David McAllister

MEP and Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee

David McAllister

David McAllister is a Member of the European Parliament since 2014 and a Vice-President of the European People’s Party. He chairs the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament. After finishing secondary school in 1989, he served in the German Military for two years. He went on to study Law and has been a lawyer since 1998. In 2012 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh. His political career began in 1998 as a member of the State Parliament of Niedersachsen. From 2003 till 2010 he served as Chairman of the CDU Group and from 2010 until 2013 as Prime Minister of Niedersachsen.

GEOPOLITICS: Is the soft power of the EU in the neighbouring regions still effective? – 6 MAY 2021 – 14:50-15:50 (CEST)