Maria Arena (1966) is a member of the European Parliament since 1 July 2014 for the "Parti Socialiste", which is aligned with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. Arena is elected on behalf of Belgium.
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Place and date of birth
Mons, 17 December 1966
European Parliamentary Group
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
-adviser for the ministry of Michel Daerden (PS), from June 1999 until April 2000
-minister of employment in the Walloon government, from April 2000 until July 2003
-member of the Belgian Federal Parliament, from 19 May 2003 until 12 July 2003
-minister of the civil service, social integration, big cities, equal opportunities and intercultural dialogue (government Verhofstad-II), from 12 July 2003 until 18 July 2004
-prime minister of the French Community Government, dealing with education and social promotion, from 26 July 2004 until 20 March 2008
-minister of formation/training in the Walloon government, from 2004 until 2007
-member of the Belgian Federal Parliament, from June 2007 until 2008
-minister of social integration, pensions and big cities (government Van Rompuy), from 2008 until 2009
-member of the Belgian Senate, from 2010 until 2014
-member European Parliament, from 1 July 2014
-licentiate in economic sciences at the Mons Faculty of the Catholic University Leuven, 1988
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