Peter van DALEN - MEP

Peter van DALEN

Country: nl

Party: ChristenUnie

Curriculum Vitae

Born on 3 September 1958, Peter van Dalen is a Dutch politician, lecturer, director, religious freedom defender and fighter against antisemitism.

Since 2009, he is a Member of the European Parliament on behalf of his national party, the Christian Union.

In this current mandate, he is a Member of the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament.

Peter van Dalen holds a master’s degree from the University of Utrecht in International Relations, the History of War, and Contemporary History, in addition to a Law degree. After his studies, he worked as a history, historiography and political science teacher. He also worked as an assistant to both a Dutch MP and MEP.

From 1990-2009, Van Dalen worked as a civil servant with the Inspectorate for Transport, Public Works and Water Management and finally as Director of the Shipping Inspectorate.

In his current third term at the European Parliament (2019-2024), Peter van Dalen is the first Vice-Chair of the Committee on Fisheries (PECH), and a Member of both the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DEVE) and the Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia.

Peter van Dalen is co-Founder and co-Chairman of the European Parliament's Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance.

MEP since 2009. 

My Positions in Parliament:

  • Co-Chair - Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance
  • Vice-Chair - Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development
  • Vice-Chair - Fisheries
  • Vice-Coordinator - Fisheries
  • Member - Intergroup on European Cultural Heritage, Ways of Saint James and other European Cultural Routes
  • Member - ChristenUnie
  • Member - South Asia
  • Member - Human Rights
  • Member - European Parliament
  • Substitute - Mashreq
  • Substitute - Foreign Affairs

My Positions in the group:

  • Member - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)

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BRU:

SPINELLI 08E254 (ALTIERO SPINELLI)
Parlement européen
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel

+32 (0)2 28 45719

BRU:

SPINELLI 08E254 (ALTIERO SPINELLI)
Parlement européen
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel

+32 (0)2 28 38719

STR:

WEISS T11149 (LOUISE WEISS)
Parlement européen
Allée du Printemps
BP 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg cedex

+33 (0)3 88 1 75719