Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler

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Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler (born on 1 December 1950 in Augsburg) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Social Democratic Party of Germany, part of the Socialist Group and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs.

He is a substitute for the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the United States.


  • Farmer and qualified social science teacher
  • Civilian service at accident hospital in Murnau


  • 1979-1985: Development aid worker with the German Development Service in Brazil
  • 1986-1987: expert with the German World Hunger Relief Agency in Angola
  • in Germany
  • leader of a project for unemployed young people
  • senior teacher at a rehabilitation centre for people with severe physical disabilities and respiratory problems
  • leader of a public project working with children and young people
  • since 1994: Member of the European Parliament
  • Member of North-South Forum, Munich
  • Member of WEED (World Economy, Ecology and Development)
  • Member of Europa Union
  • Member of AbL, e.V (German Small Farmers' Association)
  • 1992: UN election observer in Angola
  • 2000: election observer in Mexico
  • 2001: Head of Mission/ Chief European Union Observer for elections in East Timor
  • 2002: honorary citizen of the City of Massapé, north-east Brazil

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