Brando Benifei

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Brando Benifei
Brando Benifei in 2017.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
for North-West Italy
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Personal details
Born (1986-01-01) 1 January 1986 (age 36)
NationalityItalian
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Bologna

Brando Benifei (born 1 January 1986 in La Spezia) is an Italian politician who has served as a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. He was re-elected in 2019.[1]

Political career[edit]

During his first term from 2014 until 2019, Benifei served on the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. In 2019, he moved to the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. In 2020, he also joined the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age.[2] In this capacity, he serves as the Parliament’s lead rapporteur on the Artificial Intelligence Act (2021).[3] Since 2021, he has been part of the Parliament's delegation to the Conference on the Future of Europe.[4]

In addition to his committee assignments, Benifei is a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda,[5] the European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas,[6] the European Parliament Intergroup on Cancer,[7] the MEP Alliance for Mental Health,[8] the European Parliament Intergroup on Disability,[9] the MEPs Against Cancer group,[10] and of the UNITE – Parliamentary Network to End HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and Other Infectious Diseases.[11]

Other activities[edit]

  • Reimagine Europa, Member of the Advisory Board[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chi è stato eletto alle Europee". Il Post (in Italian). 28 May 2019. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  2. ^ Members of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age European Parliament, press release of July 9, 2020.
  3. ^ Melissa Heikkilä (October 6, 2021), European Parliament calls for a ban on facial recognition Politico Europe.
  4. ^ Members of the delegation to the Conference on the Future of Europe European Parliament.
  5. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda.
  6. ^ Members 2019-2024 European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas.
  7. ^ Intergroup European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC).
  8. ^ MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Our Supporters Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks.
  9. ^ Bureau of the Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament is established European Disability Forum, press release of 14 February 2020.
  10. ^ MAC MEPs in the 2019-24 legislature MEPs Against Cancer.
  11. ^ Members – Western & Central Europe
  12. ^ Advisory Board Reimagine Europa.