2019 is Europe's year of change

And we want to help you survive it. That's why we've put together a complete guide to the European Elections and beyond - available for free.

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LATEST UPDATES:

— June 11th, Rebuilding Trust in the EU - our contribution to an Open Government Partnership report. Read it here.

— May 29th, Extraordinary Summit in Brussels to resolve the Spitzenkandidaten dilemma. Analysis here.

— May 27th, European Elections 2019: the results. First analysis here.

May 13th, Sibiu Summit round-up information added to the downloadable. Read our full analysis here


 

Everything you need to know about the EU institutional cycle

A lot of things are changing this year.

We've prepared a one-stop shop for understanding what's going to change in the European Parliament, what the next Commission is likely to care about and how member states are aligning and re-aligning in the changing political landscape.

"In 2019, there will be many new political players in Brussels, many of them looking to shake things up."

Gurpreet Brar, General Manage Edelman Brussels

 

2019 European Elections Edelman

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What happens next?

23-26 May 2019 European Elections
28 May 2019 European Council extraordinary meeting after the EU elections – Spitzenkandidat dilemma and other top jobs will be high in the agenda
20-21 June 2019 European Council meeting – adoption of the Strategic Agenda
2 July 2019 1st Plenary session – election of the President of the European Parliament
15 July 2019 1st opportunity for the European Parliament to elect the President of the European Commission nominated by the European Council
September-October 2019 Hearings of Commissioners-designate in Parliamentary committees
October 2019 New Commission is elected by the European Parliament
October-November 2019 Commission taking office

 

Keep this page bookmarked for frequent updates and analysis on all the key milestones.

 

"It is pivotal that organisations adapt to a changing European Union, make new connections and leverage new techniques to achieve their strategic aims."

Gurpreet Brar, General Manager Edelman Brussels