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European Council Decision (EU) 2019/1136 of 2 July 2019 proposing to the European Parliament a candidate for President of the European Commission

ST/15/2019/INIT

OJ L 179I , 3.7.2019, p. 2–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Date of entry into force unknown (pending notification) or not yet in force., Date of effect: 23/07/2019

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2019/1136/oj

3.7.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

LI 179/2


EUROPEAN COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2019/1136

of 2 July 2019

proposing to the European Parliament a candidate for President of the European Commission

THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 17(7) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 17(7) of the Treaty on European Union provides that, taking into account the elections to the European Parliament and after having held the appropriate consultations, the European Council proposes to the European Parliament a candidate for President of the European Commission.

(2)

The elections to the European Parliament were held between 23 and 26 May 2019, in accordance with Council Decision (EU, Euratom) 2018/767 (1).

(3)

In accordance with Declaration No 11 annexed to the Final Act of the Intergovernmental Conference which adopted the Treaty of Lisbon, representatives of the European Parliament and of the European Council conducted the necessary consultations.

(4)

Therefore a candidate should be proposed to the European Parliament for President of the European Commission,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Ms Ursula VON DER LEYEN is hereby proposed to the European Parliament as candidate for President of the European Commission.

Article 2

This Decision shall be forwarded to the European Parliament.

Article 3

This Decision shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 2 July 2019.

For the European Council

The President

D. TUSK


(1)  Council Decision (EU, Euratom) 2018/767 of 22 May 2018 fixing the period for the ninth election of representatives to the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage (OJ L 129, 25.5.2018, p. 76).


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