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Political Memory: José Albino SILVA PENEDA, former MEP

{{#icon:JoseAlbinoSilvaPeneda.jpg|José Albino SILVA PENEDA}}

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 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (Member)
  • 22/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Budgets (Substitute)
  • 15/09/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union (including Libya) (Member)
  • 12/10/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America (Substitute)
  • 12/10/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (Substitute)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Graduate in Economics (1975)
  • Diploma in Development Administration (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, 1977)
  • Lecturer in Economics, University of Oporto
  • (1973-1975)
  • Technician (1972-1974), secretary (1974-1978) and manager (1978-1979), Northern Region Planning Commission
  • Vice-Chairman (1981-1985) and Chairman (1994-1996), Northern Region Coordination Committee
  • Member of the Assembly of the Republic (1985/1987, 1987-1991 and 1991/1994)
  • Secretary of State for Regional and Local Government (1979-1980)
  • Secretary of State for Planning and Regional Development (1985-1987)
  • Minister of Employment and Social Security (1987-1993)
  • Prime Minister's personal representative on the group of personal representatives of EU heads of state and government for the trans-European transport networks
  • Member of the National Political Executive of the PSD party (1985-1989)
  • Member of the PSD National Council (1985-1995)
  • Chairman of the board of directors of a number of undertakings belonging to the Sonae group (1996-2004)
  • Chairman of the board of directors of Global Notícias, a holding company owning important Portuguese newspapers such as the 'Jornal de Notícias' and the 'Diário de Notícias'
  • Administrator of the Luís Figo Foundation
  • Chairman of the General Assembly of the Cyclists' Union of Maia
  • Chairman of the Surveillance Board of the Maratona Clube de Portugal





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