Former German justice minister will vote against von der Leyen

By |julij 3rd, 2019|2019 European elections, European Commission, European Commission president, European Council, Katarina Barley, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Former German Justice Minister Katarina Barley told EURACTIV in Strasbourg that she wants to vote against Ursula von der Leyen, the European Council's proposed candidate for the European Commission presidency. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Germany’s CDU fears loss of influence following Weber mess

By |junij 25th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CDU/CSU, Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Commission president, France, Germany, La Republique En Marche, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

German tensions over Manfred Weber's candidacy for the European Commission presidency are deeply rooted in Germany's national politics. EURACTIV France reports.

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Why Manfred Weber will probably not be elected

By |maj 15th, 2019|EPP, EU elections 2019, European Commission president, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, spitzenkandidat|

It is unlikely that Manfred Weber will become President of the European Commission. This is also because Germany often acts as a 'blocker'. Gerd Appenzeller, from EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel, gives his opinion.

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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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Presidents, elections and grey-haired men

By |maj 29th, 2018|ALDE, EPP Group, European Commission president, eurosceptism, leadership, Michel Barnier, News|

With a year to go until the European Parliament elections and the appointment of a new European Commission, the EU is yet again at a crossroads. But unlike Robert Johnson, the EU is unlikely to sell its soul to play a mean guitar, writes Tom Parker.

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It’s not too early for Barnier to throw his hat in the ring

By |maj 15th, 2018|Brexit negotiations, European Commission, European Commission president, future eu, Jean-Claude Juncker, Michel Barnier, News|

Not to beat about the bushes, Michel Barnier should succeed Jean-Claude Juncker. Not just because his handling of the Brexit process has enlarged his stature, but for a number of other cogent reasons, writes Gilles Merritt.

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The Brief – Not so soft power

By |marec 8th, 2018|European Commission, European Commission president, International Women's day, News|

Abuse of power is as old as humanity itself: denying the others’ rights helped Homo Sapiens push aside the Neanderthals.

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Macron’s agenda for the informal summit

By |februar 22nd, 2018|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission president, European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, LREM, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Transnational lists|

If the implementation of transnational lists for the 2019 European elections does not appear to be panning out as Emmanuel Macron wished, the French president now hopes to gain the upper hand on the appointment of the next European Commission president...

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Van Rompuy: Juncker’s single EU president idea ‘cannot deliver’

By |september 20th, 2017|EU Council president, European Commission president, Herman Van Rompuy, Jean-Claude Juncker, News|

A week after the landmark State of the Union speech by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the first president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy told EURACTIV.com that merging the two functions at the EU helm could run into legal...

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Moscovici begins angling for Juncker’s job

By |julij 5th, 2017|Commission presidency, European Commission president, France, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Pierre Moscovici|

With Jean-Claude Juncker now over the half-way point of his term at the head of the European Commission, the jostling ahead of the 2019 presidential contest has already begun. Juncker has always said he will not stand for a second term. EURACTIV Spain ...

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