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Commissioner hearing - 14.10.2019
Jutta Urpilainen, Finnish Commissioner-designate for the newly named portfolio “International Partnerships” (referred to as International Cooperation and Development in the current college of commissioners) appeared before Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) of the Committee on Development (DEVE) on 1st October in Brussels. MEPs tested her general competences, European commitment and specific expertise related to her portfolio.
In her statements and answers, Jutta Urpilainen set out the list of priorities she would carry out if her candidacy were approved: implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the support of the whole Von der Leyen Commission, mainstreaming ...
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