The hearings of the team proposed by President-elect Juncker are scheduled to start this afternoon, Monday 29 September at 14:30 hrs. The Maltese Commissioner Designate, Karmenu Vella, together with the Commissioner Designate from Sweden Cecilia Malmstrom, are scheduled to be questioned first, at 14:30 hrs. Commissioner Designate Vella will be appearing before the Environment and the Fisheries Committees. He will be required to answer questions regarding the areas of the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
On Tuesday 23 September, the European Commission Representation in Malta organised a training session aimed at the local network of EU information offices. This was an occasion to help the staff of the EU relays in Malta improve their communication skills, so as to better interface with the general public and the media.
Date: Saturday, 27th September
Venue: Bay Street, St Julian’s
Date: Thursday, October 2
Time: 09.30 hrs – 12.00 hrs
Venue: The Waterfront Hotel, Gzira