European Council Briefing Note 2019/6

 June Part 2: the top jobs

The present paper resumes our analysis of the process by which the European Council selected the new leaders of the European Union. It begins on 29 May, the day after the special meeting at which the heads of state and government assessed the implications of the European parliamentary elections, and finishes on 2 July, when they agreed on a package deal comprising the president and two executive vice presidents of the Commission, the president of the European Council, the EU’s foreign policy chief, the president of the ECB and the president of the Parliament.

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