Commissioner Jourová in Finland to discuss democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights

On Tuesday 10 September, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, will be in Helsinki, Finland, to attend the Conference  “How to ensure the resilience of our societies in a changing European landscape – the interaction between democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights”, where she will give a keynote speech. Organised by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the conference will include three working sessions on democracy, fundamental rights and rule of law, to discuss topical questions related to the values and principles on which the European Union is founded. Participants of the Conference include Member State experts, representatives of the EU institutions and agencies, civil society representatives, as well as participants from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), Eastern Partnership and Western Balkan countries.