The department for external action brings together all staff responsible for the five European Parliament committees for external relations:

  • foreign affairs
  • security and defence
  • human rights
  • trade
  • development

Apart from parliamentary support, the department publishes policy papers and organises debates with NGOs, specialists and the wider public in order to influence policies regarding the Middle East, trade negotiations (TTIP), relations with Africa and other topics.

In order to set up world-wide debates on international solidarity and the globalisation process, the S&D Group founded, together with friendly organisations, the Global Progressive Forum; its staff is also to be found in the department.

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Beumer Antony
Head of Department, Deputy Secretary General

BEUMER Antony

Netherlands
Van De Vorle Francina

VAN DE VORLE Francina

Assistant
Netherlands
Cooperation with the Progressive Alliance (2)
Beumer Antony

BEUMER Antony

Head of Department, Deputy Secretary General
Netherlands
Van De Vorle Francina

VAN DE VORLE Francina

Assistant
Netherlands
Department activities and budget (3)
Matei Ciprian-vasile

MATEI Ciprian-vasile

Political Advisor
Romania
Rouby Arielle

ROUBY Arielle

Political Advisor
Germany
Van De Vorle Francina

VAN DE VORLE Francina

Assistant
Netherlands