Tuesday's commissioner hearings: Schmit, Urpilainen, Wojciechowski, Johansson and Kyriakides  

 
 

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Tuesday's hearings feature Nicolas Schmit (Luxembourg), Jutta Urpilainen (Finland), Janusz Wojciechowski (Poland), Ylva Johansson (Sweden) and Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus).

Candidate commissioners taking part in hearings on 1 October  

Nicolas Schmit (Luxembourg), Jutta Urpilainen (Finland), Janusz Wojciechowski (Poland), Ylva Johansson (Sweden) and Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus) will take part in hearings at the Parliament on 1 October.


Before the European Parliament can vote the new European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen into office, parliamentary committees will assess the suitability of all commissioners-designate.


Each candidate commissioner will attend a live-streamed, three-hour hearing in front of the committee or committees responsible for their proposed portfolio. The hearings take place between Monday 30 September and Tuesday 8 October.


Learn more about the hearings process.

Hearings on Tuesday 1 October:  

MEPs will assess whether commissioner candidates can deliver on the challenges facing the EU in a series of public hearings