On 15 May, six lead candidates for the presidency of the European Commission, representing the big political families, presented their views on Europe. 84 TV channels and over 60 online platforms worldwide broadcasted or reported from the debate hosted by the European Parliament. Major EU issues
The Maastricht Debate 2019 took place on April 29 evening with the lead candidates of the European political parties for the role of European Commission President. The 90-minute event was broadcasted live across the European Union.
As part of The State of the Union 2019, and just weeks before the 2019 European elections, the EUI and the Financial Times co-hosted a debate amongst the lead candidates, or “Spitzenkandidaten”, for the position of President of the European Commission. The debate was held at the EUI’s Villa Salviati
Five rivals for the EU's top job have argued over the economic crisis, immigration and other key issues for the 28-nation bloc in a live TV debate. The party candidates were trying to impress millions of European voters.
The Second European Union presidential debate was broadcast live on Thursday, May 15 from 21:00 to 22:30 [CET - Brussels time], among candidates Ska Keller, Alexis Tsipras, Guy Verhofstadt, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Martin Schulz. The debate was available in 13 languages through Euronews' worldwide
They were the first US-style televised debates for the EU's top job, and it showed. On Monday (28 April) the candidates (not to mention the debate moderators themselves) were visibly nervous. The two most likely candidates to take the job as EU Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin
Socialist and centre-right European parties have picked each other as prime targets for the EU election campaign, with new TV debates between Martin Schulz and Jean-Claude Juncker scheduled for May. Last week, several German television channels announced two new debates between the candidates for
Las primeras Elecciones Europeas en las que 400 millones de personas tendrán algo que decir en el nombramiento del presiente de la Comisión Europea plantean la posibilidad de un diálogo televisado entre las candidaturas. La cuestión lingüística es el mayor escollo a la hora de alcanzar un acuerdo.