About: college of commissioners

Future EU 17-05-2019

EU leaders to kill plans for smaller Commission in June summit

EU leaders are expected to ditch the idea of having fewer Commissioners, recommended by the Treaty, in a June summit that could struggle to find consensus on the distribution of top posts given the “full agenda”, sources told EURACTIV.com
Euro & Finance 02-02-2017

Juncker scolds a dozen Commissioners for flocking to Davos

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker scolded his Commissioners for flocking to the World Economic Forum in Davos at a weekly meeting of the executive’s top brass.
Elections 30-09-2015

Juncker warns Commissioners not to skip College meetings

EXCLUSIVE / Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sent a letter to all 27 Commissioners warning them not to skip the weekly College meetings, which is the executive’s most important decision-making body.
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EU Priorities 2020 25-09-2014

Commissioner-designate Hearings Calendar 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Jean-Claude Juncker's team of commissioners-designate face a grilling from MEPs in the European Parliament from next week. Make sure you know who is under the spotlight and when with our calendar of hearings [Download A4/A3-printable file].
EU Priorities 2020 23-09-2014

MEPs load their guns for EU commissioner hearings

European parliament committees expressed their concerns about the structure, portfolios and competences of candidates in written questions to the 27 commissioners-designate. The queries were sent to the candidates last week as part of the approval process of the new Juncker Commission.
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EU Priorities 2020 10-09-2014

‘Sexist’ Spanish commissioner under Parliamentary spotlight

Elected Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will announce the portfolios of the 27 commissioners on his team today (10 September). The next step will be their approval by the European Parliament. At least two of them have good reasons to fear the hearings.
Energy 05-09-2014

Parliament reacts to Juncker’s plan to merge energy and climate portfolios

Members of the European Parliament have written to Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker voicing their opposition to the potential merging of the energy and climate change portfolios.

Lack of women no longer a problem for new Commission

Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is now almost certain to get support from the European Parliament because he has secured nine women on his team - the same number than in the current Barroso Commission. Three of them will be his deputies.
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EU Priorities 2020 16-07-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Who’s who in the new European Commission?

After his election as European Commission President on Tuesday (15 July), Jean-Claude Juncker can now start discussions with member states on how to allocate portfolios within his team. Below is an overview of all Commissioners already designated by their member state as well as presumed candidates.
Elections 25-02-2014

Slovakia first to put forward commissioner candidate

The vice-president of the European Commission, Maroš Šef?ovi?, will head the European Parliament election campaign of the ruling Social Democratic Party in Slovakia and will be again the country’s candidate for commissioner, Prime Minister Robert Fico confirmed on 22 February, EURACTIV Slovakia reports.

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