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Marlene Mizzi (born 24 December 1954, Rabat, Malta) is a Maltese politician and Member of the European Parliament. She is member of the Labour Party and sits within the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.
Family and education
The daughter of John Cacciottolo and Josephine Micallef, she is married to Magistrate Antonio Mizzi. They have one daughter, Alexandra, who is also a lawyer. She graduated with an honours degree in economics in 1976, continuing her studies at the Maastricht School of Management, where she read for a Master of Philosophy degree, specialising in corporate governance.
On April 24, 2013, Mizzi was elected as Malta's first woman Member of the European Parliament, replacing Dr Edward Scicluna. During her first year in parliament, she served as vice-chairwoman of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, under the leadership of chairwoman Sharon Bowles. Following the 2014 European elections, Mizzi became vice-chairwoman of the Committee on Petitions and a member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. In 2016, she was named the parliament’s rapporteur on standardization.
In addition to her committee assignments, Mizzi has been serving as member of the parliament’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean since 2013. She is also a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals;
- "European Parliament - MIZZI, Marlene". Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- "Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament". Retrieved 2013-12-20.
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- "First three female MEPs for Malta". Malta Star. April 24, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- Joanna Plucinska (July 13, 2016), Marlene Mizzi named rapporteur on standardization Politico Europe.
- Members European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals.