November 2019: The European Parliament finally approves the final composition of von der Leyen’s new European Commission, almost one month after the original planned date.
Key facts about the new College of Commissioners
- 8 Vice Presidents, including three Executive Vice Presidents
- Main political priorities: “European Green Deal”, “Europe fit for the Digital Age” and “An Economy that works for the people”
- Most gender-diverse College in EU history with 12 women and 15 men
- No UK Commissioner
Find out more about the composition of the new European Commission here.