Op-Ed: “The July 2020 Special European Council, the EU budget(s) and the rule of law: Reading the European Council Conclusions in their legal and policy context”

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The European Council Special Meeting dealing with the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and Next Generation EU (NGEU)/EU Recovery Fund-negotiations on 21 July 2020 unanimously agreed on rule of law protection and -conditionality language. A ‘no rule of law, no money’-logic had already been strongly advocated for by the Commission in a 2018 proposal that is currently still pending.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEU Law Live
Publication statusPublished - 23-Jul-2020

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