Finn in the running for top EU position

From Helsingin Sanomat (International Edition), 7 June 2000

A Finnish civil servant is again in the running for a top position in the European Commission.

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Lipponen lobbies for EU jobs for Finns

From Helsingin Sanomat (International Edition), 12 May 2000

Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen met with European Commission President Romano Prodi on Thursday, urging him to choose more representatives of small European Union countries for important posts in the EU.

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Finland to lobby for EU appointments

From Helsingin Sanomat (International Edition), 4 May 2000

Finnish decision-makers are concerned that Finland has not managed to secure its rightful position in the distribution of posts within the European Union in recent months.

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See also:

Citizens' rights emphasised as part of EU reform

26 October 1999

Changing EU voting rules would be undemocratic by Hannu Reime

October 1999

Power of big EU countries raises questions

October 1999


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