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A new start for Europe - Jean-Claude Juncker's Political Guidelines

17/07/2014
EC

Summary

Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session.

After being proposed as candidate for Commission President by the European Council on 27 June 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker needed a majority of 376 votes in the European Parliament.

Speaking ahead of the vote, he presented his political guidelines for the next European Commission as set out in a document entitled A new start for Europe: My agenda for Jobs, Growth, Fairness and Democratic Changepdf Choose translations of the previous link  (available here in all EU languages).

Key quotes from Jean-Claude Juncker's presentation

Summarypdf Choose translations of the previous link 

 

 

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