How many DGs does the EC have?

How many DGs does the EC have?

33 Directorate Generals
The EU Commission is composed of 33 Directorate Generals. Each is headed by a Director General under the responsibility of a Commissioner and deals with a specific policy area. Formerly DGs were referred to by a number.

Where is Ursula von der Leyen?

Ixelles, BelgiumUrsula von der Leyen / Place of birth

Who Is Who Clara de la Torre?

Since 1 September 2019, Clara de la Torre has held the post of Deputy Director General in the Directorate-General for Climate Action in the European Commission. Prior to her current appointment, her professional career focussed on research and innovation policy.

Who preceded Ursula von der Leyen?

Ursula von der Leyen
Assumed office 1 December 2019
First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
Preceded by Jean-Claude Juncker

How did von der Leyen became President?

Von der Leyen faced many critics, especially by MEPs since the European Council ignored the so-called spitzenkandidat system when choosing candidate for the position. On 16 July 2019, European Parliament took a vote on the proposal by the European Council and elected Von der Leyen with 383 votes (374 votes needed).

Who signed the Brexit deal?

Brexit withdrawal agreement

Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community
Signatories Boris Johnson for the UK Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel for the EU and Euratom,

What is the duty of DG?

The Director-General implements the policies established by the Conference (shareholders) and the Council (board of directors) and reports to them. He also makes recommendations on policy issues for their consideration and assists the member states in reaching agreement.

What is the EU idea project?

Project name: EU IDEA – Integration and Differentiation for Effectiveness and Accountability Differentiation has become the new normal in the European Union (EU) and one of the most crucial matters in defining its future. A certain degree of differentiation has always been part of the European integration project since its early days.

What has international idea done for the European Commission?

Since June, International IDEA has helped the European Commission collect the expertise for its Action Plan. As a global organization of 33 member states, from Sweden to South Africa and Brazil to Australia, International IDEA is often able to connect the EU with democratic experiences elsewhere, and vice-versa.

What is idea?

I.D.E.A. is an advisory service that provides innovative ideas and a unique space for interdisciplinary research and collaboration on core Commission priorities. It accelerates ideas for concrete action and reports directly to the Commission president.

Who makes up the European Commission?

The Commission is composed of the College of Commissioners from 27 EU countries. Together, the 27 Members of the College are the Commission’s political leadership during a 5-year term. They are assigned responsibility for specific policy areas by the President.