President of the Anna Lindh foundation for Intercultural Dialogue and Exchanges in the Mediterranean Area
Elisabeth Guigou began her career at the French Ministry of Finance, then as Cabinet member of Jacques Delors, Economy and Finance Minister of France and as adviser to President François Mitterrand. She was then appointed Minister of European Affairs from 1990 to 1993. In 1992 she was elected to the Council of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, and to the European Parliament in 1994. She was Minister of Justice from 1997 to 2000, and Minister of Employment from 2000 to 2002. From 2002 to 2017 she was elected Member of Parliament representing the 9th District of the Seine-Saint-Denis department, and was President of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the French National Assembly until 2017.
Elisabeth Guigou is President of the Anna Lindh foundation for Intercultural Dialogue and Exchanges in the Mediterranean Area, Founding President of the French association Europartenaires and member of the Boards of Directors of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), the Civil Law Initiative (FDC) and of the Ecole Nationale de Chartres.