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Directorate-General Enlargement (ELARG)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General i was responsible for the negotiations on enlargement with candidate member states and maintaining relations with prospective member states. On January 1st 2015 this DG was replaced by DG Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. i

The main tasks of this DG were:

  • manage the negotiations process for countries joining the European Union
  • assist candidate countries and potential candidates in meeting the "Copenhagen criteria" – defined by the Treaty and the European Council – and monitor their progress
  • define and implement the EU's stabilisation and association policy in the Western Balkans
  • manage the EU's bilateral relations with candidate countries and potential candidates
  • address issues resulting from the accession of Cyprus to the EU as a divided island
  • manage the bulk of the EU’s financial assistance to candidate countries and potential candidates, as well as to new member countries during a transition period following accession
  • manage the Commission’s information and communication policy relating to enlargement in candidate countries and potential candidates
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 141 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
14.06.2018  Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA III).
Regulation com(2018)465
 
19.04.2018  2018 Commission report on Turkey.
ini(2018)2150
 
19.04.2018  2018 Commission report on Kosovo.
ini(2018)2149
 
19.04.2018  2018 Commission report on Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ini(2018)2148
 
19.04.2018  2018 Commission report on Albania.
ini(2018)2147
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 70 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by undefined, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
06.10.2016  Conclusion of the Protocol to the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina to take account of the accession of Croatia to the EU.
Decision com(2016)640
 
18.07.2016  Procedures for applying the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with Kosovo.
Regulation com(2016)460
 
30.04.2015  Conclusion of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with of Kosovo.
Decision com(2015)181
 
31.03.2014  Conclusion of a Protocol on a Framework Agreement with Lebanon on the participation of Lebanon in Union programmes.
Decision com(2014)201
 
31.03.2014  Conclusion of the Protocol on a Framework Agreement with Tunisia on the participation of Tunisia in Union programmes.
Decision com(2014)203
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 17 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by undefined.
Date Title
11.11.2013  Approval of the conclusion by the Commission, on behalf of Euratom, of a Protocol to the Agreement with Macedonia to take account of the accession of Croatia to the EU.
Recommendation com(2013)778
 
26.04.2011  Union Position concerning a Decision of the EU - Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council amending its Rules of Procedure.
Decision com(2011)230
 
03.02.2010  EU position in the EU - Serbia Interim Committee on its Rules of Procedure including the Terms of Reference and Structure of the EU-Serbia sub-committees.
Decision com(2010)22
 
22.12.2009  Position to be adopted in the EU - Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council on its Rules of Procedure.
Decision com(2009)688
 
10.04.2008  Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 866/2004 on a regime under Article 2 of Protocol 10 to the act of accession concerning rules on goods, services and persons crossing the ...
Regulation com(2008)8