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Political Memory: Elly de GROEN-KOUWENHOVEN, former MEP

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General Data

Functions in European Parliament

  • 21/07/2004 - 30/01/2007 : Committee on Petitions (Member)
  • 21/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Member)
  • 15/09/2004 - 31/12/2006 : Delegation to the EU-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee (Member)
  • 15/09/2004 - 14/03/2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe (Substitute)
  • 15/03/2007 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe (Member)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Senior secondary teaching certificate: French with a teaching qualification (education theory) (1972)
  • French teacher (1970-1975)
  • Writer, essayist and commentator
  • Literary reviewer, children's books (1985-1992)
  • Editor of the Algemeen Dagblad's children's newspaper (1986-1989)
  • Has worked for 20 years on news magazines
  • Author of various works of fiction and non-fiction for adults
  • Her work over the last 20 years has placed a strong emphasis on Eastern Europe
  • Unpaid adviser to the Dutch foundation 'Roma-Emancipatie' in Oss (since 2002)
  • Various literary awards





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