Conference on EU Multiannual Financial Framework and Own Resources
The second high-level Conference with national parliaments on the EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020, which was jointly co-sponsored by the European Parliament, the Danish Presidency of the Council and the European Commission, took place in Brussels at the European Parliament on 22 March 2012.
The meeting focused on the expenditure and resources of the EU budgets beyond 2013. The conference was jointly opened by Mr Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Mrs Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish Prime Minister, and Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and was attended by representatives of European institutions and national parliaments.
More information about the conference outcomes and documents
Speech by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission
European Parliament resolution of 8 June 2011 on Investing in the future: a new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for a competitive, sustainable and inclusive Europe
Commissioner Lewandowski press conference: The financial transaction tax will reduce Member States' GNI contributions to the EU budget by 50% (video)
Full press release
New Own Resources and Corrections, presentation by Janusz Lewandowski, Commissioner responsible for Financial Programming and Budget