About: Amelie de Montchalin

Elections 20-06-2022

French elections: Environment minister loses seat, position in government

Amélie de Montchalin, France's minister for ecological transition and territorial cohesion since 20 May 2022, was defeated in the parliamentary elections on Sunday (19 June) by a candidate of the new left-wing alliance NUPES, which means she will probably leave the government.
Elections 19-06-2022

Macron loses majority following Assembly polls

French voters have denied President Emmanuel Macron a parliamentary majority following Sunday's (19 June) second round of legislative elections, while the left and far-right have made significant advances.
Politics 27-05-2022

New French government to prioritise purchasing power, health, climate

France's new government will prioritise work on purchasing power, health, and the climate as the government said it wants to tackle these "emergencies" in the coming weeks, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Friday.
Energy 24-05-2022

Three women to steer France’s new ‘super’ green ministry

Ecological Transition Minister Amélie de Montchalin and Energy Transition Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher will be working under the newly appointed Prime Minister in charge of 'ecological and energy planning'. EURACTIV France reports.
Politics 20-05-2022

New French government named: continuity with some surprises

French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his new government on Friday (20 May), following the appointment of Elisabeth Borne as Prime Minister on Monday. His personnel choices signalled continuity with previous governments.
Elections 31-03-2022

French government justifies ‘McKinseygate’ ahead of election

The French government has justified its increased use of consultancy firms under President Emmanuel Macron's five-year term, saying it was due to "exceptional circumstances". EURACTIV France reports.
Economy & Jobs 18-06-2020

Montchalin: €500 billion in budgetary allocations to ‘be maintained at all costs’

Ahead of tomorrow's EU summit (19 June), France's European Affairs Minister Amélie de Montchalin told EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France in an interview that the EU27, including the "frugal four", are moving towards accepting an EU recovery programme, but that it would not work without reforms and long-term investment.
Coronavirus 07-04-2020

EP’s Strasbourg seat to host virus screening centre

The European Parliament's Strasbourg facilities will host a screening centre and a COVID-19 consultation centre, according to France's European minister Amélie de Montchalin. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.
Politics 30-03-2020

France moves patients from swamped hospitals as death toll climbs

France used two high-speed trains and a German military plane to move more than three dozen critically ill coronavirus patients on Sunday (29 March) to ease the pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in eastern France.
Enlargement 20-11-2019

EU faces rift over enlargement policy after French ‘non’

European Union members wrangled over the rules for joining their club on Tuesday (19 November), after France triggered anger by seeking to postpone bids from Albania and North Macedonia. At the 17-18 October summit, EU heads of state and government...
Brexit 28-10-2019

Johnson pushes for poll as EU prepares Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a fresh push on Monday (28 October) for an early election as EU leaders prepare to back yet another Brexit delay, just days before the departure deadline.