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As the guardian of the interests of local and regional authorities, it is essential for the European Committee of the Regions to evaluate whether the legislative proposal on regulation on the financial rules has taken on board the views of European Cities and Regions, as expressed in its opinions. Based on this evaluation, the Michiel RIJSBERMAN will suggest amendments to the legislative proposal.
7 February 2017 Exchange of views with ALDE coordinator in REGI Matthijs Van Miltenburg MEP (NL / ALDE) and the chair of the REGI committee in the European Parliament Iskra Mihaylova MEP (BG / ALDE) and the Court of Auditors.
2 February 2017 Discussion with Nedzhmi Ali MEP, ALDE shadow rapporteur
27 January 2017 Meeting with the Maltese Presidency
26 January 2017 – Consultation meeting – CoR – with representatives of local and regional associations and other stakeholders for a consultation and an exchange of views on the relevant topic of this opinion. After a short introduction by the rapporteur, stakeholders were invited to exchange views.