The European Commission has launched a public consultation on all aspects of EU external funding. The aim is to gather ideas and opinions and prepare the ground for the Commission legislative proposals to be presented in 2011 on the financial perspectives after 2013.
Responses are requested on a range of issues. These include the added value of EU financial intervention in several areas, the options for new forms of cooperation and delivery mechanisms with partner countries, as well as the efficiency, impact and visibility of EU external cooperation.
The online consultation, which is open to all stakeholders, is preparing the ground for the Commission legislative proposals to be presented in 2011 on the financial perspectives after 2013.
The European Commission expects contributions from all citizens, organisations and public authorities in Europe and third countries: Member States, EU institutions, national, regional and local authorities, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, international financing institutions, academia, social partners and civil society organisations etc…
The online consultation 2013 is accessible under the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/development/how/consultation/index.cfm?action=viewcons&id=5240&lng=en