Logo Assembly Logo Hemicycle



In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 30/09/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2019 Representative - Belgium

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 30/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Georges-Louis BOUCHEZ (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 30/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Kristien Van VAERENBERGH (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (since 03/10/2019)


Last speeches

29/09/2021 | 12:19:57 Thank you, Madam President. This is going to be a rather complicated exercise since your speeches were so comprehensive and, I must say, very warm, despite the fact that there may have been some nuances in some of our reports, which, it must be said, are quite rare. I am delighted to see, in listening to you, that there is a total awareness of the challenge of climate change. Ten years ago, in assemblies such as this one, there might still have been doubts among some parliamentarians; today... 29/09/2021 | 09:46:50 Thank you, Mister President. Ladies and gentlemen, This summer, a few kilometres from my home, in Court-Saint-Étienne, the village where I studied when I was a schoolboy, the river rose and destroyed hundreds of houses. This summer, a few kilometres away, in Erftstadt, Trooz, Pepinster, Thieu, in the Liège region and in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, 220 people were killed and tens of thousands of others affected in the worst floods our regions have ever seen. A few hundred kilometres... 30/01/2020 | 10:43:48 Thank you, Mr. Vice President, Dear colleagues, Mr Rapporteur, We don't procrastinate when it comes to children's lives. We don't think about the child. We do not condemn, we do not regret, we do not deplore: we act. Today, there are 500 children from European countries who are allegedly being held prisoner in camps in Syria. Seventy were born in my country, Belgium. There were seventy-five of them a few months ago; five of them will never return. The United Nations Human Rights Council and...