|Member of the European Parliament|
for Central Italy
Assumed office |
25 May 2014
24 June 1973|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
Simona Bonafè (born 24 June 1973) is an Italian politician and journalist.
Early life and education
Bonafè started her political activity in 2002 with The Daisy party. In 2004 she was appointed Councillor for the Environment in Scandicci, a role she held until 2013. From 2007, she also worked as a journalist for the newspapers Corriere di Firenze and Europa.
She was elected to the Italian parliament in 2013 with the Democratic Party, and in 2014 she was elected Member of the European Parliament(MEP) with the same party collecting over 288,000 preferences.
A member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats group, she has since been serving on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. In this capacity, she is the parliament’s rapporteur on the EU Circular Economy Package and represented the Parliament at the 2016 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh.
In addition to her committee assignments, Bonafé is a member of the parliament’s delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China. She also serves as vice-chairwoman of the European Parliament Intergroup on Long Term Investment and Reindustrialisation and as member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime) and the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights.
- Andrea Signorelli (27 May 2014). "Chi è Simona Bonafè, la donna dei record del Pd". Yahoo Notizie. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
- MEPs to participate in COP22 climate change conference in Marrakesh European Parliament, press release of November 11, 2016.
- Members European Parliament Intergroup on Long Term Investment and Reindustrialisation.
- Members of the European Parliament on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime) European Parliament.
- Members of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights European Parliament.
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