Appointment of Dubravka Šuica as Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography

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Reports, analyses and information on the appointment of Croatia's Dubravka Suica as Vice-President for Democracy and Demography, in the European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen.

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Dubravka Šuica is a former member of the European Parliament and a former mayor of Dubrovnik. Ms Šuica was formally announced on 9 September 2019 by the President of the European Commission. Her portfolio was known on the following day, set to take on the role as Commission's Vice President for Democracy and Demography. She was given the role to lead the European Commission's Conference on the Future of Europe programme.

The relevant committees of the European Parliament held a hearing with Ms Šuica on 3 October, in order to assess her capabilities to lead the portfolio. Media sources later reported that she had been approved as a suitable candidate.

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Wikipedia: Dubravka Šuica
EPRS: Briefing, September 2019: Hearings of the Commissioners-designate: Dubravka Šuica – Vice-President: Democracy and Demography

Western European Balkans, 07/09/2019: Croatia’s Dubravka Šuica to be nominated for the next Enlargement Commissioner?
Total Croatia News, 04/10/2019: EC Vice President-Designate Dubravka Šuica Passes Hearing Before EP
EUObserver, 04/10/2019: German MEP challenges Suica on conflict of interest

European Commission: President-elect von der Leyen’s Mission Letter to Dubravka Šuica
European Parliament: Dubravka Šuica’s replies to the European Parliament questionnaire
European Parliament: Hearing of Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President-designate, Democracy and Demography
European Parliament: Press Release, 03/10/2019: Hearing of Vice President-designate Dubravka Šuica

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