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Curriculum vitae

Michel DELEBARRE

Born: 27 April 1946 at Bailleul (Nord)

Married, 1 daughter

Graduate in history and geography

Higher diploma in geography

 

 

 

Career:

  • 1968-1971: Assistant secretary-general of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais development board
  • 1971-1974: Secretary-general of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais development board
  • 1974-1978: Head of the private office of the chair of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Regional Council, Pierre Mauroy
  • 1977-1980: Delegate-general for development of the city of Lille
  • 1980-1981: Secretary-general of the city of Lille
  • 1981-1982: Special assistant, private office of the prime minister, Pierre Mauroy
  • 1982 : Chair of the regional fund for contemporary art
  • 1982-1984: Head of Pierre Mauroy's private office
  • 1983: Prefect (on secondment)
  • 1984-1986: Minister for labour, employment and training
  • 1986-1988: Socialist Member of Parliament for Nord
  • 1986-1987: First vice-chair of the Nord-Pas de Calais regional council
    1987: Member of the executive office and national secretariat of the Socialist Party
  • 1988: Minister for social affairs and employment
  • 1988-1989 Minister for transport and maritime affairs
  • 1989-1990: Minister for amenities, housing, transport and maritime affairs
  • 1990-1991: Minister of state, minister for urban affairs
  • 1991-1992: Minister of state, minister for urban affairs and spatial planning
  • 1992-1993: Minister of state, minister for the civil service and administrative reforms
  • Since 1989: Mayor of Dunkirk
  • Since 1994 : Chairman of the Opal coast joint development bureau (SMCO - Syndicat mixte de la Côte d'Opale)
  • 1995-2001: Chair of the Socialist Party national council
  • Since 1995: Member of the executive board and bureau of the association of French mayors
  • Since 1995: First vice-chair of the national federation of town planning agencies
  • Since 1995: Chair of the Urban Community of Dunkirk (CUD)
  • 1997-1998: Chair of the association of French city mayors (AMGVF)
    1997-1998: Socialist Member of Parliament for Nord
  • 1988-2002: Chair of the national centre for the regional civil service (CNFPT)
  • Since Feb. '99: Chair of the national social housing union
  • 1998-2001: Chair of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Regional Council
  • Since Jan. '98: Member of the Committee of the Regions
  • Feb. 2002 - Feb. 2006: President of the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions
  • Since June 2002: Socialist Member of Parliament for Nord
  • Since Feb. 2006: President of the Committee of the Regions for a period of two years

Publication:

  • Le Temps des Villes (collection, 1993)