General Affairs Council, 15-16 November 2016

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Publication Date November 2016
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A meeting of the General Affairs Council was held on 15-16 November 2016. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Discussion on a draft position relating to the mid-term review of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2014-2020;
  • Discussion on the draft agenda for the forthcoming European Council summit;
  • Exchange of views on the experience relating to the Council's annual rule of law dialogue, established in 2014;
  • Briefing on the state of play of discussions on a proposed Regulation on governance of the European structural and investment (ESI) funds;
  • Exchange of views on the results achieved in 2007-2013 and on the first assessment of new elements of cohesion policy and ESI funds for the period 2014-2020;
  • Adoption of conclusions on the impact of cohesion policy on growth and jobs creation.
Source Link http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/gac/2016/11/15-16/
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EurActiv, 16/11/2016: Italy, ‘tired of European contradictions’, opposes EU budget review http://www.euractiv.com/section/euro-finance/news/italy-opposes-eus-mid-term-budget-review/

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Outcome of the General Affairs Council, 15-16 November 2016 https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/22574/st14424en16.pdf

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