Pierre Schapira

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For a French mathematician, see Pierre Schapira (mathematician).

Pierre Lionel Georges Schapira (born 10 December 1944 in Algiers) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France. He is a member of the Socialist Party, which is part of the Party of European Socialists, and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Development.

He is also a substitute for the Committee on Foreign Affairs and a member of the delegation for relations with Israel and the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.


  • Diploma as dental surgeon (1971)
  • Deputy Mayor of Paris with responsibility for international relations and the French-Speaking World
  • Former Vice-President of the French Economic and Social Council (1984–2004)
  • Former Commissioner, National Commission for Information Technology and Freedoms (CNIL) (1999–2004)
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour

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