Gérard Onesta

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Gérard Onesta (Toulouse, 2008)

Gérard Onesta (born 5 August 1960 in Albi, Tarn) is a French politician and was Member of the European Parliament for the South West of France.

He is a member of Europe Écologie–The Greens, part of the European Greens. On 20 July 2004 he was re-elected a Member of the European Parliament, and he was elected four times one of its Vice-Presidents. His successor is José Bové.

In March 2010 regional election, he is the leader of Europe Écologie–The Greens in Midi-Pyrénées.

Onesta defines himself as a European federalist, with strong proclivities for regionalism.


His cousin Claude Onesta is the coach of the 5 fold champion France national handball team.

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