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Political Memory: Edite ESTRELA, MEP

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General Data

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Functions in European Parliament

Curriculum Vitae

  • Graduate in classical philology (1973)
  • Master's degree in media studies (1986-1987)
  • Teacher of Portuguese literature (1973-1986)
  • Maker and presenter of television and radio programmes about the Portuguese language
  • Regular contributor to newspapers and news magazines
  • Vice-President of thePortuguese Writers' Union (1988-1994)
  • Has published several works
  • Awarded a number of Portuguese and foreign honours
  • Since 1981, has served in various PS bodies, namely the Lisbon Federative Policy Committee, the National Committee, and the National Policy Committee
  • National Secretary of the PS (1988-2002 and since 2004)
  • Chair of the Sintra Municipal PS (1998-2004)
  • Chair of the Greater Lisbon Federation (2000-2002)
  • Mayor of Sintra (1994-2002)
  • Vice-Chairman of Lisbon City Council (1995-2002)
  • Member of the Assembly of the Republic (1988-1994 and 2002-2004)
  • Substitute (1994-1999) and full member (1999-2002) of the Committee of the Regions
  • Chair of the CEMR (Council of European Municipalities and Regions) Committee of Women Elected Representatives of Local and Regional Authorities (1998-2002)
  • Full member of the Interparliamentary Union (1988-1994 and 2002-2004)





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25/05/2010 Written Declaration 12/2010 (ACTA)

Has signed written declaration 12/2010 on the lack of a transparent process for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and potentially objectionable content.