Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Leading on inter-institutional relations, better policymaking and strategic foresight.
  • Ensuring the Framework Agreement between the Commission and Parliament is respected.
  • Implementing the Inter-institutional Agreement on Better Lawmaking.
  • Coordinating work on better regulation, ensuring Commission proposals respect subsidiarity and proportionality, and developing the 'One in, One out' principle to reduce red tape. 
  • Steering work to develop the annual Commission Work Programme.
  • Leading inter-institutional discussions on annual and multi-annual planning.
  • Producing the yearly Foresight Report to improve priority-setting, underpinned by forward-looking actions in policymaking.  
  • Coordinating the Commission’s work on the European Battery Alliance.
  • Contributing to the Conference on the Future of Europe.
  • Coordinating the Commission's work on parliamentary resolutions requesting legislative proposals.
  • Overall responsibility for relations with national parliaments, advisory bodies and the European Ombudsman.
  • Chairing the REFIT/'Fit for the Future' Platform of Member States and other stakeholders to look at improving existing EU legislation.
  • Representing the Commission at the EU General Affairs Council and in discussions on cross-cutting issues in the European Parliament. 

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Maroš Šefčovič's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

Transparency

As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  • European Commission Vice-President for Inter-institutional Relations and Foresight

    2019 - present

  • European Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union and EU Space Policy

    2014-2019

  • European Commission Vice-President for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

    2010-2014

  • European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth

    2009-2010

  • Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the EU

    2004-2009

  • Ambassador of Slovakia to Israel

    1999 - 2002

  • Deputy Head, Czech and Slovak Federal Embassy to Canada

    1992 - 1995

  • Consul, Czech and Slovak Federal Embassy, Zimbabwe

    1991-1992