Tanja Fajon

A politician and journalist, currently serving as a member of the European Parliament (MEP), the Vice Chair of Socialists and Democrats, and the Vice Chair of Social Democrats of Slovenia. A strong advocate of freedom of movement and its economic benefits, Fajon was a rapporteur on the visa liberalisation process for the Western Balkans. In 2014, she was re-elected as an MEP and became the first Slovenian women to have won her mandate with preferential votes.

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