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Ursula von der Leyen seeks new balance

Ursula von der Leyen has lost her balance — at least a bit.
When the European Parliament narrowly confirmed von der Leyen as the next European Commission president in July, MEPs expected a College of Commissioners with an equal number of conservatives and social democrats — nine each from the EU’s mainstay center-left and center-right parties.
Von der Leyen also promised to form the first-ever Commission with an equal number of men and women.
But a series of unexpected developments, including the collapse of the Romanian government, as well as the Parliament’s rejection of three Commission nominees — two of them women — …read more

Source:: European Voice



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