Budget support in the EC´s Development Cooperation

“In the document, the reader will find an analysis of the budget of the European Commission (EC) due to criticism from various sectors in Germany. Also, resolves the central elements of budgetary support concept and examines it in terms of the objectives and the risks inherent in budget support. Additionally, asks whether the concept is being applied and to what extent in the EC´s budget support programs. Finally assesses the EC performance as a donor in the provision of budget support, through interviews, field studies and case . The paper is divided into four chapters: 1. Provision of budget support in the framework of European development cooperation. 2. Financial and budgetary scope. 3. Program conception and implementation: central characteristics of the EC budget support programs. 4. Conclusions and Recommendations.”