Country: France
  • BRU:
    ASP 13E258 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845562
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849562
  • STR:
    LOW T10059 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175562
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179562
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Maghreb
  • Vice-Chair - International Trade
  • Member - Agir - La Droite constructive
  • Member - Union for the Mediterranean
  • Substitute - Foreign Affairs
  • Vice-Chair - WG Foreign Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1959. Nord-Ouest, France. Founder of the association Espace Intégration in Lille (1987). Manager of projects for young people of immigrant origin (1988-1989). Coordinator of a project to create economic micro-projects in urban districts (1998-1999). Member of the European Parliament (1999-2002). State Secretary for sustainable development in the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin (2002-2004). Instigator of the national strategy on sustainable development (2003). Vice-coordinator of the EPP Group in the International Trade committee of the European Parliament.   Chair of the Committee on Political Affairs of the "Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean"(PA-UfM) (since 2004). MEP since 2004.



Brice Hortefeux MEP, Tokia Saïfi MEP, Andrey Kovatchev MEP, PM of Lebanon Saad Hariri, Ramona Mănescu MEP
01.03.2018 - 15:46

EPP Group mission to Lebanon: our security depends on their security

"We must not forget that the security of the EU depends also on the security of Lebanon. The country expects the EU to help the region by participating in the reconstruction of Syria and creating "safe areas" for the return of...
Time July 28, 2014 pag.24,25 Mare Nostrum operation, Navy Fremm Bergamini, for the first time in this kind of operation, rescue shipwrecked 2014-06-07 © Massimo Sestini
12.05.2015 - 17:00

Real cooperation on migration is an urgent issue

The Political Committee of the Union for the Mediterranean met in Lisbon for its 11th plenary session of the UfM Parliamentary Assembly. During the meeting, a Recommendation on regional crises and wars, migration, terrorism and the promotion of...
EPP Group meets Euromed Ambassadors in Brussels
06.06.2013 - 16:00

Annual Meeting with Euromed Ambassadors

On 7 May 2013, Members of the EPP Group met with Euromed Ambassadors in Brussels to discuss the political situation in Maghreb, Mashrek countries, the Palestinian Authority and Israel. The meeting focused on the importance of assuring peace and...

Press releases

Waving flag of European Union and Iraq
04.07.2018 - 11:53

L’UE doit accompagner la reconstruction de l’Irak

« L’Accord de partenariat et de coopération entre l’Union européenne et l’Irak est un instrument clé qui contribuera à la reconstruction,...
Global connections
30.05.2018 - 13:43

Il est temps pour l’UE de muscler sa politique commerciale

« L’irresponsabilité, voire l’agressivité de Donald Trump, y compris vis à vis de ses alliés; la croissance exponentielle du continent asiatique ou...
Global connections
24.04.2018 - 10:24

Commerce: garantir la réciprocité et une concurrence loyale

« Le commerce international représente une opportunité unique en termes de création d’emplois et de croissance et il est temps d’en utiliser tout le...