Kader Arif (Arabic: قادر عريف; born 3 July 1959 in Algiers) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the south-west of France. A member of the French Socialist Party, which is affiliated to the Party of European Socialists, he sits on the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade.
He is also a substitute for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health, and Food Safety, and a member of the delegations to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, and the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly. Recently, he signed the Manifesto of the Spinelli Group for a federal Europe.
- Master's degree in communications
- Special adviser to Lionel Jospin (1988–1992)
- Chargé d'affaires (1992–1995)
- Regional director of a tour operator (1995–1999)
- University manager (1999–2001)
- First federal secretary, Haute-Garonne Socialist Party (1999–2008)
- Member of the Socialist Party national bureau (since 2000)
- Socialist Party national secretary, with responsibility for globalisation
- Member of Castanet-Tolosan Municipal Council, with responsibility for sport (1995–2001)
- Junior Minister for Veterans in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault (2012)
- Masnick, Mike (26 January 2012). "European Parliament Official in Charge of ACTA Quits, and Denounces the 'Masquerade' Behind ACTA". Techdirt.
- "Another French minister resigns over suspected ethics breach". reuters.com. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
- "More bad for Hollande as close ally resigns". rfi.fr. 22 November 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
- Portrait de Kader Arif
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- Official website (in French)
- European Parliament biography
- Declaration of financial interests (in French)