Inese Vaidere

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Inese Vaidere
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Member of the European Parliament for Latvia
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1952-09-03) 3 September 1952 (age 62)
Nationality Latvian
Political party Civic Union, European People's Party
Website [1]

Inese Vaidere (born September 3, 1952 in Jelgava)[1] is a Latvian politician, serving as a Member of the European Parliament (since 2004).

She was formerly Vice-Mayor of Riga and member of the Saeima. She was elected to the European Parliament in 2004 for the For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK list; part of the Union for a Europe of Nations group. In 2009, she was elected from the Civic Union (Latvia) list; part of the EPP group.

She is a signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism.[2]