Ursula von der Leyen Current Affairs, GK & News

Ursula von der Leyen  Current Affairs, GK & News

Ursula von der Leyen elected as European Commission’s first female president

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 ..


Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen appointed new President of EU 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 ..