The second week of the European Parliament’s confirmation hearings for the next European Commission came to an end on Tuesday 8 October.

The process was marked by success all but one designate tapped by European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen.

Věra Jourová, the Czec Commissioner-designate for Values and Transparency kicked-off the second round of public hearings. Freedom of expression, protection of journalists, application of the rule of law and greater transparency of Eu...

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