The M5S delegation divided on the new college of commissioner. Strasbourg vote formalized the internal crisis of the party The Five Star Movement (M5S) got split over the new European Commission. Ten out of the total 14 MEPs voted in favor of the EU executive body led by Ursula von der Leyen, two abstained and … Continue reading New EU Commission brought less Stars to the Movement
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EU Commission entering into power officially delayed
Von der Leyen's team to start 1 December after three commissioners-designated didn't get the confidence of MEPs The 1st of December is the new 1st of November. If everything is going to be OK, of course. The conference of the presidents of the European Parliament took note of the impossibility for the president elected of … Continue reading EU Commission entering into power officially delayed
Von der Leyen hostage of the Italian political paralysis
Italy is blocking Ursula von der Leyen’s activity. The Italian delay in finding a name for the next European Commission prevents the German Commission chief from finalizing the structure of the EU executive body. EU sources told this website that the President elect can’t work on the distribution of portfolios because of the missing candidate … Continue reading Von der Leyen hostage of the Italian political paralysis
New ruling coalition in Italy offers Mogherini the chance of a second mandate
Until few weeks ago it was out of any probability that Italy could propose Federica Mogherini as member of the next European Commission. Then, with the solution of the political crisis, everything changed. As a result, Mogherini is now one of the names circulating as possible Italian EU commissioner to enter to function in November. … Continue reading New ruling coalition in Italy offers Mogherini the chance of a second mandate
Von der Leyen hard to swallow for M5S and the League, but they will vote for her
To vote for or not to vote for her? That is the question for the Italian sovereignist and anti-system members of the European Parliament. On Tuesday 16 July the hemicycle will have to express its verdict on Ursula von der Leyen, the president-designated of the next European Commission, as proposed by the head of state … Continue reading Von der Leyen hard to swallow for M5S and the League, but they will vote for her
Will Rome provoke Brussels by proposing Giorgetti for Commissioner?
Italy is about to provoke Europe by proposing a Commissioner know as a sceptic with regard to the single currency. Each member state has the right of having a commissioner, and Italy will table its proposal as all other countries. The difference is that the name that is being circulated in the last days is … Continue reading Will Rome provoke Brussels by proposing Giorgetti for Commissioner?
Italy claiming the impossible on migration to blame the EU
Migration, here we go again. The Italian government didn’t waste time to instigate fear from asylum seekers by warning about an upcoming invasion. The minister for Foreign Affairs Enzo Moavero Milanesi, informed the European Commission about concerns in Italy for the possibility of mass flows due to instability in Libya. A letter was sent to … Continue reading Italy claiming the impossible on migration to blame the EU
Emma Bonino among ALDE candidates for the next European Commission
One of the candidates of the European Liberals (ALDE) for the presidency of the next European Commission is Emma Bonino. The former EU commissioner will represent Italy in this special “Team Europe”, built up to in the light of the next European elections. It will be the EU Parliament to finally endorse the new head … Continue reading Emma Bonino among ALDE candidates for the next European Commission
Countering the false narratives for migration
How to stop once and for all the false narrative on migration? The European Commission decided to declare war to populists by publishing an anti-fake fact document on the phenomenon in order to put a hot topic away from the electoral campaign. It never happened since 2015, since the migration crisis erupted in Europe. To … Continue reading Countering the false narratives for migration
Citizens’ dialogue: Is Italy a special case?
The European Commission is ready to strengthen its citizens’ dialogue policy in order to explain to the Europeans what Union is about and what it is doing for them, Jean-Claude Juncker announced in mid-December. “There was a broad agreement that we should continue, as European Commission, with our citizens’ dialogues”, Juncker said at the press … Continue reading Citizens’ dialogue: Is Italy a special case?