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Reshuffling Europe's Policy Priorities and Leadership

MSLGROUP 2014: Changing Europe's Face National EU EU Parliament's elections Elections Elections 22-25 May 2014 Feb Each member state has its own electoral laws and each Political Groups choose party front one decides on what day its citizens will go to the polls during the four-day election period from 22 to 25 May runners for EC 2014. The results from all 28 states will be announced on Presidency the evening of Sunday 25 May. Mar 20-21 EU Council Election of President of the European Commission 29 Slovakian President Apr 14-17 July 2014 The European Council nominates a candidate to be President of the Commission on 26-27 June. The candidate 14-17 Last Parliament plenary session Hungarian Parliamen must be approved by a majority of members of the European Parliament on 14-17 July. If the MEPS reject the candidate, the Council has one month to put forward May 7-18 15-16 Lthuanian President EU Council another. 22-25 EU Elections Parliamentary endorsement of College of Commissioners Belgian Partiament Jun Formation political groups 26-27 EU Council 23-24 October 2014 The president of the European Commission chooses the Jul EPPresident election Commissioners (and their policy area) from candidates put forward by EU countries. The list of Commissioners is then submitted for approval (by qualified majority) first to the Council of Ministers, then to Parliament. If Parliament 7-3 ECPresident election 4-7 approves, the new Commission is officially appointed by the Council. Aug Formation of new College of Commissioners New Commission in place Sep -7 Commissioners Ist November 2014 Hearings 14 The new College of Commissioners will take office on 1st November. They will afterwards meet once a week, usually on Wednesday, in Brussels. Swedsh Parliament Oct Partiament confirms new Commissioners New President of the European Council in place 23-24 EU Council Nov New Commission 1st December 2014 takes office The President of the European Council will be appointed by Heads of State or Government of EU countries during fall 2014. The new President will take office on 1st Romanian President December. New President of the Dec Council takes office Connect with us 18-19 EU Council MSLGROUP Brussels, @MSL_Brussels Greek Council Presidency Italian Council Presidency

Reshuffling Europe's Policy Priorities and Leadership

shared by mslgroup on Jan 21
2014 is a compelling, crucial, year for EU policy and renewal of institutional leadership. Here's a snapshot of key events coming up.






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