FORA.tv Speaker - Sophie In't Veld
Sophie in Â´t Veld (41) is the new, young, dynamic representative in the European Parliament for the Dutch social-liberal party D66. Although she is in her first term as member of Parliament, Sophie already knows the inner workings of European politics. Before she was elected, In Â´t Veld was for several years secretary general of the ELDR-group in the Committee of the Regions.
Born in 1963 (Vollenhove, the Netherlands) In Â´t Veld lived from the age of seven, after a three year long stay in Surinam, in the Dutch cities of the Hague and Delft. After her university-level study in medieval history, Sophie worked as freelancer in private companies and public institutions. From 1993 she worked as assistant to former MEP Johanna Boogerd. Sophie is married and lives in Brussels.
12.06.06 | 01:45:15 min
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