Aikaterini Batzeli (Greek: Αικατερίνη Μπατζελή) (b. 25 May 1958, Athens) is a Greek politician, Member of Parliament in Greece and a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, part of the Party of European Socialists. She served as the Minister for Rural Development and Food from 7 October 2009 to 7 September 2010, as part of the First Cabinet of George Papandreou.
As MEP, Batzeli advocated strongly for the retention of the European Union's subsidy program for vineyards One of her last acts as MEP, she co-sponsored the 2009 declaration in support of the Special Olympics
- Economist Intelligence Unit Report Wire Feed http://www.eiu.com/ EIU News Wire, 24 August 2010, Accessed 13 Dec 2010.
- Richard Woodard. "Northern Hemisphere grape supply and wine production (selected regions) - forecasts to 2011" Just Drinks Bromsgrove: May 2007. pg. 4
- Sarabjit Jagirdar, "MEPS Apporove Written Declaration on Support for Special Olympics in European Union." Hindustani Times 27 April 2009.
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