A Day in the Life of Eva Maydell MEP

Eva Maydell is a Bulgarian MEP in the EPP Group. She is a member of the IMCO committee and substitute in ECON. In 2017, she was elected as President of the largest pro-European organisation European Movement International and the first woman to take this position in the organisation’s history. We caught up with her a couple of weeks ago for another insight into the day … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Eva Maydell MEP

A Day in the Life of David McAllister MEP

Usually, I leave my apartment in Brussels around 7 am. However, “usually” is a difficult word to use since there is hardly any routine that structures a day in the “quartier européen”. Depending on the week, my workplace is either in Brussels, Strasbourg or my home country Germany. This involves a lot of travelling and means that a well-organized calendar is vital. This particular morning, … Continue reading A Day in the Life of David McAllister MEP

A week in the life of a Deputy Director General

What does a Deputy Director General do in the European Commission?  My job is to help the Director General run a Directorate General in the European Commission.   A Directorate General, DG for short, is the equivalent of a Ministry in a country.  My DG, DG CONNECT, looks after telecoms, digital and tech policy, online content, ICT research and media and digital culture issues for the Commission.  I … Continue reading A week in the life of a Deputy Director General