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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12298

18 July 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 18 / 33
SECTORAL POLICIES / Women
Ursula von der Leyen carries on ‘Juncker’ Commission
Brussels, 17/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

One of the great advantages for women in the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen, is that she is the first woman to become President of the European Commission. Its strategic programme, which was published in the wake of its election, includes a series of key measures targeted at women, ranging from the fight against gender-based violence to family policies and equal pay. 

Mrs von der Leyen began her speech to MEPs with a tribute to Simone Veil, who became the first President of the...

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