The Parliament Magazine | From Pfizer to Pieper: With von der Leyen on the defensive, who stands to gain?

Two recent controversies – Pfizergate and Piepergate – have thrown a wrench into Ursula von der Leyen’s re-election bid for the European Commission presidency. What impacts will they have and who will benefit form them? Žiga Faktor, head of EUROPEUM´s Institute Brussels office, comments in an article for The Parliament Magazine.

"If there's a potential winner, it is the far right. And they can again highlight that the EU is actually the bad guy and that there should be more power dedicated to member states."

You can find the whole article here.

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Žiga Faktor
Deputy Director & Head of Brussels Office

Expertise: European integration of Western Balkans, EU enlargement, Slovenian Politics and EU-Turkey relations

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