Former MEP
Party: Partido Social Democrata (PT)
Country: Portugal
  • BRU:
    ASP 08E116 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845143
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849143
  • STR:
    LOW T09027 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175143
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179143
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Chair - Mashreq
  • Member - Partido Social Democrata
  • Member - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member - Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • Member - Foreign Affairs
  • Member - Delegation to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Security and Defence
  • Substitute - Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute - NATO
  • Substitute - International Trade
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Party

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1953. Lisboa, Setúbal, Leiria. Medical Doctor. Past: Secretary General of the Group of European Liberal Democrats and Reformist Party (ELDR) on the European Parliament (1994-1996); Secretary General of the Group of the European People´s Party (EPP) at the European Parliament (April 1997- July 1999); Political Adviser to Portuguese Prime Minister José Manuel Barroso (April 2002- July 2004); Head of the Transition Office of European Commission President José Manuel Barroso (July 2004); Secretary of State for European Affairs on the XVI Government of Portugal (July 2004-March 2005); Member of the Portuguese Parliament (March 2005-July 2009). Currently: Vice-President of the European People´s Party (EPP); Deputy Secretary General of the Centrist Democrat International. MEP since 2009.



Europe map closeup
24.03.2014 - 17:00

Mario David MEP warmly welcomes the exemption of visas to the United Arab Emirates

The Portuguese Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Chairman of the European Union (EU)- United Arab Emirates (UAE) Parliamentary Friendship Group, Mario David, warmly welcomes the exemption of visas to the United Arab Emirates for the 13...
Colorful Textiles
13.09.2013 - 11:45

A Europa não pode negociar a Democracia

Mário David MPE sobre o pedido de atribuição do estatuto SPG+ ao Paquistão   O Eurodeputado Mário David, Vice-Presidente do PPE, questionou a Comissão através de uma pergunta prioritária...
Through the Andes
10.12.2012 - 09:00

Trade Agreement between the EU and Colombia and Peru

The European Parliament will give its consent this week to a Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia and Peru. Negotiations between the EU and the Andean Community for a region-to-region association agreement began in 2007....

Press releases

Cargo Ship
27.11.2012 - 12:15

EU-Colombia/Peru Trade Agreement: all partners will benefit

The export of Colombian and Peruvian bananas and shrimps to the EU will benefit from lower tariffs. EU telecommunications and construction, and also machinery and automobiles, will have enhanced...
23.10.2012 - 15:30

Lebanon: MEPs' mission to Lebanon cancelled

The European Parliament decided today to cancel a delegation visit to Lebanon, originally scheduled for the end of the week, due to serious security risks following the spillover of the Syrian crisis...
15.03.2012 - 11:30

President of Syria takes his own citizens hostage

Commenting on the situation in Syria, Mário David MEP said: "When it started to become clear that Colonel Gaddafi was losing ground, the world witnessed the daily defection of members of...