Marlene Mizzi

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Marlene Mizzi
Mizzi, Marlene-1733.jpg
Personal details
Born Rabat, Malta
Nationality Maltese
Political party Labour (PL)
Website mizzimarlene.com

Marlene Mizzi (born 24 December 1954, Rabat, Malta) is a Maltese politician and Member of the European Parliament.[1] She is member of the Labour Party and sits within the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.[2]

Family and education[edit]

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.[3]

Political career[edit]

On April 24, 2013, Mizzi was elected as Malta's first woman Member of the European Parliament,[4] 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.[5]

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;[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Parliament - MIZZI, Marlene". Retrieved 2013-12-20. 
  2. ^ "Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament". Retrieved 2013-12-20. 
  3. ^ "Marlene Mizzi - About". Retrieved 2013-12-20. 
  4. ^ "First three female MEPs for Malta". Malta Star. April 24, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-20. 
  5. ^ Joanna Plucinska (July 13, 2016), Marlene Mizzi named rapporteur on standardization Politico Europe.
  6. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals.