Evin Incir

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Evin Incir (born 15 June 1984 in Diyarbakir, Turkey) is a Swedish politician of Kurdish descent for the Social Democrat Party. She was voted into the European Parliament in 2019.[1]

Political career[edit]

In parliament, Incir has been serving on the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs since 2019.

In addition to her committee assignments, Incir has been part of the Parliament's delegations to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee since 2019 and to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly since 2021.[2] She is also a member of the European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup,[3] the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights,[4] the European Parliament Intergroup on Trade Unions[5] and the European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.[6]

Recognition[edit]

In December 2020, Incir received the Best Newcomer award at The Parliament Magazine's annual MEP Awards.[7]

In June 2022 Incir won the award for diversity, inclusion and social impact at The Parliament Magazine's annual MEP Awards.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De blev mest kryssade i Eu valet Sydsvenskan, Retrieved 1 June 2019
  2. ^ Nisa Khan (October 21, 2021), Movers and Shakers The Parliament Magazine.
  3. ^ Bureau Archived 2020-10-31 at the Wayback Machine European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup.
  4. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights.
  5. ^ Intergroup on Trade Unions European Parliament.
  6. ^ Intergroup on Western Sahara European Parliament.
  7. ^ Johnson, Brian (2 December 2020). "MEP Awards 2020: Reaction and comment from our winners". The Parliament Magazine. Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Tre svenska Europaparlamentariker vinner pris". Altinget.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2022-10-03.