Country Profile | Spain

Name:Spain                                      Capital: Madrid Government: Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy Population: 46,934,632 Area: 505,990 km2 GDP per capita: €28,990                   Currency: Euro (€) For the 2014-2020 financial framework of European Structural and Investments Funds, Spain was allocated a total of €39.8 billion, which, added to a national contribution of €16.5 billion, see the country reaching a total budget of €56.3billion to be invested Read more about Country Profile | Spain[…]

Country Profile | Italy

Name:Italy                                        Capital: Rome Government: Parliamentary Republic Population: 60,483,973 Area: 301,340 km2 GDP per capita: €29,300                   Currency: Euro (€) Through a total of 75 national programmes, Italy has been allocated €44.7 billion from ESI funds for the duration of the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework; an additional national contribution of €30.46 billion take Italy’s total budget to €75.16 billion. Read more about Country Profile | Italy[…]

2020 Draft EU Budget

On 5 June 2019, the Commission adopted the Draft EU Budget for 2020, the last year of the current financial framework that started in 2014. Being the last budget of the 2014-2020 financial framework, it is also designed to provide a smooth transition to the next budgetary cycle that will start in 2021. The European Read more about 2020 Draft EU Budget[…]

Country Profile | Croatia

Name:Croatia                                               Capital: Zagreb Government: Parliamentary Constitutional Republic Population: 4,154,200 Area: 56,594 km2 GDP per capita: €13,375                   Currency: Kuna (kn) In the course of the 2014-2020 financial framework, Croatia has been allocated a total of €12.65 billion from the European Structural and Investments Funds (ESIF), including a national contribution of €1.9 billion, to be invested in various Read more about Country Profile | Croatia[…]

Country Profile | Lithuania

Name:Lithuania                                           Capital: Vilnius Government: Semi-presidential Republic Population: 2,790,472 Area: 65,300 km2 GDP per capita: €17,695                   Currency: Euro (€) Through a total of three national programmes, Lithuania has been allocated €8.39 billion from ESI funds for the duration of the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework; an additional national contribution of €1.56 billion take Lithuania’s total budget to €9.95 billion. Read more about Country Profile | Lithuania[…]

European Commission has published 2019 Western Balkans Country Reports

European Commission has published today Country Reports that mesure progress of the individual countries. In B2EU we find these report extremely important, because we can already see the priorities for funding in the next years. Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina Kosovo Montenegro North Macedonia Serbia Don’t hesitate to contact B2EU for more info on Western Balkans Read more about European Commission has published 2019 Western Balkans Country Reports[…]

Country Profile | France

Name:France                                                Capital: Paris Government: Semi-presidential Republic Population: 67,348,000 Area: 640,679 km2 GDP per capita: €38,845                   Currency: Euro (€) For the 2014-2020 financial framework of European Structural and Investments Funds, the French Republic was allocated a total of €26.73 billion, which, added to a national contribution of €19.04 billion, see France reaching a total budget of €45.77 billion to be Read more about Country Profile | France[…]

Country Profile | United Kingdom

Name: United Kingdom                                                                  Capital: London Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy Population: 66.040.229 Area: 242.495 km2 GDP per capita: €40.643                               Currency: Pound Sterling (£) The United Kingdom has been allocated €16.42 billion from ESI Funds over the current 2014-2020 financial framework, a budget that mounts up to €27.29 billion thanks to the national contribution of €10.87 billion that Read more about Country Profile | United Kingdom[…]

EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements

During the 25thEU-Japan summit on 17thJuly in Tokyo, the EU and Japan signed two landmark agreements – namely the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) – which are expected to enhance EU-Japanese relations even further. The EPA, which the President of the European Commission, Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, characterised as an agreement Read more about EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements[…]

Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit

It has been almost two years since the British citizens opted to leave the EU. Ever since, the UK Government has been trying to get the right deal with for its country. However, although setting a deadline of two years to negotiate the right deal with the Commission, and the fact that there is just Read more about Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit[…]