Miriam Lexmann

Miriam Lexmann (KDH/EĽS) is a Member of the European Parliament. Her priorities include the protection of freedom, democracy and human dignity in Slovakia, the European Union and the world. She is a member of the EP Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Subcommittee on Security and Defence and the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. She is also a member of the Delegation for relations with Belarus and of the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly for cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries. She is one of the founding members and co-chair of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), as well as of the Hong Kong Informal Group for the Protection of Freedom and the United For Ukraine Working Group. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Tuneg, Puchik and Tesar Foundation and a member of the Board of the Forum for Life. She has worked extensively on issues of child and youth safety on the internet and new technologies, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence, where she ensures that the human being and their welfare is always at the centre. She is working to improve the status of carers and better care for the elderly as well as the socially or medically disadvantaged. Prior to her election to the European Parliament, she worked in the field of democracy promotion as Director of the European Office of the International Republican Institute. Prior to that, she worked in diplomacy as Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the EU as well as in other advisory positions within the European Parliament and the Council of Europe.