Press conference by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the EC, on the success of policy to recruit Staff from EU-10 after 2004 Enlargement
Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration, gave a press conference to present the final report of the 2004 enlargement and the staff recruitment from the EU-10 countries. At the end of the transition period (on 31 December 2010), the EC exceeded its targets for recruiting staff from the 10 Member States which joined the EU in 2004. The final report shows that between 1st May 2004 and the end of 2010, the Commission recruited 4,004 officials and temporary agents from the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, well above the ambitious target of 3,508.
Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Personalities: Maroš Šefčovič Photographer: Boulougouris Georges