My name is Francisco, I was born in Santiago do Cacém (Alentejo, Portugal), on September 12, 1984, and I grew up in Coimbra, where I got my degree in Social Communication from the Higher School of Education. I’m a MEP for the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) in the European Parliament since 2019. Social Communication from the Higher School of Education. I am a MEP for the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) in the European Parliament since 2019.
In Brussels, I am in the Committees on Budgets and on Fisheries and I was also first vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development between May 2019 and January 2021.
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I am also a member of the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport, as well as of the delegations for relations with the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Furthermore, I am vice-president of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals and a member of the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, , two causes that are dear to me. I also participate in the Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition (AAHM) of the FAO of the United Nations in the European Parliament.
I am married, with two daughters, an adopted cat and a rabbit rescued from a breeding farm. I enjoy traveling, mostly in Portugal, and reading, two great ways to learn and enrich oneself, in my opinion. I also enjoy outdoor activities and, whenever I can, I take part in waste collection actions in forests and beaches.
I was a member of the party PAN (Pessoas-Animais-Natureza) from 2012 to 2020, being in its National Political Committee from 2013 until 2020, and coordinating the party’s communication office from 2014 to 2020. From 2015 to 2019, I was named parliamentary consultant and followed the Commitees on Environment, Territorial Planning, Decentralisation, Local Government and Housing.
I stood as candidate in the 2013 local elections to the Coimbra Municipality, and in the 2017 local elections to the Cascais Municipality. In Cascais, the party managed to elect two municipal deputies, after earning 5,19% of the vote.
In June 2020, I announced my departure from PAN, choosing to fulfill my mandate as an independent member of the Group of the Greens/EFA.
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Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Under the initiative of MEP Francisco Guerreiro (Greens/EFA), MEPs want to avoid the misleading use of the term “natural” on food products and ask...read more
Wednesday, 06 January 2021
We started the year with the search for a freelancer for a unique and paid service to improve the visual communication of my/our work in the European ...read more
Tuesday, 05 January 2021
MEP Francisco Guerreiro wants to know how much the European Commission invested in each Member State and how much Portugal saved in the acquisition of...read more
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