Bulgaria (Movement for Rights and Freedoms)
MEP 2007 – 2014
Metin Kazak was born on July, 29, 1972 in Turgovishte, Bulgaria. He is a Bulgarian-Turkish politician and a former Member of European Parliament.
He is a member of Movement for Rights and Freedoms and was first elected to the European Parliament in 2007, and re-elected in 2009. Metin was a Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Rights and a member of the Committee on International Trade. He was also a substitute position for the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Metin holds a Master’s degree in international and European law from Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France (1997). He was a trainee in the administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria (1998), a contributor, at Radio France Internationale (RFI) – Bulgaria (1999), an expert attached to the private office of a minister without portfolio, Council of Ministers (2000-2001), head of the private office of a minister without portfolio, Council of Ministers (2001-2005), deputy Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria, elected by the National Assembly (2005-2007) and chairman of a control committee, Youth Movement for Rights and Freedoms (1999-2001)
EP website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/38613/METIN_KAZAK_home.html