Former MEP
Party: Partit Nazzjonalista (MT)
Country: Malta
  • BRU:
    ASP 10E158 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845835
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849835
  • STR:
    LOW T10016 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175835
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179835
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Coordinator - Legal Affairs
  • Member - Palestine
  • Member - Delegation to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Legal Affairs
  • Member - Partit Nazzjonalista
  • Substitute - Money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • Substitute - Culture and Education
  • Substitute - People's Republic of China
  • Substitute - Human Rights

Curriculum vitae

Therese Comodini Cachia graduated in law in 1997 and holds a Ph.D. in human rights law. She is a lawyer by profession working in the field of human rights. She has been representing victims of human rights violations since 1997 through court proceedings both before the Maltese courts as well as before the European Court of Human Rights.

She has also been heavily involved in NGOs having acted as their legal advisor. Her work with NGOs has kept her abreast of the perceptions held by and the social needs of different groups in society.

She is a lecturer at the Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta and coordinates the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation. She also lectured at the University of Utrecht in Holland and currently lectures at the Europa-Viadrina University in Germany.

Comodini Cachia has actively participated in the Partit Nazzjonalista and was a member of the Commission for the revision of the Statute and Party Structures. She is also seen as a point of reference for the Parliamentary Group having contributed to a number of positions including amendments to the Constitution of Malta.

MEP since 2014.



13.02.2017 - 19:30

Robotics: no longer the stuff of legends

Just imagine: you wake up in the morning, you have breakfast, open a mobile app, call an automated car to take you to work and pay from the app itself. Then in the evening to go back home you do the same thing again.  This will happen and it...
Therese Comodini Cachia MEP
29.11.2016 - 17:32

Copyright reform: why, how and for whom

Digital technology has radically changed the way creative content is produced, distributed and accessed. The EU needs modern copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market. The Commission's copyright reform proposal sets a framework within...
08.09.2015 - 20:56

EU already has tools to uphold human rights

The European Union is endowed with mechanisms that bind it to protect fundamental human rights and its institutions do not need any other mechanism to do so. But it does require more courage so as to be less coy in using those mechanisms which...


Press releases

Band Club Malta
24.03.2017 - 09:49

Maltese Band Clubs deserve European Citizen’s Prize

“The Malta Band Clubs Association deserves to be the recipient of the European Citizen’s Prize because their role in society is eminently that of encouraging good European citizenry,...
Tax Haven
21.02.2017 - 14:33

No one is believing Konrad Mizzi – PN MEPs

“After one day of interviews in Malta the PANA committee confirms that the suspicion concerning Minister Konrad Mizzi is one of money laundering whilst the behaviour of the PM's Chief of...
Freedom of expression
17.02.2017 - 13:21

Media freedom: We will not be silent – PN MEPs

PN MEPs David Casa, Roberta Metsola and Therese Comodini Cachia expressed deep concern about the proposed defamation laws by the Maltese government. They charectised them as a serious threat to...



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