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Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR
Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR

Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

Member

Spain - Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)

Date of birth : ,

Curriculum vitae Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR

Original version : EN


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

Updated: 02/10/2020

Education (qualifications and diplomas)

  • Complutense University Madrid (LLB Political Science and Sociology)
  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Massachusetts (MA Law and Diplomatic Studies)
  • Granada University (LLB Law) (Extraordinary Award)
  • Bologna University (PhD Law) (Extraordinary Award)

Professional career

  • 1993 : Full Professor, Constitutional Law, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • 1997 : Jean Monnet Chair of European Law and European Integration

Political career

Offices held in a political party or national trade union

  • 1983 : Member, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)

Offices held in a regional assembly

  • 2007-2011 : Secretary-general, Canary Islands Socialist Party

Offices held in a national parliament

  • 1990-1991 : Parliamentary Adviser to Minister for Justice Enrique Múgica
  • 1991-1993 : Parliamentary Adviser to Minister for Justice Tomás de la Quadra-Salcedo
  • 2000-2009 : Member of the Congreso de los Diputados (Spanish Parliament)

Offices held in a national government

  • 1993-1996 : Chef de cabinet of Jerónimo Saavedra, Minister in the department of public administration, education and science
  • 2004-2007 : Minister for Justice (Spanish Government)
  • 2000-2014 : Member, PSOE federal executive leadership

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

  • 2009-2014 : Head, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party delegation (S&D Group)

Offices held in the EU institutions

  • 2009-2014 : Chair: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee
  • 2019-... : Chair: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee
  • 2014-2019 : Vice-chair: ACP-EU Delegation
  • 2009-2014 : Member: Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 2019-... : Member: Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 2009-2014 : Member: ACP-EU Delegation
  • 2019-... : Member: ACP-EU Delegation
  • 2012 : Member: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee
  • 2014-2019 : Member: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee
  • 2012-2013 : Member: Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering Special Committee
  • 2016-2017 : Member: Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion Committee
  • 2009-2014 : Substitute Member: Legal Affairs Committee
  • 2009-2012 : Substitute Member: EU-Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia Delegation
  • 2009-2014 : Substitute Member: Euronest Delegation
  • 2010-2012 : Substitute Member: Constitutional Affairs Committee
  • 2019-... : Substitute Member: Constitutional Affairs Committee
  • 2012-2014 : Substitute Member: South Asia Delegation
  • 2014-2019 : Substitute Member: Foreign Affairs Committee
  • 2014-... : Substitute Member: Development Committee
  • 2019-... : Substitute Member: Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 2014-2019 : Substitute Member: ASEAN Delegation
  • 2017-2018 : Substitute Member: Terrorism Special Committee
  • 2018-... : Substitute Member: Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance Special Committee

Offices held in other European organisations

  • 2008-2009 : Vice-president, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)
  • 2009-2014 : Vice-president, Party of European Socialists (PES)

Other activities

  • Author of 15 books on justice and constitutional affairs, federalism and European law; more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in learned law journals

Contact

Bruxelles

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