Michaela Šojdrová

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Michaela Šojdrová

MEP
Michaela Sojdrova 2010.JPG
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Constituency Czech Republic
Personal details
Born (1963-10-28) 28 October 1963 (age 57)
Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
(now Zlín, Czech Republic)
Political partyFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party
Flag of Europe.svg  European Union
European People's Party

Michaela Šojdrová (born 28 October 1963) is a Czech politician who has been serving as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since July 2014. She is a member of the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party, part of the European People's Party. [1]

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Career

Prior to entering politics Šojdrová worked at the head office of the Czech School Inspection. She was also employed in various other education administrative roles.

Šojdrová has been a Member of the European Parliament since the 2014 elections. She has since been serving on the Committee on Culture and Education, where she is the EPP group’s coordinator. [2] From 2014 until 2019, she was also a member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Since her election, her work has focused on women's rights and gender equality. [3]

In addition to her committee assignments, Šojdrová is part of the Parliament's delegations to the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Partnership Committee, the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee as well as to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. [4] She is also part of the European Parliament Intergroup on Disability. [5]

Parliamentary service

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References

  1. "Home | MEPs | European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  2. Maïa de La Baume and Laura Kayali (October 7, 2019), Conservatives keep pressure on French Commission pick Sylvie Goulard Politico Europe .
  3. "European People's Party | Michaela Šojdrová". believeinpeople.epp.eu. Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  4. Michaela Šojdrová European Parliament.
  5. Members of the Disability Intergroup - EPP European Disability Forum.