How does the EU’s long-term budget from 2014 to 2020 compare with the one proposed for the next one? And how do the numbers put forth by the European Commission so far compare to the ones that have been agreed by the European Council in July?
Focusing on Heading 6 Neighbourhood and the World and the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), we help you crunch the numbers, comparing the data in this excel sheet:
…and Mariella Di Ciommo commented on these figures in her Twitter thread:
1/7 No good news in the #EUCO #MFF proposal for #EU external action: Download @ECDPM figures here: https://t.co/LYXvv5zD80 Budget cut by 10% = €10.5 billion and where have international Next Generation EU funds gone? @AndrewSherriff @vonderleyen @JuttaUrpilainen @JosepBorrellF pic.twitter.com/cZxq5xah64
— Mariella Di Ciommo (@marielladc) July 22, 2020
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