Will follow, the adoption by the Council of Ministers and the publication into the Official Journal as a Decision of the European Parliament and the Council, which is expected by mid-November.
The EYC 2013 budget is being addressed in the framework of the negotiations for the 2013 general budget of the EU. The adoption of the 2013 budget is expected in the EP Plenary session on 21 November 2012.
More information on the European Year of Citizens 2013 can be found on the provisional website http://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/european-year-of-citizens-2013/index_en.htm
The official website of the EYC2013 will be launched end of November 2013. The URL will be www.europa.eu/citizens-2013