You can find our current Coalition members below. As the process of receiving expressions of interest from MEPs is ongoing, we will update the list on a regular basis.
Last updated: July 2019
MEP Miriam Dalli, Malta
Miriam Dalli was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014. In the 8th European Parliament term, she served as a full member on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and on the Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union. She was a substitute member on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, the Committee on Petitions and Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation. She remained a highly active member of the LGBTI, Children’s rights and Youth Integroups and Co-Chair of the Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. MEP Dalli is also an Ambassador against Depression and one of the Richmond Foundation’s Mental Health Ambassadors.
Please find Miriam Dalli MEP full biography here : http://miriamdalli.com/
MEP Pernille Weiss, Denmark
Pernille Weiss is a member of the 9th European Parliament for Denmark. MEP Weiss represents the Conservative People’s Party.
She is a registered nurse and has academic education in Management and Innovation and Health Science which she has used as a self-employed person for the past ten years.
Prior to that, Pernille Weiss worked on the evidence based design for Centre for Health Design (U.S.), served as a founder and owner of ArchiMed ApS, Head of health in Arkitema A/S and Academic adviser on Health Science at Southern Danish University.
Please find Pernille Weiss MEP full biography here : https://pernilleweiss.dk/
MEP Naomi Long, United Kingdom
Naomi Long MEP, studied civil engineering at Queen’s University, Belfast, and worked for almost 10 years in the industry.
Elected to Belfast City Council in 2001 and the Northern Ireland Assembly as MLA in 2003, she also served as Lord Mayor of Belfast from 2009 to 2010, at which point she became the first ever Alliance MP elected to Westminster in May 2010.
Deputy Leader of the Alliance Party since 2006, in May 2016, she was reelected to the Northern Ireland Assembly as MLA, before becoming Leader of Alliance that October.
As Leader she has presided over some of the parties best ever election results and in May 2019 became the first ever Alliance member to be elected to the European Parliament.
MEP Julie Ward, United Kingdom
Julie is a Labour and Co-operative Party Member of the European Parliament for the North West of England, covering Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester.
As such she is a member of the European Parliamentary Labour Party and, in turn, part of the second largest group in the European Parliament, the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.
Julie serves on the Parliament’s Culture & Education Committee and is a Vice President of the Group. She is also a member of the Regional Development Committee and Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. She is also a member of the Labour Party’s Policy Commission on Education and Children.
MEP Tanja Fajon, Slovenia
Tanja Fajon has been MEP since 2009. She is a Vice-President of Slovenian Social Democrats.
Fajon was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She studied journalism and has a master degree in International Political Sciences and Business and Management. She was a foreign correspondent in Brussels for Radio-Television Slovenia between 2001-2009.
In the European Parliament, she was a vice-president of Socialists and Democrats between 2014-2019. In her third term 2019-2024 she continues her work in Foreign Affairs Committee (AFTE) and Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE).
Fajon is working on many different but key political areas such as migration and protection of Schengen, fight against extremism, hate speech and xenophobia, defending the rule of law, democracy, fundamental rights and future enlargement to the Western Balkans. Brussels-based news outlet Politico listed her among 40 most influential MEPs in 2015 and 2016 for her endeavours to abolish visas for the citizens of the region.
48 years old Fajon is an awareness advocate on rare blood diseases in Europe. She has been actively involved in different campaigns for Blood Cancer Awareness.
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