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Why no decisions on EU top jobs?

Posted by June 18, 2024

At the dinner among EU leaders on Monday, no decisions were made regarding who will lead the EU institutions for the next five years, Radio Schuman exp

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EU leaders fail to agree on von der Leyen’s second…

Posted by June 17, 2024

In the wake of the European election, an early consensus emerged around Germany’s von der Leyen for a second term as European Commission president, Portuga

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Ursula von der Leyen tipped for nod as EU leaders…

Posted by June 17, 2024

“I am sure we can find an agreement in the shortest possible time,” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said as he arrived for the evening talks.German Chancellor

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Want an EU top job? Have you asked the prosecutor?

Posted by June 17, 2024

António Costa Former Portuguese Prime Minister Costa is the clear frontrunner for the top post at the European Council, but there are some in Brussels wh

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EU leaders meet to divvy up top jobs. These are…

Posted by June 17, 2024

The tricky distribution of top jobs is the next chapter after the elections to the European Parliament. ADVERTISEMENTThe post-election game of hors

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The great EU top jobs puzzle is nearly solved

Posted by June 12, 2024

And according to one French official, Macron likes the French-speaking former Portuguese prime minister, whom he likes to engage in intellectual discussions.

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EU’s top diplomat race gets very crowded

Posted by June 7, 2024

An EU diplomat concurs. “What the EEAS [the EU’s diplomatic corps] needs is more money, better people and better HRVPs,” added the insider, who was gra

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EU defense commissioner: The flashy new job that ain’t all…

Posted by June 4, 2024

Central and Eastern European nations suggest those directly in Russia's crosshairs should be first in line. “It makes sense,” Latvian Defense Minister An

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How not to botch the EU leadership reshuffle

Posted by May 26, 2024

Editor’s note (February 19th): On February 19th Ursula von der Leyen announced that she would seek a second term as president of the European Commission.

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The frontrunners for the next European Commission

Posted by May 23, 2024

The European Commission’s top jobs will all soon be up for grabs again after next month’s European election.  Which country will get the

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How not to botch the upcoming EU leadership reshuffle

Posted by February 24, 2024

Editor’s note (February 19th): On February 19th Ursula von der Leyen announced that she would seek a second term as president of the European Commission.

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