Charles Goerens, pictured, served as MEP in 1982-1984 and then continuously since 2009
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Luxembourg MEP Charles Goerens (DP) was elected on Tuesday as the second vice president of the European Parliament's committee on constitutional affairs, Paperjam reported on Wednesday.
The former Liberal minister moves up a step in the parliament in a committee on which he served as a substitute member during his previous mandate. He will be in charge of “important issues”, such as the organisation of the conference on the future of Europe, the rules of European governance, Brexit and the involvement of citizens in European politics.
An MEP in 1982-1984 and then continuously since 2009, Goerens is also a member of the development committee and the human rights sub-committee.