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DO NOT COUNT EDUCATION SPENDING AS PART OF THE DEFICIT! EDUCATION IS AN INVESTMENT!
Commission registration number: ECI(2013)000006
Date of registration: 06/08/2013
Date of publication of this translation: 20/08/2013
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Our proposal is to exclude from the calculation of each country's public spending deficit, that part of Government spending for education that is lower than the last 5-year Eurozone average.
1.Combat inequality by providing equal opportunities for education and training to all young people in Europe. 2.Ensure adequate and appropriate infrastructures and tools for high quality education in Europe in times of crisis. 3.Enhance and safeguard growth, development and democratic institutions; ensure the employability of younger generations through investment in education. 4. Support European policy Horizon 2020
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers:
Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union: Articles 121, 126, 136, 165, 166, 338 and Protocol no. 12
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΔΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ -
LIGIA DECA -
Dessislava ANGELOVA DIMITROVA,
PAULO ALEXANDRE DIAS DE VASCONCELOS AFONSO,
Draft legal act:
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