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Political Memory: Jo LEINEN, MEP

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General Data

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Functions in European Parliament

  • Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Conference of Committee Chairs (Member)
  • Delegation for relations with India (Member)
  • Committee on Foreign Affairs (Substitute)
  • Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (Substitute)

Curriculum Vitae

  • First state law examination (1972)
  • Graduate of the Collège de l'Europe, Bruges (1973)
  • Second state law examination (1976)
  • Lawyer in Freiburg/Breisgau (1977-1984)
  • European affairs secretary of the SPD youth organisation (1977-1979)
  • Member of the SPD's environment commission (1981-1985)
  • Member of the Saarland regional executive of the SPD (1985-1999)
  • Member of the SPD's European affairs commission (1996-1998)
  • Vice-President of the European Environmental Bureau, Brussels (1979-1984)
  • President of the Union of European Federalists (since 1997)
  • Vice-President, International European Movement (since 2003)
  • Member of Püttlingen (Saarland) council (since 1999)
  • Member, Saarland Regional Assembly (1985-1999)
  • Chairman, European affairs committee (1994-1999)
  • Minister of the Environment, Saarland (1985-1994)
  • Vice-Chairman, Committee on Constitutional Affairs (2002-2004)
  • Chairman, Committee on Constitutional Affairs (since 2004)
  • Member, Committee on the Regions (1995-1999)
  • Member, Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (1995-1999)
  • Member of cultural, social and sporting organisations
  • Vice-President of Eurosolar e.V
  • Member of the European Parliament (since 1999)
  • German Environment Foundation Prize (1985)





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