Which future for the European Budget ?


8 December 2015


Fondation Universitaire, Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Bruxelles

The aim of the conference is to approach various questions related to the European Budget. The following points will be discussed: on the one hand, the content of the agreement on the 2016 EU budget and the mid-term review of the Multiannual Financial Framework expected in 2016 and, on the other, the question whether the EU needs its own resources and the relevance of  the financial transaction tax.




18:00: High Level Conference

Chair : Etienne Davignon, President,  Egmont Institute 

  • Kristalina Georgieva, Vice President of the European Commission, Budget and Human Resources
  • Mario Monti, President of Università Bocconi, Chairman of the High-level Group on Own Resources of the European Union, Former Prime Minister of Italy and Former Minister of Economy and Finance
  • Jean Arthuis, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Budgets
  • André Sapir, Senior Fellow at Bruegel, University Professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles

20:00: End of the conference


(Photo credit: Saikofish, Flickr)