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politician , member of parliament in France , member of parliament in F

Pierre Lellouche, Tunisian, French political scientist, columnist. Arthur Sachs scholar, 1973, Thyssen Foundation fellow, 1977-1978. Member of East-West Institute for Security Studies (academy advisory council member), Salzburg Seminar American Studies, Societe Francaise D'Energie Nucleaire, Comite D'Etude de Defense Nationale, International Institute Strategic Studies.

Background

Lellouche, Pierre was born on May 3, 1951 in Tunis, Tunisia. Son of Noel and Pierrette (Basciano) Lellouche.

Education

License en droit, University Paris, 1972. Diplome etudes superieures, University Paris, 1973. Diploma, Institute Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1973.

Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1974. Doctor of Juridical Science, Harvard University, 1979.

Career

He was Secretary of State for Foreign Trade under the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, Christine Lagarde. He was also the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly from November 2004 to 17 November 2006. He was elected deputy of Sarcelles in 1993, and retained his seat at the National Assembly until 2002.

He is of Jewish origin. However later on in 2003 he was in favour of a law introducing harsher punishments for abuses against homosexuals. Lellouche was also the French negotiator concerning the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, finally implanted in Cadarache in France.

Lellouche has recently called the UK Conservative Party's policy on the EU "pathetic" and a kind of political autism claiming "They have essentially castrated your UK influence in the European parliament."\r\nGovernmental functions\r\nSecretary of State for Foreign trade : 2010-2012. Secretary of State for European Affairs : 2009-2010. Electoral mandates\r\nNational Assembly of France\r\nElected in 1997, reelected in 2002, 2007.

Municipal Council\r\nCouncillor of Paris : Since 2001. Reelected in 2008. Municipal councillor of Cannes : 1995-2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications. Co-author: Le Millenaire de l'Apocalypse, 1980. Author: L'Avenir de la Guerre, 1985.

      Editor: La Securite de l'Europe dans les anne es 80, Paris, 1979, Science et Desarmement, 1981, Pacifisme et Dissuasion, Paris, 1983.

Politics

Rally for the Republic, Union for a Popular Movement.

Views

He defended a traditional view of the family during the discussions concerning the Pacte civil de solidarité (PACS), a form of civil union, during which he mentioned some “homophobic” arguments according to several observers.

Membership

He has been director of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a member of the Trilateral Commission. Now a supporter of President Nicolas Sarkozy, he is also a member of the UMP group named "Les Réformateurs," counting around 80 deputies, and which advocates the deep reform of the administration and the liberalization of the economy. Member of the National Assembly of France for Paris (4th constituency) : 1997-2009 (Became secretary of State in 2009).

Member of the National Assembly of France for Val d'Oise (8th constituency) : 1993-1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, flying.

Connections

1 child Anais.

father:
Noel Lellouche

mother:
Pierrette (Basciano) Lellouche

child:
Anais Lellouche