Romana Tomc

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Romana Tomc
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Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
2014
ConstituencySlovenia
Member of the National Assembly
In office
2011–2014
Personal details
Born (1965-11-02) 2 November 1965 (age 56)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Political partySlovenia
Slovenian Democratic Party
European Union
European People's Party
Websitewww.romanatomc.si

Romana Tomc (born 2 November 1965) is a Slovenian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Slovenia. She is a member of the Slovenian Democratic Party, part of the European People's Party.

Political career[edit]

Tomc has been a Member of the European Parliament since the 2014 elections. In parliament, she has since been serving on the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.

In addition to her committee assignments, Tomc is part of the parliament's delegation for Northern cooperation and for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee. She is also a supporter of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health[1] and the MEPs Against Cancer group.[2]

On the national level, Tomc was the candidate of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) in the 22 October 2017 presidential election, challenging incumbent Borut Pahor.[3][4]

Recognition[edit]

In December 2020, Tomc received the Employment, Social Affairs and Regions award at The Parliament Magazine's annual MEP Awards.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Our Supporters Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks.
  2. ^ MAC MEPs in the 2019-24 legislature MEPs Against Cancer.
  3. ^ "SDS entering presidential race with MEP Romana Tomc". STA. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  4. ^ Marja Novak (2 October 2017), >Poll shows Slovenian incumbent is front-runner in presidential vote Reuters.
  5. ^ Johnson, Brian (2 December 2020). "MEP Awards 2020: Reaction and comment from our winners". The Parliament Magazine. Retrieved 8 January 2021.

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