About: Rovana Plumb

After setback, Hungary offers its EU ambassador for Commissioner

Hungary has nominated its ambassador to the EU, Olivér Várhelyi, as its new candidate for the European Commission after the Parliament blocked the first candidate put forward by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday (30 September).
Future EU 30-09-2019

Legal Affairs committee confirms Trócsányi and Plumb rejection, hearings suspended

The European Parliament will not be hearing Commissioner-designates for Hungary, Laszlo Trocsanyi, and Romania, Rovana Plumb, after the Legal Affairs committee concluded on Monday (30 September) they are not apt for the job due to a conflict of interest. 
Future EU 26-09-2019

Romanian, Hungarian Commissioner nominees rejected

Romania’s Commissioner-designate Rovana Plumb was rejected by the European Parliament’s legal committee on Thursday (26 September) by a vast majority of the MEPs, over potential conflicts of interest. With the clock ticking, Bucharest must now propose another candidate.
Future EU 26-09-2019

Commissioner-nominees Trocsanyi and Plumb face grilling over personal finances

European lawmakers on Wednesday (25 September) asked the Romanian and Hungarian EU commissioner nominees to face a grilling over potential conflicts of interest and discrepancies in property statements.
Politics 12-09-2019

Von der Leyen’s Commission: More presidentialist, more parliamentarian

The College put forward by Ursula von der Leyen builds on lessons learned from the sometimes negative experience of the Juncker Commission, writes Robert Stüwe.
Politics 11-09-2019

Romania withdraws substitute Commissioner pick after pressure tells

Romania has dropped its insistence on having a replacement Commissioner join Jean-Claude Juncker’s outgoing administration for the final two months of its mandate. 
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