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Mrs. Meglena Kuneva

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Deputy Prime Minister

European Policies Coordination and Institutional Affairs

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Master's degree , Law
  • PhD , Law
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Meglena Kuneva, Deputy Prime ..., 25 May 2015 [cached]
Meglena Kuneva, Deputy Prime Minister for European Policies Coordination and Institutional Affairs and PanEuropa Bulgaria, in cooperation with the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, co-organize a Public Discussion on the topic "Challenges before the New EU Member-States" with the participation of Vesna Pusi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia.
Meglena Kuneva / Member of ..., 3 May 2012 [cached]
Meglena Kuneva / Member of the Board Meglena Kuneva is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the European Policy Center and a special advisor to the Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for transport Siim Kallas. She has a Master's degree in Law (1981) and a PhD in Law (1984) from the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". In 1995 and 1999 - 2000 she studied in a certificate specialization program in International Relations and International Environmental Law at the Georgetown University, Washington, USA and in 1996 - Environmental Law at the University of Oxford, UK.
In 2002 she was elected as the first Bulgarian European Affairs Minister within the Government headed by Simeon Saxe-Coburg. On 12th December 2006 the European Parliament approved her as a Commissioner for Consumer Protection. In 2008 Meglena Kuneva was the first Bulgarian who received European Agenda award for the Commissioner of the Year and the European Voice award - for European of the Year.
Meglena Kuneva, Chairman of ... [cached]
Meglena Kuneva, Chairman of the Board, European Policy Center; former member of the European Commission (Consumer Policy); former Minister of European Affairs and European Commission Chief Negotiator, Sofia
Archives - ANEC: The European consumer voice in standardisation, 1 May 2007 [cached]
Commissioner Kuneva presents a "soft contract" for ANEC
Commissioner Meglena Kuneva After delivering her keynote address to ANEC's 18th General Assembly meeting, Mrs Meglena Kuneva, Member of the European Commission responsible for Consumer Policy, handed her speech to the ANEC President and declared that it represented her "soft contract" with ANEC, and, through ANEC, with European consumers.
In her speech, the Commissioner confirmed the need to support ANEC from public funds in order to provide consumers with an independent and authoritative voice at European level. In the extension of the 'digital world' to ever more aspects of daily life, the importance of promoting and defending consumer interests became ever more evident. Mrs Kuneva therefore welcomed the decision of the Council and Parliament to secure the funding of ANEC through the Consumer Programme 2007 to 2013.
On the issue of the revision of the "New Approach", the Commissioner thanked ANEC for its participation in the public consultation and its response to the Commission proposal. She accepted ANEC's assertion that the New Approach should not be considered the only 'approach' in the harmonisation of laws for products and services. She also touched upon the safety of services, and the role of standards should play in this regard. Finally, Mrs Kuneva welcomed the continued commitment of ANEC and its experts to represent consumer interests in European standardisation, noting that the Commission considers standardisation to be a cornerstone of 'better regulation' in EU policy making.
The keynote address was made by Commissioner Meglena Kuneva (see cover).
Meglena Kuneva, Chair of EPC ..., 18 April 2011 [cached]
Meglena Kuneva, Chair of EPC Governing Board; former European Commissioner for Consumer Affairs
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