Bodil Valero

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Bodil Valero

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Member of the European Parliament
In office
2014–2019
ConstituencySweden
Member of the Swedish Parliament
In office
2006–2014
ConstituencyGävleborg
Personal details
Born
Bodil Lundström

(1958-05-14) 14 May 1958 (age 61)
Jönköping, Sweden
Political party Swedish
Green Party
 EU
European Green Party
Alma materUppsala University
WebsiteOfficial website

Bodil Valero (born 14 May 1958) is a Swedish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2014 until 2019.[1] She is a member of the Green Party, part of the European Green Party.[2] In parliament, Valero served as the green coordinator in the Security and Defence Committee (SEDE).

She also served a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (DACP) and as substitute in the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America (DCAM) and the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (DLAT)[2]

In addition to her committee assignments, Valero served as vice-chairwoman of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Western Sahara.[3]

Profile issues[edit]

Valero works with the rights of refugees and migrants and for legal roads in the EU. She advocates an open and humane migration policy and has criticized the EU's Migration Policy Agreement with Turkey, in favor of Member States sharing responsibility for refugee reception.

Valero has been committed to minority rights, including Kurds, Assyrians / Syrians and Romans.

From 2014, she was the green representative in the negotiations on the European Parliament's annual report on Turkey's accession negotiations.

As reporter for the European Parliament's Annual Report on Arms Export.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bodil VALERO - Home - MEPs - European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Bodil VALERO - History of parliamentary service - MEPs - European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  3. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.