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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:

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European Parliament hearings

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Vĕra Jourová's team supports her in her daily work.
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Appointments and meetings

Wed 24 May


Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Stavros Kontonis, Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights of Greece

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Wed 24 May


Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at Business roundtable on GDPR implementation and Privacy Shield with Vice President Andrus Ansip

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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