Julie is a Labour Member of the European Parliament for the NorthWest of England, covering Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester. As such she is a memberof the European Parliamentary Labour Party and, in turn, part of the second largest group in the European Parliament, the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.Prior to being elected as an MEP, Julie had been working with partners in the EU and beyond for more than a decade. For instance, she was recently involved in an international delegation to Belfast to participate in an all-party discussion about the role of the arts in peace-building processes. (web site)
DURING THE FESTIVAL:
She will take part in Round Table “Children’s Rights’, media and international suitcase”, on Saturday June 27th.