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Jean-Pierre COT

politician , academic

Jean-Pierre COT, French academic and politician. Steering Committee, Parti Socialiste (PS) 1970, 1973, member; European Pari. 1978-1979, since 1984.

Background

COT, Jean-Pierre was born on October 23, 1937 in Geneva, Switzerland. Parents: Pierre Cot and Luisa Cot (née Phelps).

Education

Graduate in law.

Career

Professor, of Institute Law and Political Sociology, University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) 1969, Director Disarmament Research and Study Centre (CEREDE). Executive Bureau 1976. Mayor of Coise-SaintJean-Pied-Gauthier since 1971.

Deputy (Savoie) to National Assembly 1973-1981. General Councillor, Savoie 1973-1981. PS National Delegate for matters relating to the European Communities 1976-1979.

President Budget Committee 1984-1987, Chairman Socialist Group since 1989. Minister-Delegate for Co-operation, attached to Minister for External Relations 1981-1982. Executive Council UNESCO 1983-1984.

Works

  • A l’Epreuve du pouvoir. Le tiers-mondisme, pour quoi faire?, 1984.

Membership

Steering Committee, Parti Socialiste (PS) 1970, 1973, member. European Pari. 1978-1979, since 1984.

Connections

father:
Pierre Cot

mother:
Luisa Phelps