Locked content Jacek Dominik named commissioner

Pole Jacek Dominik is one of the commissioners approved by the European Parliament in replacement of those who have become MEPs. Dominik is set to replace Janusz Lewandowski as financial and budget programming commissioner. Other candidates approved by the assembly are Jyrki Katainen (Finland) for e...

Tusk to become European Council head?

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk is seen as a possible candidate for the position of European Council president, according to sources quoted by Rzeczpospolita. His candidacy has reportedly  been put forward by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Juncker nominated for the new EC President

Former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker was nominated by 26, out of 28 EU leaders to become the next President of the European Commission. The only two politicians who voted against his candidacy were British and Hungarian Prime Ministers. “We need to send a clear signal and a warning t...

EU and Ukraine sign Association Agreement

During a summit in Brussels, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and the chief of the EU Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso and the chief of the EU Council, Herman Van Rompuy have signed the second part of the AssociationAgreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Locked content New EU 5-year strategy

Europe’s lawmakers are to officially accept the next 5-year strategy today. The agenda includes support for an Energy Union, but with environmental goals included. The strategy also outlines stipulations regarding the free movement of persons and rules regarding employment within the EU, accor...

Locked content Sikorski’s reputation may improve in Europe

According to Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Radosław Sikorski still has a chance to become Europe’s foreign policy chief. The newspaper writes that Sikorski’s recently released controversial critique of US-Polish relations does not disqualify him from candidacy for the role of High Representative of the Unio...