Iliana Malinova Iotova (Bulgarian: Илиана Малинова Йотова) (born on 24 October 1964 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament (MEP). She sits on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and is a substitute for the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. In Bulgaria, Iotova is a member of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and one of its most prominent faces in 2014. She also participates in the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament. She speaks Bulgarian, French and English.
Iotova holds a Master's degree in Bulgarian and French philology from the University of Sofia. She has specialized at the École nationale d'administration (ENA, National School of Administration) in Strasbourg, France, and the Center for European Studies' (CEES) of the University of Strasbourg.
From 1990-1997 at Bulgarian National Television, Iotova worked as a reporter, editor, director and presenter of news and current affairs programmes. She then worked as the director of the press service of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and in 2005 she was voted into the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria.
- Personal profile of Iliana Iotova in the European Parliament's database of members
- Official website of Ilyana Iotova at the Wayback Machine (archived January 10, 2014)
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