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Political Memory: Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS, MEP

{{#icon:AlejoVidalQuadras.jpg|Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS}}

General Data

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Functions in European Parliament

  • European Parliament (Vice-President)
  • Parliament's Bureau (Member)
  • Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (Member)
  • Delegation for relations with Iraq (Member)
  • Committee on Foreign Affairs (Substitute)
  • Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia (Substitute)

Curriculum Vitae

  • At the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB): MS in physics, (1969)
  • PhD in physics, special award (1975)
  • Positions held at the UAB: Director of the Laboratory of Radiation Physics (1984-1992)
  • Professor of Atomic and Nuclear Physics (currently on leave of absence) (1988-)
  • Member of the Consell de Seguiment sobre Seguretat Nuclear i Protecció Radiológica de Catalunya (1984-1992)
  • Educational and research activities at the University of Barcelona, the Centre de Recherches Nucléaires at the CNRS in Strasbourg, and University College, Dublin
  • Research in the fields of radiation detection, environmental activity and radiation protection
  • In the Partido Popular (PP): Member of the National Executive Committee (1993-)
  • Chairman of the PP in Catalonia (1991-1996)
  • PP candidate in the Catalan regional elections (1992, 1995)
  • Member of Barcelona City Council (1991-1995)
  • In the Catalan Parliament: spokesman for the PP parliamentary group (1988-1990)
  • Chairman of the PP parliamentary group (1990-1996)
  • In the Spanish Senate: Senator (1995-1999)
  • Chairman of the Committee of Education and Culture (1995-1999)
  • Member and Vice-President of the European Parliament (1999-)
  • Author of various books, including: 'Cuestión de fondo' (1993)
  • 'En el fragor del bien y del mal' (1997)
  • '¿Qué es la derecha?' (1997)
  • 'Amarás a tu tribu' (1998)
  • 'La Constitución traicionada' (2006)
  • President of Fundación Concordia (1993-)
  • Author of 58 scientific publications
  • Director of Fundación para el Análisis y los Estudios Sociales (1997-1999)
  • President of Convivencia Cívica Catalana (citizens' platform) (1998-2001)
  • Regular contributor to the media activities of Grupo Intereconomía
  • Office of the French Legion of Honour
  • Order of Friendship of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Nuclear Energy Award of the Spanish Nuclear Energy Council (1983)
  • MEP of the Year in the Field of Energy (award by Parliament Magazine) (2008)





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