Tanja Fajon, a former journalist, has been the President of Social Democrats (SD) since 2020 and a Member of the European Parliament from Slovenia since 2009, currently serving her third term. She is a member of the Socialists and Democrats group (S&D) and was the group's Vice-President responsible for communication and migration policy from 2014 to 2019. Ever since being elected to the European Parliament Tanja Fajon has been an extremely active member of Home affairs (LIBE) and Foreign affairs (AFET) committees. She has led numerous key legislative dossiers as negotiator and has worked extensively on Schengen acquis and borders, migration policy and asylum reform, visa liberalisation, as well as on fundamental rights and minorities, including on LGBTI issues. Tanja Fajon has also been active in foreign policy, in particular the Western Balkans, where she currently chairs the Parliament’s delegation for relations with Serbia.