Nedzhmi Ali on the use of IPA funds in Turkey


Strasbourg, 30.05.2018 The IPA funds are investments, which contribute to both the accession countries and to the Union. While these funds help our partners to implement political and economic reforms, they also help the EU to reach its own objectives regarding a sustainable economic recovery, energy supply, transport, environment and climate change. The modern sector approach of IPA II promotes structural reform that helps to […]

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Nedzhmi Ali calls on the EU for adequate financing of agriculture and support for the small farms

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Among the most important sectors within the EU are these of food and farming – employing more than 60 mln. people and providing the food security for all of the citizens of the Union. The rural areas, including those that are mountainous and remotely located are not only used for production of food but are […]

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Nedzhmi Ali on the European semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2018

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Thank you Mr. President, Commissioner Thyssen, Stronger economic governance and better policy coordination between the member states couldn´t be done without the European Semester. This year the process of macro-economic, budgetary and structural policy coordination is particularly important for the Union in the context of preparation of the next MFF. In this regard a real […]

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Nedzhmi Ali – The next MFF should focus on the CAP and the Cohesion policy

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Plenary Session,Tuesday 13 Mar 2018, 15:00 – 23:00, Strasbourg Joint debate – The next MFF: Preparing the Parliament´s position on the MFF post-2020 and Reform of the European Union´s system of own resources Thank you Mr. President, Commissioner Oettinger, dear colleagues, In order to achieve maximum results through the overall planning process in the EU, […]

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Discharge 2016: EU General budget – European Parliament

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Dear Mme Chair, Mr. Vaughan, colleagues, Firstly, I would like to congratulate the rapporteur for the well structured and balanced report on the European Parliament’s activities in 2016. As such the report answers the questions of improvements done in terms of quality, efficiency and effectiveness in the management of public finances, as well as presents […]

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Nedzhmi Ali on the 2016 Discharge: Agencies

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Dear Mme Chair, Mr. Staes, Mr. Tarand, dear colleagues, First of all, let me to express appreciation for the job done preparing the reports on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the EU’s decentralised agencies for the financial year 2016. The horizontal report covering the areas of performance, financial management and […]

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Nedzhmi Ali on the Annual Report on the Financial Activities of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for 2016

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Thank you Mr. President, dear colleagues, This report presents the perspective of the European Parliament on the financial activities of the EIB in support of the EU policy goals. It has a broad scope describingthe Bank´s activities in the areas of main policies, accountability, financial operations and communication. The macroeconomic impact of the Bank´s activities […]

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Nedzhmi ALI: Presentation of the Court of Auditors´ Annual report 2016


The budget, as annual financial framework of revenues and spending, is of significant importance for implementation of the EU´s policies. In this regard the ECA´s general conclusion that the revenue and payments for 2016 were legal and regular with some exceptions for the payments is a good news. The estimated level of errors in the […]

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Annual report 2016 on the Protection of the EU´s financial interests – Fight against fraud

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Exchange of views with Commissioner G. Oettinger   Thank you Mme Chair. Dear Mr. Pargneaux, colleagues, Commissioner, Commissioner Oettinger, thank you for the comprehensive presentation on the status of protection of the EU financial interests in 2016. It is undisputable that in order effectively to fight the fraud a sound financial management of EU programmes […]

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Nedzhmi ALI: The EU Budget 2018 is extremely important in order to ensure investments in strategic sectors and sustainable growth

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The Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament insists on sufficient financial resources due to the price volatility of agricultural products.   Dear Mme Chair, Mr. Zeller, colleagues, I would like to congratulate the rapporteur for the opinion on such an important issue for the European Union as the budget for the next year. We appreciate […]

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