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.
— 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.
What happens next?
|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.