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Dubravka Šuica

VICE-PRESIDENT (2019-2024)  

Dubravka Šuica
Democracy and Demography

Email: cab-suica-contactatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (cab-suica-contact[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Address: Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

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Responsibilities

  • Leading the Commission’s work on deliberative democracy and the Conference on the Future of Europe, giving people a say on how the EU is run and what it does.

  • Statistical mapping of the impact of demographic change to feed into a report identifying support required, such as investment in infrastructure and access to services for those most vulnerable to demographic change.
  • Coordinating work on a long-term vision for rural areas, including on the effects of demographic change on connectivity and access to services.
  • Exploring ways to support areas most affected by ‘brain drain’, including through the Youth Guarantee
  • Producing a Green Paper on ageing and launching a broad debate on long-term impacts, such as on care and pensions, and supporting active ageing.
  • Ensuring Europe’s social protection systems adequately address the needs of an ageing population and the risk of poverty. 
  • Better reconciling work and family and supporting people throughout careers, as part of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
  • Coordinating work on the future Child Guarantee, ensuring access to services for children and support through to their adult lives. 
  • Preparing a comprehensive EU strategy on the rights of the child, including the protection of vulnerable children, protect children’s rights online and support child-friendly justice; and embed the strategy in the UN convention for the rights of the child and, in this regard, to lead the EU’s work in the multilateral context.

Mission letter

1 DECEMBER 2019
President von der Leyen's mission letter to Dubravka Šuica

 

European Parliament hearings

1 DECEMBER 2019
Dubravka Šuica's answers to the European Parliament questionnaire

Team

Dubravka Šuica's team supports her in her daily work.

My team  

Media Gallery

Calendar

Vice-President Suica in Brussels, BE: meets with Mr Stefaan Vercamer, President of European Seniors Union at EPP and Ms An Hermans, the former president of the ESU
  • Brussels, Belgium
Vice-President Suica meets via video conference with Google's Annette Kroeber-Riel, Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy Europe

Transparency

As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  1. 2019 - present
    European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography
  2. 2019
    Vice Chair of EPP Group in the European Parliament
  3. 2013-2019
    Member of the European Parliament - Head of the Croatian European People's Party (EPP) delegation - Vice-Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET)
  4. 2012-present
    Chair of the HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) Committee on Foreign Affairs and European Affairs
  5. 2012-present
    Vice-President of EPP Women
  6. 2012–2016
    Vice-President of the HDZ
  7. 2004-2014
    Vice-President of the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
  8. June-December 2019
    Vice-Chair of the EPP Group in the European Parliament
  9. 2000-2011
    Member of the Croatian Parliament
  10. 2001-2009
    Mayor of Dubrovnik
26 JANUARY 2023
Dubravka Šuica's biography

 

Declaration of interests

24 APRIL 2024
Declaration of interests - Dubravka Šuica

Blog

  • News blog

Democracy is under threat around the world. A much greater share of the world’s population lives in autocracies today than in democracies. In the last decade, their proportion has increased from 48 to 71 per cent. At the same time, the quality of democracy has been declining in many parts of the wor

  • 3 min read