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Mustapha Adib appointed Prime Minister in Lebanon - 08/31/2020

LEBANON. The new Lebanese President, Mustapha Adib indicates that he wants to form a government in record time to bring Lebanon out of the economic slump.

Karim Amellal appointed Ambassador, Interministerial Delegate for the Mediterranean - 08/20/2020

Franco-Algerian Karim Amellal was appointed on 29 July by Emmanuel Macron "ambassador, inter-ministerial delegate for the Mediterranean", replacing Pierre Duquesne.

Paschal Donohoe takes over the Presidency of the Eurogroup - 07/10/2020

EU. Ireland's Paschal Donohoe was elected president of the Eurogroup. He succeeds Portugal's Mario Centeno.

Frenchman François-Louis Michaud appointed Executive Director of the European Banking Authority - 07/10/2020

EU. MEPs elected François-Louis Michaud as President of the European Banking Authority (EBA). He succeeds the Hungarian Adam Farkas.

Jean-Luc Chauvin from Marseille elected President of the Association of Metropolitan CCIs - 06/23/2020

FRANCE. President of the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIAMP), Jean-Luc Chauvin was elected President of the...

Philip ter Woort to lead EBRD operations in the Eastern Mediterranean - 04/28/2020

MEDITERRANEAN. Philip ter Woort is appointed Director General of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Corinne Brunon-Meunier appointed Director General of the IRD - 03/04/2020

FRANCE. Valérie Verdier, President of the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), has appointed Corinne Brunon-Meunier as Director General of this French public institution.

Greek Apostolos Tzitzikostas takes over the presidency of the European Committee of the Regions - 02/12/2020

EUROPEAN UNION. The governor of the region of Central Macedonia (Greece), Apostolos Tzitzikostas is elected president of the European Committee of the Regions.

Luca di Meo gets into the Renault driver's seat - 01/29/2020

FRANCE. While his name had been circulating for several days, Luca de Meo was made official as Renault's managing director.

Greece elects its first President of the Republic - 01/22/2020

GREECE. Currently President of the Council of State, Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou was elected President of the Republic of Greece in the first round.

Laure-Agnès Caradec re-elected president of Euroméditerranée - 11/28/2019

FRANCE. Laure-Agnès Caradec is re-elected President of the Board of Directors of the Euroméditerranée Public Development Establishment.

Union for the Mediterranean appoints three new Deputy Secretaries General - 09/11/2019

MEDITERRANEAN. The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) announces the appointment of three new Deputy Secretaries General : Marisa Farrugia, Isidro Antonio González Afonso and Grammenos Mastrojeni.

Andreea Moraru takes EBRD lead for Greece and Cyprus - 07/05/2019

GREECE / CYPRUS. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development appoints Andreea Moraru as Head of Operations for Greece and Cyprus.

EU leaders finally appoint their four main representatives - 07/03/2019

EUROPEAN UNION. The European heads of state and government have appointed Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell, Charles Michel and Christine Lagarde to the key EU posts.

The Italian David Sassoli is elected President of the European Parliament - 07/03/2019

EUROPEAN UNION. The Italian Social Democrat David Sassoli was elected President of the European Parliament in the second round of voting. A former journalist, he succeeds Antonio Tajani.
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