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2 p.m. | Registration of participants and coffee

2.30 p.m. | Welcome address and introduction

  • Joost van Iersel, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), EESC

Keynote speeches

  • Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-president, responsible for Budget & Human Resources, European Commission
  • Nicola De Michelis, Head of Cabinet, Commissioner Creţu, responsible for Regional Policy, European Commission
  • Martina Dlabajová, Vice-president, Committee on Budgetary Control, European Parliament

 

Questions and answers

A performance-based EU budget and its focus on real results

  • Petr Zahradník, rapporteur for the opinion on A performance-based EU budget and its focus on real results, EESC
  • Lazaros S. Lazarou, Dean of the chamber "Financing and administering the Union", European Court of Auditors
  • Sabine Klok, EU budget attaché, Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the  EU and Chair of the Budget Committee of the Council of the EU, representative of the Council of the European Union
  • Petr Osvald, member of the working group on the EU Budget, rapporteur for the CoR opinion on the Simplification of ESIF from the perspective of Local and Regional Authorities, Committee of the Regions
  • Jorge Núñez Ferrer, author of the report "Implications of the Annual EU Budget for Local and Regional Authorities”, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

 

Discussion

Concluding remarks

  • Petr Zahradník, rapporteur for the opinion on A performance-based EU budget and its focus on real results, EESC

 

6 p.m. |  End of the hearing

 

 

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