Bernadette Bourzai

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1945 –


Who is Bernadette Bourzai?

Bernadette Bourzai is a French politician and Member of the Senate of France representing the Department of Corrèze.

During her political career, she has held many local offices, including Égletons municipal council, Corrèze General Council, Limoges Regional Council, and Mayor of Égletons.

She was elected to the European Parliament on 18 June 2004, from the third position on the Socialist party list representing Loire, Massif Central, and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development.

In addition, she was vice-chair of the delegation to the EU–Kazakhstan, EU–Kyrgyzstan and EU–Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia, a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, and a substitute for the delegation to the EU–Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee.

On 21 September 2008, she was elected to the Senate, representing the Department of Corrèze, and resigned her position in the European Parliament, replaced by Jean-Paul Denanot. In the Senate, she is Secretary of the Commission on European Affairs, and a member of the Commission on Cultural Affairs.

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May 28, 1945
Lived in
  • France

on July 23, 2013


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