Commissioner Jourová on official visit in Ireland

Tomorrow, 10 November, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourová, will travel to Ireland. During her two-day visit, she will meet with Irish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald and Minister of European Affairs, Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Dara Murphy. Furthermore, she will meet with members of the Committee on Justice and Equality of the Irish Parliament (Oireachtas), participate in a roundtable with member organisations of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, and discuss consumer issues with representatives from consumer organisations. Commissioner Jourová will also visit a residential centre for separated children and unaccompanied minors. Finally, the Commissioner will meet the Irish Data Protection Commissioner and pay a visit to Facebook Headquarters, where she will participate in a meeting with senior industry representatives to discuss data protection, ways to tackle illegal online hate, the promotion of diversity in the digital economy as well as digital contracts.