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Nominee For European Commission President Promises Half-Female Cabinet

WorldNews Thursday, 11 July 2019 ()
Nominee For European Commission President Promises Half-Female CabinetThe nominee to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as the next European Commission president has said her administration will be made up of half women and half men, The Independent reports. Ursula von der Leyen has asked European Union member states to nominate two people, a man and woman, as their candidates to be their EU commissioners to ensure the posts can be divided up equally between genders. The Commission president leads a college of commissioners drawn from the 28 member states – effectively a cabinet government for the EU's executive. The Commission is responsible for proposing new EU laws, which have to be scrutinized by the parliament and council. Each member state gets one...
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