The Road to the Negotiations

2010
19.10. Commission publishes Budget Review report
28.10. European Council
09.11. Commission publishes 5th Cohesion Report
17.11. Commission publishes Communication on the Future of the Common Agricultural Policy
16.12. European Council: Conclusions on Budget Review
2011
January Cohesion Forum
February
March European Parliament: Committee vote on EP’s Budget Review report
April (tbc) Communication by the Commission on next financial framework
May European Parliament: Plenary votes on EP’s Budget Review report

Informal Cohesion Policy Council: Preparation of conclusions on the future of cohesion policy

Informal Agricultural Council: Preparation of conclusions on the future of the CAP

June Commission presents legislative proposals, negotiations begin

About the Author

Ole Funke Ole Funke is a policy analyst at the Federal Foreign Office where he focuses on the EU Budget, the negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework as well as on issues relating to European Economic Policy and the ECOFIN council.