Neven Mimica, Commissioner-designate for consumer protection
On 25 April 2013, Neven Mimica, Croatian Deputy Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration, was named by Croatia as Commissioner-designate. José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, met with Neven Mimica and confirmed his agreement for Mr Mimica's candidacy. The President of the EC indicated his intention to assign Neven Mimica the portfolio of consumer protection. After the necessary consultation of the European Parliament, the Council will appoint, by common accord with the President of the EC, the new Commissioner, so as to allow him to take up his post on the 1st July 2013.
He has a long-standing commitment to European integration with extensive experience as a Minister and diplomatic adviser.
This video shows archival footage of the visit of Neven Mimica, Croatian Deputy Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration, to Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, on 24 September 2012 and his participation at the General Affairs Council. SHOTLIST