Presentation on theme: "European Semester and modernisation of public administration."— Presentation transcript:
European Semester and modernisation of public administration
2 Reinforced economic governance framework SGP: fiscal policy Competitiveness and imbalances Budgetary balances Public debt Long-term sustainability of public finances Budgetary rules and institutions Elements of quality of public finance Structural reforms to raise growth potential (Europe 2020) Wages and price competitiveness External imbalances Internal imbalances (housing, credit) Labour market reforms Product market reforms Reforms of social protection systems Competitiveness and imbalances Wages and price competitiveness External imbalances Internal imbalances (housing, credit)
Five key reform priorities for the EU in 2013 Pursuing differentiated, growth-friendly fiscal consolidation Restoring normal lending to the economy Promoting growth and competitiveness for today and tomorrow Tackling unemployment and the social consequences of the crisis Modernising public administration Efforts should be concentrated on implementation
5 Capacity of public administration is key to deliver on our reform agenda. Public finances are constraint. Administrative capacity determines the ability to use EU structural funds. Removing red tape, providing client-oriented services and making justice more efficient encourages entrepreneurship and business activity. Modernising public administration – why a reform priority in the EU?
6 Increasing efficiency of public administration Digitalisation of public administration and public procurement Quality, independence and efficiency of judicial systems, increasing the use of alternative dispute mechanisms. Stepping up admin capacity to make better use of EU structural funds and to ensure speedier distribution of unused fund. Modernising public administration – what EU recommendations look at?
Note: Recommendations proposed by the Commission in May 2013 for More information at: Relevant recomendations for Member States Number of recommendations Administrative Cohesion and Absorption of EU Funds Smart Regulation and Business Environment Public Procurement and E- Government CorruptionJudicial System Austria7 Belgium7 Bulgaria7 CyprusProgramme Czech Republic7 Denmark3 Estonia5 Finland5 France6 Germany4 GreeceProgramme Hungary7 IrelandProgramme Italy6 Latvia6 Lithuania6 Luxembourg6 Malta5 Netherlands4 Poland7 PortugalProgramme Romania8 Slovakia6 Slovenia9 Spain9 Sweden4 United Kingdom6
8 Adopt in line with the presented timetable the reform of the local administration and define by October 2013 a plan to enhance the efficiency of the overall public administration. Adopt and implement the on-going reforms to enhance the efficiency of the judicial system. Country specific recommendation for Spain