Tibor Navracsics

Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports
Sessions: 
Opening session

Tibor Navracsics is Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports for the Juncker Commission. Before he was a university professor, Head of the Prime Minister's Office, member of the Hungarian Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and Minister of Foreign Affairs. He is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of the EU education systems.

With high youth unemployment and skills mismatch, the modernisation of education in the EU is crucial to meet the challenges of employability and innovation in the digital age. (Other responsibilities: education dimension of Europe 2020 Strategy, implementation of Erasmus +, EU's Youth, Sports and Culture policies.)