Mr. Georges Dallemagne

Georges Dallemagne
Belgian House of Representatives (Kamer van Volksvertegenwoordigers, Chambre des Représentants)
Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH)
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Previous other affiliations: 
  • Committee on Defense
  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Committee on International Cooperation

Georges Dallemagne has spent much of his life working for humanitarian aid and public health programmes for the European Commission (in Rwanda, Balkans, Angola) and intervening in crisis situations in far-flung areas of the world hit by war, earthquakes and emergency refugee situations. As director of Handicap International, he lobbied to get the EU to agree to ban anti-personnel mines, leading to the signing of a global agreement, the Ottawa or Mine-Ban Treaty in 1997. In politics for the past 10 years, Mr. Dallemagne has been a Senator and deputy mayor of Brussels City.

He was Member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives from 2010 to 2014 where he served as vice-chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee.