Select Committee on European Scrutiny Second Report


TIMELINE: NEXT STEPS

  
Member States
Commission
Council
European Parliament
European Council
2001   Adopts Communication        
3 July7 July     Informal Council: First discussion on Communication     
October        Opinion on the objectives and the open method of coordination   
November     Agreement on the open method of coordination and common objectives     
DecemberNational implementation reports on the Broad Economic Policy Guidelines and on budgetary strategies for ageing   Agreement on open method of coordination and objectives for pension reform   Laeken European Council: Endorsement of the open method of coordination and objectives for pension reform
2002January/February   Analysis of public finance implications of pension reforms for Spring Report; Report on implementation of Broad Economic Policy Guidelines Report covering common indicators, flexible retirement and new data on financial sustainability Opinion on indicators   
March     Agreement on the indicators   Barcelona European Council: Endorsement of the indicators
JulyFirst national strategy reports (to be up-dated annually)          
November   Analysis of national strategy reports        
2003February/March   Joint Report Joint Report   2003 Spring European Council: Discussion of joint report on pension reform strategy
May        Opinion on the Joint Report   


 
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