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Peter Liese

Member of the European Parliament


Peter Liese is a German physician and politician who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 1994. He sits on the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, where he serves as the European People's Party Group’s coordinator. Previously, he was a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Active Ageing and Intergenerational Solidarity. A member of the EPP Working Group on Bioethics and Human Dignity, Liese is known for his work on a human cells and tissues directive and conservative stance on stem cell research. Between 2000 and 2001, he served on the European Parliament’s Temporary Committee on Human Genetics and Other New Technologies in Modern Medicine.