Jean-Claude Juncker Current Affairs, GK & News
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the first female president of European Commission (EC) following a secret ballot among MEPs. She secured the backing of more than half of the Members in the European Parliament (MEPs) for the biggest job in Brussels. She will succeed Jean-Claude Juncker on 1st November ..
Topics: European Commission • European Parliament • European Union law • Government • Jean-Claude Juncker • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • President of the European Commission • President of the European Union • Ursula von der Leyen • Von der Leyen • Von der Leyen Commission
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen was appointed by European Union (EU) leaders as bloc’s next Chief Executive i.e. European Commission president. She will be replacing Jean-Claude Juncker. About Ursula von der Leyen The 60 year old, is the only minister who has been in Merkel’s government since German leader took office in 2005. She is ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
The central-right party of the European Parliament, the European People’s Party has suspended the Hungarian Nationalist Fidesz Party indefinitely. This is seen as a major hit to the Prime Minister Viktor Orban with only few months to the elections to European Parliament. The members of EEP voted 190=3 thus favouring the measure with huge support. ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • Conservative parties • European People's Party • Fidesz • Hungary • Jean-Claude Juncker • Joseph Daul • Orban • Political ideologies • Second Orbán Government • Viktor Orbán
Only two weeks are left for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in a formal manner. British Parliament is all set for MPs to cast a meaningful vote for the second time after the British PM Theresa May visited Strasbourg for holding talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of European Commission. The leaders ..
Topics: Brexit • Brexit negotiations • European Union • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act • Government • Jean-Claude Juncker • Orders, decorations, and medals • Proposed referendum on the Brexit withdrawal agreement • Theresa May
The 14th India-EU Summit will be held in New Delhi from October 5-7, 2017. During the summit, both sides are expected to discuss a host of key issues including ways to remove hurdles for the long-pending free trade agreement. The president of the European Council (EC) Donald Franciszek Tusk, and the president of the European ..
Category: Summits and Conferences