Parliament kicks off debate on the Future of Europe conference

By |januar 15th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, David Sassoli, Dubravka Suica, European Parliament, Future of Europe, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The European Parliament launched on Wednesday (15 January) the debate on the Future of Europe conference, expected to begin in May, and outlined its position ahead of talks with the Commission and Council. 

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Juncker regrets the lead candidate system was not respected in farewell

By |november 29th, 2019|European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Juncker farewell, News, rule of law, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

The outgoing president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, appeared before the press for one last time on Friday (29 November) and said he regretted that the Spitzenkandidaten system that landed him the top job in 2014 was not upheld this ...

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Manfred Weber’s fall from grace: What now of EPP’s failed Spitzenkandidat?

By |november 15th, 2019|David Sassoli, Emmanuel Macron, EU elections 2019, European Parliament, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

Manfred Weber, the former German Spitzenkandidat for the European People's Party (EPP), has been on the defensive ever since his bid for the EU Commission presidency failed after the European elections in May. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel ...

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Is the Spitzenkandidat system really dead? Not if we act now

By |november 13th, 2019|European Parliament elections 2019, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Is the Spitzenkandidat system dead? Reforms can revive it and give the process new legitimacy, argues Cristian Ghinea

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Hungarian FM: EPP should turn right and stop being shaped by socialists

By |julij 29th, 2019|EPP, Frans Timmermans, Hungary, manfred weber, News, Peter Szijjarto, Spitzenkandidaten|

The EU socialists have shaped the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) more than the other way around and this should stop, Hungarian Foreign Affairs Minister Péter Szijjártó told EURACTIV Croatia in an interview.

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MEPs furious over Council’s ‘backroom horse-trade’ on EU top jobs

By |julij 4th, 2019|Donald Tusk, EU top jobs, European Council, European Parliament, MEPs, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Lawmakers of the newly constituted European Parliament slammed EU leaders on Thursday (4 July) for their 'backroom package deal' on the EU's top jobs, with a potential inter-institutional conflict looming ahead as the chamber's decision to approve it i...

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In defiance of European Council, Parliament elects Italian Socialist as new president

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Antonio Tajani, European Council, European Parliament, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The European Parliament elected Socialist David-Maria Sassoli as its new president and picked its extended leadership on Wednesday (3 July), after EU leaders trashed out a surprise package deal for the EU top jobs during a marathon summit the previous...

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What is making the power struggle for EU top jobs so complicated

By |junij 26th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, Franco-German relations, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Five top EU posts need to be distributed soon. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fighting with French President Emmanuel Macron, the European Parliament is wrestling with the European Council. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel provides a Q & A on the issue.

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EPP source: Georgieva is backed by Orban, cannot be next EU Commission chief

By |junij 26th, 2019|EU elections 2019, Kristalina Georgieva, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Viktor Orbán|

The debate within the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) over the next European Commission boss has heated up following the last EU Council, in which EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber did not ensure a majority.

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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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