Summit on the new “EU Jobs” : The top 3 priorities for the new Commission (2 videos)

According the Lisbon Treaty, 2 new positions are to be created in the EU: Council President and Council Vice-president (or High representative for external action). On Thursday 19 November, Member States are expected to appoint for these two new high profile functions.

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  • Country: Belgium
  • Town: Brussels
  • Type: Interview
  • Standard: pal
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
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  • Talking head: English
  • Commentary language: International
  • Video Copyright: This media is free for use in editorial broadcast, webcast, print, online & radio reports.

According to expert Karel Lanoo, the new Commission should focus on 1/ dealing with the crisis; 2/ focus on the climate changes issues and its consequences; 3/ The newly created "European external action service".