Margie Sudre

Margie Sudre (1995)

Margie Sudre (born 17 October 1943 in Vinh, Vietnam) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for France's "Outre-mer".


Before her election to the European Parliament (UMP-"les républicains"), she held several political mandates, both local and national: chairwoman of the Réunion Island regional Council (1993–1998, member since 1998), Secretary of State for the French-Speaking World (1995–1997). She worked to make French the second official language of the Atlanta Olympic Games.[1]

She is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement, which is part of the European People's Party, and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries and its Committee on Regional Development.

She is a member of the delegation to the EURussia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, a substitute for the delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and, as Head of the French UMP MEP delegation, a member of the EPP-ED bureau.



  1. Whitney, Craig R. (28 July 1996). "The Language Wars;To the Barricades, Speaking in Tongues". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
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