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  • Leading the project team "Energy Union".
  • Establishing a European Energy Union by connecting infrastructures, enforcing legislation and increasing competition to help drive down costs for citizens and businesses and boost growth.
  • Working to prevent energy shortages, diversifying sources of energy imports and ensuring a united European voice in negotiations to improve our energy security.
  • Helping to mobilise additional investment in power grids, renewable energy installations and other energy infrastructure.
  • Improving energy efficiency, especially for buildings; with a binding target of 30% less energy use by 2030.
  • Coordinating the Commission's efforts to ensure the EU reaches its climate and energy targets for 2020 and 2030.
  • Co-Chair of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
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Maroš Šefčovič's team supports him in his daily work.
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Appointments and meetings

Tue 28 Mar


Maroš Šefčovič inaugurates the Solar Impulse Exhibition together with Mr Bertrand Piccard, initiator and chairman of Solar Impulse, and exchanges views on the cooperation with World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, in Brussels.

With: Maroš Šefčovič
Tue 28 Mar


Maroš Šefčovič receives a group of Slovak journalists.

With: Maroš Šefčovič


Slovak nationality. Married with three children.

Commission Vice-President for Energy Union
  • 2014-present
Author of the book "Driving the EU forward – summary of 5 years' experience in the position of the Vice-President ".
  • 2014
Elected as a Member of the European Parliament
  • 2014
European Commissioner and Vice-President for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration
  • 2010-2014
European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth
  • 2009-2010
Slovak Permanent Representative to the EU
  • 2004-2009
Director-General of European Affairs Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2003
Director-General of Bilateral Cooperation Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2002
Awarded Chatam Sofer Medal for promotion of Slovak-Israeli relations
  • 2002
Ph.D. in international and European law, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 2000
Ambassador, Slovak Embassy, Israel
  • 1999
Deputy Head of Mission, Slovak Mission to the EU in Brussels
  • 1998
Director, Slovak Foreign Minister's Office
  • 1998
Deputy Director, Slovak Foreign Minister's Office
  • 1997
Deputy Director for the EU and NATO countries, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1996
Deputy Chief of Mission, Czech and Slovak Embassy, Canada
  • 1992
Third Secretary and Consul, Czech and Slovak Embassy, Zimbabwe
  • 1991-1992
Advisor to the first Deputy Foreign Minister, Czech and Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1990
Doctor of Law (JUDr.), Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 1990