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“Start up Europe” – book review

This is a book review was written by the distinghuished Maria Da Graca Carvalho. I am honored by her words and thoughts about the book, that you can buy in bigger bookstores in Slovenia. Every responsible politician should be able to account for his or her activities during the exercise of … Continue reading

When science and policy collaborate for health

Varese, 24-25 Nov 2016. Thank you for this opportunity to the organiser of this Conference. It is events like this that can bring further important development and cooperation on cancer issues. I am very proud that we could say, that this event is also the result of Council conclusions in … Continue reading

You are only truly free when you create your own future

Today, 4th April 2014, MEP Zofija Mazej Kukovič took part in a discussion with high schools students from Ravne na Koroškem, which was organised by Europe Direct Koroška and the A.L.P. Peca organisation. Throughout the discussion, participants were able to familiarise themselves with work in the European Parliament and at … Continue reading

We cannot replace our health, so let us safeguard it

MEP Zofija Mazej Kukovič, who heads the MEP Group for Kidney health in the European Parliament, hosted yesterday the “Health Inequalities in the EU: Access to Kidney Care & Transplantation in Europe” conference. At least 8 per cent of people living in the EU have some sort of chronic kidney … Continue reading

If instead of looking for a job, you seek work, you will certainly find it

Today, 31st March, MEP Zofija Mazej Kukovič spoke to the students from the Faculty of Management at the University of Primorska. She presented her work in the European Parliament, as well as her initiative “Kickstart Europe” and the “Food for Health and Jobs” competition, which encourages entrepreneurship in the areas … Continue reading

European policies are based on lifelong learning and intergenerational cooperation

Yesterday, 26th March 2014, MEP Zofija Mazej Kukovič took part in the 5th Intergenerational Festival in Velenje. Her intention was to share with everyone present there both her and Europe’s view on the situation of younger and older Europeans and on intergenerational bonds, which should be the foundations of all … Continue reading

If you do not believe in people, do not go into politics

“If you decided to work for the good of the people, then you need to be able to withstand anything. You need to move forward, to advance. Primarily, you need to have compassion for people. If you lack compassion, if you do not believe in people, then do not go … Continue reading

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