Johan Vande Lanotte

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Johan Vande Lanotte
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Deputy Prime Minister
In office
5 December 2011 – October 2014
Minister of Economy, Consumer affairs and North Sea
In office
5 December 2011 – October 2014
Senator
In office
28 June 2007 – 5 December 2011
Chairperson of SP.A
In office
2005–2007
Preceded by Steve Stevaert
Succeeded by Caroline Gennez
Deputy Prime Minister
In office
1994–2005
Minister of Budget
In office
1999–2005
Minister of the Interior and of Civil Service Affairs
In office
1994–1998
Personal details
Born (1955-07-06) 6 July 1955 (age 59)
Poperinge
Political party SP.A
Residence Ostend
Alma mater University of Antwerp
University of Brussels (VUB)
Occupation Politician
Professor
Website Official website

Johan Cyrille Corneel Vande Lanotte (born 6 July 1955, Poperinge) is a Belgian politician. He is a member of the SP.A, and became its party president on 15 October 2005. He handed down his leadership positions after the SP.A lost in the 2007 general election. Between 5 December 2011 and October 2014, he was Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Economy, Consumer affairs and North Sea in the Di Rupo I Government.

Studies[edit]

In 1978 he graduated magna cum laude in Political and Social Sciences, option: Sociology (Master degree) from the University of Antwerp. In 1981 he added, again magna cum laude, a master in Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

He graduated as Doctor in Law at the Ghent University in 1986. The subject of his dissertation was decentralisation in the Belgian political context. It was awarded with the Prize of the Belgian Institute for Administrative Sciences.

During his doctorate, he studied at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Lausanne) with the Von Calcken scholarship of the Council of Europe, at the Lille University (France), the Leiden University (Netherlands) and the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgische Senaat" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 

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