EU Ministers set out guiding principles for cohesion policy – recognizing also need for measures to support sparsely populated northern regions
The EU’s Ministers for European Affairs gathered in Brussels on 30 November to discuss EU's cohesion policy, and adopted conclusions on the future development of EU’s cohesion policy. The need to implement special measures to support sparsely populated northern regions was recognized in the conclusions.
Council gives go-ahead to EU annual budget for 2024
Yesterday, the Council approved the joint text on the EU’s general budget for 2024. The joint text has been agreed in negotiations with the European Parliament on 11 November. Total commitments are set at €189 385,4 million and total payments at €142 630,3 million.