Pierre Karleskind

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Pierre Karleskind
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Member of the European Parliament
for France
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Member of the Regional Council of Brittany
Assumed office
17 December 2015
Personal details
Born (1979-10-19) 19 October 1979 (age 42)
NationalityFrench
Political partyPS (2005-2016)
LREM (since 2016)
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
European University Institute of the Sea
ProfessionOceanographer

Pierre Karleskind (born 19 October 1979) is a French oceanographer and politician of La République En Marche! (LREM) who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019.[3]

Political career[edit]

In parliament, Karleskind has since been serving on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and as member of the Committee on Fisheries. In 2020, he became the chairman of the Committee on Fisheries.

In addition to his committee assignments, Karleskind is a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights,[4] the European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas,[5] and the MEPs Against Cancer group.[6]

Political positions[edit]

Karleskind mobilised 64 MEPs to officially refer the police’s mass arrest of LGBT activists in Poland to the European Commission.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ CAZENAVE, Fabien (27 May 2019). "Parlement européen. Qui sont les 79 eurodéputés élus en France ?". Ouest-France.fr (in French). Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  4. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights.
  5. ^ Members 2019-2024 European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas.
  6. ^ MAC MEPs in the 2019-24 legislature MEPs Against Cancer.
  7. ^ Alan Charlish (August 20, 2020), MEPs refer Poland to European Commission over LGBT arrests Reuters.