Younous Omarjee

Younous
Omarjee

Chair of the REGI Committee of the European Parliament

Member of the European Parliament – France, Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left
French nationality
Born in Saint-Denis (Réunion, France) on the 30th September 1969
Political affiliation: La France Insoumise (GUE/NGL)
Member of the European Parliament since January 2012

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2019 – present: Member of the European Parliament (France, Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI), serving on the Committee on Budgets (BUDG), Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT); member of the Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee; substitute in ENVI, DARP, D-US

  • 2014 – 2019: Member of the European Parliament (France, Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left), vice-chair of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI), serving on the Committee on Budgets (BUDG); member of the Delegation for relations with India and of the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

  • 2012 – 2014: Member of the European Parliament (France, Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left), serving on the Committee on Regional Development (REGI) and vice-chair of the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Parliamentary Assistant (EP)

  • Parliamentary Assistant (Senate)

  • Special adviser, Réunion Departmental Council

EDUCATION

  • Degree in Law – University of Paris Sorbonne I