Entries by Nina Maurovič

Show me your “feed”, and I will tell you who you are

On Friday, 16 October 2020, before the second plenary session of the European Parliament in October an online interview with journalists took place focusing on the reform of the Common European Agricultural Policy and the debate and vote on Parliament’s proposals on the content of the Digital Services Act and rules on artificial intelligence.  MEP […]

Joveva is one of the most active Slovenian MEPs

According to various indicators of the activities of MEPs, Irena Joveva is the most active Slovenian MEP in several fields of her work. All activities of Members of the European Parliament are regularly updated on the “MepRanking.eu” web portal. On the portal, you can check MEPs work in the relation of the whole of Parliament, […]

Freedom of the media is becoming threatened in democratic societies

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Irena Joveva participated at the Regional Journalists’ Days, where she opened a panel discussion titled “Disinformation, Social Networks and Journalism: Understanding and Fighting Fake News”. The panel discussion aimed at independent media platforms, investigative journalists and experts from the Western Balkans and Turkey. The discussion focused on fact-checking and information […]

Recognition of the importance of libraries in politics is too low

As part of the interactive event “Generation Code: Born in the Library”, Irena Joveva spoke with Maja Vunšek from the Kranj City Library, who recently joined the EU initiative Public Libraries 2030. The library was included in the group of innovative public libraries in Europe “Lighthouse Libraries”. Project “Public Libraries 2030” brings together public library […]

Ecological compromises in achieving climate neutrality in Slovenia?

On Wednesday, 30 September 2020, MEP Irena Joveva hosted an informal virtual debate with experts and NGO representatives regarding Slovenia’s strategic plan and the need for an ecological compromise to achieve climate neutrality. Joveva wanted to emphasize the importance of dialogue with the profession and the need to communicate. The environmental and climate crisis is […]

Parliamentary question

Written question to the European Commission The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, including the cultural one. While countries are slowly easing restrictions on movement and socializing, it remains unknown how long it will take before we return to normal life. Epidemiologists also warn us that a second wave of the COVID-19 […]

“We can’t cure the infodemic virus, but we can treat it.”

MEP Irena Joveva was a guest on an online discussion organized by the Office of the European Parliament in Slovenia, titled “Misinformation during a pandemic in the digital era”. Discussions focused on the misinformation sources, the damage misinformation caused to society, the reach of traditional and modern media, the role of social networks in spreading […]

Irena Joveva in support of the 20th Pride Parade

Irena Joveva expressed her support for the organized LGBTIQ+ movement in Slovenia and participated at the 20th Pride Parade. Organizers note that progress on LGBTIQ+ rights has stagnated in recent years, and hatred against the LGBTIQ+ community has intensified. The demands and political messages of this year’s Ljubljana Pride Parade focused mainly on the areas […]

Parliamentary question

Written question to the European Commission The European news media sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is particularly worrying given the crucial role of these media for society and democracy. In some markets, the economic outlook has reduced advertising by 80%, leading to the collapse of some smaller and local newspapers […]

Parliamentary question

Written question to the European Commission Organizations participating in the European Solidarity Unit face problems such as the administrative burden and the different treatment of volunteers due to inconsistencies in the way European national agencies interpret and implement the rules and guidelines. The current crisis has increased the costs of European Solidarity Unit projects, which […]