Socialists entrust Timmermans to replace Juncker at EU helm

By |december 10th, 2018|Alexander Stubb, EPP, European elections 2019, Frans Timmermans, Jean-Claude Juncker, manfred weber, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Pedro Sanchez, PES, Poland, rule of law, socialists, Spitzenkandidaten|

Europe’s socialist parties on Saturday (8 December) chose Dutch politician Frans Timmermans to lead them in May elections and to succeed his boss Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission. Delegates voted in Timmermans, currently first vice president of the EU’s powerful...

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Weber wins EPP Spitzenkandidat in landslide victory

By |november 8th, 2018|2019 European elections, Alexander Stubb, EPP, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

German Manfred Weber was crowned Spitzenkandidat of the EPP, the European Parliament's largest party, on Thursday (8 November), after he swept to victory in a contest that saw ex-Finnish Prime minister Alexander Stubb win only 20% of the votes.

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Syriza in quest to unite progressive forces ahead of EU elections

By |november 8th, 2018|Alexander Stubb, Alexis Tsipras, Dimitris Papadimoulis, EPP, EU elections 2019, Gabriele Zimmer, Greens-EFA, GUE/NGL, manfred weber, News, S&D Group, Ska Keller, Udo Bullmann, Viktor Orbán|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his close ally, senior Syriza MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis, are launching a number of initiatives to build bridges among Europe's fragmented progressive political forces and create a broad alliance ahead of the EU e...

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Stubb v. Weber: Around Helsinki’s ‘fireside’, no one got burnt

By |november 8th, 2018|Alexander Stubb, EPP, Helsinki, manfred weber, News|

The EPP's two lead candidates for the Presidency of the European Commission, MEP Manfred Weber and Ex-Finnish PM Alexander Stubb, went head-to-head on Wednesday evening (7 October), in a bid to secure support for Thursday's (8 November) vote on who sho...

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How to #Spitzenkandidat

By |november 7th, 2018|2019 European elections, Alexander Stubb, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, Jean-Claude Juncker, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

As the European elections loom closer, one question rings ever louder in the Brussels corridors: How will the Parliament’s main political groups choose their candidates for the EU’s top jobs?

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Why Europe needs Alex Stubb

By |november 5th, 2018|2019 European elections, Alexander Stubb, European Commission, European Commission president, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

University Professor Brent F. Nelsen explains why his former student, Alexander Stubb, should be the next European Commission president.

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EU candidate Alex Stubb calls for net-zero carbon by 2045

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|2050 climate strategy, Alexander Stubb, EPP, European elections 2019, European People's Party, net zero, News|

Should he be picked as the European People's Party (EPP) lead candidate for the European Commission’s top job, Alexander Stubb vows to “work towards a carbon neutral Europe by 2045”. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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Stubb: Public support is one thing, casting votes another

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|Alexander Stubb, EPP, EU elections 2019, European People's Party, manfred weber, News|

Alexander Stubb, one of the EPP's two candidates to be the next European Commission president, has urged Greek and Cypriot conservatives to remember how he handled the financial crisis and make an “educated and personal” choice at the party’s congress next month.

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Stubb: ‘Europe is a rational choice, but it needs to feel good’

By |oktober 12th, 2018|2019 European elections, Alexander Stubb, EPP, European Parliament, European People's Party, Finland, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

After serving his country as a minister and prime minister, and gaining first-hand experience in dealing with some of the EU's biggest crises, Alexander Stubb is now vying for the top job in the European Commission. He presented his credentials during ...

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Timmermans, the right-hand of Juncker, eyes EU throne

By |oktober 11th, 2018|Alexander Stubb, Bas Eickhout, Frans Timmermans, manfred weber, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Pierre Moscovici, Ska Keller, Spitzenkandidaten|

Frans Timmermans confirmed on Wednesday (10 October) that he wants to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission next year, dismissing concerns that he has made too many enemies to stand a fighting chance of succeeding his curr...

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