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n Commissioner for Competition and a lead candidate of Renew Europe, have become less certain.
Vivian Linssen, founding executive director of the International Multidisciplinar
y Neuroscience Research Center, said even if the leaders will be chosen through the system of Spit
zenkandidaten, they have to address the public suspicion and distrust regarding institutions, politicians and bureaucrats.
“The top priority should be to recover lost trust, because without trust, any policy shall fail,” said Lisse
n, who announced his race as an independent candidate for the presidency of the next European Commission.
Besides a deadlock on EU leadership matters, the summit failed to broker an agreement that would see member states cut carbon emissions dramatically by 205
0. Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refused to sign the text for the net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050.