... Dear friends, this is one of the priorities of the European Green Deal I presented to you indeed in Davos last year. President von der Leyen's team supports her in her daily work. Can anything be said about her priorities already at this point? In her statements to the European Parliament in July and November 2019, as candidate for European Commission President and President-elect respectively, Ursula von der Leyen outlined the six political priorities that would shape the working programme of the European Commission over the next five years. One year on, this has not lost any of its urgency. President von der Leyen's team - 2019-2024. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Stoltenberg joined European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel at EU headquarters in Brussels where they addressed other EU leaders by videoconference. Though a university commission confirmed that von der Leyen had failed to properly cite the sources for much of the material in her dissertation, it determined that the omissions weren’t intentional and didn’t undermine her central thesis. Given the comments made by Ursula von der Leyen, we can assume that the new Commission will focus on four issues. And so, last month, EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen unveiled the European green deal, a €1tn, 10-year plan to reduce the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions by … Today, on 16 September 2020, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gave her State of the Union Address at the Plenary of the European Parliament, presenting the Commission’s priorities for the upcoming months as well as announcing the main initiatives that it … One of incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's top priorities is “a new push for European democracy.” Strengthening the EU's democratic legitimacy will require her to make sure that the EU delivers on citizens’ expectations, including by cooperating constructively with the European Parliament. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Friday took part in a European Union summit to discuss security and defense priorities for the alliance. Von der Leyen also noted that the priorities of the German Presidency and the priority projects the Commission adopted were fully aligned – from climate change to digitalisation to resilience. Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the European Commission, has put forward priorities for her mandate: A European Green Deal An economy that works for people A Europe fit for the digital age Protecting our European way of life A stronger Europe in the world A new push for European democracy. Prime Minister Janez Janša and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen had a good and constructive conversation mainly about the preparations and priorities of Slovenia's Presidency of the Council of the EU. The new European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen is unlikely to commence its work before December, which is a month later than could have been expected. Ursula von der Leyen's message to Davos Agenda: Full transcript ... European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, gave a special address to Davos Agenda Week. Von der Leyen was luckier. One of incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's top priorities is “a new push for European democracy.” Strengthening the EU's democratic legitimacy will require her to make sure that the EU delivers on citizens’ expectations, including by cooperating constructively with the European Parliament.