Contact

Address:

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Strengthening Europe’s commitment to inclusion and equality in all of its senses, irrespective of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.
  • Leading the fight against discrimination and developing EU anti-discrimination legislation.
  • Leading on EU implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Developing a European Gender Strategy to address barriers for women, including gender mainstreaming and equality at work with binding pay transparency.
  • Ensuring the full implementation of the Work-Life Balance Directive.
  • Progressing on the Women on Boards Directive with Member States and advancingthe empowerment of women and girls.
  • Stepping up the EU's response to gender-based violence and strengthening the Victims Directive.
  • Exploring the addition of 'violence against women' to the list of EU crimes and supporting EU accession to the Istanbul Convention.

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Helena Dalli's team supports her in her daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

Transparency

As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  • Member of Parliament, Malta

    1996-2019

  • Minister for European Affairs and Equality

    2017-2019

  • Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties

    2013-2017

  • Opposition Shadow Minister for public administration, equality, public broadcasting and national investments

    1998-2013

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Women's Rights in the Office of Prime Minister

    1996-1998