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Abstract

This Communication was drafted in response to a requirement laid down in Article 5(3) of Decision No 854/2005/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2005 establishing a multiannual Community programme on promoting safer use of the Internet and new online technologies ("Safer Internet plus"), which states that "the Commission shall report on the implementation of the actions referred to in Article 1(2) to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions by mid-2006 at the latest. In this context, the Commission shall report on the consistency of the amount for 2007 to 2008 with the financial perspective."
The Decision defines the financial framework for the programme as follows (Article 6):
- The financial framework for the period from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2008 is set at EUR 45 million.
- EUR 20.05 million is provided for the period until 31 December 2006 (Article 6(1)).
- For the period following 31 December 2006, the amount shall be deemed to be confirmed if it is consistent for this phase with the financial perspective in force for the period commencing in 2007 (Article 6(2)).

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Record Number: 8416 / Last updated on: 2007-02-20
Category: COM DOCUMENT