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2019/0207(NLE) EC/Ukraine Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS): accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the EU. Protocol

Progress: Preparatory phase in Parliament

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead ITRE
Legal Basis:
TFEU 172, TFEU 218-p6a

Events

2019/10/01
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
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PURPOSE: signature of the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take into account the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.

BACKGROUND: the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine was signed on 1 December 2005 and entered into force on 1 December 2013.

Bulgaria and Romania became EU Member States on 1 January 2007, Croatia on 1 July 2013. In accordance with the Acts of Accession, these three Member States accede to international agreements signed or concluded by the European Union and its Member States by means of a protocol to these agreements.

On 23 October 2006 and 14 September 2012, the Council authorised the Commission to open negotiations with the third countries concerned in order to conclude the protocols to the international agreements concluded by the Union and its Member States.

The Commission has successfully concluded negotiations with Ukraine on the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take into account the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

The Protocol must now be signed on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, subject to its conclusion at a later date.

CONTENT: the Commission proposes to the Council to authorise the signature, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States of a Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take account of the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

The proposed Protocol makes the Republic of Bulgaria, Romania and the Republic of Croatia contracting parties to the Agreement and commits the EU to providing an authentic version of the Agreement in Bulgarian, Romanian and Croatian.

Following the signature of the Protocol, a second proposal, on the conclusion of the Protocol, will be considered by the Council in due course.

2019/10/01
   EP - Preparatory document
Details

PURPOSE: to conclude, on the signing, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, of the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.

ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: Council may adopt the act only if Parliament has given its consent to the act.

BACKGROUND: the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine was signed on 1 December 2005 and entered into force on 1 December 2013.

Bulgaria and Romania became Member States of the Union on 1 January 2007 and Croatia on 1 July 2013. In accordance with Article 6(2) of the Acts of Accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania, respectively, accession to the Agreement is to be agreed by means of a protocol to that Agreement.

On 23 October 2006 and on 14 September 2012, the Council authorised the Commission to open negotiations with the third countries concerned in order to conclude protocols to international agreements concluded by the Union and its Member States.

The Commission concluded successfully the negotiations with Ukraine on the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take account of the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

The Protocol having been signed subject to its conclusion at a later date, it is now necessary to approve it.

CONTENT: the Commission proposes to the Council to authorise the signature, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States of a Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on A Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Croatia and Romania to the European Union.

The proposed Protocol makes the Republic of Bulgaria, Romania and the Republic of Croatia contracting parties to the Agreement and commits the EU to providing an authentic version of the Agreement in Bulgarian, Romanian and Croatian.

Documents

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  • PURPOSE: signature of the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take into account the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.
  • PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.
  • BACKGROUND: the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine was signed on 1 December 2005 and entered into force on 1 December 2013.
  • Bulgaria and Romania became EU Member States on 1 January 2007, Croatia on 1 July 2013. In accordance with the Acts of Accession, these three Member States accede to international agreements signed or concluded by the European Union and its Member States by means of a protocol to these agreements.
  • On 23 October 2006 and 14 September 2012, the Council authorised the Commission to open negotiations with the third countries concerned in order to conclude the protocols to the international agreements concluded by the Union and its Member States.
  • The Commission has successfully concluded negotiations with Ukraine on the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take into account the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.
  • The Protocol must now be signed on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, subject to its conclusion at a later date.
  • CONTENT: the Commission proposes to the Council to authorise the signature, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States of a Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine to take account of the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union.
  • The proposed Protocol makes the Republic of Bulgaria, Romania and the Republic of Croatia contracting parties to the Agreement and commits the EU to providing an authentic version of the Agreement in Bulgarian, Romanian and Croatian.
  • Following the signature of the Protocol, a second proposal, on the conclusion of the Protocol, will be considered by the Council in due course.
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