MEMO/14/428  18-06-2014 - Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Luxembourg 20 June 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 June 2014 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Luxembourg on 20 June at 10.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal...
IP/14/665  11-06-2014 - 2015 EU draft budget to help Europe's economic growth despite financial constraints 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 June 2014 "Combining the legacy of the past with helping Europe recover from the crisis, and this with scarcer resources". This is how EU budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski describes the EU's 2015 draft budget as adopted by the Commission today (commitments: €145.6 billion; payments:...
IP/14/612  28-05-2014 - Amending the Budget to cover research, education, support to businesses and Cohesion Policy 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 May 2014 The Commission is proposing to increase the 2014 level of payment appropriations by EUR 4.738 billion to cover legal obligations in research and innovation, education and support for small and medium-sized enterprises.
IP/14/367  03-04-2014 - High-level Group at work on future financing of the EU 
European Commission - Level Group on Own Resources Press release Brussels, 3 April 2014 High The high level group on own resources holds its first meeting in Brussels today under the chairmanship of Mario Monti, former Italian Prime Minister and European Commissioner.
IP/14/209  04-03-2014 - Final "simplification scoreboard": 120 measures to cut red tape on EU funding 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 The Commission has adopted its Final Simplification Scoreboard: over 120 measures to simplify the EU funding rules for Europe's businesses, towns, regions, scientists and NGOs.
STATEMENT/14/47  04-03-2014 - "Commission improves financial management of EU Budget". Commissioner Lewandowski welcomes Court of Auditors' report 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 4 March 2014 "I welcome today's European Court of Auditors report which shows that the European Commission implements the Court's recommendations and keeps improving the financial management of the EU budget.
MEMO/14/130  25-02-2014 - Q&A: The EU's high-level group on own resources 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Strasbourg, 25 February 2014 The high-level group on own resources has been formally established today by the Presidents of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.
IP/13/1163  26-11-2013 - EU's Financial Report 2012: EU budget increasingly an investment tool in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 November 2013 The 2012 Financial Report published today by the European Commission shows that 94% of the total EUR 135.6 billion of the EU 2012 budget was dedicated to beneficiaries across Europe such as researchers, students, small and medium enterprises, towns and regions and...
MEMO/13/1023  20-11-2013 - EU Budget 2014: Statement by Commissioner Lewandowski 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 November 2013 "Today the European Parliament has adopted the 2014 budget for the European Union. This is the first budget of the new financial period (2014-2020), a budget and a seven year financial framework born in times of crisis.
IP/13/1096  19-11-2013 - One trillion euro to invest in Europe's future – the EU's budget framework 2014-2020 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 November 2013 Today the European Parliament voted in favour of the EU's Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the years 2014 to 2020. The consent of the EP clears the way for the final approval by the Council in the coming weeks.