Marc Angel

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Marc Angel

Journée de la commémoration nationale 2016, Marc Angel-102.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
for Luxembourg
Assumed office
2019
Personal details
Born (1963-03-12) 12 March 1963 (age 57)
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
NationalityLuxembourgish
Political partyLuxembourg Socialist Workers' Party

Marc Angel (born 1963) is a Luxembourgish politician of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party who is serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2019.[1] He is the co-chair of the LGBTI Intergroup of the European Parliament.[2]

Education[edit]

Angel attended the University of Vienna between 1984-1988 and earned a degree (Mag. Phil.) as a translator for German, French and English. Thereafter he continued his tourism-economy studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business between 1988-1990.[3]

Work experience[edit]

Between 1990 and 2004 he was teaching in Luxembourg hotel- and tourism management school.

Political career[edit]

Angel started his political career in the Luxembourg City Council as its Member between 1994 and 2020.[4] He became Member of the Luxembourgish Parliament at 2004[5] and as of 2013 he was acting as Chairman of the Committee for Foreign and European Affairs, International Development, Immigration and Asylum.[6] He was also member of

  • the Committee on Gender Issues,
  • the Health Committee,
  • the Economic Affairs Committee,
  • the Institutional Affairs Committee.

As a Member of the Luxembourgish Parliament, he also became

He resigned from the Parliament in December 2019 after becoming a Member of the European Parliament.

Political activity in the European Parliament[edit]

He became Member of the European Parliament on the 10th of December 2019. Beside acting as Head of the Luxembourgish Delegation in the S&D Group[8], Angel is member of the following committees:

In addition to his committee assignments, he is part of the parliament's delegation:

His team in the European Parliament (APAs and S&D Delegation staff) is composed by 4 colleagues: Maud Hollerich, Daniel Constantinides, Lisa Kersch and Roland Gúr.[10]

Social activity[edit]

  • In 1990, Angel co-founded STOP AIDS NOW a.s.b.l in Luxembourg.[11]
  • In 2008, he has been nominated as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cap Verde in Luxembourg.[12]
  • As of 2010, Angel is the Honorary President of the LCTO - Luxembourg City Tourist Office.[13]
  • As of 2015, he is a UNAIDS Champion for the 90-90-90 Treatment Target.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home | Marc Angel | MEPs | European Parliament". europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  2. ^ [1] LGBTI Intergroup of the European Parliament
  3. ^ [2] Curriculum vitae on MEP Marc Angel's official website.
  4. ^ [3] Official election results.
  5. ^ [4] Curriculum vitae on MEP Marc Angel's official website
  6. ^ [5] Official report on Cosac meeting in 2015
  7. ^ [6] Curriculum vitae on MEP Marc Angel's official website
  8. ^ [7] Press release on becoming Head of the Luxembourgish S&D Delegation.
  9. ^ Marc Angel European Parliament.
  10. ^ [8] MEP Marc Angel's official website.
  11. ^ [9] MEP Marc Angel's official website.
  12. ^ [10] PDF on Consular representations in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
  13. ^ [11] Luxembourg Tourist Office.
  14. ^ [12] UNAIDS report on Marc Angel's visit in Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho.