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  • Fighting discrimination, promoting gender equality and pursuing negotiations on the proposed Anti-Discrimination Directive, which would ban discrimination in all areas where the EU has jurisdiction.
  • Ensuring the swift adoption of the EU data protection reform and modernising and simplifying consumer rules for online and digital purchases.
  • Concluding negotiations with the United States on a data protection agreement to protect the privacy of EU citizens wherever they live.
  • Setting up an independent European Public Prosecutor's office by 2016 to protect the EU budget from fraud and reinforcing judicial cooperation on criminal matters.
  • Concluding the EU's accession to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of the Council of Europe
  • Ensuring that all Commission proposals respect the European Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Věra Jourová is part of the following Project Teams:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Vĕra Jourová's team supports her in her daily work.
Team page



Appointments and meetings

  • Wed 22 Nov

    Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Barbara Scarafia, Vice President & Associate General Counsel of Amazon

    Věra Jourová
  • Thu 23 Nov

    Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Jean-Raymond Lemaire, Honorary President of the European Expertise and Expert Institute

    Věra Jourová


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Czech nationality.

  • European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
    • 2014-present
  • Minister for Regional Development
    • 2014
  • Trainee solicitor, Bezděk & Partners law firm
    • 2013
  • Managing Director, Primavera Consulting Ltd. – EU funds consultant
    • 2006-13
  • Degree in Law (Mgr.) from the Charles University, Prague
    • 2012
  • Consultancy activities in the Western Balkans relating to EU accession
    • 2006-2011
  • Deputy Minister for Regional Development
    • 2003-06
  • Head of the Department of Regional Development of the Vysočina Region
    • 2001-03
  • Secretary and Spokesperson of the Třebič Municipal Office
    • 1995-2000
  • Master's degree (Mgr.) in theory of culture, Charles University, Prague
    • 1991