Jean-Claude Juncker

Type: Person
Name: Jean-Claude Juncker
Title: Former PM
Organization: Gov. of Luxembourg
Date of Birth: 1954-12-09
Place of Birth: Rédange-sur-Attert,
Nationality: Luxembourg
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jean-Claude Juncker
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Monday news briefing — July 28, 2014

Sobotka pooh-poohs Zeman’s criticism of his EU talks; foundation sends hundreds of tons of medical equipment to India; retails chains’ profits declineCzech prime minister dismisses Zeman's criticism of his talks with JunckerCzech President Miloš Zeman ... [Published Prague Post - 3 mins ago]
First reported 15 mins ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

EU foreign policy needs a strong leader

Jean-Claude Juncker with David Cameron: now Juncker needs to get a serious replacement for Cathy Ashton. Photograph: Lieven Creemers/EPAThe world will be watching when the EU selects a candidate to lead its foreign and security policy on 30 August. With planes ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 15 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Daily Press Summary

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview with German radio Deutschlandfunk yesterday that the EU had “created the conditions” to “increase the pressure” on Russia, but stressed, “If there are negative consequences, then they ... [Published Open Europe - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Czech PM dismisses Zeman´s criticism of his talks with Juncker

Zeman said Sobotka asked European Commission (EC) head Jean-Claude Juncker in mid-July whom he wants for the Czech European commissioner."The idea that I am going to talks with Jean-Claude Juncker... politely asking him which of two or even three candidates ... [Published Ceskenoviny - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Greek defence minister nominated as commissioner

The Greek coalition government has nominated defence minister Dimitris Avramopoulos as commissioner in the new EU executive. EurActiv Greece reports.The government yesterday (27 July) sent an official letter to Jean-Claude Juncker, the new president of ... [Published EurActiv.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Iran's President Felicitates EC's New President on Election

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani extended his congratulations to new European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker on his election to the post.President Rouhani expressed hope that Iran-European Union (EU) relations would witness ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

Don't scrap Europe's chief scientific adviser - opinion - 25 July 2014

Groups opposed to genetically modified crops want the European Commission to drop its chief science adviser. Bad idea, says science advocate Síle Lane If you can't change the science, change the scientists. This is what nine groups opposed to genetically ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

European Commission: Its presidency and workings

Throughout the European Union, in accord with article 17 of the Treaty on European Union, proposals of legislation, implementation of key decisions, safeguarding the Union’s treaties and the day-to-day running of implementing EU policies and spending ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

War of letters over call to abolish EC scientific adviser role | Science

Jean-Claude Juncker will make a final decision on whether he wants a chief scientific adviser when he takes office later this year. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA Battle lines are being drawn in scientific communities across Europe[1] after an open letter ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Will Juncker get the Commission he needs?

Andrew Duff looks at the third, concluding phase of the Spitzenkandidaten experiment for the appointment of the new European Commission. He finds that the initiative now lies with President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker. We have now entered the third and ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Juncker appointment ensures first 'democratically legitimate' EU

The process of European integration has been an extremely slow process, at times irritatingly slow, made of a plethora of compromises, an endless list of summits and treaties.Yet, the 2014 European elections have drastically increased the pace of that ... [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed as European commission president

[15:34] Jean-Claude Juncker, the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, has been confirmed as next president of the European commission by a comfortable majority of MEPs in the new European parliament.Vehemently opposed ... [Published Azartac - Jul 22 2014]

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They told Juncker that the commission should take its advice "from a variety of independent, multidisciplinary sources with a focus on the public interest" and that Glover shouldn't be listened to because hers is just one opinion

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Monday news briefing — July 28, 2014 [Published Prague Post - 3 mins ago]
EU foreign policy needs a strong leader [Published Guardian.co.uk - 15 mins ago]
In Defence Of The Handshake [Published Esquire UK - 4 hours ago]
A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatiza... [Published Resilience - 4 hours ago]
Daily Press Summary [Published Open Europe - 6 hours ago]
Czech PM dismisses Zeman´s criticism of his tal... [Published Ceskenoviny - 6 hours ago]
Greece:Avramopoulos to succeed Damanaki at the ... [Published Ansamed - 7 hours ago]
Why fist-bumps are healthier than handshakes [Published The First Post: Latest - 8 hours ago]
Greek defence minister nominated as commissioner [Published EurActiv.com - 9 hours ago]
President Zeman slams PM over Czech EU commissi... [Published Prague Monitor - 11 hours ago]
Defense Minister Avramopoulos to represent Gree... [Published eKathimerini.com - 12 hours ago]
Juncker To Visit Athens On August 4 [Published Xpat Athens - Jul 27 2014]
Iran's President Felicitates EC's New President... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
President congratulates new EC president on tak... [Published IRIB World Service - Jul 27 2014]
President congratulates new EC president on tak... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 26 2014]
European Commission: Its presidency and workings [Published Malta Independent Daily - Jul 26 2014]
Barnier forced to delay copyright roadmap [Published European Voice - Jul 25 2014]
GMWatch responds to Sense About Science over it... [Published GMWatch.org - Jul 25 2014]
War of letters over call to abolish EC scientif... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Don't scrap Europe's chief scientific adviser -... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Don't scrap Europe's chief scientific adviser [Published New Scientist - Jul 25 2014]
War of letters over call to abolish EC scientif... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
XINHUA - Estonia fears loss of its EU commissio... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 25 2014]
War of letters over call to abolish EC scientif... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Hungarian Official: EU Must Adhere To Its Own R... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 25 2014]
NGOs call for Europe's chief scientific adviser... [Published RSC - Jul 25 2014]
​EU sanctions on Russian finance could cripple ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 25 2014]
Estonia fears loss of its EU commissioner seat [Published China.org.cn - Jul 25 2014]
Can the EU afford to lose the UK? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 25 2014]
First Person: Stark political reality of 'our' ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Jul 25 2014]
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On Juncker’s list: improving EU external action [Published European Union Institute for Security Studies - Jul 25 2014]
Jean-Claude Juncker – the president-elect of the European Commission – has only a few precious weeks to decide how his future college of commissioners can deliver on the ambitious agenda he presented to the European Parliament earlier this month. But ...
“Bubbles” Warns. Ugly Get Uglier. [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 25 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 732  +05 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. “The boom can last only as long as the credit expansion progresses at an ever-accelerated pace. The boom comes ...
There Will Be No Warning When the Next Crisis Hits [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
Yesterday we wrote about the Cyprus bank “bail-in” noting that while ordinary citizens were screwed, connected insiders had ample time to get their money out of the banks before they were frozen.   Today, we note the following:   Russian oligarchs ...
EU "Red Tape Hell"; Dust Settles on Appointment... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Jul 24 2014]
Jean Claude Juncker (Mr. "Lie When It's Serious" ) is already accused of sending the UK down the drain.Please consider British firms fear red tape hell as EU orders equality and green energy reports . British companies will be forced to publish details ...
The EU and an independent Scotland [Published Centre for European Reform - Jul 23 2014]
Scots living in Scotland vote on September 18th on whether to end their 300-year union with England. If they win, the nationalists aim for actual independence, and full EU membership, in March 2016. Opinion polls currently show a lead for the pro-Union ...
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Juncker at EU helm - rough seas ahead? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 15 2014]
Where next for Cameron over EU? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 30 2014]
EU to set new course post-Juncker? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 27 2014]
Breakingviews: EU can move past unneeded Juncke... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 27 2014]
Breakingviews: EU can move past unneeded Juncke... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 27 2014]
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