EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2014 – 2019

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24 Oct 2014

EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2014 – 2019

Brussels Daily

The European Council has appointed a new European Commission for the period from 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2019.

The European Parliament gave its consent yesterday. In accordance with today’s decision, the following are appointed to the Commission:

as President:

  • Jean-Claude JUNCKER (Luxembourg)

as members:

  • Vytenis Povilas ANDRIUKAITIS (Lithuania)
  • Andrus ANSIP (Estonia)
  • Miguel ARIAS CAÑETE (Spain)
  • Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS (Greece)
  • Elżbieta BIEŃKOWSKA (Poland)
  • Violeta BULC (Slovenia)
  • Corina CREŢU (Romania)
  • Valdis DOMBROVSKIS (Latvia)
  • Kristalina GEORGIEVA (Bulgaria)
  • Johannes HAHN (Austria)
  • Jonathan HILL (United Kingdom)
  • Phil HOGAN (Ireland)
  • Věra JOUROVÁ (Czech Republic)
  • Jyrki KATAINEN (Finland)
  • Cecilia MALMSTRÖM (Sweden)
  • Neven MIMICA (Croatia)
  • Carlos MOEDAS (Portugal)
  • Pierre MOSCOVICI (France)
  • Tibor NAVRACSICS (Hungary)
  • Günther OETTINGER (Germany)
  • Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ (Slovakia)
  • Christos STYLIANIDES (Cyprus)
  • Marianne THYSSEN (Belgium)
  • Frans TIMMERMANS (The Netherlands)
  • Karmenu VELLA (Malta)
  • Margrethe VESTAGER (Denmark).
  • Federica MOGHERINI (Italy), High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.The Treaty on the European Union provides that:

    “The President, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the other members of the Commission shall be subject as a body to a vote of consent by the European Parliament. On the basis of this consent the Commission shall be appointed by the European Council, acting by a qualified majority.”

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