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2011/2192(INI) Impact of devolution of the Commission's management of external assistance from its headquarters to its delegations on aid delivery

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Lead DEVE KACZMAREK Filip (icon: PPE PPE) ARLACCHI Pino (icon: S&D S&D), GOERENS Charles (icon: ALDE ALDE), STAES Bart (icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE)
Committee Opinion AFET MAVRONIKOLAS Kyriakos (icon: S&D S&D) Cristian Dan PREDA (icon: PPE PPE)
Committee Opinion CONT KALFIN Ivailo (icon: S&D S&D)
Committee Opinion ENVI
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
RoP 54

Events

2012/09/19
   EC - Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2012/04/20
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2012/04/20
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Details

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the impact of devolution of the Commission's management of external assistance from its headquarters to its delegations on aid delivery.

It recalls that a decentralised approach to aid delivery brings decision-making closer to delivery realities and to where more operationally efficient donor coordination and harmonisation take place, while taking due account of the need for local ownership. It also states that the ultimate objective of devolution and the wider reform of external assistance managed by the Commission is to enhance speed, thoroughness of financial management procedures and the quality of aid in partner countries.

Parliament states that 74% of EU external assistance from the EU budget and the European Development Fund (EDF) is managed directly through 136 EU delegations. It underlines that with the creation of the EEAS, delegations have been forced to take on additional competencies such as diplomacy, information/communication and freedom, security and justice policies, while still having to deal with the existing challenges of coordination, coherence and resource shortages, calling for increase in the effectiveness of aid delivery . Parliament welcomes the report prepared by the European Court of Auditors, which notes that further efforts are necessary on the part of the Commission in order improve the manner in which it evaluates the quality and the results of its interventions. This will result in better accountability for the EU's financial interventions. In addition, the Commission is encouraged to strengthen the procedures for assessing the quality of the projects financed, in order to increase the quality of aid and further to decrease the number of non-performing projects.

Situation in the delegations : Members are concerned that over the period 2005 to 2008 the composition of delegation staffing shifted towards more political and trade-oriented functions, and call on the Commission to strike an appropriate balance in delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions. They consider the high turnover rate of staff in delegations to be unacceptable (40% of Commission staff are contract agents), as this weakens the institutional memory and negatively affects the efficiency of operations. They also note that 6% of the commitments under the budget available for 2006 were not contracted by 2009 and were therefore lost. They call for this percentage to be brought down. In all, Parliament calls on the Commission to ensure that its headquarters have sufficient capacity and human resources to provide adequate support to delegations through the Quality Operations Directorate.

It also calls on the Commission and the EEAS to:

· address specifically the areas identified by the audit, in particular the workload within delegations, the adequacy of staffing levels among delegations and the balance of delegations' staffing between aid management and other functions;

· consider promoting local consultation, where possible, when deciding on aid projects and monitoring their progress;

· appoint Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) focal points in each delegation to monitor the impact of EU policy at partner-country level;

· consider using local expertise and that the existing staff of the EU delegations should strive towards greater involvement in the local societies, in order to bridge the knowledge gap and to ensure an accurate understanding of the local environment in which they operate;

· offer and provide in a more systematic manner legal and financial training for local staff, with a view to optimising the management of EU aid and ensuring good governance in the medium term at local authority level.

EEAS mandate : Members believe that both the mandate and the competences of the EEAS in development cooperation are still unclear , and call on the Council and the Commission to take the necessary steps to resolve this situation. They note with concern, in this connection, that the separation between the EEAS’s political and administrative tasks and the Commission’s aid management tasks might be a source of possible inconsistencies in the implementation of the principles of the Paris Declaration (on the coherence of development aid.)

Strengthen the effectiveness of development aid : Members call on the Commission and the Council to continue to advocate a reduction in the number of areas of intervention , in line with the EU Code of Conduct on Complementarity and Division of Labour and the Agenda for Change. The relevant EU financial instruments and the European Development Fund (EDF) need to be more poverty-focused and more flexible with regard to their approach and operation, and that more accountability and transparency and better value for money in terms of achieving clear results should also be encouraged.

Improve the supervision and control of aid : Parliament expects the Commission to take all the necessary measures to overcome the weaknesses of the supervisory and control systems, notably at delegation level (from 2012.) It notes the Court of Auditors’ criticism of the working relationship between the Commission’s headquarters and its delegations for the management of external aid and call for the processes in question to be reviewed and simplified with a view to reducing internal bureaucracy, and for a report on the action taken to be submitted to Parliament. Members encourage the Commission to require the delegations systematically to carry out technical and financial monitoring visits to projects and to focus the internal reporting system more on the results achieved by the aid interventions.

Devolution of development aid for increased efficiency : Parliament calls on the Commission to show how further devolution of financial and human-resource responsibilities from Commission headquarters to delegations would add value by improving dialogue and the coordination and programming of EU aid on the ground . It stresses that neither the Commission nor the Member States should use the current economic and financial crisis to justify a ‘ doing more with less’ approach involving containing or reducing staffing levels in bilateral aid agencies. Members believe that, in the interests of smooth implementation of the EU budget, heads of delegation should be able to delegate the management of operational tasks and of a delegation’s administrative expenditure to their deputies, and that the Financial Regulation should if necessary be revised accordingly.

Lastly, they call on the Commission and Member States to make greater efforts to improve links between EU delegations and bilateral agencies and partner governments and other development groups such as think tanks, universities, foundations, NGOs and sub-national authorities, since closer ties will maximise the comparative advantages of the devolution process and of the different actors within the national context, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of effort. At the same time, Members call for it to be ensured, during the process of devolving the management of EU external aid from centralised services to delegations, that Parliament keeps its powers of oversight and scrutiny.

Documents
2012/04/20
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2012/04/19
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2012/03/09
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary
Details

The Committee on Development adopted the own-initiative report drafted by Filip KACZMAREK (EPP, PL) on the impact of devolution of the Commission’s management of external assistance from its headquarters to its delegations on aid delivery.

The report recalls that a decentralised approach to aid delivery brings decision-making closer to delivery realities and to where more operationally efficient donor coordination and harmonisation take place, while taking due account of the need for local ownership. It states that 74% of EU external assistance from the EU budget and the European Development Fund (EDF) is managed directly through 136 EU delegations.

With the creation of the EEAS, delegations have been forced to take on additional competencies such as diplomacy, information/communication and freedom, security and justice policies, while still having to deal with the existing challenges of coordination, coherence and resource shortages.

In this context, Members w elcome the general conclusions of the ECA’s report and call on the Commission to continue its efforts to increase the effectiveness of aid delivery . They note that, according to the Court’s report, further efforts are necessary on the part of the Commission in order improve the manner in which it evaluates the quality and the results of its interventions. Members take the view that this will result in better accountability for the EU’s financial interventions and will ensure increased visibility for its actions. In addition, the Commission is encouraged to complement the criteria and strengthen the procedures for assessing the quality of the projects financed, in order to increase the quality of aid and further to decrease the number of non-performing projects.

Situation in the delegations : Members are concerned that over the period 2005 to 2008 the composition of delegation staffing shifted towards more political and trade-oriented functions, and call on the Commission to strike an appropriate balance in delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions. They consider the high turnover rate of staff in delegations to be unacceptable (40% of Commission staff are contract agents), as this weakens the institutional memory and negatively affects the efficiency of operations. They also note that 6% of the commitments under the budget available for 2006 were not contracted by 2009 and were therefore lost. They call for this percentage to be brought down.

Furthermore, the Commission and the EEAS are called upon to:

address specifically the areas identified by the audit, in particular the workload within delegations, the adequacy of staffing levels among delegations and the balance of delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions; consider promoting local consultation, where possible, when deciding on aid projects and monitoring their progress; appoint Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) focal points in each delegation to monitor the impact of EU policy at partner-country level; consider using local expertise and that the existing staff of the EU delegations should strive towards greater involvement in the local societies, in order to bridge the knowledge gap and to ensure an accurate understanding of the local environment in which they operate; offer and provide in a more systematic manner legal and financial training for local staff, with a view to optimising the management of EU aid and ensuring good governance in the medium term at local authority level.

EEAS mandate : Members believe that both the mandate and the competences of the EEAS in development cooperation are still unclear , and call on the Council and the Commission to take the necessary steps to resolve this situation. They note with concern, in this connection, that the separation between the EEAS’s political and administrative tasks and the Commission’s aid management tasks might be a source of possible inconsistencies in the implementation of the principles of the Paris Declaration.

Strengthen the effectiveness of development aid : Members call on the Commission and the Council to continue to advocate a reduction in the number of areas of intervention , in line with the EU Code of Conduct on Complementarity and Division of Labour and the Agenda for Change. The relevant EU financial instruments and the European Development Fund (EDF) need to be more poverty-focused and more flexible with regard to their approach and operation, and that more accountability and transparency and better value for money in terms of achieving clear results should also be encouraged.

Improve the supervision and control of aid : Members e xpect the Commission to take all the necessary measures to overcome the weaknesses of the supervisory and control systems, notably at delegation level. They note the Court of Auditors’ criticism of the working relationship between the Commission’s headquarters and its delegations for the management of external aid and call for the processes in question to be reviewed and simplified with a view to reducing internal bureaucracy, and for a report on the action taken to be submitted to Parliament. Members encourage the Commission to require the delegations systematically to carry out technical and financial monitoring visits to projects and to focus the internal reporting system more on the results achieved by the aid interventions.

Devolution of development aid for increased efficiency : the report calls on the Commission to show how further devolution of financial and human-resource responsibilities from Commission headquarters to delegations would add value by improving dialogue and the coordination and programming of EU aid on the ground . It stresses that neither the Commission nor the Member States should use the current economic and financial crisis to justify a ‘ doing more with less’ approach involving containing or reducing staffing levels in bilateral aid agencies. Members believe that, in the interests of smooth implementation of the EU budget, heads of delegation should be able to delegate the management of operational tasks and of a delegation’s administrative expenditure to their deputies, and that the Financial Regulation should if necessary be revised accordingly.

Lastly, they call on the Commission and Member States to make greater efforts to improve links between EU delegations and bilateral agencies and partner governments and other development groups such as think tanks, universities, foundations, NGOs and sub-national authorities, since closer ties will maximise the comparative advantages of the devolution process and of the different actors within the national context, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of effort. At the same time, Members call for it to be ensured, during the process of devolving the management of EU external aid from centralised services to delegations, that Parliament keeps its powers of oversight and scrutiny.

Documents
2012/02/29
   EP - Vote in committee
2012/02/09
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2012/02/08
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2012/02/07
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2011/12/15
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2011/10/11
   EP - MAVRONIKOLAS Kyriakos (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in AFET
2011/09/29
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
2011/09/29
   EP - Referral to associated committees announced in Parliament
2011/07/06
   EP - KALFIN Ivailo (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in CONT
2011/05/25
   EP - KACZMAREK Filip (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in DEVE

Documents

AmendmentsDossier
32 2011/2192(INI)
2012/01/13 AFET 10 amendments...
source: PE-478.696
2012/02/07 DEVE 22 amendments...
source: PE-480.826

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With the creation of the EEAS, delegations have been forced to take on additional competencies such as diplomacy, information/communication and freedom, security and justice policies, while still having to deal with the existing challenges of coordination, coherence and resource shortages. In this context, Members w elcome the general conclusions of the ECA’s report and call on the Commission to continue its efforts to increase the effectiveness of aid delivery . They note that, according to the Court’s report, further efforts are necessary on the part of the Commission in order improve the manner in which it evaluates the quality and the results of its interventions. Members take the view that this will result in better accountability for the EU’s financial interventions and will ensure increased visibility for its actions. In addition, the Commission is encouraged to complement the criteria and strengthen the procedures for assessing the quality of the projects financed, in order to increase the quality of aid and further to decrease the number of non-performing projects. Situation in the delegations : Members are concerned that over the period 2005 to 2008 the composition of delegation staffing shifted towards more political and trade-oriented functions, and call on the Commission to strike an appropriate balance in delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions. They consider the high turnover rate of staff in delegations to be unacceptable (40% of Commission staff are contract agents), as this weakens the institutional memory and negatively affects the efficiency of operations. They also note that 6% of the commitments under the budget available for 2006 were not contracted by 2009 and were therefore lost. They call for this percentage to be brought down. Furthermore, the Commission and the EEAS are called upon to: address specifically the areas identified by the audit, in particular the workload within delegations, the adequacy of staffing levels among delegations and the balance of delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions; consider promoting local consultation, where possible, when deciding on aid projects and monitoring their progress; appoint Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) focal points in each delegation to monitor the impact of EU policy at partner-country level; consider using local expertise and that the existing staff of the EU delegations should strive towards greater involvement in the local societies, in order to bridge the knowledge gap and to ensure an accurate understanding of the local environment in which they operate; offer and provide in a more systematic manner legal and financial training for local staff, with a view to optimising the management of EU aid and ensuring good governance in the medium term at local authority level. EEAS mandate : Members believe that both the mandate and the competences of the EEAS in development cooperation are still unclear , and call on the Council and the Commission to take the necessary steps to resolve this situation. They note with concern, in this connection, that the separation between the EEAS’s political and administrative tasks and the Commission’s aid management tasks might be a source of possible inconsistencies in the implementation of the principles of the Paris Declaration. Strengthen the effectiveness of development aid : Members call on the Commission and the Council to continue to advocate a reduction in the number of areas of intervention , in line with the EU Code of Conduct on Complementarity and Division of Labour and the Agenda for Change. The relevant EU financial instruments and the European Development Fund (EDF) need to be more poverty-focused and more flexible with regard to their approach and operation, and that more accountability and transparency and better value for money in terms of achieving clear results should also be encouraged. Improve the supervision and control of aid : Members e xpect the Commission to take all the necessary measures to overcome the weaknesses of the supervisory and control systems, notably at delegation level. They note the Court of Auditors’ criticism of the working relationship between the Commission’s headquarters and its delegations for the management of external aid and call for the processes in question to be reviewed and simplified with a view to reducing internal bureaucracy, and for a report on the action taken to be submitted to Parliament. Members encourage the Commission to require the delegations systematically to carry out technical and financial monitoring visits to projects and to focus the internal reporting system more on the results achieved by the aid interventions. Devolution of development aid for increased efficiency : the report calls on the Commission to show how further devolution of financial and human-resource responsibilities from Commission headquarters to delegations would add value by improving dialogue and the coordination and programming of EU aid on the ground . It stresses that neither the Commission nor the Member States should use the current economic and financial crisis to justify a ‘ doing more with less’ approach involving containing or reducing staffing levels in bilateral aid agencies. Members believe that, in the interests of smooth implementation of the EU budget, heads of delegation should be able to delegate the management of operational tasks and of a delegation’s administrative expenditure to their deputies, and that the Financial Regulation should if necessary be revised accordingly. Lastly, they call on the Commission and Member States to make greater efforts to improve links between EU delegations and bilateral agencies and partner governments and other development groups such as think tanks, universities, foundations, NGOs and sub-national authorities, since closer ties will maximise the comparative advantages of the devolution process and of the different actors within the national context, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of effort. At the same time, Members call for it to be ensured, during the process of devolving the management of EU external aid from centralised services to delegations, that Parliament keeps its powers of oversight and scrutiny.
  • date: 2012-04-19T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20120419&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2012-04-20T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=21280&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2012-04-20T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P7-TA-2012-144 title: T7-0144/2012 summary: The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the impact of devolution of the Commission's management of external assistance from its headquarters to its delegations on aid delivery. It recalls that a decentralised approach to aid delivery brings decision-making closer to delivery realities and to where more operationally efficient donor coordination and harmonisation take place, while taking due account of the need for local ownership. It also states that the ultimate objective of devolution and the wider reform of external assistance managed by the Commission is to enhance speed, thoroughness of financial management procedures and the quality of aid in partner countries. Parliament states that 74% of EU external assistance from the EU budget and the European Development Fund (EDF) is managed directly through 136 EU delegations. It underlines that with the creation of the EEAS, delegations have been forced to take on additional competencies such as diplomacy, information/communication and freedom, security and justice policies, while still having to deal with the existing challenges of coordination, coherence and resource shortages, calling for increase in the effectiveness of aid delivery . Parliament welcomes the report prepared by the European Court of Auditors, which notes that further efforts are necessary on the part of the Commission in order improve the manner in which it evaluates the quality and the results of its interventions. This will result in better accountability for the EU's financial interventions. In addition, the Commission is encouraged to strengthen the procedures for assessing the quality of the projects financed, in order to increase the quality of aid and further to decrease the number of non-performing projects. Situation in the delegations : Members are concerned that over the period 2005 to 2008 the composition of delegation staffing shifted towards more political and trade-oriented functions, and call on the Commission to strike an appropriate balance in delegations’ staffing between aid management and other functions. They consider the high turnover rate of staff in delegations to be unacceptable (40% of Commission staff are contract agents), as this weakens the institutional memory and negatively affects the efficiency of operations. They also note that 6% of the commitments under the budget available for 2006 were not contracted by 2009 and were therefore lost. They call for this percentage to be brought down. In all, Parliament calls on the Commission to ensure that its headquarters have sufficient capacity and human resources to provide adequate support to delegations through the Quality Operations Directorate. It also calls on the Commission and the EEAS to: · address specifically the areas identified by the audit, in particular the workload within delegations, the adequacy of staffing levels among delegations and the balance of delegations' staffing between aid management and other functions; · consider promoting local consultation, where possible, when deciding on aid projects and monitoring their progress; · appoint Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) focal points in each delegation to monitor the impact of EU policy at partner-country level; · consider using local expertise and that the existing staff of the EU delegations should strive towards greater involvement in the local societies, in order to bridge the knowledge gap and to ensure an accurate understanding of the local environment in which they operate; · offer and provide in a more systematic manner legal and financial training for local staff, with a view to optimising the management of EU aid and ensuring good governance in the medium term at local authority level. EEAS mandate : Members believe that both the mandate and the competences of the EEAS in development cooperation are still unclear , and call on the Council and the Commission to take the necessary steps to resolve this situation. They note with concern, in this connection, that the separation between the EEAS’s political and administrative tasks and the Commission’s aid management tasks might be a source of possible inconsistencies in the implementation of the principles of the Paris Declaration (on the coherence of development aid.) Strengthen the effectiveness of development aid : Members call on the Commission and the Council to continue to advocate a reduction in the number of areas of intervention , in line with the EU Code of Conduct on Complementarity and Division of Labour and the Agenda for Change. The relevant EU financial instruments and the European Development Fund (EDF) need to be more poverty-focused and more flexible with regard to their approach and operation, and that more accountability and transparency and better value for money in terms of achieving clear results should also be encouraged. Improve the supervision and control of aid : Parliament expects the Commission to take all the necessary measures to overcome the weaknesses of the supervisory and control systems, notably at delegation level (from 2012.) It notes the Court of Auditors’ criticism of the working relationship between the Commission’s headquarters and its delegations for the management of external aid and call for the processes in question to be reviewed and simplified with a view to reducing internal bureaucracy, and for a report on the action taken to be submitted to Parliament. Members encourage the Commission to require the delegations systematically to carry out technical and financial monitoring visits to projects and to focus the internal reporting system more on the results achieved by the aid interventions. Devolution of development aid for increased efficiency : Parliament calls on the Commission to show how further devolution of financial and human-resource responsibilities from Commission headquarters to delegations would add value by improving dialogue and the coordination and programming of EU aid on the ground . It stresses that neither the Commission nor the Member States should use the current economic and financial crisis to justify a ‘ doing more with less’ approach involving containing or reducing staffing levels in bilateral aid agencies. Members believe that, in the interests of smooth implementation of the EU budget, heads of delegation should be able to delegate the management of operational tasks and of a delegation’s administrative expenditure to their deputies, and that the Financial Regulation should if necessary be revised accordingly. Lastly, they call on the Commission and Member States to make greater efforts to improve links between EU delegations and bilateral agencies and partner governments and other development groups such as think tanks, universities, foundations, NGOs and sub-national authorities, since closer ties will maximise the comparative advantages of the devolution process and of the different actors within the national context, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of effort. At the same time, Members call for it to be ensured, during the process of devolving the management of EU external aid from centralised services to delegations, that Parliament keeps its powers of oversight and scrutiny.
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  • date: 2012-04-19T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20120419&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
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