Meglena Kuneva is Bulgaria’s current Minister for European Affairs and the Bulgarian designated member of the European Commission, where as and from January 2007 she will be responsible for consumer affairs. M. Kuneva was born in 1957 in Sofia. She holds a Master’s degree and PhD in law and she has taught in many universities. She was also an editor and presenter on Bulgarian national radio from 1987 to 1991. As a Member of the Bulgarian Parliament, she was appointed Minister for European Affairs and Bulgaria’s Chief Negotiator with the EU and a special representative of the Bulgarian government at the Convention on the Future of Europe in May 2002. She is married, with one son. Her great passion is reading. Her hearing in the European Parliament is on 27/11/2006.
The Audiovisual Service of the European Commission has prepared an infoclip on M. Kuneva that contains the following images:
- General view of Sofia, M. Kuneva being driven to the Ministry
- Arriving and working in her office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- In a bookshop in Sofia
- On the terrace of a café with a friend, walking in the park and buying a newspaper PHOTOSHOTLIST