The newly chosen President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen has announced that the Croatian candidate for a European Commission commissioner, Dubravka Šuica has been appointed as the Vice-president of the Commission for Democracy and Demographics.
Dubravka Šuica was a member of Croatian parliament for three mandates, from 2001 to 2011.
As of 2004 she was chosen five times consecutively as the vice-president of the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities.
In 2012 she was chosen as the vice-president of the Women of the European People's Party. She was elected as a member of European Parliament three times, in 2013, 2014 and in 2019.
In European Parliament she held the position of Vice-president of the Committee for Foreign Affairs and the Delegation for Relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.
As of June this year she has been the vice-president of the European People's Party Club of Representatives, the biggest political group in the European assembly.