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Press Release

Brussels, 10 September 2014

The Juncker Commission: A strong and experienced team standing for change

Today, President-elect Juncker unveiled his team and the new shape of the next European Commission. After the European Union has come through one of the most testing periods in its history, one of the biggest challenges will be to convince citizens that things will change. To deliver change, the Commission needs to be open to reform. The new European Commission will be streamlined to focus on tackling the big political challenges Europe is facing: getting people back to work in decent jobs, triggering more investment, making sure banks lend to the real economy again, creating a connected digital market, a credible foreign policy and ensuring Europe stands on its own feet when it comes to energy security. The new way the Commission will be set up reflects these Political Guidelines, on the basis of which Jean-Claude Juncker was elected by the European Parliament.

The President-elect personally interviewed all Commissioners-designate and is convinced that his strong and experienced team can deliver, by working collectively, in a more efficient way.

President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker said: "In these unprecedented times, Europe's citizens expect us to deliver. After years of economic hardship and often painful reforms, Europeans expect a performing economy, sustainable jobs, more social protection, safer borders, energy security and digital opportunities. Today I am presenting the team that will put Europe back on the path to jobs and growth. In the new European Commission, form follows function. We have to be open to change. We have to show that the Commission can change. What I present to you today is a political, dynamic and effective European Commission, geared to give Europe its new start. I have given portfolios to people – not to countries. I am putting 27 players in the field, each of whom has a specific role to play – this is my winning team."

A new way of working

The new College will have seven Vice-Presidents, six1 in addition to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy (Federica Mogherini), each leading a project team. They will be steering and coordinating the work of a number of Commissioners in compositions that may change according to need and as new projects develop over time (see Annex 2). These project teams mirror the Political Guidelines. Examples include 'Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness', 'Digital Single Market' or 'Energy Union'. This will ensure a dynamic interaction of all Members of the College, breaking down silos and moving away from static structures. The Vice-Presidents will all act as real deputies to the President.

President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker said: "In the new Commission, there are no first or second-class Commissioners – there are team leaders and team players. They will work together in a spirit of collegiality and mutual dependence. I want to overcome silo-mentalities and introduce a new collaborative way of working in areas where Europe can really make a difference."

He is looking forward to the European Parliament hearings of the Commissioners-designate that will provide a democratic process for explaining and vetting the Commission's objectives and political programme.

Important novelties

  • A First Vice-President (Frans Timmermans) will be the right-hand of the President. This is the first time that there is a Commissioner dedicated to a Better Regulation agenda, guaranteeing that every Commission proposal is truly required and that the aims cannot best be achieved by Member States. The First Vice-President will also act as a watchdog, upholding the Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law in all of the Commission's activities.

  • The new Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SME portfolio (under Elžbieta Bieńkowska) will be the engine house of the real economy. There is also for the first time a specific mention of small and medium-sized enterprises, the backbone of our economy.

  • The new Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs portfolio (under Pierre Moscovici) will ensure that taxation and customs union policies become part and parcel of a deep and genuine Economic and Monetary Union and contribute to the smooth functioning of the overall economic governance framework of the EU.

  • A strong consumer portfolio has been created. Consumer policy is no longer scattered across different portfolios but has a prominent place in the portfolio of the Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality (Věra Jourová).

  • As the President-elect announced in this speech before the European Parliament on 15 July, he has also created a Commissioner specifically for Migration (under Dimitris Avramopoulos) to prioritise a new policy on migration that will robustly tackle irregular migration, whilst at the same time making Europe an attractive destination for top talent.

  • A number of portfolios have been reshaped and streamlined. Significantly, the Environment and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries portfolios have been combined (under Karmenu Vella) to reflect the twin logic of "Blue" and "Green" Growth – environment and maritime conservation policies can and should play a key role in creating jobs, preserving resources, stimulating growth and encouraging investment. Protecting the environment and maintaining our competitiveness have to go hand-in-hand, both are about a sustainable future. The same logic has been applied in deciding to establish one Commissioner in charge of both Climate Action and Energy policy (under Miguel Arias Cañete). Strengthening the share of renewable energies is not only a matter of a responsible climate change policy. It is, at the same time, an industrial policy imperative if Europe still wants to have affordable energy in the medium term. Both new portfolios will contribute to the Project Team 'Energy Union' steered and coordinated by Alenka Bratušek.

  • The European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations portfolio (under Johannes Hahn), next to a reinforced neighbourhood policy, puts the focus on the continuation of enlargement negotiations, whilst acknowledging that there will be no enlargement of the European Union for the next five years, as President-elect Juncker set out in his Political Guidelines.

  • The new Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union portfolio (under Jonathan Hill) will focus the existing expertise and responsibility in one place, a newly created Directorate-General, and ensure the Commission remains active and vigilant in implementing the new supervisory and resolution rules for banks.

For a full breakdown and overview of projects teams and the allocation of portfolios, see Annex 4.

The right jobs for the right people

In attributing portfolios, President-elect Juncker took great care to strike the right balance between genders, political affiliations and competences.

Political Experience

A strong and experienced team, the proposed Juncker Commission includes 5 former Prime Ministers, 4 Deputy Prime Ministers, 19 former Ministers, 7 returning Commissioners and 8 former Members of the European Parliament. 11 of these have a solid economic and finance background, whilst 8 have extensive foreign relations experience. The Juncker Commission has the necessary expertise to tackle the current economic and geopolitical challenges that Europe is facing (see Annex 4)

Democratic Legitimacy

One third of the members of the new Commission (9 out of 28 eight), including the President-elect, campaigned in this year's European elections reaching out to citizens and seeking their support.

The Female Factor

Following intense negotiations and the insistence of President-elect Juncker's on female candidates, there are 9 female and 19 male Members of the Juncker Commission and 3 of the 7 Vice-Presidents are women.

Next Steps

In a next step, the European Parliament has to give its consent to the entire College of Commissioners, including the President and the High-Representative Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission. This is preceded by hearings of the Commissioners-designate in the relevant parliamentary committees, in line with Rule 118 of the Parliament's Rules of Procedure. Once the European Parliament has given its consent, the European Council formally appoints the European Commission, in line with Article 17(7) TEU.

For more information:

See detailed questions and answers in MEMO/14/523

Following an EU-wide election campaign, Jean-Claude Juncker was proposed as candidate for President of the European Commission by the European Council on 27 June 2014. On the basis of the Political Guidelines he set out before the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker was elected to become next President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session of 15 July 2014.

Homepage of President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker:

http://ec.europa.eu/about/juncker-commission

Political Guidelines for the Next European Commission: 'A New Start for Europe: My Agenda for Jobs, Growth, Fairness and Democratic Change':

http://ec.europa.eu/news/eu_explained/140715_en.htm

Follow the President-elect on Twitter: @JunckerEU #TeamJunckerEU

Follow the Spokespeople of the President-elect on Twitter: @MargSchinas, @Mina_Andreeva, @NatashaBertaud

Contacts:

Mina Andreeva (+32 2 299 13 82)

Natasha Bertaud (+32 2 296 74 56)

For the public: Europe Direct by phone 00 800 6 7 8 9 10 11 or by e­mail

ANNEX

1. The New Shape

2. The Faces of the Juncker Commission

3. Age and Gender: Statistics

4. A strong and experienced team

5. Allocation of portfolios and supporting services

European Commission 2014 – 2019

Allocation of portfolios and supporting services2

Portfolios

Names

Services

President of the Commission

Jean-Claude Juncker

Secretariat General (SG)

Legal Service (SJ)

DG Communication (COMM), including the Spokesperson's Service (SPP)

Bureau of European Policy Advisors (BEPA)

Changes for DG COMM:

- The part of Unit COMM A2 (Media Networks and Contracts) dealing with multimedia actions funded by budget line 16.03.01.01 (Euronews, Euranet, European Audiovisual Observatory) moves from DG COMM to
DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT).

- The part of Unit COMM C2 (Citizens Programme) covering the management of the Europe for Citizens Programme, and the responsibility for the Preparatory Action "New Narrative on Europe" 2015, moves from DG COMM to DG Education and Culture (EAC).

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President

Federica Mogherini

European External Action Service

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)

First Vice-President, in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights

Frans Timmermans

As first Vice-President, in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Mr Timmermans will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents, and all Commissioners will liaise closely with him when it concerns the implementation of the better regulation agenda. In addition, for initiatives requiring a decision by the Commission in their area of responsibility, he will guide the work of the Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality and the Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs.

Internal Audit Service (IAS)

Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources

Kristalina Georgieva

As Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources, Ms Georgieva will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents and, in her area of responsibility, will guide the work of all Commissioners.

DG Budget (BUDG)

DG Human Resources and Security (HR)

European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

DG Translation (DGT)

DG Interpretation (SCIC)

The office for the administration and payment of individual entitlements (PMO)

The office for infrastructure and logistics in Brussels (OIB)

The office for infrastructure and logistics in Luxembourg (OIL)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) and the European School of Administration (EUSA)

The European Schools

The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)

Changes for OLAF:

- Unit OLAF D5 (Hercule, Pericles & EURO Protection) moves from OLAF to DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN).

Vice-President for the Digital Single Market

Andrus Ansip

As Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Mr Ansip will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents. In his area of responsibility, he will steer and coordinate the work of several Commissioners, in particular the Commissioners for Digital Economy and Society; Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility; Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality; Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs; Regional Policy; and Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vice-President for Energy Union

Alenka Bratušek

As Vice-President for Energy Union, Ms Bratušek will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents. In her area of responsibility, she will steer and coordinate the work of several Commissioners, in particular the Commissioners for Climate Action and Energy; Transport and Space; Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; Regional Policy; Agriculture and Rural Development; and Research, Science and Innovation.

Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue

Valdis Dombrovskis

As Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Mr Dombrovskis will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents. In his area of responsibility, he will steer and coordinate the work of several Commissioners for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs; Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility; Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union; Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Regional Policy; Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality.

Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

Jyrki Katainen

As Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness,
Mr Katainen will work closely with the other Vice-Presidents. In his area of responsibility, he will steer and coordinate the work of several Commissioners, in particular the Commissioners for
Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs; Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility; Regional Policy; Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union; Digital Economy and Society; Climate Action and Energy; and Transport and Space.

Agriculture and Rural Development

Phil Hogan

DG Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Climate Action and Energy

Miguel Arias Cañete

DG Climate Action (CLIMA)

DG Energy (ENER)

The Euratom Supply Agency (ESA)

The relevant parts of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME)

The relevant parts of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)

Responsible for relations with:

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

Competition

Margrethe Vestager

DG Competition (COMP)

Digital Economy and Society

Günther Oettinger

DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)

DG Informatics (DIGIT)

The relevant parts of the Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

The relevant parts of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME)

The relevant parts of the Innovation & Networks Executive Agency (INEA)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)

The Office for the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC)

Changes for DG CONNECT:

- Unit MARKT D1 (Copyright), the part of Unit MARKT D3 (Fight against Counterfeiting and Piracy) dealing with copyright enforcement, and the part of unit MARKT E3 (Online and postal Services) dealing with online services moves from DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT) to DG CONNECT.

- Unit EAC E3 (Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA) moves from DG Education and Culture (EAC) to DG CONNECT.

- The part of Unit COMM A2 (Media Networks and Contracts) dealing with multimedia actions funded by budget line 16.03.01.01 (Euronews, Euranet, European Audiovisual Observatory) moves from DG Communication (COMM) to DG CONNECT.

Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Union

Pierre Moscovici

DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN)

DG Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)

Changes for DG ECFIN:

- Unit OLAF D5 (Hercule, Pericles & EURO Protection) moves from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) to DG ECFIN.

- Unit ECFIN B3 (Labour Market Reforms) moves from ECFIN to DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL).

- Unit ECFIN E1 (Financial Markets and Infrastructures) and Unit ECFIN E2 (National Financial Systems) move from DG ECFIN to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.

- The part of Unit ECFIN E3 (Financial Institutions and Stability Mechanisms) dealing with Financial Integration and Regulatory Policy moves from DG ECFIN to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, with the exception of the part covering the European Stability Mechanism firewall, which, together with the rest of Unit ECFIN E3 (including the part dealing with euro coin issues), remains in DG ECFIN.

Education, Culture, Youth and Citizenship

Tibor Navracsics

DG Education and Culture (EAC)

Joint Research Centre (JRC)

The relevant parts of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

The Publications Office of the European Union (OP)

Changes for DG EAC:

- The part of Unit COMM C2 (Citizens Programme) covering the management of the Europe for Citizens Programme, and the responsibility for the Preparatory Action "New Narrative on Europe" 2015 move from DG Communication (COMM) to DG EAC.

- The parts of Unit EAC A3 (Skills and Qualification Strategies; Multilingualism Policy) dealing with Skills and Qualification, and of Unit EAC B2 (Vocational Training and Adult Education; Erasmus +) dealing with Vocational Training and Adult Education policy move from DG EAC to DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL).

- Unit EAC E3 (Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA) moves from DG EAC to DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT).

Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility

Marianne Thyssen

DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL)

Eurostat (ESTAT)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Agency for Occupational Safety and Health (EU-OSHA)

The European Centre for Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)

The European Training Foundation (ETF)

Changes for DG EMPL:

- Unit ECFIN B3 (Labour Market Reforms) moves from DG Economic and Financial Services (ECFIN) to DG EMPL.

- The parts of Unit EAC A3 (Skills and Qualification Strategies; Multilingualism Policy) dealing with Skills and Qualification, and of Unit EAC B2 (Vocational Training and Adult Education; Erasmus +) dealing with Vocational Training and Adult Education policy move from DG Education and Culture (EAC) to DG EMPL.

- Unit JUST D3 (Rights of Persons with Disabilities) and part of Unit JUST D1 (Equal Treatment Legislation) dealing with the Directive establishing a general Framework for Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupation, move from DG Justice (JUST) to DG EMPL.

Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

Karmenu Vella

DG Environment (ENV)

DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE)

The relevant parts of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Environment Agency (EEA)

The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)

Changes for DG ENV:

- The parts of Unit ENV A2 (Waste Management and Recycling) dealing with Food Waste, and of Unit ENV A3 (Chemicals) dealing with biocides, move from DG ENV to DG Health and Consumers (SANCO).

European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

Johannes Hahn

DG Enlargement (ELARG)

Changes for DG ELARG (which will be called "European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations"):

- Unit ELARG D1 (Task Force Turkish Cypriot Community) moves from DG ELARG to DG Regional Policy (REGIO).

- Directorate DEVCO F (Neighbourhood) moves from DG Development and Cooperation – EuropAid (DEVCO) to DG ELARG.

Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

Jonathan Hill

A new DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

Responsible for relations with:

The European Banking Authority (EBA)

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

The European Systemic Risks Board (ESRB)

The Single Resolution Board (SRB)

The new DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union will include:

- Directorate MARKT F (Capital and Companies) moves from DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT) to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, except Unit MARKT F2 (Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility), which moves from DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT) to the Directorate-General for Justice (JUST).

- Directorate MARKT A (Resources and Communications), Directorate MARKT G (Financial Markets), Directorate MARKT H (Financial Institutions), the MARKT task force for the establishment of the Single Resolution Board and Unit MARKT 02 (Financial services policy, relations with the Council), which move from DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT) to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.

- Unit ECFIN E1 (Financial Markets and Infrastructures) and Unit ECFIN E2 (National Financial Systems), which move from DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.

- The part of Unit ECFIN E3 (Financial Institutions and Stability Mechanisms) dealing with Financial Integration and Regulatory Policy, which moves from DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, with the exception of the part covering the European Stability Mechanism firewall, which, together with the rest of Unit ECFIN E3 (including the part dealing with euro coin issues), remains in DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN).

Health and Food Safety

Vytenis Andriukaitis

DG Health and Consumers (SANCO)

The relevant parts of the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)

Responsible for relations with:

The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDPC)

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Changes for DG SANCO:

- Units SANCO B2 (Health Technology and Cosmetics), SANCO D5 (Medicinal Products – Authorisations, European Medicines Agency) and SANCO D6 (Medical Products – Quality, Safety and Efficacy) move from DG SANCO to DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR).

- Directorate SANCO B (Consumer Affairs) moves from DG SANCO to DG Justice (JUST), except for Unit SANCO B2 (Health Technology and Cosmetics), which moves from DG SANCO to DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR).

- The parts of Unit ENV A2 (Waste Management and Recycling) dealing with Food Waste, and of Unit ENV A3 (Chemicals) dealing with biocides, move from DG Environment (ENV) to DG SANCO.

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management

Christos Stylianides

DG Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)

The relevant parts of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR)

DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT)

The relevant parts of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA)

The Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM)

Changes for DG MARKT and DG ENTR:

- The two DGs are merged.

- Unit MARKT D1 (Copyright), the part of Unit MARKT D3 (Fight against Counterfeiting and Piracy) dealing with copyright enforcement, and the part of unit MARKT E3 (Online and postal Services) dealing with online services, move from DG MARKT to the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT).

- Directorate MARKT F (Capital and Companies) moves from DG MARKT to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, except Unit MARKT F2 (Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility), which moves from DG MARKT to the Directorate-General for Justice (JUST).

- Directorate MARKT A (Resources and Communications), Directorate MARKT G (Financial Markets), Directorate MARKT H (Financial Institutions), the MARKT task force for the establishment of the Single Resolution Board and Unit MARKT 02 (Financial services policy, relations with the Council) move from DG MARKT to the new DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.

- Units ENTR G1 (Space Policy and Research), ENTR G2 (Copernicus: services), ENTR G3 (Copernicus: Infrastructures) and Directorate ENTR H (EU Satellite Navigation Programmes) move from DG ENTR to DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE).

- Unit ENTR G4 (Policy and Research in Security) moves from DG ENTR to DG Home Affairs (HOME).

- Units SANCO B2 (Health Technology and Cosmetics), SANCO D5 (Medicinal Products – Authorisations, European Medicines Agency) and SANCO D6 (Medical Products – Quality, Safety and Efficacy) move from DG Health and Consumers (SANCO) to DG ENTR.

International Cooperation and Development

Neven Mimica

DG Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid (DEVCO)

Changes for DG DEVCO:

- Directorate DEVCO F (Neighbourhood) moves from DG DEVCO to DG Enlargement (ELARG).

Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality

Věra Jourová

DG Justice (JUST)

The relevant parts of the Consumer, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)

Responsible for relations with:

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

The European Union Judicial Cooperation Unit (EUROJUST)

Changes for DG JUST:

- Unit MARKT F2 (Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility) moves from DG Internal Market and Services (MARKT) to DG JUST.

- Directorate SANCO B (Consumer Affairs) moves from DG Health and Consumers (SANCO) to DG JUST, except for Unit SANCO B2 (Health Technology and Cosmetics), which moves from DG Health and Consumers (SANCO) to DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR).

- Unit JUST B3 (Anti-Drugs Policy) moves from DG JUST to DG Home Affairs (HOME).

- Unit JUST D3 (Rights of Persons with Disabilities) and the part of Unit JUST D1 (Equal Treatment Legislation) dealing with the Directive establishing a general Framework for Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupation, move from DG JUST to DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL).

Migration and Home Affairs

Dimitris Avramopoulos

DG Home Affairs (HOME)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Responsible for relations with:

The agency for the management of large IT systems (EU-LISA)

The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (FRONTEX)

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The European Police Office (EUROPOL)

The European Police College (CEPOL)

Changes for DG HOME:

- Unit ENTR G4 (Policy and Research in Security) moves from DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR) to DG HOME.

- Unit JUST B3 (Anti-Drugs Policy) moves from DG Justice (JUST) to DG HOME.

Regional Policy

Corina Crețu

DG Regional Policy (REGIO)

Changes for DG REGIO:

- Unit ELARG D1 (Task Force Turkish Cypriot Community) moves from DG Enlargement (ELARG) to DG REGIO.

Research, Science and Innovation

Carlos Moedas

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD)

The relevant parts of the European Research Council executive agency (ERCEA)

The relevant parts of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)

The relevant parts of the Innovation and Networks executive agency (INEA)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Trade

Cecilia Malmström

DG Trade (TRADE)

Transport and Space

Maroš Šefčovič

DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)

The relevant parts of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)

The relevant parts of the Research Executive Agency (REA)

Responsible for relations with:

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

The European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA)

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

The European Railway Agency (ERA)

Changes for DG MOVE:

- Units ENTR G1 (Space Policy and Research), ENTR G2 (Copernicus: services), ENTR G3 (Copernicus: Infrastructures) and Directorate ENTR H (EU Satellite Navigation Programmes) move from DG Enterprise and Industry (ENTR) to DG MOVE.

1 :

Frans Timmermans, Kristalina Georgieva, Andrus Ansip, Alenka Bratušek, Valdis Dombrovskis and Jyrki Katainen.

2 :

The structural changes in the services listed here will be implemented within three months following the entry in office of the new Commission. The names of some services will be adapted where necessary to reflect their new scope (in the list below, current names are used). The re-organisation of services will be an occasion to ensure synergies and should also contribute to the Commission's staff reduction objectives. The role of Vice-Presidents is explained in greater detail in their mission letter.


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