ASTRA sent letter to the recently elected new Chair of the European Parliament Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committe (FEMM) - Ms Vilijia Blinkeviciute (S&D) from Lithuania. She will chair the FEMM Committee for the next two and a half years.
Four vice-chairs were also elected, together with the chair they will form the new FEMM bureau.The four vice-chairs elected are as follows:
- 1st vice-chair Barbara MATERA (EPP, IT)
- 2nd vice-chair João PIMENTA LOPES (GUE, PT)
- 3rd vice-chair Mary HONEYBALL (S&D, U.K)
- 4th vice-chair Jana ŽITŇANSKÁ (ECR, SK)
Read the letter ASTRA sent to Ms Blinkeviciute HERE.