Bertrand Delanoë mayor of Paris
Bertrand Delanoë was re-elected mayor of Paris on 21 March 2008. Read about his political, professional and personal background.
A second term of office for the mayor of Paris: Bertrand Delanoë at the head of Paris City Hall for the second time after being re-elected last March. Portrait.
Mayor of Paris
Date and place of birth: 30 May 1950, Tunis (Tunisia)
Occupation: Communications consultant
Political group: Socialist, left radical and related parties
Elected office in the Paris City Council: Elected to the Conseil de Paris on 20 March 1977 and 11 October 1986
Re-elected on 19 March 1989, 18 June 1995, 18 March 2001 and 16 March 2008
Elected mayor of Paris on 25 March 2001, re-elected on 21 March 2008
Biography: Get to know your mayor: read about the major events that have shaped his career...
Born on 30 May 1950 in Tunis (Tunisia)
Mayor of Paris (since March 2001)
Former socialist party senator of Paris (1995 – 2001); secretary of the foreign affairs, defence and armed forces committee; chairman of the France-Tunisia friendship group
Former socialist party deputy of Paris (1981-1986); chairman of the France-Egypt friendship group;
chairman of the Human Rights League parliamentary intergroup (1981-1984)
Socialist party member of the Conseil de Paris (18th arrondissement) (since 1977)
President of the socialist and related parties group on the Conseil de Paris (March 1993-March 2001)
Member of the socialist party's national committee (since 1997)
Member of the socialist party's national council (since 1993)
Education: Diplôme d'études supérieures d'économie (post-graduate degree in economics)
1971: joined the French socialist party
1973: Deputy secretary of the Aveyron socialist federation
20 March 1977: elected to the Conseil de Paris
January 1979-October 1984: coordination representative for Lionel Jospin, national secretary of the socialist party
First deputy secretary of the Paris socialist federation
April 1979: Member of the socialist party's steering committee
June 1979-March 1983: Vice-chairman of the socialist group on the Conseil de Paris
1981-1983 : Deputy national secretary in charge of the press; socialist party spokesman
March 1982: Political director of the "PS Aujourd'hui" newsletter
1983-1987: Member of the socialist party's executive board
1983-1985: National secretary of the socialist party, in charge of the federations, organisation and disputes
19 March 1989: re-elected to the Conseil de Paris (18th arrondissement)
March 1993-March 2001: chairman of the socialist group on the Conseil de Paris
June 1995: Leader of the "Paris s'éveille" lists, which won six arrondissements; re-elected to the Conseil de Paris
September 1999: publication of the book "Pour l'honneur de Paris"
25 March 2001: elected mayor of Paris
27 March 2001: stepped down from his position as senator
2001: Named elected local representative of the year by Trombinoscope
May 2004: member of the presidency of the worldwide organisation "United Cities and Local Governments" (UCLG)
September 2004: publication of the book "La vie, passionnément"
25 April 2006: awarded an honorary degree from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) "for his visionary spirit and his outstanding contribution to enhancing the quality of life in the French capital in the 21st century".
21 March 2008: re-elected mayor of Paris
May 2008 : publication of the book "De l'audace !"
Address: Hôtel de Ville - 75196 Paris RP – France
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