Marielle de Sarnez
Marielle de Sarnez
|Minister in charge of European Affairs|
17 May 2017 – 19 June 2017
|Prime Minister||Édouard Philippe|
|Preceded by||Harlem Désir|
|Succeeded by||Nathalie Loiseau|
|Member of the European Parliament|
20 July 1999 – 17 May 2017
|Born||27 March 1951|
Career in national politics
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- Special adviser in the office of Jean-Claude Gaudin, Chairman of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) Group in the National Assembly of France (1986–1988)
- Secretary-General of the opposition general assembly (1989–1993)
- Adviser to François Bayrou, Minister of National Education and Higher Education and Research, then head of his office (1993–1997)
- Secretary-General of the UDF Group in the National Assembly (1997–1998)
- National Secretary of the UDF (since 2003)
- Secretary-General of the European Democratic Party (since 2004)
- Member of the Paris Council (for the 14th arrondissement) (since 2001)
Member of the European Parliament, 2004–2017
De Sarnez was first elected Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France in 2014. A member of the MoDem, she served as vice-chair of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education.
De Sarnez was also substitute for the Committee on Foreign Affairs, a member of the delegation for relations with South Africa and a substitute for the delegation to the EU–Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee. In 2016, she served as the parliament’s rapporteur on a plan to lend Tunisia €500 million on favourable terms to help it reduce its external debt and consolidate its democratic mechanisms.
In addition to her committee assignments, De Sarnez was a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights.
Member of the French Parliament, 2017–present
Since 2017, De Sarnez has been chairing the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the National Assembly.
- Factbox: Ministers in new French government Reuters, May 17, 2017.
- Paolini, Esther (21 June 2017). "Nathalie Loiseau, de l'ENA aux Affaires européennes". Le Figaro. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
- MEPs approve €500m in fresh EU loans to Tunisia European Parliament, press release of June 8, 2016.
- Members of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights European Parliament.
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