Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

By |december 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, internal market and defence portfolio, New Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

France's first pick for the EU Commissioner post, Sylvie Goulard, has been indicted by the Court of Paris for embezzlement of funds in the employment of EU parliamentary assistants, raising questions about French President Emmanuel Macron defending her...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

Thierry Breton convinces MEPs, avoids same fate as Goulard

By |november 14th, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Parliament, France, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

Thierry Breton, France's new Commissioner pick for the internal market and defence portfolio, convinced more than two-thirds of the MEPs who were auditioning him today (14 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Thierry Breton convinces MEPs, avoids same fate as Goulard

Macron’s contentious Commissioner pick might face same fate as Goulard

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, future eu, New European Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

Atos CEO Thierry Breton, the new candidate chosen by French President Emmanuel Macron, could risk being rejected by MEPs over potential conflicts of interest, which was the main reason the European Parliament ousted the president's first candidate, Syl...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron’s contentious Commissioner pick might face same fate as Goulard

Macron proposes replacement Commissioner candidate

By |oktober 24th, 2019|Commissione hearings, European Commission, future eu, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

French President Emmanuel Macron revealed his substitute pick for France's vacant European Commissioner slot on Thursday (24 October), naming former economy minister Thierry Breton. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron proposes replacement Commissioner candidate

Atos CEO Thierry Breton might join race to become France’s new Commissioner pick

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Atos, Commissioner, Emmanuel Macron, European defence and security, France, funds, Michel Barnier, New European Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

After the European Parliament rejected Sylvie Goulard as the French Commissioner, rumours suggest that Thierry Breton, the CEO of French multinational Atos, might be in the race. EURACTIV France reports. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Atos CEO Thierry Breton might join race to become France’s new Commissioner pick

Government advisor acting as Maltese ‘double agent’ creates new stir for France

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|conflict of interest, Édouard Philippe, ethics, France, Malta, News, Sandro Gozi, scandal, Sylvie Goulard|

After the scandal with the European Parliament's rejection of Sylvie Goulard as the French Commissioner, it is now the turn of Sandro Gozi, the EU adviser to France's prime minister, to be in the spotlight. The Italian had allegedly collaborated with t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Government advisor acting as Maltese ‘double agent’ creates new stir for France

Macron prepares counter-offensive for Brussels

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Council summit, France, News, Renew, Sylvie Goulard|

French President Emmanuel Macron will only choose the new French candidate for the  European Commission after an EU summit on 17-18 October, where he intends to secure political support from the European Parliament. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron prepares counter-offensive for Brussels

Macron plays appeasement card after Goulard’s rejection

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Angela Merkel, Brexit, Commissioner designate, commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, EU-US trade relations, European Commissioner, France, Frans Timmermans, Germany, News, Sylvie Goulard, Syria, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

After an initial outburst, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to ease tensions on Sunday (13 October) following the rejection last week of his protégée Sylvie Goulard as France's candidate for the European Commission. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron plays appeasement card after Goulard’s rejection

Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish invasion in Syria

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Brexit, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, ethnic cleansing, EU summit, foreign fighters, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Sanctions, Sylvie Goulard, Syrian war, Turkey|

The leaders of France and Germany called Sunday (13 October) for an end to Turkey's offensive against Kurds in northern Syria, warning of dire humanitarian consequences and a boost for the Islamic State group.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish invasion in Syria

EU Socialists could save Sylvie Goulard from long-winded saga

By |oktober 10th, 2019|Commissioner hearing, Emmanuel Macron, France, Internal market and industry committee, New European Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard|

France’s European Commissioner-designate, Sylvie Goulard, will have to undergo another hearing on Thursday (10 October). Although the Greens and conservatives do not trust the French candidate, the last-minute support from the S&D group might save her after this tumultuous week.  EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Socialists could save Sylvie Goulard from long-winded saga