Alessia Mosca

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Alessia Mosca
Alessia Maria Mosca daticamera.jpg
Member of the European Parliament for Italy
Assumed office
2014
Personal details
Born (1975-05-23) 23 May 1975 (age 43)
Monza, Italy
Political party  Italian:
Democratic Party
 EU:
Party of European Socialists
Alma mater

Alessia Mosca (born 23 May 1975) is an Italian politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2014.

Early life and education

Born in Monza, Mosca graduated in philosophy at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, and earned a master's degree in diplomacy at the Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Political Science at the University of Florence.[1] She worked for the European Parliament and in Italy for Alenia Aeronautica.[1]

Political career

Mosca was elected at the Italian parliament in 2008 and in 2013 with the Democratic Party.

In the 2014 European elections, Mosca was elected Member of the European Parliament with the same party.[1][2] She has since been serving on the Committee on International Trade and as vice-chairwoman of the parliament’s delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula.

In addition to her committee assignments, Mosca is a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation;[3] the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime);[4] the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights;[5]the European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara;[6] and the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights.[7]

On the Committee on International Trade, Mosca has served as rapporteur on the EU free trade agreements (FTA) with Vietnam and Mexico.[8]

Political positions

Following the 2014 elections, Mosca joined fellow MEPs Sven Giegold, Sylvie Goulard, Sophie in ’t Veld and Othmar Karas in an open letter aimed at exerting pressure on the President of the European Commission and national government leaders during the nominations process to improve the gender balance in the composition of the European Commission.[9]

Other activities

References

  1. ^ a b c Andrea Signorelli (May 9, 2014). "Le 5 donne capolista del PD: Alessia Mosca". Il Post. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Le preferenze in Sicilia Caterini Chinnici la più votata". La Sicilia. May 26, 2014. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation.
  4. ^ Members of the European Parliament on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime) European Parliament.
  5. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights.
  6. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.
  7. ^ Members of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights European Parliament.
  8. ^ Giulia Paravicini, Jakob Hanke and Simon Marks (December 18, 2017), EU and Mexico make big push for trade deal Politico Europe.
  9. ^ Cynthia Kroet (June 26, 2014), A shortage of women round the Commission table European Voice.

External links

  • Official website
  • European Parliament - Alessia Mosca
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