Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Brussels, 31 October 2022

EU Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová will travel to Bratislava on 3 and 4 November. On 3 November, she will meet with the LGBTIQ community and visit the place of the recent shooting to pay her respects to the victims. In the aftermath of the shooting, President von der Leyen has underlined the EU’s commitment to fighting hate crime and speech in all forms and to protecting the LGBTIQ community. On 4 November, the Vice-President will meet with Prime Minister Eduard Heger, Minister of Justice Viliam Karas and Minister of Interior Roman Mikulec. She will then participate in the meeting of Parliamentary Committees to exchange views on equality, disinformation, radicalisation as well as Ukraine. The Vice-President will also discuss the Commission’s proposal for a European Media Freedom Act with the representatives of the Slovak media and meet with the Archbishop of Bratislava to discuss equality.

Source – EU Commission

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