|Member of the European Parliament|
1 January 2007 – 26 May 2019
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Mustafa Karadayi|
|Born||10 June 1966|
|Political party||Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)|
|Alma mater||Veliko Tarnovo University|
Filiz Hyusmenova (Bulgarian: Филиз Хюсменова; born 10 June 1966 in Silistra, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian politician of Bulgarian-Turkish descent who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2007 until 2019. She is a member of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.
Career in national politics
Member of the European Parliament, 2007–2019
Hyusmenova became an Member of the European Parliament on 1 January 2007 with the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union. In parliament, she served on the Committee on Regional Development (2007–2014), the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (2014–2019) and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (2017–2019).
In addition to her committee assignments, Hyusmenova was part of the parliament's delegations for relations to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly (2009–2014); to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees (2009–2014); and with Japan (2014–2019).
From 2014 until 2019, Hyusmenova served as a vice-chair of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group under the leadership of chairman Hans van Baalen.