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Expert group to assess costs and benefits of establishment 'EU Platform for External Cooperation and Development' (E02694)
Closed
This group no longer exists
Policy Area:
Development
External Relations
Lead DG:
DEVCO - DG International Cooperation and Development
ECFIN - DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Associated DG:
NEAR - DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations
Type:
Informal, Temporary
Scope:
Broad
Mission:
The expert group assesses the costs and benefits of establishing a 'EU platform for external cooperation and development'. Based on the findings of the group of experts, the Commission will report to the European Parliament and the Council by mid-2012 and, if appropriate, make a proposal for the platform. Such a platform would then focus on mechanisms for the blending of (Commission) grants with loans from other institutions. It would promote coherence and mutual reliance arrangements between institutions, as well as effectiveness, efficiency and visibility regarding the use of such blending mechanisms.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Publication in RegExp:
15 Sep 2011
Last updated:
06 Sep 2013
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