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Michael GAHLER Michael GAHLER
Michael GAHLER

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

Member

Germany - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Date of birth : , Frankfurt/Main

Curriculum vitae Michael GAHLER

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Curriculum vitae   (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)

Updated: 03/03/2015

Education (qualifications and diplomas)

  • 1987-1987 : University, Law: first state law examination
  • 1990-1990 : University, Law: second state law examination
  • 1991-1991 : Competition for senior-level employment in the Foreign Service

Professional career

  • 1979-1980 : Army service (public service / government (other areas))
  • 1987-1990 : Trainee lawyer
  • 1990-1991 : Attaché to the Foreign Office (FO) Diplomatic Training College (public service / government (other areas))
  • 1991-1993 : FO desk officer for international environmental politics (public service / government (other areas))
  • 1993-1995 : Desk officer, CDU Office for External Relations (other)
  • 1995-1999 : FO desk officer for Baltic and Northern States and the Council of Baltic Sea States (public service / government (other areas))

Political career

Offices held in a political party or national trade union

  • 1985-1993 : Municipal, district and area Chair, Junge Union
  • 1990-1996 : Member of the International Committee, Junge Union, Germany
  • 1994-2000 : Vice-Chair, Main-Taunus CDU
  • 2005-... : Chair, CDU Hessen Regional Committee on European Policy
  • 2010-... : Member of the CDU Federal Committee for Foreign, European and Security Policy
  • 2010-... : Vice-Chair, European Movement Germany

Offices held in local government bodies

  • 1986-1989 : City councillor, Hattersheim am Main
  • 1989-2001 : Member of Main-Taunus District Council
  • 1993-1997 : Member of Darmstadt Regional Council Regional Planning Assembly

Offices held in an international political party organisation or an international trade union organisation

  • 1995-... : Delegate to EPP Congress
  • 1995-... : Member of EPP Executive and Political Assembly

Offices held in the EU institutions

  • 1999-... : Member of the European Parliament

Honours

  • Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Lithuania

Contact

Bruxelles

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