Former MEP
Country: Luxembourg
  • BRU:
    ASP 12E102 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845386
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849386
  • STR:
    LOW T12015 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175386
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179386
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Quaestor - European Parliament
  • Member - Parliament's Bureau
  • Member - Quaestors
  • Member - Central America
  • Member - Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Member - Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Member - Parti chrétien social luxembourgeois
  • Substitute - Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Substitute - Southeast Asia, ASEAN
  • Quaestor - EP Bureau
  • Member of the Bureau - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member - EPP Bureau

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1929. Schifflange. Studied Political Economy at University of Saarbrücken (1953-1956). Worked for ECSC Miners and Metalworkers (1952-1958). Union secretary, European Trade Union Secretariat, with responsibility for unions for farmworkers and people working in food industry (1963-1972). Member, Social Democratic Party executive committee (1972-1982). Chairwoman, Social Democratic Party parliamentary group (1974-1979). Member, National Christian-Social Women’s Committee (from 1984). Mayor of Schifflange (1970-1985). Member, Schifflange Municipal Council (1970-2000). Member, Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg parliament) (1965-1989,1999). President, National Federation of Luxembourg Women. Chairwoman of the European Centre of the International Women's Council (1989-1999). Quaestor of the EP since 2004. MEP since 1989.


Press releases

protests in Ukraine
20.02.2014 - 12:36

Immediate targeted sanctions against Ukrainian authorities

“Ukraine’s place is in the European Union. We support the aspirations of the people of Ukraine and call for sanctions targeting those responsible for the atrocities that have taken place...
gender equal opportunity or representation
29.08.2013 - 15:56

Quotas de femmes: l'alternative d'Astrid Lulling

A l’initiative de sa Vice-présidente Viviane Reding, la Commission européenne a présenté au Parlement européen et au Conseil une proposition de directive...
Man reaching into empty pocket
19.04.2012 - 12:00

Energy taxation: European Parliament rallies

"European consumers should not pay the price of demands from energy taxation fundamentalists! Today's vote is a great political victory for the EPP Group, which remained firm on its position...