framework) :



 

Via the following links you can download the Conclusions of the European Council (8th February 2013) on the Multiannual Financial Framework, where a total of 8,948 billion € have been allocated for the European Territorial Cooperation Objective:

> CBC: 6,627 Billion €
> TNC: 1,822 Billion €
> IRC: 500 Billion €

However, the Parliament still has to give its consent to this regulation to be adopted. It does not seem that the Euro-Chamber will re-open the debate on the figures, but it will ask for a more flexible budget (the transfer of unused funds between financial years; a mid-term review; new own resources; upheld of future-oriented policies to strengthen competitiveness and research ). “The real negotiations will start now with the European Parliament”, as all political groups have stated, but euro-scepticism is also present there.


Text of the conclusions in
Deutsch
English 
Français 
Castellano 

Here you can also find these conclusions in other EU languages. 

First reactions followed this Council’s Conclusion, namely:
Commisioner Hahn
> CPMR
> Assembly of European Regions (English, French, German)
>The Committee of the Regions was quite neutral, highlighting the efforts to reduce proposed cuts to cohesion policy, and to concentrate resources in youth unemployment.
>The Committee of the Regions was quite neutral, highlighting the efforts to reduce proposed cuts to cohesion policy, and to concentrate resources in youth unemployment. The CoR’s final resolution on this issue can be downloaded here in different languages: http://coropinions.cor.europa.eu/CORopinions.aspx (opinion no. 2233, year 2012). 

>The European Economic and Social Committee has denounced the mismatch between growth policies and the resources on table. 

>Several statements were made at the European Parliament, most of them quite negative under the question “How is possible to have more Europe and pay less for it?”.

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