The power reshuffle in the EU is not over yet! This month the new European Parliament has been holding hearings for candidate Commissioners, putting them to the test to determine if they are the right people to lead Europe forward over the next 5 years.
On Tuesday 10 September, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced the new team of European Commissioners and their portfolios for the next five years. Tasked with some of the biggest issues facing Europe today, this team of Commissioners will be responsible for everything from protecting our planet to shaping the future of our societies.
Over 8 days, from 9 July to 18 July 2019, the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development took place in New York. At this meeting, 47 Member States of the United Nations presented their progress on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through what are called, Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs).