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
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 3 reports

EU Leaders Pull Handbrake on Clean Energy

BRUSSELS - Despite considerable opposition by some governments, in the early hours of Friday morning EU leaders agreed three targets for carbon emission reductions, renewable energy and energy efficiency for 2030. But these targets are too low, slowing ... [Published Common Dreams - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

EU leaders back €300bn investment plan

European Union leaders today (24 October) formally backed a €300 billion investment scheme proposed by Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming European Commission president.Please log in to read this article: Don't have a login yet?Register for free to ... [Published European Voice - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

How to change Europe for the better

BRITAIN wants change in Europe, but we have to think harder about what change is worth having. Polling by YouGov this week showed that if David Cameron could secure a major renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the EU, 55 per cent would vote to ... [Published City A.M. - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 10 reports

New european commission approved

In Europe.The European Parliament has approved the new European Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker.The Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, will start work on a five-year mandate on Nov. 1.It's a long, bumpy way to Wednesday's v ... [Published CNC World - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Juncker speech inspires mixed reactions

Jean-Claude Juncker received mixed reviews to his remarks to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday prior to the parliament’s approval of Europe’s new executive body.While many politicians, journalists and European residents were pleased with ... [Published New Europe - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 33 reports

2014/10/22 Parliament elects new European Commission

MEPs approved the new college of 27 Commissioners, as presented by its President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning, with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The new Commission now needs to be formally appointed by EU heads ... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

EU fiscal rules won't be changed, says Juncker

BRUSSELS - The EU's rules on debts and deficits will not be re-written, Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs in his first speech as European commission president.“The rules will not be changed,” said Juncker, whose team was backed by the European Parliament ... [Published EUobserver - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 13 reports

Health campaigners welcome Juncker’s reversal on medicines

MEPs and health advocates have welcomed an announcement by Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, that he will not move medicines from the Commission’s health department to the industry department as previously planned.Please ... [Published European Voice - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 4 reports

Juncker: Migration rules must stay

Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.David Cameron has suggested the right of EU nationals to live and work in other member states could be ... [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

European Commission appointment - Greens not convinced by overall package of Juncker College

[] [] Commenting on today's election in the European Parliament of the European Commission College proposed by president Jean-Claude Juncker, Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts said:"The Greens/EFA group today voted against the Juncker Commission ... [Published Greens EFA - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 17 reports

Ex-Luxembourg leader Juncker gets OK as EU chief

The European Union legislature has approved the appointment of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker as the new EU Commission president molding policies of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years. ... ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 21 reports

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

MEPs have voted by a large majority in support of the new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker.The vote went 423 for, 209 against and there were 67 abstentions. It means the Commission can take office next month.The commissioners underwent gruelling ... [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]

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UPDATE 4-"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells ... [Published London South East - 2 hours ago]
Statement by EU Ebola Coordinator and Commissio... [Published European Commission - 2 hours ago]
EU Parliament Approves New EU Commission [Published Epoch Times - 2 hours ago]
ANSAmed - Weekly diary from October 27 until No... [Published Ansamed - 2 hours ago]
Juncker does not look like the man to bring Eur... [Published Conversation UK - 3 hours ago]
EU leaders back €300bn investment plan [Published European Voice - 3 hours ago]
German, French, Polish Ministers Discuss Ukrain... [Published London South East - 3 hours ago]
Bulgarian President proposes Bulgaria hosts deb... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 3 hours ago]
Devomax Daily: Alex Salmond rethinks stance on ... [Published Stv.tv - 3 hours ago]
Statement by President Barroso on the budget co... [Published European Commission - 3 hours ago]
Angry Cameron vows not to pay new British EU bill [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 3 hours ago]
Forming a new government - a difficult puzzle [Published BNR - 3 hours ago]
How the tax wizard of Luxembourg made corporate... [Published Quartz - 4 hours ago]
EU Leaders Pull Handbrake on Clean Energy [Published Common Dreams - 4 hours ago]
EU leaders support incoming Commission's 300-bl... [Published Individual.com - 5 hours ago]
Britain’s David Cameron vows not to pay €2 bill... [Published Livemint.com - 5 hours ago]
"Europe Is Back At Square One" by Javier Lopez [Published Social Europe Journal - 5 hours ago]
UPDATE 2-"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells ... [Published London South East - 6 hours ago]
Europe needs policies to halt coal, not more de... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 6 hours ago]
VIDEO: Priorities for Juncker administration [Published BBC - 6 hours ago]
Cameron disrupts summit over EU cash demand (AFP) [Published West Australian - 7 hours ago]
EU summit reaches deal on 40% cut in CO2 emissi... [Published Dalje.com - 8 hours ago]
Possible legal changes for multinationals' rows [Published RTE Online - 8 hours ago]
EU leaders pull handbrake on clean energy [Published EU Business - 9 hours ago]
Christos Stylianides is the EU's new 'Ebola czar' [Published Devex - 10 hours ago]
Anti-fracker hits the road [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
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"Europe Is Back At Square One" by Javier Lopez [Published Social Europe Journal - 5 hours ago]
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Troublesome Facts. [Published London Irvine Report - 14 hours ago]
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Speech to the European Council by Martin Schulz... [Published European Parliament President Martin Schulz - all - Oct 23 2014]
Yesterday the European Parliament elected a new Commission and in so doing brought to a successful conclusion the process which began with the nomination of leading candidates for the European elections. Congratulations to Jean-Claude Juncker and his ...
It's Official: There is No Hope for EU Reform [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 23 2014]
It might have gone unnoticed by most but the handover of power in Brussels is complete: we officially have a new government ruling the federal state of which we are effectively a part. Yesterday, Jean-Claude Juncker’s Commission has been approved ...
Leaked letter: 14 ministers take on Juncker ove... [Published FT.com - Brussels Blog - Oct 23 2014]
Juncker addresses the European Parliament before the vote approving his new Commission It started out as an internecine turf war within the incoming regime of Jean-Claude Juncker. But it is quickly metastasising into what could be one of the first ...
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Juncker lays out stall to EU parliament [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 22 2014]
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]
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