Jean-Luc Bennahmias

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Jean-Luc Bennahmias
Jean-Luc Bennahmias - Janvier 2012.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
In office
Constituency South East France
Councillor, Regional Council of Provence-Cote d'Azur
In office
Personal details
Born (1954-12-02) 2 December 1954 (age 62)
Paris, France
Political party Front Démocrate
Residence France

Jean-Luc Bennahmias (born 2 December 1954 in Paris) is a French politician.

Political career[edit]

Bennahmias was National secretary of the Green Party (1997–2001), Regional councillor (1992–1996) and Chairman of the Green Group on the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Regional Council (2004-2010), Member of the European Parliament (2004-2014). He joined in 2007 the Democratic Movement, and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and was also a substitute for the Committee on Culture and Education, a substitute for the Committee on Petitions, a member of the delegation for relations with South Africa, and a substitute for the delegation for relations with Canada.

Bennahmias was the candidate of the Democratic Movement for the municipal elections in Marseille in March 2008. He left the centrist party to create his own centre-left party in 2014.

Professional career[edit]

  • Advanced Technician's Certificate (1976)
  • University diploma in training (1984)
  • Journalist (1974–1994)

Personal life[edit]

He is of Sephardi Jewish descent.[1]


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