RihardsPiks

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Political Memory: Rihards PĪKS, former MEP

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General Data


Functions in European Parliament

  • 20/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats (Member)
  • 21/07/2004 - 15/09/2004 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Member)
  • 21/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs (Substitute)
  • 22/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Budgets (Substitute)
  • 15/09/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China (Member)
  • 15/09/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (Substitute)
  • 16/09/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs (Member)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Cameraman, film director, producer (1961-1993)
  • Member of the board of the Tautas party and Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence (since 1998)
  • Teacher, Academy of Culture (1995-1997)
  • Businessman (1993-1995)
  • Vice-chairman, National Radio and Television Council (1995-1996)
  • Minister for Cultural Affairs of Latvia (1996-1997)
  • Member of the Latvian Parliament (1998-2004), Deputy Speaker of the Latvian Parliament (1999-2000)
  • Head of delegation to the IPU (1999-2002)
  • Head, Foreign Affairs Committee (2004)
  • Foreign Minister of Latvia (2004)
  • Member of the European Parliament (since July 2004)
  • Member, Committee on Constitutional Affairs, substitute member, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on Budgets, member, Delegation for Relations with China, substitute member, Delegation for Relations with Russia
  • Board member, Eiropas Tautas party (since 2000)
  • Founder and member of the board of the non-governmental organisation 'Politiskās izglītības fonds' (since 2000)
  • Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy

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