When Jean-Claude Juncker took over the presidency of the European Commission in November 2014, he promised a "more political" and less technocratic Commission during the forthcoming term of office. Halfway into the term it is time for a health check. What has the Juncker Commission actually accomplished and is it really "more political"?
This compilation was published spring 2017.
Seminar 14 June
SIEPS arranged a seminar in order to discuss the matter from different perspectives.
The following SIEPS publications were presented at the seminar
- The European Commission: Less a Leader and More a Manager?
- The Juncker Plan under debate
- How is Juncker's 'last-chance Commission' faring at mid-term?
- Brexit and the European Commission
- Michael Leigh, Senior Fellow, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), Brussels
- Mark Rhinard, Professor of International Relations, Stockholm University
- Neill Nugent, Emeritus Professor of Politics, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Sophia Russack, Researcher, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels
- Agnès Courades Allebeck, Head of Departement for the Internal Market, National Board of Trade Sweden
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Other publications on the subject
Is the Commission the Small Member States' Best Friend?
The Open Consultations of the European Commission: Does Sweden Respond? In Swedish only
Junker's investment plan: What results can we expect?