This is proof of the good functioning of the European Union as a community governed by the rule of lawFrance skirts Roma expulsion punishment Oct 20, 2010
Following the official commitments made by France last Friday, the European Commission will now, for the time being, not pursue the infringement procedure against FranceFrance skirts Roma expulsion punishment Oct 20, 2010
I have not been an advocate of quotas for woman in senior business posts in the past, but given the lack of progress in this area, we might in the future have to consider taking initiatives at the European levelEU mulls gender quotas for corporations Sep 22, 2010
Today's decision gives us the green light to negotiate a solid and coherent agreement with the United States which balances enforceable rights for individuals with the strong cooperation we need to prevent terrorism and organized crimeEU set to talk privacy, terror with U.S. Dec 06, 2010
Depending on the outcome of this dialogue with industry, I will consider whether further initiatives will be necessary in 2012EU mulls gender quotas for corporations Sep 22, 2010
Viviane Reding (born 27 April 1951 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a Luxembourg politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. Before starting a professional career as a journalist for the leading newspaper in Luxembourg, the Luxemburger Wort, she obtained a doctorate in human sciences at the Sorbonne. From 1986 to 1998, she was President of the Luxembourg Union of Journalists. On November 27, 2009, she was upgraded in the "Barroso II Commission" to Vice-President responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, and is affiliated with the European People's Party (EPP).
She is divorced and has three children.
She started her political career in 1979, as a Member of the Luxembourg Parliament and held the following positions: