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A new start for Europe – Jean-Claude Juncker's Political Guidelines

Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session.

After being proposed as candidate for Commission President by the European Council on 27 June 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker needed a majority of 376 votes in the European Parliament.

Speaking ahead of the vote, he presented his political guidelines for the next European Commission as set out in a document entitled A new start for Europe: My agenda for Jobs, Growth, Fairness and Democratic Change pdf - 858 KB[858 KB] български (bg)čeština (cs)dansk (da)Deutsch (de)eesti keel (et)ελληνικά (el)español (es)français (fr)hrvatski (hr)italiano (it)latviešu valoda (lv)lietuvių kalba (lt)magyar (hu)Malti (mt)Nederlands (nl)polski (pl)português (pt)română (ro)slovenčina (sk)slovenščina (sl)suomi (fi)svenska (sv) (available here in all EU languages).

Read the key quotes from Jean-Claude Juncker’s presentation

Download a summary pdf - 339 KB [339 KB]

Source: http://ec.europa.eu/news/eu_explained/140715_en.htm

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