The multi-annual financial framework report was based on a previous physical workshop event which took place in Paris on January 2020 and which brought together key players in France to agree on the conditions allowing to secure an ambitious budget dedicated to external action (“Heading 6”), particularly for the challenges of sustainable development in southern countries. The workshop and the report was also an opportunity to reflect on the role of the European Union’s external action policy.
The authors underline the major challenges the negotiation for the new Multi-Annual Financial Framework may face.
Tancrède Voituriez, Elisabeth Hege, Giulia Maci and Christine Hackenesch suggest some practical ways of translating the EU’s overall support for the SDGs into concrete action.
With the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), the EU will define not only the financial but also the political priorities
The new MFF 2021-2027 will be a critical juncture for European development cooperation since it is expected to assess both
Simon Maxwell in this blog introduces the ETTG perspective on the MFF.