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Communication from the Commission [...] concerning the common position of the Council on the adoption of a Decision [...] concerning the 7th Framework Programme [...] (2007-2013) COM(2006) 548 final

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Abstract

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament pursuant to the second subparagraph of Article 251 (2) of the EC Treaty concerning the common position of the Council on the adoption of a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the 7th Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007-2013) COM(2006) 548 final
In accordance with Article 251 of the EC Treaty, the present communication sets out the Commission's position on the Council's Common Position, adopted by qualified majority on 25 September 2006 concerning the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, following the political agreement reached on the 24 July 2006.
Political agreement on the Euratom Framework Programme was also reached on 24 July 2006.
Broadly, the Common Position maintains the structure and content of the Framework Programme proposed by the Commission and is, in overall terms, highly consistent with the opinion of the European Parliament. The Council has incorporated a large majority of the amendments adopted in the opinion of the European Parliament, on the first reading (15 June 2006) and accepted by the Commission in its amended proposal.

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Record Number: 8419 / Last updated on: 2007-02-20
Category: COM DOCUMENT