The availability of the following documents for a particular budget year depends on how far procedures have been completed. See also : the budgetary procedure
Working Document I contains Programme Statements, which constitute the main instrument for justifying the operational appropriations requested by the Commission in the Draft Budget. These Statements are coherent with the corresponding legal bases and provide details on the resources which are dedicated to each spending Programme.
Working Document II presents information on the human resources of the EU institutions and executive agencies, and in particular for the Commission, both for the establishment plans and for external personnel and across all headings of the multiannual financial framework. Moreover, pursuant to Article 38(3)(b)(v) of the Financial Regulation, it provides a summary table for the period 2014 – 2018 which shows the number of full-time equivalents for each category of staff and the related appropriations for all institutions.
Working Document III presents detailed information relating to all decentralised agencies, executive agencies and Public-Private Partnerships (joint undertakings and joint technology initiatives), with a transparent presentation of revenue, expenditure and staff levels of various Union bodies, pursuant to Articles 208 and 209 of the Financial Regulation.
Working Document IV presents information on all pilot projects and preparatory actions which have budget appropriations (commitments and/or payments) in the 2019 Draft Budget, pursuant to Article 38(3)(c) of the Financial Regulation.
Working Document V presents the budget implementation forecast for 2019, information on assigned revenue implementation in 2017, and a progress report on outstanding commitments (RAL) and managing potentially abnormal RAL (PAR) for 2017.
This document encompasses administrative expenditure to be implemented by the Commission under the administrative heading of the multiannual financial framework (heading 5) in accordance with Article 317 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, as well as the budgets of the Offices (OP, OLAF, EPSO, OIB, OIL and PMO).
Working Document VII presents information on buildings under Section III - Commission, pursuant to Article 203(3) of the Financial Regulation.
Working Document VIII presents information on human resources and expenditure related to the external actions of the European Union.
Working Document IX presents funding provided to international organisations, across all MFF headings, pursuant to Article 38(3)(d) of the Financial Regulation.
Working Document X presents the use made of financial instruments, pursuant to Article 38(5) of the Financial Regulation.
Working Document XI presents the activities supported by EU Trust Funds, their implementation and performance.
Working Document XII presents summary statements of the schedule of payments due in subsequent years to meet budgetary commitments entered into in previous years, pursuant to Article 38(3)(f) of the Financial Regulation.
The Council Regulation (EU, EURATOM) No 1311/2013 of 2 December 2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 allows for the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to allow the financing of clearly identified expenditure which could not be financed within the limits of the ceilings available for one or more headings of the multiannual financial framework.
In accordance with Article 11 of Council Regulation No 1311/2013 and point 12 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management, after having examined all possibilities for re-allocating appropriations and exhausted any unallocated margin under the expenditure headings Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion (heading 1b) and Security and Citizenship (heading 3), the Commission proposes to mobilise the Flexibility Instrument in 2019. The annual amount available is EUR 600 million (2011 prices) corresponding to EUR 703 million in current prices. Moreover, EUR 520 million is available in the 2018 portion.
This mobilisation concerns an amount of EUR 927,5 million beyond the ceiling of heading 3 of the multiannual financial framework, and is intended to finance support for measures for managing the migration, refugee and security crisis. In addition EUR 38,1 million is proposed to be mobilised above the ceiling of heading 1b to provide financing of the extention of the Structural Reforms Support Programme.