Presentation by Ursula von der LEYEN, President-elect, of the College of Commissioners and their programme: extracts (1/2)
Event date: 27/11/2019
As European Parliament’s President and political group leaders declared the public hearings of candidates closed, Ursula von der LEYEN, President-elect of the European Commission, presents her team of Commissioners-designate to Parliament and discuss the new Commission’s objectives with MEPs, during the plenary session (25-28 November 2019) in Strasbourg. Parliament will then decide (by simple majority) whether to approve the College of Commissioners in its entirety. If elected, the European Commission will take up office on 1 December.