European Commission

European policies explained

If you want to know more about the intentions of the Juncker Commission in the different policy fields, or simply want to know what other colleagues have achieved in their respective areas, you may want to have a look at ‘The European Union explained’ series. Targeting the general public, it sets out in simple terms […]

New Book: “European Commission 2004-2014: A Testimony by the President with selected documents”

José Manuel Barroso published the book “European Commission 2004-2014: A Testimony by the President with selected documents”. Jose Manuel Durão Barroso has been President of the European Commission since 2004. In this book Jose Manuel Durão Barroso gives a personal testimony of his mandate, which ends on 31 October 2014. It also contains a selection of his speeches, photos and documents which illustrate the Commission’s work in the last 10 years (EUBookshop, 2014). Read an extract from its introduction […]

New EU Commission: Profiles and portfolios of President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker

President-elect Juncker unveiled his team and the new shape of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have seven Vice-Presidents (one of whom is the High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini). Those other than the High Representative will each lead a project team, focusing on issues such as ‘Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness’, ‘Digital Single Market’ and ‘Energy Union’.

Library data management support for EUI Horizon 2020 project funding applicants

Horizon 2020 is the EU Research & Innovation funding programme, 2014-2020. EUI members who are preparing applications for Horizon 2020 funding will be required to submit general information on data management as part of their proposal. This will be evaluated by the EC under the criterion ‘impact.’ Social science and economic research projects are included in the ‘Societal Challenges’ cluster. The EUI Library can provide assistance to project leaders for the data section of funding applications. Please write to Thomas Bourke at [email protected] to make an appointment. Full details.