EU Committee Business Dinner with Mr Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade
Mr Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade
Previous Political Responsabilities:
European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid (July 2009-February 2010)
Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-2009)
Member of the House of Representatives (2003-2009)
Member of the European Parliament (1980-1994)
President of the Flemish liberal party (VLD) (1999-2004)
Member of the Flemish Parliament (1995-2003)
Member of the Municipal Council of Berlare (1988-2009)
Chairman of the Municipal Council and Mayor of Berlare (2006-2009)
National Vice-President of the PVV (1985-1988)
Schepen (Echevin) of Finances in Lebbeke (1983-1988)
National president of the Young Flemish Liberals (1977-1979)
Member of the Bureau of VLD since 1977
National president of the Flemish Liberal Students' Association (1975-1977)
President of the Flemish Association of the liberal Students of Brussels (1974-1975)
Minister of State since 2004.
European politics and international relations
Modern arts and architecture
• 19.30: Welcome aperitif.
• 20.00: Guests will be seated for dinner. The Commissioner will deliver his speech which will last for approximately 20 minutes. Questions and answers will be held over dessert.
• 21.30: Event ends.