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EU multiannual financial framework (MFF) negotiations

Council adopts MFF regulation

The Council on 2 December adopted the regulation laying down the EU's multiannual financial framework (MFF) for 2014-2020. This marks the end of two and a half years of negotiations and allows the new generation of EU spending programmes to be implemented as from 1 January 2014.

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Clarification phase Negotiating phase Concluding phase   Legislative phase
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Last meeting
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2
Competitiveness Council
Brussels

The Council on 2 December adopted the regulation laying down the EU's multiannual financial framework (MFF) for 2014-2020.

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Public debates
Go to Open sessions to follow the Council debates on the MFF that are conducted in public.