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Committees and Delegations
Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware (PEGA)
Giorgos Georgiou (GUE/NGL, CY) has been elected as a Vice-Chair.
Special Committee on foreign interference in all democratic processes in the European Union, including disinformation (INGE 2)
Raphaël Glucksmann (S&D, FR) has been elected as Chair.
Javier Zarzalejos (EEP, ES) has been elected as the First Vice-Chair.
Morten Løkkegaard (RE, DK) has been elected as the Second Vice-Chair.
Dace Melbārde (ECR, LV) has been elected as the Third Vice-Chair.
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz (S&D, PL) has been elected as the Fourth Vice-Chair.
Directorates-General and Services
Aurel Ciobanu Dordea replaces Kestutis Sadauskas as Director of Directorate B (Circular Economy). Ion Codescu replaces Aurel Ciobanu Dordea as Director of Directorate E (Compliance, Governance and Support to Member States) in an acting capacity.
Jorge Rodriguez Romero is no longer the Head of Unit F3 (Global Environmental Cooperation and Multilateralism).
Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Alan Belward replaces Giovanni De Santi as Director of Directorate D (Sustainable Resources) in an acting capacity.
Michel Baut replaces Jackie Morin as Head of the French Language Department in an acting capacity.
Other EU Institutions and Agencies
Jerome Bouyer has been appointed as the Senior Vice President (Europe) and will cover three regions – north, south and central Eastern Europe – as well as AbbVie’s key European markets: Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK.
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Eduard Müller replaces Magdalena Łapsa-Parczewska as a member on the Management Board.
Valentina Polylas has been appointed as a Director. Polylas was previously a Director at the European Regional and Local Health Authorities.
SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking
Andreas Bosche has been appointed as the Executive Director.
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Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, and Elisabeth Köstinger, Federal Minister for Agriculture, Regions and Tourism, have stepped down.
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