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'''Ana Palacio''' is currently member of the Spanish Parliament, where she chairs the Joint Committee of the two Houses for European Affairs. She served as Foreign Minister under Prime Minister José María Aznar (2002-2004). 'During her tenure as Foreign Minister' a biographical note on the UNDP website reads she 'focused on three priority policy areas: The European construction (she was member of the European convention and the Convention’s Praesidum); strengthening transatlantic relations with the Americas and with the United States in particular; the fight against terrorism and strengthening EU ties with the Mediterranean and the Middle East.'
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<ref>UNDP [http://www.undp.org/legalempowerment/who/biographies/zoellick.html Biographies], accessed 22 November 2008</ref>
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Palacio was a member of the European Parliament during the 4th (1994-1999) and 5th (1999-2002) legislatures, chairing the Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee as well as the Conference of Committee Chairmen, the Parliament’s most senior body for the coordination of its legislative work.<ref>UNDP [http://www.undp.org/legalempowerment/who/biographies/zoellick.html Biographies], accessed 22 November 2008</ref>
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From the [[American Center for Democracy]] [http://www.public-integrity.org/about/board.php biography]
 
From the [[American Center for Democracy]] [http://www.public-integrity.org/about/board.php biography]
 
<blockquote style="background-color:beige;border:1pt solid Darkgoldenrod;padding:1%">'''Ana Palacio''' is currently member of the Spanish Parliament, where she chairs the Joint Committee of the two Houses for European Affairs. She served as Foreign Minister under Prime Minister José María Aznar (2002-2004). During her tenure as Foreign Minister, Ana Palacio focused on three priority policy areas: The European construction (she was member of the European convention and the Convention’s Praesidum); strengthening transatlantic relations with the Americas and with the United States in particular; the fight against terrorism and strengthening EU ties with the Mediterranean and the Middle East. As member of the European Parliament during the 4th (1994-1999) and 5th (1999-2002) legislatures, she chaired the Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee as well as the Conference of Committee Chairmen, the Parliament’s most senior body for the coordination of its legislative work. She has held the most senior positions (First Vice President and President elect) in the governing body of European lawyers (CCBE), and the Academy of European Law (ERA). She currently works as a consultant for the World Bank reporting for the Presidency on the High Level Commission for Legal Empowerment of the Poor. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as well as member of the board of different institutions, among others: IAB of the Council on Foreign Relations, IE, FAES, FRIDE, and CSIS Initiative for Renewed Transatlantic Partnership, Transatlantic Policy Network (TNP) Advisory Committee. She holds degrees in Law, Political Science and Sociology. Her performance in her studies merited the Award for Academic Achievement by the Complutense University (Spain).<ref>[http://www.public-integrity.org/about/board.php Board]</ref>
 
<blockquote style="background-color:beige;border:1pt solid Darkgoldenrod;padding:1%">'''Ana Palacio''' is currently member of the Spanish Parliament, where she chairs the Joint Committee of the two Houses for European Affairs. She served as Foreign Minister under Prime Minister José María Aznar (2002-2004). During her tenure as Foreign Minister, Ana Palacio focused on three priority policy areas: The European construction (she was member of the European convention and the Convention’s Praesidum); strengthening transatlantic relations with the Americas and with the United States in particular; the fight against terrorism and strengthening EU ties with the Mediterranean and the Middle East. As member of the European Parliament during the 4th (1994-1999) and 5th (1999-2002) legislatures, she chaired the Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee as well as the Conference of Committee Chairmen, the Parliament’s most senior body for the coordination of its legislative work. She has held the most senior positions (First Vice President and President elect) in the governing body of European lawyers (CCBE), and the Academy of European Law (ERA). She currently works as a consultant for the World Bank reporting for the Presidency on the High Level Commission for Legal Empowerment of the Poor. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as well as member of the board of different institutions, among others: IAB of the Council on Foreign Relations, IE, FAES, FRIDE, and CSIS Initiative for Renewed Transatlantic Partnership, Transatlantic Policy Network (TNP) Advisory Committee. She holds degrees in Law, Political Science and Sociology. Her performance in her studies merited the Award for Academic Achievement by the Complutense University (Spain).<ref>[http://www.public-integrity.org/about/board.php Board]</ref>
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==Affiliations==
 
==Affiliations==
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*[[American Jewish Committee]] &ndash; she appears at many of their functions/speaker <ref>American Jewish Committee,[http://www.hybaskova.cz/__cw_files/BANNERY/3sloupec/ACJ/.14/.63/.088cff00be7b42f03c914691d69f47571208876314/AM_PROGRAM_2008.pdf 102nd Annual Meeting], International Leadership Contest, 29-April-2008, Accessed 25-March-2009</ref>
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*[[Fundación para el Análisis y los Estudios Sociales]], trustee
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*[[World Bank]] &ndash; appointed June 2006 <ref>World Bank [http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:21056352~menuPK:34489~pagePK:116743~piPK:36693~theSitePK:4607,00.html]</ref>
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*[[Carnegie Corporation of New York]],
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*IAB of the [[Council on Foreign Relations]],
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*[[IE]], 
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*[[FRIDE]], and
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*[[CSIS]] Initiative for Renewed Transatlantic Partnership,
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*[[Transatlantic Policy Network]] (TNP) Advisory Committee.<ref>UNDP [http://www.undp.org/legalempowerment/who/biographies/zoellick.html Biographies], accessed 22 November 2008</ref>
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*[[Institut Montaigne]],
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*[[Aspen Institute Italia]],
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*[[Instituto de Empresa]]
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*[[Foundation pour l’ Innovation Politique]],
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*Global Advisory Council of “[[The American Interest]]” and
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*the [[Revue de Droit de l’Union Européenne]].
  
*[[Council on Foreign Relations]]
 
*[[World Bank]] &ndash; appointed June 2006 [http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:21056352~menuPK:34489~pagePK:116743~piPK:36693~theSitePK:4607,00.html]
 
==resources==
 
See Neocon Europe [http://www.neoconeurope.eu/profiles/Ana_Palacio Ana Palacio]
 
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
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[[Category:Spain|Palacio, Ana]]

Latest revision as of 22:57, 16 April 2010

Ana Palacio is currently member of the Spanish Parliament, where she chairs the Joint Committee of the two Houses for European Affairs. She served as Foreign Minister under Prime Minister José María Aznar (2002-2004). 'During her tenure as Foreign Minister' a biographical note on the UNDP website reads she 'focused on three priority policy areas: The European construction (she was member of the European convention and the Convention’s Praesidum); strengthening transatlantic relations with the Americas and with the United States in particular; the fight against terrorism and strengthening EU ties with the Mediterranean and the Middle East.' [1]

Palacio was a member of the European Parliament during the 4th (1994-1999) and 5th (1999-2002) legislatures, chairing the Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee as well as the Conference of Committee Chairmen, the Parliament’s most senior body for the coordination of its legislative work.[2]

From the American Center for Democracy biography

Ana Palacio is currently member of the Spanish Parliament, where she chairs the Joint Committee of the two Houses for European Affairs. She served as Foreign Minister under Prime Minister José María Aznar (2002-2004). During her tenure as Foreign Minister, Ana Palacio focused on three priority policy areas: The European construction (she was member of the European convention and the Convention’s Praesidum); strengthening transatlantic relations with the Americas and with the United States in particular; the fight against terrorism and strengthening EU ties with the Mediterranean and the Middle East. As member of the European Parliament during the 4th (1994-1999) and 5th (1999-2002) legislatures, she chaired the Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee as well as the Conference of Committee Chairmen, the Parliament’s most senior body for the coordination of its legislative work. She has held the most senior positions (First Vice President and President elect) in the governing body of European lawyers (CCBE), and the Academy of European Law (ERA). She currently works as a consultant for the World Bank reporting for the Presidency on the High Level Commission for Legal Empowerment of the Poor. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as well as member of the board of different institutions, among others: IAB of the Council on Foreign Relations, IE, FAES, FRIDE, and CSIS Initiative for Renewed Transatlantic Partnership, Transatlantic Policy Network (TNP) Advisory Committee. She holds degrees in Law, Political Science and Sociology. Her performance in her studies merited the Award for Academic Achievement by the Complutense University (Spain).[3]

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  1. UNDP Biographies, accessed 22 November 2008
  2. UNDP Biographies, accessed 22 November 2008
  3. Board
  4. American Jewish Committee,102nd Annual Meeting, International Leadership Contest, 29-April-2008, Accessed 25-March-2009
  5. World Bank [1]
  6. UNDP Biographies, accessed 22 November 2008