TEPSA Policy Paper “Towards a new procedure for appointing the President of the European Commission”

TEPSA_LOGOAt the next elections to the European Parliament in May 2014 there will be a change: right from the start the campaign will have candidates for the position of President of the European Commission. Gianni Bonvicini, TEPSA Board Member and Executive Vice President of Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome, analyses why the European parties and the Commission have decided to go down this road. The author assesses the pros and cons of the new system of appointment of the President of the Commission and the effect this change will have on the balance of powers within the European Union.

You can read the TEPSA Policy Paper here.