Brussels Forum Session: Democracy on the Line: A View From Europe 

Věra Jourová is currently vice president of the European Commission for Values and Transparency. She works in the areas of democracy, rule of law, media pluralism, and the fight against disinformation. From 2014 to 2019, she served as EU commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality. In 2014, before arriving at the European Commission, Ms. Jourová held the position of minister for regional development in the Czech Republic. From 2006 to 2013, she worked in her own company as an international consultant on EU funding and was also involved in consultancy activities in the Western Balkans relating to EU accession. She holds a law degree and a master's degree in the theory of culture from the Charles University, Prague.