EU Budget 2021-27 : Challenges and opportunities


9:00 > 13:00

Eulalia Rubio, senior researcher at the Jacques Delors Institute, is going to participate as a panelist to the expert seminar, " EU Budget 2021-27: Challenges and opportunities ", organized by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS).

9.00 Welcome by Anthony TEASDALE, Director General, EPRS, EP

9.10 Introduction by Johan VAN OVERTVELDT, MEP, Chair of the EP Committee on Budgets

9.20 Scene-setting remarks by Margarida MARQUES, MEP, MFF Co-Rapporteur; and Valerie HAYER, MEP, Own Resources Co-Rapporteur

9.40 Panel 1: By spending at EU level we save at national level

  • Jorge NUÑEZ FERRER, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies Discussion

10.20 Panel 2: A new package for finance and expenditure in the EU budget

  • Giacomo BENEDETTO, Professor, University of London
  • Alessandro D’ALFONSO, Policy Analyst, Budgetary Policies Unit, EPRS Discussion

11.05 Panel 3: The benefits outweigh the costs of flexibility in the MFF

  • Eulalia RUBIO, Senior Research Fellow, Jacques Delors Institute
  • Magdalena SAPALA, Policy Analyst, Budgetary Policies Unit, EPRS Discussion

11.50 Panel 4: Legal and procedural challenges ahead

  • Richard CROWE, EP Legal Service


12.30 Closing remarks by Jan OLBRYCHT, MEP, MFF Co-Rapporteur; José Manuel FERNANDES, MEP, Own Resources Co-Rapporteur; and Rasmus ANDRESEN, MEP, Member of the MFF negotiating tea

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