First EU-Justice, Fundamental Rights & Citizenship-Commissioner takes office
Viviane Reding takes office as the EU's first ever Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, policies where citizens expect the most from Europe. The Lisbon Treaty revolutionizes policy making in these areas by putting citizens at the heart of all Union policies. The creation of this new post comes therefore at the right moment. Vice-President Reding is committed to working for a Europe of results.