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Hearings of the Commissioners-designate


27.9.2019 – Before the new European Commission – the EU’s executive body – can take office, Parliament will organise public hearings to assess the commissioners’ suitability for the job. Monday, 30 September on EbS and EbS+ there will be a hearing of Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President-designate, Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight from 14:30 – 17:30, Phil [...]

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Day 5 – Monday 6, October

alenka bratušek

Hearing of the Slovene candidate Alenka Bratušek for the Energy and vice president position starts at 14.30 same time as Valdis Dombrovskis for Euro and Social Dialogue  and Vice-President. Q&A of Bratušek is here. At 18.30 Federica Mogherini for High Representative of the Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy and Vice- President. Same time [...]

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Hearings on Thursday 2 October: Hogan, Moscovici, Bieńkowska, Georgieva and Vestager.

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Phil Hogan, Pierre Moscovici, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Kristalina Georgieva and Margrethe Vestager are the next candidate commissioners to appear at the European Parliament for three-hour long interviews. Phil Hogan, the Irish nominee for agriculture and rural development, will be heard by the agricultural committee from 09.00. Watch it live here and follow the commitee tweets. France’s Pierre Moscovici [...]

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European Commission confirmation hearings

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This afternoon the European Parliament will begin a marathon of 27 confirmation hearings for the men and women nominated to serve in the next European Commission. Each hearing will be three hours long and will feature 45 questions from MEPs. Only the most dedicated EU-watchers can be expected to watch the full 81 hours of [...]

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