EurActiv Awards Winners

Jana Hybášková

Former MEP (EPP-ED) who has recently founded a new pro-European party called European Democratic Party (EDS) which participated in European and is expected to participate national elections. By her activity as an MEP, where she was a member of Committee on Foreign Affairs and the chairwoman of the Delegation of the European Parliament for Relations with Israel, she was trying to promote democratization in undemocratic parts of the world. She is also active in these fields in the Czech Republic, where she stands behind many public discussions, seminars and conferences on these issues. In the Czech Republic, she has been pushing very strongly for ratification of Lisabon Treaty in the national Parliament. She is also an organiser of public debates on European issues in general and energy security in particular. She is also pushing for more women in politics.

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