Dr Charles Tannock

Member of the European Parliament for London

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January 2013: Charles addressing a cross party gathering of MEPs and foreign policy specialists regarding the military intervention in Mali, and the wider issue of peace and security in the Sahel region of Africa.


January 2013: Charles with Douglas Davidson, US Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, and Nuno Wahnon Martins, Director of B'nai B'rith in Brussels. Charles was discussing the issue of property restitution in EU Member States for Holocaust victims.


January 2013: Charles at the start of the EU Irish Presidency welcoming the Irish Minister of State for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton TD, with his Conservative colleague Struan Stevenson MEP, Chairman of the EP-Iraq delegation, and Irish colleague Sean Kelly MEP. This was immediately after the debate on the EU-Iraq PCA in which Charles and Struan participated and the Minister replied on behalf of the High Representative.
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January 2013: Charles meets HE Ismat Jahan, the Bangladeshi Ambassador to the EU, with her husband, at a diplomatic reception in Brussels. Charles takes a great interest in Bangladesh and its diaspora community in the UK.


December 2012: Charles chairing a meeting, on behalf of the ECR group, with the representatives of the two Sakharov prize laureates, Nasrin Sotoudeh, an Iranian human rights lawyer, and Jafar Panahi, an Iranian film director. Both are currently incarcerated by the Iranian Government, and were prevented from coming to Strasbourg to receive this most prestigious human rights award. On Charles's immediate right is the world-famous director, Costa-Gavras, representing the European film industry.


December 2012: At Francis Crick Institute building site in St Pancras


December 2012: At Cancer Research Uk


December 2012: Charles with Boris Zala MEP hosting an exhibition on Bratislava whilst celebrating the Jewish festival of Chanukah


November 2012: Charles with his EPP colleague Jose Ignacio Salafranca MEP, the Ambassador of Peru to the EU, HE Cristina Roquillo Rebora, the Ambassador of Colombia to EU, HE Rodrigo Rivera Salazar and an actor representing the world famous Juan Valdez Coffee House. Charles is enjoying a cup of delicious Colombian coffee in celebration of the ratification by the European Parliament by a large majority of the EU-Colombia and Peru Free Trade Agreement. The left were strongly opposed to this agreement but were roundly defeated in their protectionist campaign to stop it.


November 2012: Charles addressing a group of students from King's College, London University, Conservative Society. Charles is always keen to be given the chance to talk to students about the work he does as a London MEP and the challenges facing the UK in its workings within the EU


November 2012: Charles with his London colleague Bob Blackman MP visiting the St Pancras site for the future Francis Crick Institute which when open in 2015 will become a world leading medical science reseach centre and will absorb the current National Institute for Medical Reseach in Mill Hill which is currently part of the MRC and those of the London Research Institute of Cancer Reseach UK and part of UCL in Lincolns Fields with an expected number of over 1250 scientists creating a critical mass across infectious disease and basic cancer research. It will get EU reseach funding and interestingly a significant part of the workforce in the construction phase comes from EU countries.

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