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EDP MEPs tell us why they chose to fight for Europe

"Languages, cultures, regional differences and local initiatives must be cherished because they are Europe’s strongest asset."

Member of the EDP

Irene Tolleret

Irène Tolleret

Political Party
Territoires de Progrès - EDP Individual member

Irène Tolleret is a winegrower by profession and is deeply committed to promoting the richness of her region's vineyards. She fought for the extension of the Pic Saint-Loup geographical area. Co-founder of the European Food Forum and also vice-president of Leader France, she has repeatedly supported Europe's commitment to the development of the Occitanie region through concrete projects on energy transition, economic development, innovation and solidarity.

Member of the European Parliament
since 2019

Member of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI)
Substitute member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM)

Member of the Delegation for relations with Japan (D-JP)
Substitute member of the Delegation for relations with Palestine (DPAL) and of the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (DMED)

Co-Chair of the Intergroup on Wine, Spirits and Quality Products
Departmental Councillor for the Hérault

In charge of agriculture and European funds
Mayor of Fontanès

Member of the Grand Pic Saint-Loup Community Council
Vice-president in charge of European affairs