Viviane Reding

Viviane Reding (born 27 April 1951 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a Luxembourg politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. Before starting a professional career as a journalist for the leading newspaper in Luxembourg, the Luxemburger Wort, she obtained a doctorate in human sciences at the Sorbonne. From 1986 to 1998, she was President of the Luxembourg Union of Journalists. On 27 November 2009, she was upgraded in the "Barroso II Commission" to Vice-President responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. She is affiliated with the European People's Party (EPP).

She is divorced and has three children.

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Viviane Reding - Controversy Over Roma
... After the leak of a French Interior Ministry circular of 5 August 2010, Reding made a public statement that was interpreted as likening the 2010 French deportations of the Roma ... The French government further stated that Reding had made an "unseemly blunder" and defended France as "the mother of human rights." Mr Sarkozy denounced Mrs ... President Sarkozy pointed out that Mrs Reding had been silent during larger-scale expulsions by other countries in earlier years, including by Italy specifically of its Roma ...
United States Of Europe - Prospects For Closer Union - Politicians - Viviane Reding
... In 2012 Viviane Reding the Luxembourguish Vice-president of the European Commission called, in a speech in Passau, Germany and in a series of articles and interviews for ...
European Commissioner For Digital Agenda - Viviane Reding
... Viviane Reding found a relatively popular policy in seeking to lower roaming charges of mobile phones when travelling within the European Union, stating "For years, mobile roaming charges have ... Reding's successor Neelie Kroes greatly extended the range of the roaming regulation, to include data charges amongst others ... Reding has also proposed that major European telecom companies be forced to separate their network and service operations to promote competition in the market ...