Entries by Jasna Gerbec

“The pandemic, Youth, and Europe: How to prevent a lost generation?”

On Wednesday, 7 April 2021, MEP Irena Joveva participated in the online debate “The Pandemic, Youth, and Europe: how to prevent a lost generation?” organized by the European Parliamentary Association. In their discussion, young Europeans focused on preventing long-term mass youth unemployment and filling the skills gap that will result from the disruption of the […]

MEP Joveva tells El Confidencial: “If we don’t stop this, Slovenia could be like Hungary or Poland in a year”

El Confidencial, a Spanish newspaper and website specializing in economic, financial, and political news, has published an interview with MEP Irena Joveva. Below you can find summary of the discussion: Irena Joveva was a journalist for eight years, so she knows and understands very well the campaign against the freedom of the press that the […]

If the media freedom falls, so does democracy. If democracy falls, freedom is the next in line.

In the spirit of the conference on the future of Europe, the Europe Direct Koroška Information Centre organized a literary-political discussion on the current perception of the socio-political situation in Europe among the inhabitants of the Koroška region. The discussion was organized based on a literary competition held from February to September 2020. The virtual […]

“There will always be manipulators among us; it’s up to us whether we’ll be stupid enough to believe them”

On Friday, 6th November, MEP Irena Joveva was a guest on the Slovenian Radio Ptuj’s show ‘Slovenia, the European Union and the World’. The conversation covered issues around the pandemic, such as the current situation, disinformation, and the negative impact of disinformation and this sphere’s regulators within the EU – where the Digital Services Act […]

Importance of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy to achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal

The Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union (CAP) is one of the most important policies, representing a partnership between agriculture and society. It aims to support farmers,  improve agricultural productivity,  ensure constant food supply,  provide farmers with adequate income,  maintain the rural  landscape in the EU, and  help cope with climate change. It was […]