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Marietje Schaake


Marietje Schaake is a frequent speaker of ours and a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow. During the 2018 International Conference in Strasbourg, she discussed transatlantic relations with us.

Marietje Schaake has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament for the Dutch Democratic Party (D66) with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) political group since 2009. She serves on the International Trade committee, where she is the ALDE spokesperson on transatlantic trade and digital trade. Schaake also serves on the committee on Foreign Affairs and the subcommittee on Human Rights. Furthermore, she is the Vice-President of the US Delegation and serves on the Iran Delegation and the Delegation for the Arab peninsula. In 2017 she was the Chief of the European Union Election Observation Mission in Kenya. Founder of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe, Schaake is also a Member of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, a Young Global Leader and a Member of the Global Future Council on Future of Digital Economy and Society with the WEF. She is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Amsterdam Fellowship, 2003).

Updated May 2019

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