About: Maroš Šef?ovi?

Maroš Šef?ovi? will chair the trilaterals [European Parliament]
Energy 11-02-2016

Sefcovic: Nord Stream is not in conformity with the Energy Union’s goals

The European Commission so far is only aware of general information about the project, and is therefore unable to make conclusive decisions, Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi? told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Central Asia 28-01-2016

Zannier: In Ukraine, the OSCE is practically a peacekeeping operation

Since the Ukrainian crisis started, the tone at the table of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) can recall the Cold War. But at least the US and Russia talk to each other in this format on a daily basis, Lamberto Zannier told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Energy 25-01-2016

Sefcovic: There is good potential for cooperation with Gazprom

European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi? took advantage of the World Economic Forum to meet with the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and discuss the Southern Gas Corridor.
Central Europe 02-12-2015

Sefcovic: The Commission will respond to Nord Stream’s critics

Seven EU countries wrote to the European Commission, asking for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to be stopped. The entire College of Commissioners will prepare the response, Maroš Šef?ovi?, Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Global Europe 11-03-2015

Selim Yenel: The EU lacks vision for Cyprus reunification

If the Cyprus issue is solved, a lot could be done for the Eastern Mediterranean, for Turkish-Greek relations, for new sources of gas for the EU. But the EU unfortunately lacks a visionary perspective, Selim Yenel, Turkey's Ambassador to the EU, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Public Affairs 26-01-2012

Šef?ovi?: Citizens’ Initiative will bring Europe closer together

European Commission Vice President Maroš Šef?ovi? is confident that the European Citizens’ Initiative, one of the new democratic tools pushed forward by the Lisbon Treaty and to be launched on 1 April, will contribute to bringing Europe closer to its citizens and create a "genuine European public space".
Future EU 04-10-2011

Šef?ovi?: EU staff will keep high wages, but work more

To increase budget efficiency while maintaining salaries at the same level, the Commission is asking officials to work longer hours without giving additional compensation or other sweeteners. EURACTIV has spoken with European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi?, as intensive negotiations with the staff unions are underway.
Public Affairs 21-09-2010

Šef?ovi?: ‘Debate on net recipients and contributors is unhealthy’

The European Commission is considering boosting the role played by the EU's own resources in the next budgetary cycle, the institution's vice-president, Maroš Šef?ovi?, told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview. 
Public Affairs 10-05-2010

Šef?ovi?: EEAS to reach ‘balanced’ representation by 2013

The European External Action Service (EEAS) plans to achieve an inter-institutional balance by filling member states' quotas by 2013, Maroš Šef?ovi?, European Commission vice-president responsible for inter-institutional relations and administration, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Central Europe 20-10-2009

Slovak commissioner: ‘My affiliation is social democratic’

Despite until recently being of no political 'colour', Slovakia's newly-appointed EU commissioner, Maroš Šef?ovi?, will represent the social democratic political family in the EU executive, he told EURACTIV Slovakia in an exclusive interview.
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